Quick Bites: Wonderkid, Salata, Hemingway’s and more food news

Wonderkid

Wonderkid is now open in the Atlanta Dairies development on Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown. The restaurant, a collaboration between Big Citizen (Darren Carr and Eric Simpkins) and King of Pops (Steven and Nick Carse), offers unique takes on classic comfort food and baked goods, an extensive list of cocktails, alongside the debut of King of Pops soft serve. Visit @wonderkidatl on Instagram for more information.

Ladybird

Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall has set up three “Base Camp Tents” in its large, outdoor area facing the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail, which will be open through the winter for outdoor dining.  The 144-square-foot tents, which hold 10 people, are situated atop wooden platforms and each one is flanked by a five-foot deck, firepit, greenery and camping chairs. Guests can enjoy food and drink service directly in the tents for $35/person per hour (not including tax + 20 percent gratuity). Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at (404) 458-6838.

Tickets are now on sale for the Bloody Mary Festival set for March 15 at The Fairmont. Tickets, which are $47.50 for general admission and $62.50 for VIP, include Bloody Marys made by local bars and restaurants, food and drink tastes, one vote for The People’s Choice Award, temporary tattoos, photo ops and more. For more information, visit thebloodymaryfest.com.

Salata

Salata has opened its new location in Madison Yards, 200 Bill Kennedy Way, Suite 706. The restaurant offers fully customizable, built-to-order salads and wraps, soups, organic teas and lemonades. For more information, visit salata.com.

Mr. Everything  Cafe was featured on NBC’s Today Show  during the small business segment of the program in November.  Owners Jayson and Monica Smith have been serving the Atlanta University Center community for 25 years.

Tampa-based Cuban restaurant Hemingway’s is slated to open a new outpost at Krog Street Market in Spring 2020. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Hemingway’s second location will stick to the original restaurant’s menu with items like tostones rellenos topped with homemade spicy saffron aioli, the traditional La Frita Cubana sandwich, and build-your-own Cuban bowls.

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