Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week, plus what to eat, drink, buy and cook.
The Waverly Pizza at Rize Artisan Pizza / Photo courtesy of Rize
Restaurant and dining news
Less than a year after opening, Rize Artisan Pizza has closed its doors at its Poncey-Highland location at 675 N. Highland Ave., Tommorow’s News Today reports. The fast-casual pizza spot opened in November 2016 and a location in Sandy Springs followed this year (that location remains open).
Veggie-focused food stall to debut
Strange Taco to open in Lawrenceville next week
Illegal Food closes abruptly in Virginia-Highland
Alton Brown bringing ‘Good Eats’ panel to Dragon Con
Ludacris shares his favorite Atlanta restaurants
Smyrna Mexican restaurant expanding to Marietta
Team behind Pinewood, Mercury to open late-night taco spot
Bocado chef leaves to open Bar Americano
Wade’s Fine Eatery and Good Time Emporium open in Smyrna
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Summit a mountain of meat at this Buford Highway restaurant
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First Look: Babalu in Midtown
3 food and cooking products you and the kids need to try
The Festival brings a world of rare beers to Atlanta this weekend
Talking to the winningest woman in barbecue, in Atlanta this weekend
Review: Is Bacchanalia still the place to go for fine wining and dining in Atlanta?
Some of Atlanta’ top chefs share their recipes for make-ahead breakfasts
Get the scoop on Atlanta’s top frozen treats
Review: Sweetheart of a place, Petit Chou feels at home in Cabbagetown
Learn to make Wrecking Bar Brewpub’s tofu sandwich
Explore where to eat in Atlanta with the AJC’s Spring Dining Guide
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