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

New Brewery Coming to Westside’s Complex

westside-blue-monk-2westside-bold-monkA new brewery and restaurant is coming to the Westside. The Bold Monk will be designed by ASD/SKY, and will be a 12,000 square foot space. It will join Complex, an adaptive reuse project at the corner of Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard and Chattahoochee Avenue.

The building will have an eclectic mix of stone, wood, concrete, and steel and will be a contemporary representation of the monastic breweries of Belgium.

For more information about the goings-on of Westside, click here!

Revelator Coffee Coming to Westside

westside-octaneBirmingham-based Revelator Coffee is taking over the Westside’s Octane Coffee.

The acquisition will double Revelator in size. The company has 80 to 90 employees on its payroll and it will bring in another 75 upon closing. Most Octane employees will have the option to keep their jobs.

Revelator will take the acquisition as an opportunity to fold Octane’s beer, wine, and cocktails to its business model. A kitchen in the middle will launch as a way to improve the food service at the cafes. As the company grows, Revelator intends to become a destination for more customers beyond the caffeine-lovers.

For more information about growth in the Westside, click here.

Westside’s JCT Kitchen Makes Best Outdoor Patio List

wetside-jct-kitchenA recent list of best outdoor dining options in Atlanta came out, and JCT Kitchen made the list! It was #6 out of 24 restaurants voted best for eating “al fresco,” along the likes of Cypress Street Pint and Plate, Tin Lizzys, and Canoe.

JCT Kitchen is located in Westside Provisions District in West Midtown. To see the entire list, click here. To learn about living in Westside of Atlanta, click here.

Top 10 Westside Restaurants


These Westside restaurants have been voted in the Top 10, according to Yelp reviews.

  1. One Rooster Mongolian Bar
  2. JCT Kitchen
  3. Barcelona Westside Ironworks
  4. Bacchanalia
  5. Better Half
  6. The Optimist
  7. Pijiu Belly
  8. Ormbys
  9. Marcel
  10. Antico Pizza

There are some many tasty restaurants on the Westside. To learn about how you can move to the Westside, click here.