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First Five Restaurants Slated to Open at Buckhead Atlanta

August 15, 2014

Atlanta Business Chronicle

On Sept. 18, Buckhead Atlanta, a mixed-use project from San Diego developerOliverMcMillan, expects to start opening its first shops and restaurants. Among those first tenants will be the following eateries:

-Corso Coffee: An Italian-style coffee bar that will serve patrons morning to night, providing handcrafted beverages along with food and music to create a cosmopolitan vibe.On Sept. 18, Buckhead Atlanta, a mixed-use project from San Diego developer OliverMcMillan, expects to start opening its first shops and restaurants. Among those first tenants will be the following eateries:

-Gypsy Kitchen: A new Spanish fusion concept from Atlanta-based Southern Proper Hospitality(also behind restaurants including The Big Ketch and Smokebelly BBQ). Comprising nearly 6,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, including a rooftop deck, Gypsy Kitchen will feature feature flavors from India, Morocco and The Mediterranean. Expect baroque-style décor with mosaic tile, red leather, bold patterns, custom furniture and Moorish elements, such as a huge metal bull sculpture on the island of the bar.

-The Southern Gentleman: A Southern-inspired gastropub with a focus on sharing plates, farm-sourced ingredients and everything Southern. It’s another new concept from Southern Proper Hospitality. The restaurant will encompass 3,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor space. Expect old school classic décor with some modern touches, including herringbone wood floors and seersucker curtains.

-Shake Shack: A concept from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group that sprouted from a hot dog cart in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park. At Buckhead Atlanta, the burger, hot dog and frozen custard stand will take nearly 2,500 square feet and will have a rooftop deck.

-Thirteen Pies: An intimate neighborhood restaurant (known as Fireside Pies in Texas) that will serve wood-fired pizzas, hand-cut pasta, salads, homemade desserts and more.