Westside’s Bocado Restaurant’s Burger Ranked on Thrilllist

westside-bocadoThe burger at Bocado’s on the Westside was recently ranked #4 in The Best Burgers in Atlanta List on Thrillist.com.

Here is a excerpt from the article. To read the full list, click here. To read more about the Westside, click here!

The meat had a fantastic grind — loose enough, but really well griddled and heaped with American cheese so that it all blended together. The sesame bun stayed out of the way, and the Westside accoutrement actually helped to cut through all that fat and offer up some cold, crunchy relief and acid from the special sauce

Fitness Guru Rox Shabazz Opening Westside Gym

westside-roc-shabazz.jpgFitness guru Roc Shabazz is opening at fitness center in West Midtown. It will be Atlanta’s second location of Fitness Pros Wellness Center. The other location is on Hembree Road in Roswell.

The location will be near Top Golf at 1550 Southland Circle at a warehouse. This is given that the plans are approved by the City of Atlanta to buildout the 9,441 square foot warehouse.


Fitness Pros offers “personalized training plans, classes, personal trainers,” and a “motivating atmosphere.” To learn more about stuff going on in Westside, click here!

School-themed Restaurant Opens in Westside

westside-Public-School-404-1Public School 404, also called PS 404, opened its restaurant in May on the Westside. It’s a 4,863 square foot gastropub off Howell Mill Rd.

The restaurant is “school-themed” with decor such as encyclopedias, globes, microscopes and textbooks. There are 16 beer tabs and an open kitchen wrapped in steel-framed glass. If you choose to eat al fresco, there is a covered patio. Some of the menu items includes bacon cheddar tots, and bangers and mash.

Public School 404 is located in The Brady Apartment Complex, which is on 930 Howell Mill Rd. For more information about PS 404, click here. For info about stuff popping up in Westside, click here!


West Egg Chef Visiting Westside’s Little Trouble

westside-little-troubleThere is a fun little bar and restaurant on the Westside called Little Trouble. With a wonderful Asian menu, this place is perfect mix of sit down restaurant, lounge, and bar.

This Monday, the chef from West Egg, Andrew Smith, is coming over to Little Trouble to make his tasty steam buns. There will be drink specials as well! For more information on restaurants in Westside, click here!

When: Monday, June 26
             8:00 – Midnight

Where: Little Trouble
              1170 Howell Mill Rd.
              Atlanta, Ga 30318

JCT Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

westside-jctJCT Kitchen & Bar, the renowned Southern cuisine restaurant in the Westside, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.

They are hosting a party on Sunday, June 25 from 1 – 5pm. There will be a hog roast and barbecue with executive chef Brian Horn. He will also have the signature fried chicken and the JCT staples, as well as Creature Comforts beers. The tickets are $10 a person, but additional beer and cocktail specials will be available for purchase.

There will be live music by Matt Palmer from 1 – 3pm and Benji Shanks & Justin Brogdon will play from 3 – 5 pm. Come join us and play corn hole, giant jenga and lawn bocce in the courtyard, and enjoy balloon artist festivities!

JCT Kitchen will be open for regular Sunday Supper in the downstairs dining room beginning at 4:30 p.m. To RSVP for the event, click here. To learn more about happenings in the Westside, click here!

When: Sunday, June 25
             1 – 5pm

Where: JCT Kicthen & Bar
              1198 Howell Mill Rd. Ste. 18
              Atlanta, Ga 30318

Ormsbys Hosting Surprise Summer Dinner Night

westside-ormsbysOrmsbys is hosting an event June 21st called Sumer, Summer, Summer Time Theme Dinner.

There will be a four-course blind tasting combined with a 4 craft cocktail pairing. It’s a surprise menu, but it will have local seasonal ingredients from the top-notch farmers and cheesemakers in the southeast. Some of the farms include: Moore Farm and Friends, Local Lands, and Pine Street Market. You can also order from the regular menu if you prefer.

Tickets are $40 and can be purchased in person or by calling us at (404) 968-2033. To see what it’s like to live in the Westside, click here!

When: Wednesday, June 21
             7:30 – 9:30pm

Where: Ormsbys
              1170 Howell Mill Rd. Ste. 20
              Atlanta, Ga 30318