Food News – November 2016
The first intown location of Rize Artisan Pizza + Salads opens this November in Poncey-Highland. Beyond pizza and salads, Rize offers flatbreads, pasta, gelato and sorbets. rizeartisanpizza.com
The 14th Chomp and Stomp Festival is Saturday, November 5, in Cabbagetown Park (177 Kirkwood Ave.). Celebrate Atlanta’s “country” neighborhood with chili samples from more than 130 restaurant and individual competitors. Bluegrass music will keep your feet tapping throughout the afternoon. chompandstomp.com
The Canteen, a “micro” food hall from the team behind The General Muir and West Egg, is expected to open in early 2017 in the Tech Square space formerly occupied by The Spence. Look for bagels, a Yalla and Fred’s Meat & Bread outpost and a bar.
The Golda Kombucha fermented tea company has named Eric Collins as its new head brewer and doubled the size of its brewery on the east side of town to a 1,000-square-foot space. Soon you’ll be able to find Golda at more than 70 Kroger stores throughout Georgia, allowing Golda to expand beyond the metro-Atlanta area. goldakombucha.com