Let’s pretend for now like the restaurant scene is going to get back to normal this fall (it ain’t). Condor Chocolates was supposed to start renovating a space at 160 E. Washington St. downtown, next to the College Avenue parking deck. The idea, co-owner Peter Dale says, is to move chocolate making from the Chase Park space to this one, with big windows into the production rooms, Choco Coffee, an expanded menu of foods and retail/gifts, but the timeline is uncertain. Dale is also working on opening a second location of Maepole, in Atlanta’s Summerhill neighborhood.
The Cafe on Lumpkin, in Five Points, is open, doing take-out of its large menu with online ordering for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea (high, low, royal and cream) and happy hour (it closes at 6 p.m.), which includes beer, wine, sangria, tea sandwiches and a few snacks.
Mama Jewel’s Kitchen, on Baxter, appears to be permanently closed, and the same is likely true of Gyro Wrap downtown. Cinnaholic has also closed, as has di’lishi.
Eddie’s Calzones is moving into what was Zaxby’s at the corner of Clayton and College downtown.
George’s Lowcountry Table has begun construction on its Macon Highway location, near Butt Hutt.
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