Crafthall Kitchen Closed Permanently

Upstart eatery Crafthall Kitchen has closed its first and only location after less than eight months in business.  The restaurant, developed by entrepreneur Jennifer Rotondo, was located alongside Honey Baked Ham, Le Madeleine, Tiff’s Treats and  Zoës Kitchen in the REI/Goodwill anchored Perimeter Square West shopping center in Sandy Springs. The restaurant opened April 5 and has not reopened following what was supposed to be a temporary closure on November 14.   … Read More »

You could spend days trying all the tacos at Buford Highway’s Plaza Fiesta. Here’s a cheat sheet

When it opened in 2000, Buford Highway’s Plaza Fiesta was among the first shopping malls in the U.S. marketed specifically to Latinos. Today, the 350,000-square-foot compound attracts more than four million visitors each year. In addition to its nearly 300 shops—offering everything from quinceañera dresses to glittering belt buckles to tarot readings—Plaza Fiesta houses a television studio, a fitness center, healthcare providers, and what claims to be the largest indoor playground in Georgia.… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: J’s Mini Hot Pot Deluxe

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

My new favorite place to lunch. I’m not sure why I haven’t tried this place sooner; probably because the idea of my child with selective hearing cooking her own food in a pot of boiling broth makes my eye twitch. Spoiler alert…it went really well. Hot pot is a Chinese method of cooking a variety of foods in broth at the table.… Read More »


Tasty China Scores Sandy Springs Site for Szechuan Eatery

Dahe Yang is bringing Tasty China back to Sandy Springs.  The new Tasty China will open alongside Mediterranean eatery Cafe Posh in the Kroger anchored Fountain Oaks shopping center on Roswell Road, just inside the perimeter.  The new Tasty China will occupy a  3,172 square foot space to the left of Kroger, near TCBY.   Continue reading at Tomorrow’s News TodayRead More »