May 7, 2014
Streets of Buckhead Restaurants Revealed
by John Kessler Developer OliverMcMillan has released the names of more than two dozen tenants slated for Buckhead Atlanta –that massive and long-stalled luxury retail project that spent the recession as a construction site. In addition to a whole slew of Rodeo Drive-worthy fashion boutiques, there are restaurants. Lotsa restaurants: American Cut, an upscale American steakhouse, will open its first Atlanta location in a 10,000 square foot space on Peachtree Road Fine dining restaurant American F+B will open its first Atlanta eatery in a 6,370 square foot space on Buckhead Avenue. It may be this place. Corso Coffee, an Italian-style coffee bar featuring handcrafted beverages, food and live music will open its Atlanta outpost in a 1,596 square foot space on Peachtree Road. Doraku Sushi, a sushi and sake outpost with locations from Miami to Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam opens its first Atlanta location in 2,725 square feet on East Paces Ferry Road. Georgetown Cupcake, a gourmet cupcake purveyor, will open in 2,700 square feet on East Paces Ferry Road. Spanish fusion restaurant Gypsy Kitchen will open in a 3,750 square foot space on Peachtree Road. New York’s Le Bilboquet will open in a 3,686 square foot space on Bolling Way for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lugo Caffé, an Italian concept specializing in handmade pastas will open in 6,050 square feet on Buckhead Avenue. An Atlanta outpost of New York-based Shake Shack, plans to open in a 2,500 square foot space on Peachtree Road; The Southern Gentleman, a gastropub featuring farm-sourced ingredients, will open in a 3,750 square foot space on Peachtree Road. Purveyor of artisan pizzas Thirteen Pies will open in 4,300 square feet of space on Buckhead Avenue; Qing Mu, a noodle restaurant from the owners of Doraku Sushi, will be a brand new restaurant concept that will debut at Buckhead Atlanta in 2,725 square feet on East Paces Ferry Road.