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Best New 'Cue; Halal Guys; Coming Attractions

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All the latest dining and nightlife news from Eater Atlanta.

CITYWIDEBarbecue is a Southern birthright, and most Atlantans have a favorite smokehouse or two in town. But for those looking to change things up, there are some newer options available. Here, take a look at eight new players in Atlanta's barbecue game.

COMING ATTRACTIONS — A New York City street food favorite is making its way down South. As part of its massive nationwide expansion, The Halal Guys, known for gyro wraps and platters, will open five restaurants in Atlanta. Get ready to stand in line.

PLYWOOD REPORT — A couple of long-anticipated restaurants are nearing their opening dates. Sichuan eatery Jia, from the Tasty China team, could become the first Ponce City Market restaurant to open in mid-July, and Memphis-based Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken is targeting a launch Downtown sometime this summer.