Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Owners want to make high-quality pizza to pair with home-brewed craft beers.
The co-owner of the 5 Seasons Brewing Co. is hoping to do to pizza what he's done with beer. Crawford Moran, brewmaster at the 5 Seasons, which has three spots in Metro Atlanta, including the city's westside, is opening a new venture in Emory Village called Slice & Pint. The concept behind the eatery, which is slated to open in June, is to do to pizza what he's done to beer. "Our goal is to do a higher quality pizza," Moran told Virginia-Highland Patch of the planned eatery at 1593 North Decatur Road. To that end, Moran and his business partner in the venture, Russ Yates, plan to locally source meats and sauces as well as the produce. They are importing a type of yeast from Italy they will use to ferment the dough. They also will be making…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The coffee shop Steady Hand Pour House has announced that it will close "very soon."
The Emory Village coffee shop Steady Hand Pour House will be closing, and the operators are looking for a new location, according to posts to their Facebook Page over the weekend. The posts said the coffee is house is "not being allowed to continue at 1593 N Decatur Rd." and says the business is having to move to make way for the brew pub that will move into the Everybody's Pizza space. In another post on Facebook, the owners of Steady Hand thanked customers and said they haven't nailed down their last day of operations: We are sorry to inform everyone but we are being forced to close our doors at 1593 N Decatur Rd. We don't have a definite date yet but it will be very soon. We are shocked but ready to rock on! We will have more info in …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Emory Village favorite will close March 19.
Everybody's Pizza, known for pizza salads and sandwiches as well as generously sized pizza pies, will close March 19, according to owner Andy Kurlansky. The restaurant has been an Emory Village mainstay for 41 years. Kurlansky was busy at the restaurant when Patch caught up with him Thursday afternoon, but he said he's simply ready to retire. “Just moving on, retiring,” he told Virginia-Highland/Druid Hills Patch. “I don’t know if you’ve worked in the restaurant business, but 41 years is enough for me. “ The Eater Atlanta blog says that a brewpub will move into the space. Kurlansky, who said the Emory Village area is a good location to run a business, put out the following news release: After 41 great years in Emory Village, we are …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Scheduled opening date: March 6.
Zoës Kitchen, a Mediterranean cuisine-themed chain, is opening a restaurant in Emory Village. The eatery is slated to open March 6 at 1385 Oxford Road NE, according to What Now Atlanta. Zoës’ new Atlanta location, which seats about 72 in the dining room, and an additional 32 in an outdoor patio, be the chain's seventh location in Georgia. The menu features many Mediterranean dishes including tomato bisque, Greek chicken pita and shrimp kabobs, as well as a children's menu.
Friday, September 2, 2011
An update guaranteed to improve your commute
The beginning of every school year heralds a fresh start and a new look. Whether it’s a new backpack or briefcase, it’s time for an update. This fall, the neighborhood update to notice is at Emory Village, where the long-awaited roundabout is nearing completion. The construction began over a year ago at the intersection of North Oxford and North Decatur Rd. The $3 million project was initiated as part of Dekalb County’s plan for street and traffic improvements, aimed to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety. The intersection, which faces the gates of Emory University, was notorious for long lights and longer waits. The construction process seemed to slow things down even further. Now that the roundabout is operational, the …