Friday, July 6, 2012

Quick Bites: Meehan's in Midtown, NaanStop Downtown, and more

Posted By on Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Chef Kevin Gillespie aka the furry hunkster, voted Best Local Chef by The GA Voice
  • Chef Kevin Gillespie aka "the furry hunkster," voted Best Local Chef by The GA Voice

California food truck NaanStop Express is scheduled to open downtown on July 15. The restaurant puts a twist on classic Indian dishes (their signature dish is kind of like a naan gyro) and will be located at 64 Broad St.

The vegan friendly Dough Bakery is setting up shop in Inman Park. Expect a brick and mortar location at 100 Hurt St.

Atlanta magazine reports that chef Todd Richards has resigned from his post at The Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead and will soon take the helm of the Shed at Glenwood.

Meehan's Public House is getting ready to open its fourth location in Atlantic Station. The kitchen will be run by Atlanta native, Nathan Rajotte who studied at the California Culinary Academy, Le Cordon Bleu, in San Francisco, Calif.

Atlanta Nosh founder Michaela Graham is planning one last Underground Market event on July 21 before all is said and done. "[T]ipsters have let us know that she's planning one last Underground Market before she leaves. It'll be held in the evening on July 21 and the entrance fee is $5, but that's all we know," Eater said.

Chef Kevin Gillespie was voted Best Local Chef by The GA Voice. "What a tremendous honor," said Gillespie via Facebook, "not to mention that I have also been blessed with a new moniker - "the furry hunkster."

Bacchanalia, Miller Union, and Hugh Acheson's Five and Ten in Athens were all named among Wine Enthusiast's 100 Best Wine Restaurants in 2012.

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