The Daiquiri Factory
blueprint for this “refurbished industrial” trend when it opened last fall. Krog Street Market signaled from the start it was taking casual, communal dining spaces to another level, as the pioneering restaurants were a Japanese grill and bar from chef Jey Oh, and a French-themed creation of another Atlanta veteran of “Top Chef,” Eli Kirshtein.
In its first full year, Krog Street Market has expanded to 13 restaurants ranging from the hot dog stand to
Frankly Grand Champion BBQ The Little Tart Bakeshop. Fred’s Meat & Bread,
in addition to sounding like the qualities I look for in a husband, is a powerhouse sandwich shop, with burgers, cheese steaks and po’boys.
For more international flavors, Krog Street Market encompasses Mexican at
Middle Eastern at and Szechuan cuisine at
While the new-wave food courts at Ponce City Market and Krog Street Mar-
Yalla Gu’s Dumplings.
A smorgasbord of restaurants pop up in Midtown annually, but Henry’s Midtown Tavern has established itself as a downhome favorite. With pork that’s braised over three days and cooked overnight, Henry’s strives to provide chef-driven cuisine in a neighborhood speakeasy atmosphere. The menu is highlighted by burgers, tacos and dogs, and the patio is a buffet of eye candy during brunch in the warmer months.
While the rainbow wall of frozen-drink machines is the centerpiece of The Daiquiri Factory, the food menu has continued
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to expand and attract throngs of LGBT diners. Seafood lovers have turned a trip to The Daiquiri Factory into a Monday ritual for its all-you-can-eat snow crabs. to new heights with ingredients like buffalo mozzarella and spicy salami. The indoor dining room features cafeteria seating and a full view of the restaurant’s mesmerizing pizza ovens, while the backyard patio offers romantic nooks to enjoy a private dinner.