Chef Jamie Adams at Il Giallo makes hand-made pasta.
Chef Jamie Adams at Il Giallo makes hand-made pasta.

il Giallo Osteria & Bar is now open in Sandy Springs at 5920 Roswell Road, #118. Chef Jamie Adams, formerly with Veni Vidi Vici, is hand-making pasta in the kitchen for tagliatelle, agnolotti, linguine and more. Visit for more information.

California Pizza Kitchen has reopened its flagship Atlanta restaurant inside Lenox Square in Buckhead after extensive renovations.

Luxury chocolatier CACAO Atlanta has officially opened its flagship store at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. The store features limited-release collections of hand-crafted chocolates as well as collaborations with artists. For more information, visit

Five Guys has opened its sixth location in metro Atlanta, serving up its burgers and fries inside Lenox Square. The new location is offering Five Guys Milkshakes, featuring 10 different mix-ins to the vanilla shake base including bacon, chocolate, Oreos, banana, coffee and salted caramel.

Word of Mouth Restaurants has opened Vero Pizzeria in Brookhaven, nestled between its sister restaurants Haven and Valenza, at 1441 Dresden Drive. The restaurant offers custom pizzas, small bites, salads and a selection of Italian beverages. For more, visit

Dolce Italian is now open for Saturday and Sunday brunch.
Dolce Italian is now open for Saturday and Sunday brunch.

Dolce Italian, located on Peachtree Road in Buckhead, is now open for Saturday and Sunday brunch. Chef Paolo Dorigato’s menu highlights handcrafted pastas, Neapolitan-style pizzas and classic egg dishes. There’s even a spin on the Southern standard, Tuscan Fried Chicken & Waffles. For more information, visit
Meals on Wheels has announced that as of Nov. 9 Charlene Crusoe-Ingram, a former Coca-Cola Company executive, has become the organization’s new executive director. She replaces Jeffrey Smythe who served as MOW’s executive director for 13 years.

“I can’t wait to begin leading an organization that I hold so dearly,” said Crusoe-Ingram. “My immediate goal is to end our wait list of seniors who are hungry and need food. And with the help of my board and the great staff here at Meals On Wheels Atlanta, I believe we can do that.”
Sprouts Farmers Market will open its 10th store at 1853 Piedmont Ave. NE in Buckhead on Feb. 3. The company will hire about 100 full- and part-time team members to work at the Atlanta store. Available opportunities include clerks, cashiers, department managers and administrative coordinator. Visit to learn more and to apply.

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.