Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q owners  Jonathan and Justin Fox have announced they will open their second location on the Upper Westside at The Works in summer 2o2o. The new restaurant will have 9,300 square feet and an estimated 325 seats, including two covered patios. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q’s patio space fronts The Spur, a 970-foot linear park that runs along a former rail spur at The Works. The Spur will provide connectivity through the middle of the development and will be highly programmed with seating, art and unique activations– such as Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q’s large smokehouse and a gaming area. In addition to the expanded seating, the restaurant will feature a 60-seat private dining room adjacent to the main dining room, as well as a 35-seat indoor/outdoor bar.

SweetWater Brewing Co. is partnering with Giving Kitchen and various Atlanta restaurants to host Seconds Please Food Festival, a special event sponsored by Sysco that’s devoted to food, beer, live music on Nov. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. The event benefits Giving Kitchen in which 100 percent  of proceeds benefit food service workers in crisis. Restaurants taking part include Porch Light, Loyal Q, Ormsby’s, Wade’s, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, Steinbeck’s, Local 3, MTH Pizza, Dos Bocas, Rozina Bakehouse & Coffee and a VIP area presented by Proof of the Pudding. General admission tickets are $30 and include access to tasting tables, one Second Helping beer at entry and one extra beer token. VIP tickets are $75 and include unlimited beers along with a VIP only spread featuring an array of oysters, charcuterie, cheese and greens. For tickets, visit

Alon’s Bakery & Market has announced it will open a new location in late summer 2020 at Phipps Plaza in Buckhead offering quick lunches, ready-to-eat gourmet meals, pastries and more.

The 18th Annual Decatur Wine Festival will take place on Nov. 9, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the Decatur Square. The event will feature more than 500 wines from over 70 vendors as well as live music and art. Admission to the festival is $45 and tickets can be purchased at this link.

Sukoshi is now open Colony Square in Midtown offering fresh Japanese cuisine, including sushi, for grab-and-go meals or for dining in The 2,000 square-foot space has communal tables and banquettes inside and four-top tables outside on the patio. For more information, visit

The owners of Red Door Tavern have opened at interactive game room, Arcadia at Red Door Tavern, in Buckhead. The 800- square-foot ,1980s themed gaming area houses over 20 classic arcade games including favorites such as Galaga, Joust, Jurassic Park, Ms. Pac-Man and Tekken. The arcade is located next door to the tavern at 3180 Roswell Road.

Perc Coffee Roasters has been announced at the latest tenant at the Hosea + 2nd  in East Lake. The Savannah-based coffee shop is slated to open next spring in the development located at the corner of Hosea Williams Drive and 2nd Avenue.

8ARM’s Japanese-style bar, INK, has been rebranded as 8ARM Wine, which will offer regularly changing list of bottle and by-the-glass options. The bar is located at 710 Ponce de Leon Ave. For more information, visit

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.