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Captain D’s First-Ever ‘Express’ Restaurant Opens in South Fulton
Business, Dining, Economic Development, Old National

Captain D’s First-Ever ‘Express’ Restaurant Opens in South Fulton

South Fulton is now home to Captain D's first-ever "Express" restaurant. Anil Dossani, the restaurant's operator, celebrated the grand opening today along with the South Fulton Chamber, Old National Merchants Association and members of the community. During the pandemic, Captain D's was among many fast-casual chains forced to close their dining rooms in an effort to adapt to CDC-recommended protocols. Due to the successful pivot in operations, the new restaurant prototype was born. Captain D's Express has a limited menu, significantly smaller footprint than other locations, and features only a drive-thru and walk-up windows for ordering and picking up.  Image: Captain D's Express Prototype "We are excited to have one of our favorite restaurants come back to the community," ...
South  Fulton Restauranteur Gocha Hawkins to Open Tapas Bar
Business, Dining

South Fulton Restauranteur Gocha Hawkins to Open Tapas Bar

Gocha Hawkins, owner of Gocha’s Breakfast Bar, has plans to open a tapas bar in April. The new restaurant will be located at 5829 Campbellton Rd. in the Sandtown Crossing development anchored by Publix. The restaurant will have a 1,500-square-foot interior and a 2,100-square-foot patio. Among the items planned for the menu include shishito peppers, Impossible sliders, stuffed crab mushrooms, fried green tomatoes with crab salad, cauliflower tacos and lobster rolls. The tapas bar will also have a full bar and cocktail list. In a statement to the media, Hawkins said that she hopes that Gocha's Tapas Bar will be a "space where locals and visitors to the community can get together, socialize and enjoy themselves." Hawkins first opened Gocha's Breakfast Bar in 2019 on Cascade Rd. in ...

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