Friday, January 25, 2013
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for Midtown and westside restaurants.
Here are some recent health inspection scores performed by the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness for restaurants in and around our Midtown and westside communities. Readers can click on the score to see the actual report: Arby's 744 Spring St. 1/7/13 Score: 92 Blimpies 1197 Peachtree St. 1/3/13 Score: 80 Chin Chin II Chinese Restaurant 699 Ponce de Leon Ave. 1/7/13 Score: 85 Checkers 989 Spring St. 1/7/13 Score: 95 Desi Spice Indian Cuisine 931 Monroe Dr. 1/17/13 Score: 75 Mellow Mushroom 1770 Peachtee St. 1/3/13 Score: 92 Yeah! Burger 1168 Howell Mill Rd. 1/8/13 Score: 100
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Starbucks on 14th Street earns a '96,' as Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for Midtown restaurants.
Six days after scoring a 48 on its Jan. 8 health inspection as performed by the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, a Midtown restaurant that specializes in Mexican and Latin cuisine, bounced back with a score of 85 last week. Sausalito West Coast Grill, located at 1389 Peachtree Street, was cited for 13 violations, including a pair that were a known risk factor for foodborne illness, during the first inspection this month. The 48 was graded as a "U”. A food service establishment that is graded as a “U” and does not earn at least a grade “C” within 10 days of receiving the “U” will be requested to voluntarily close until all violations are corrected and/or have enforcement action taken to suspend or revoke the food service …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Reports are that the country's smallest Walmart is coming to Georgia Tech.
We’re almost halfway through first month of the new year and it’s a good opportunity to take a quick peek at Midtown businesses coming and going. Got a tip on recent business opening or closing in Midtown or on the westside, let us know at email@example.com. _______ According to the Georgia Tech online newspaper, Technique, Walmart will be moving into the shuttered Ribs’s n’ Blues space at 68 5th Street in Tech Square. The college newspaper reports that the Georgia Tech Auxiliary Services and the discount retailer have a signed contractual agreement to bring a “convenience store concept” to the 2,5000 square-foot space. The “Walmart pharmacy” will be the smallest of its kind in the country for the company the campus news source reports. …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Mexican and Latin cuisine fast lunch spot in Midtown scored a 48 earlier this week in a health inspection performed by the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness.
As Midtown Patch does every Friday, here's another round of recent health inspection scores performed by the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness for restaurants in and around our community. Readers can click on the score to see the actual report, and some will want to peek a little closer at Tuesday's score of 48, which is graded as a "U", for Sausalito West Coast Grill. A food service establishment that is graded as a “U” and does not earn at least a grade “C” within 10 days of receiving the “U” will be requested to voluntarily close until all violations are corrected and/or have enforcement action taken to suspend or revoke the food service permit. Sausalito West Coast Grill, located at 1389 Peachtree Street in Midtown, was …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A glance at what's new and what's yesterday's news in the world of Midtown small business.
The new year has arrived and with it an opportunity to take a quick peek at Midtown businesses coming and going. Got a tip on recent business opening or closing in Midtown or on the westside, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. _______ In 2013, Midtown will add another school as building renovations are currently underway for The Goddard School to open at 1080 Spring Street. The Goddard School has locations throughout the metro area but this will be its first in Midtown. It offers a child care programs for ages six weeks to 6-years-old provided by dedicated teachers in a private preschool setting. _______ Not far away, Zipcar is building out a space located at 1157 West Peachtree Street near 14th Street and will soon relocate from its …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
While some of us are nursing champagne hangovers this morning while pondering what resolutions we will actually accomplish in 2013, others are just wondering about the year's first meal.
Welcome to 2013, Midtown Patch readers. Looks like it's going to begin wet with a 100 percent chance of rain and temperatures climbing into the mid-50s forecasted for Tuesday. Although almost all government offices are closed for New Year's Day, many restaurants, bars and other kinds of businesses will be operating. While you know that eating black-eyed peas, ham or greens are thought to bring prosperity, maybe you don’t want to spend the first day of 2013 in the kitchen. With that in mind, here are a few dining options for Tuesday. And of course, if we’ve left one off the list, please put it into the comments box below. Park 75 Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta will be serving its Park 75 Amercian Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. It …
Friday, December 28, 2012
If you want to go out of the house on the last day of the year, check out these events in and around Midtown.
Break out the bubbly and let the countdown begin. Here is a sampling of New Year's Eve events in and around Midtown. If you know of one we’ve missed, please add it in the comment section below and we’ll make sure to include it in the body of the article. Happy New Year!
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for Midtown restaurants.
One week after being saddled with an alarming unsatisfactory score on its Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness score, Midtown’s Table One has rebounded with a near-perfect follow-up score of 97. Table One is located at 1201 West Peachtree Street on the concourse level of One Atlantic Center. It is open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch, serving open grill; Naples-style pizza; hot specials, made-to-order sandwiches, salads, and more. On Dec. 7, 2012, Table One scored a 44. Among the 18 violations listed were three violations known as risk factors for foodborne illness. They included: Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness scores range from 90-100 (A); 80-89 (B); 70-79 (C); and 69-below (U), unsatisfactory. …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Flagship location of European-based Italian concept opens Wednesday at the Shops at Metropolis while nearby more businesses ready for opening.
These are busy days of late on the Midtown Mile near the corner of Peachtree and 8th streets where a trio of businesses have been preparing to open their doors. In fact, Midtown’s newest restaurant, La Tagliatella, opened for business on Wednesday marking the European-based Italian restaurant concept's first restaurant in the United States. Serving lunch and dinner daily, La Tagliatella is located at the Shops at Metropolis at 919 Peachtree St. The company operates more than 130 restaurants across Europe and Asia, but Midtown is now home to the brand’s flagship in the U.S., with a second location set to open soon at Emory Point near Decatur. Just across the street on Tuesday, the owners of the new sandwich shop, Villains, were busy with …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Midtown restaurant is currently growing Tuscan kale, broccoli rabe and Southern giant curly mustard in the new beds to use in dishes found on its seasonally inspired menu.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Midtown's Ecco has been on the forefront of conservation efforts in the restaurant industry, leading the way by becoming the state’s first dumpster-free restaurant and the first Georgia restaurant to receive Green Foodservice Alliance (GFA) certification. The Fifth Group Restaurant, located at 40 7th Street at the corner of Cypress Street, continues its efforts to remain one of the most sustainable and environmentally conscious establishments by recently adding eight new cedar beds with “cold frame” structures to the rooftop garden, allowing a larger variety of produce to be grown and for seeds to be started earlier. The cold frames are covered with Agribon, a material that protects crops from wind, frost, severe cold and insects. Farmer D…