Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Chopt to Open in Chopped Off Portion of Former Petite Auberge at Toco Hills

After announcing yesterday that New York based quick serve salad concept Chopt will open in Buckhead's Tuxedo Festival, ToNeTo Atlanta can now confirm that a second lease has been signed for a location in Toco Hills shopping center.  Chopt at Toco Hills will be located in a roughly 3,100 square foot space, adjacent to Maggie's Neighborhood Bar, in a portion of what was previously French restaurant Petite Auberge
Chopt at The Arboretum Shopping Center in Charlotte, NC

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

[EXCLUSIVE] Chopt Sees Green in Buckhead

New York City based Chopt Creative Salad Co. will soon make its highly anticipated entry into the Atlanta market.  With numerous job postings on various career sites in Atlanta, Chopt is preparing for what sources say will be a late second quarter debut.  The job postings indicate that Chopt is hiring an Assistant Commissary Manager as well as an
Assistant General Manager, among other positions.  

Monday, January 15, 2018

[Growth Goals] Marietta Square Apparently "Purrrfect" Spot for Second Java Cats Cafe

Java Cats Cafe owner Hadyn Hilton has her heart set on a second location, and just as with her first location, is seeking significant financial support from interested consumers in making her "dream" a reality.  Having opened the original Atlanta "cat cafe" this past March on Memorial Drive in Grant Park, Hilton now plans to open a second, larger location near the Marietta Square. 
Hadyn Hilton at left - image courtesy of GoFundMe page 

[UPDATE] Huff Furniture Finally Confirms Plans to Close

Huff Furniture announced this past week that it will be closing its Buckhead retail store after 61 years in business.  ToNeTo Atlanta reported last year that the furniture shop, located at 3178 Peachtree Road, was having a "restructuring sale," and that despite being advertised as a "complete inventory liquidation," was reportedly in an effort to clear inventory for a remodel and not in preparation for a closure.
Huff Furniture July 2017 

[SPECIAL] Crafthall Kitchen Invites Community Input on Fourth Concept

In November, ToNeTo Atlanta was first to share details of Jennifer Rotondo's Crafthall Kitchen, a micro food hall planned for Sandy Springs.  At the time, the plan was to feature four concepts: fried chicken [Fowl and Scratch], chicken wings [Sugar Britches], bowls [Bowl Cookhouse] and tacos [Salty Bandita].  Given that the overall concept is a work in progress, some things have changed.