Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week, plus what to eat, drink, buy and cook.
Restaurant and dining news
chef behind the acclaimed Porch Light Latin Kitchen
in Smyrna, has plans to open a new concept tentatively called El Back Porch in the same shopping complex at 400 Village Green Circle SE, according to What Now Atlanta. Gomez said the menu will feature rotating small plates and a cocktail program. He said he envisions the spot -- which he hopes to open by the end of the year -- to serve as an after dinner venue for patrons of Porch Light or other local restaurants.
Butter & Cream now open in Roswell
Krispy Kreme unveils Reese's Peanut Butter-flavored doughnut
A fourth location of The Local Pizzaolo set for Atlanta
Shami Kitchen now open in Sandy Springs
Happy Tabby Cat Cafe now open in Old Fourth Ward
Bocado owner opening Al Forno's pizza spot this month
Cookbook editor Judith Jones dies at 93
More details on Latin-inspired brasserie, rooftop cocktail bar on the Beltline
New Realm unveils plans for its Beltline brewery
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Communion in Decatur now a special events venue only
More restaurants to join Kula Revolving Sushi in Doraville
Tiff's Treats cookie delivery now open in Decatur
Chamblee Whole Foods to feature Revelator Coffee coffee bar
Brian Moll in as executive chef at The Farmhouse at Serenbe
What to eat, drink, buy and cook this week
6 peach cocktails to sip around Atlanta
Beer Pick: SweetWater Belgian Rose
Learn to make West Egg's peach and blueberry fried pie
Recipe: Potato salad from The Fickle Pickle
Dish of the Week: Fried chicken and biscuits at Greens & Gravy
First Look: Monkey 68 in Roswell
Buy This: 3 things to buy in the Golden Isles
Read this cookbook: 'Peppers of the Americas'
What food and drink to celebrate this weekend
Celebrate National Oyster Day with deals, specials
Trying out root beer floats for National Root Beer Float Day
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