Omnivore - Gravy Train: THERE, Yum Diggity open for business
Also: More on Jeff Myers' Water Club, a new food truck
- THERE in Brookhaven
THERE, a new neighborhood bar and restaurant in Brookhaven, officially opened on Wednesday evening. Owned and operated by Brookhaven residents, they even source their produce from a local garden. Chef Ryan Hickey heads the kitchen, drawing on the experience he gained at spots like Trois and Bocado.
Yum Diggity, the new stand at Sweet Auburn Market from the team at Yumbii, is finally open (we’ve been hearing about it since July). There are beef dogs, and beer brats, and sausage (oh, my!) - all locally sourced. Down the line they’ll add additional options, including sandwiches. Check out some pictures on Thrillist.
In case you missed it yesterday, Drew Van Leuvan is leaving ONE Midtown Kitchen to open Seven Lamps (the name is an Exodus reference as far as we can tell, or perhaps a reference to an obscure 17th century English architecture essay?) at the Shops Around Lenox. When asked about a replacement for Van Leuvan, Concentrics PR rep said "There are big plans on the horizon for ONE and their 10th Anniversary, but no specifics to announce at this time."
We've heard a rumor from a couple of sources (one possibly drunk, but still) that the owners of Hankook Taqueria have signed a lease in the old Cakes & Ale location in Decatur.
You may have heard that Jeff Myers (TOP FLR, SoundTable) opened a restaurant called Water Club in Cave Spring, Georgia a few weeks ago. You probably wondered why. Seems Myers has been a long-time fan of the area - he travels there to bottle water and even uses it to make the ice cubes at TOP FLR. He decided to reward Cave Spring for being super awesome by opening a restaurant there. Myers worked with Shane Devereux to develop the menu. While in the area, they found a local farm that will now provide produce for TOP FLR, Sound Table, Water Club and the soon-to-open The Lawrence. Everything at Water Club is going swimmingly (literally, apparently one of the local attractions is a spring-fed pool in the shape of Georgia).
Earlier this week we reported on some happenings at Fuoco di Napoli. Chefs walking out, arrests and the like. Some serious drama, folks. Anyhow, we also wanted to give you a heads up that Fuoco is no longer a BYOB hangout, as per their landlord’s request.