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Chef change at Amara in Inman Park and more metro Atlanta dining news from the week

Here’s what to eat, drink, buy, cook and more from the past week in metro Atlanta.

Atlanta restaurant news and events

Bhavesh Patel is out as the executive chef at Amara in Inman Park, less than four months after the restaurant opened .  ( Read our review here )

The staff from Tabla, Amara’s  sister restaurant in Midtown, is now working in the Amara kitchen, which has led to some menu updates including the additions of more traditional dishes such as curries. Popular dishes such as the Brussels sprouts ‘bhel’ and the octopus will remain on the menu.

In addition, the restaurant is now serving lunch from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Noon-3 p.m. Saturdays. The lunch menu features Indian wraps and curry bowls under $14. Sunday brunch is also being served from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., featuring a mix of traditional and Indian brunch items.

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