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‘Savor SoFu’ Restaurant Week Highlights Local Dining Faves
Business, Food

‘Savor SoFu’ Restaurant Week Highlights Local Dining Faves

The South Fulton Convention and Visitors Bureau (SFCVB) is encouraging residents to dine in the city during Savor SoFu restaurant week thru June 28. “Savor SOFU” is a gastronomic event that will treat its visitors to unique tastes and flavors from some of our notable and newest restaurants and chefs throughout the City of South Fulton,” said Chantel Francois,” the city’s tourism manager. “We invite you to dine with discounts on meals from your favorite spots or savor new experiences at restaurants you have always wanted to try.”Participating restaurants include: Milk & Honey, 5495 Cascade Road SWGocha’s Breakfast Bar, 3695 Cascade RoadBaltimore Crab and Seafood, 1075 Fairburn Road SWHarold’s Chicken and Ice Bar, 5495 Old National Hwy., B11-B12This Is It BBQ, 6045 Old National H...
Free Food Distribution and COVID-19 Testing Continues in South Fulton
Food, Health

Free Food Distribution and COVID-19 Testing Continues in South Fulton

City and county officials, churches and other entities are continuing efforts to provide free meals and additional COVID-19 testing sites in the South Fulton area. Food Distribution The City of South Fulton is continuing its free weekly food giveaway at Welcome All Park, 4255 Will Lee Road. This week, the event will shift rom Thursday to Friday, June 5. Food from the Atlanta Community Food Bank and hand sanitizer from Purest Hygiene will be distributed starting at 11 a.m. until supplies are gone. Residents will be able to drive through the location to safely pick up their items. Mayor William "Bill" Edwards and Councilwoman Helen Z. Willis have also partnered with The Enon Church, 3550 Enon Road, for a distribution on Saturday, June 6. The event will begin at 11 a.m. Food will ...
Local Restauranteur Knocks New Brunch Concept out of the ‘Parc’
Business, Food

Local Restauranteur Knocks New Brunch Concept out of the ‘Parc’

There’s a new Sunday kick back for metro area brunch lovers. And it’s fabulous. Shema Fulton, the restauranteur behind South Fulton’s Baltimore Crab & Seafood and Bella, opened Garden Parc earlier this year, an event facility in the space formerly known as Live Edge ATL. While for most of the week, it’s dedicated to parties, meetings and other events, on Sundays it’s transformed into your favorite new brunch destination. The expansive buffet is more than worth the $30 tab, featuring whole roasted salmon, southern classics like greens and cornbread, banana pudding and more. Plus, you can order unlimited made-to-order omelettes, waffles, and shrimp and grits from your server. And if that’s not enough, Garden Parc’s decadent décor and three-piece jazz band led by saxophonist M...
South Fulton Cupcake Bar Poised for Sweet Success
Business, Food

South Fulton Cupcake Bar Poised for Sweet Success

If there was a competition for the best cupcake in the metro area, Sasha Sweets Cupcake and Milkshake Bar in South Fulton would be a frontrunner. Open less than a year, the shop’s expansive menu promises to satisfy the craving of any sweet tooth. Sasha Hill, the owner, has been baking nearly all of her life. She was just three years old when her grandmother began to enlist her help in the kitchen. Her first taste of entrepreneurship was in middle and high school when she decided to sell sweet treats to her classmates. And now, as a business owner, she’s enjoying being her own boss and creating her own legacy.    (Story continues below photos...) Sasha Sweets is located at 3435 Roosevelt Highway, just a few doors down from Wayfield Foods in the Red Oak Village plaza. Hill said...
Slutty Vegan Headed to South Fulton Today
Business, Food

Slutty Vegan Headed to South Fulton Today

Not that you needed another reason to stop by Simply Produce (3375 Roosevelt Hwy) today, but the Slutty Vegan food truck, also known as the Big Ol' Slut, will be in the parking lot from 12:00 p,m. until 4:00 p.m., or until they sell out. The plant-based burger concept has become popular not just in the metro area but nationally. Since its initial launch, owner Pinky Cole has announced multiple locations for the brick-and-mortar eatery and a reality television show. The food truck is typically met by long lines upon arrival. So here are a few things you should know to score one of the fast-selling burgers. Arrive early, and prepare to stand in line for long periods of time.Be mindful of the weather and bring a jacket or coat.There's a two-burger maximum per person.No burger mod...
Milk & Honey Featured in Atlanta Black Restaurant Week
Business, Food

Milk & Honey Featured in Atlanta Black Restaurant Week

Black Restaurant Week (BRW), the nation’s largest celebration of black-owned food businesses, is enticing thousands of metro Atlanta foodies with a showcase of the city’s top black culinary talent from September 1-15. The goal of the two-week long festival is to not only exhibit a variety of black-owned culinary businesses and professionals, but also to call attention to minority inequality in the food and beverage industry.  South Fulton resident-owned Milk & Honey located 5495 Cascade Road is among the participating restaurants. Specials include a $30 dinner for two featuring a choice of appetizers, entrees and dessert. It’s the perfect opportunity to try the restaurant’s crowd-pleasing shrimp and grits. Bump it up a notch with the elite menu, a dinner for two for $45 which ...
Star-Studded Event Marks Official Opening of Gocha’s Breakfast Bar
Business, Food

Star-Studded Event Marks Official Opening of Gocha’s Breakfast Bar

Last Thursday, the stars shined a little brighter as South Fulton resident Gocha Hawkins celebrated the official grand opening of her upscale breakfast cafe, Gocha's Breakfast Bar. The star-studded event was co-hosted by Hennessy VSOP Privilege and featured some of the cafe's signature dishes, including shrimp and grits, "Krunch-Tastic" french toast, "Better Than Yo Momma" biscuits and candied maple bacon. Mayor William "Bill" Edwards, Mayor Pro Tem Mark Baker and Councilwomen Catherine Foster Rowell and Carmalitha Gumbs joined Hawkins for the ribbon cutting ceremony, as did South Fulton Chamber President Dyan Matthews and Merlin Knight, vice president of membership services. Other special guests included Rasheeda Frost ("Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"), author Monyetta Shaw, Malaysia Pargo...

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