Inspired by the classic holiday movie “A Christmas Story,” Hampton + Hudson will host its annual Bo Ling Chop Suey Palace pop-up from Dec. 11-23 and on Christmas Day. Guests will step into a scene from the movie and enjoy a special Chinese menu, plus Bo Ling cocktails and beer, amongst festive decor. Held from 6-11 p.m. each night, the pop-up is first come, first serve with limited seating, and the restaurant’s regular menu will be available in the other areas of the restaurant during regular business hours. The pop-up will culminate on Christmas Day when the restaurant will serve the special Chinese menu exclusively alongside drink specials. Dishes will also be available to-go on Dec. 25. For more information, visit hamptonandhudson.com.
Chef Joey Ward’s debut concept, Southern Belle, is now open at Plaza on Ponce. The new restaurant is connected via a secret passageway to his second restaurant concept, Georgia Boy. The latter restaurant will offer a separate, 16-seat tasting menu by reservation only. Southern Belle features a multicultural “New South” menu of small plates, which will change frequently. The restaurant’s cocktail program is designed by Greg Best and Paul Calvert of Ticonderoga Club and pastry chef Billy Cole’s creations will be served from an authentic Delta Air Lines galley cart. For more information, visit southernbelleatl.com.
Carter has announced that Chef Richard Tang will open Press Start, an arcade bar and restaurant inspired by Tang’s childhood, in Summerhill. Featuring a variety of Asian small plates, craft cocktails and retro video games, board games and pub games, Press Start will join the eclectic mix of restaurants, bars and retail along Georgia Avenue in 2020.
National meal delivery service, Eat Clean Bro, is now serving metro Atlanta with freshly prepared meals that are made with all-natural ingredients, avoiding the use of processed foods, chemicals and preservatives. Customers can visit Eat Clean Bro’s website at eatcleanbro.com to view the menu and select from a variety of healthy, nutritious meals that address a number of dietary concerns including gluten- free, keto-friendly and vegetarian options.
Seasonally themed pop-up restaurant, Yebo Ski Haus, has returned to Buckhead at 111 West Paces Ferry Road with a winter retreat theme reminiscent of a chic, rustic ski lodge. The pop-up will offer classic comfort food favorites, including pasta, fondue, and cocktails.For more information on Yebo Ski Haus, visit yebobeachhaus.com.
KarmaFarm, a farm-to-table, fine casual eatery and bakery serving Southern-inspired food that’s gluten-, dairy-, nut- and GMO-free, is now open at 54 Pharr Road in Buckhead. The restaurant offers scratch-made, fresh dishes with locally-grown produce, humanely-raised pastured meats, sustainable seafood and organic dirty dozen fruits and vegetables. For more, visit EatKarmaFarm.com.
285 Colonial Kitchen is serving up French influence Vietnamese lunch and dinner at The Prado, 5610 Roswell Road. For more information, visit 285ColonialKitchen.com.
NoBaked Cookie Dough, a gourmet cookie dough chain, is set to open its first Georgia location at Atlantic Station in early 2020. The raw cookie dough shop, which started as a pop-up in Nashville, serves a variety of eggless cookie dough flavors, including chocolate chip, double chocolate chip, cookies and cream, s’mores and more. For more information, visit nobakedcookiedough.com.