Atlanta Dining places: Chai Pani Reopens in Decatur With a New Menu, Steak Current market Opens in Midtown, and Leftie Lee’s Sandwiches Is Opening in Avondale

A good deal went down this 7 days in restaurant openings and new restaurant announcements. Right here are a few openings and coming attractions to know about suitable now.

Cafe openings to know

Chai Pani — Decatur

Immediately after revamping the menu and the interiors two weeks prior to the pandemic-linked shutdowns in March 2020, operator Meherwan Irani has the moment once more retooled the menu for his common Indian street food stuff restaurant in Decatur. This time Irani is bringing it back again to the food stuff roots of his childhood increasing up in the Deccan Plateau in India.

Irani claims the pandemic really put his vision for Chai Pani and its food stuff into point of view. Right up until just lately, the eating area had been shut, with the restaurant undertaking a brisk takeout enterprise and featuring seating exterior on the parking great deal patio. Now entirely reopened, Irani is now prepared to showcase the newest menu he reworked with culinary director Daniel Peach and new chef de cuisine Sahar Siddiqi (Atlas), which features dishes like tomato pakoras, misal pav, kolhapuri mutton, Bengali fish fry, and Goan prawns masala. But really don’t fear, the SPDP is even now on the menu.

Evening meal only for now. No weekday lunch provider. Weekend lunch and takeout begin soon. Masks demanded.

Steak Current marketMidtown

Don’t forget that gold leaf-encrusted steak predicament headed to Midtown? The 200-seat, multi-degree restaurant Steak Marketplace and its users-only cigar lounge officially open on Sunday, August 29, in Midtown. The restaurant is situated in the former Simon’s cafe area on Juniper Street. Past its steaks, including 1 wrapped in gold leaf, the cafe also serves seafood and raw bar choices, whole racks of lamb, and weekend brunch. As for beverages, count on a broad wine listing, cocktails, and the bar offering a selection of 300 varieties of scotch and whiskey. Masks very suggested.

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Steak Market

Grilled octopus

Grilled octopus
Steak Industry


Coming sights

Jinbei West — Peachtree Corners

Jae Choi, the owner driving Japanese cafe Yakitori Jinbei, is partnering with chef G. Garvin of LowCountry Steak in Midtown, to open Jinbei West in Peachtree Corners, What Now Atlanta 1st claimed. Expected to open up this tumble on City Center Boulevard, the restaurant will serve a combine of Korean and Japanese fare, such as okonomiyaki, Korean fried chicken, sushi, and ramen. [WNA]

Leftie Lee’s — Avondale Estates

Chef and baker Vivian Lee of Korean-impressed baked merchandise and grazing boards pop-up Foodcation Eternally is now serving her baked items from recently opened Virginia-Highland sector-cafe Kinship and also options to open a sandwich and bake shop in Avondale Estates. According to the AJC, Lee will open Leftie Lee’s at the Olive and Pine complex in early 2022. After open up, the cafe will present breakfast and lunch to contain pastries and sandwiches on freshly baked breads, like a mojo roasted pork sandwich served with fried yucca and cabbage slaw and a Korean barbecue sandwich with scallion slaw. [AJC]

Sunshine Alchemy — Atlanta

Vegetarian and vegan foodstuff truck Sunshine Alchemy is opening on Presidential Parkway as component of the expanding assortment of Prep Atlanta incubator dining places, What Now Atlanta stories. Opening this fall, assume the menu to incorporate cocktails on tap, beer, and wine paired with dishes like barbecue jackfruit, vegan nachos, and vegan burgers. [WNA]