Posts filed under "Food"

Decatur Police arrest man accused of stealing purse at Revolution Doughnuts

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 18, 2017

Decatur Police have arrested a man accused of stealing a purse from an employee of Revolution Doughnuts. Police said Sam Gibbs was spotted in the 1000 block of West College Avenue and arrested on Jan. 18. “Thank you to the community members who recognized him and called police,” the Police Department said. Last week, Gibbs was […]

Lucky’s Burger & Brew closes its Emory Village location

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 16, 2017

Lucky’s Burger & Brew has announced the closing of its Emory Village location as of Sunday, Jan. 15. The business opened in late 2015 in an old Starbucks store. A notice on the company’s Facebook page doesn’t give an explanation for the closing, but directs customers to the restaurant’s other locations in Roswell and Brookhaven. […]

UPDATE: Decatur Police investigate theft at Revolution Doughnuts

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 14, 2017

The Decatur Police Department has opened an investigation after a man allegedly stole a purse from an employee of Revolution Doughnuts. In a Facebook post, the company said, “This person was caught by our security cameras stealing our kitchen supervisor’s purple purse. Shame on you dude! If you recognize this person please report any details […]

Report: Blaze Pizza, Starbucks replacing Evans Fine Foods

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 9, 2017

A California-based pizza chain and a Starbucks will take over a space formerly occupied by Evans Fine Foods, a longtime local favorite that closed in 2015. Tomorrow’s News Today reports that Blaze Pizza will share space with Starbucks in the former Evans space, and a space that housed a dry cleaning business. The company’s website […]

Revival launches a Sunday brunch menu

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart January 4, 2017

Revival, a traditional Southern-style restaurant in Decatur, is launching their Sunday brunch menu on Jan. 8. The owner, Kevin Gillespie has been working in tandem with executive chef Andreas Müller to design a menu that can bring more Sunday guests together. “As a kid, I always looked forward to family breakfasts on the weekend,” Gillespie […]

Comet Pub & Lanes will be staying open later

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 3, 2017

Comet Pub & Lanes received approval in November from DeKalb County to keep its doors open later. The owners tell Decaturish that starting this weekend, the bowling alley will stay open until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 1 a.m. the rest of the week. Until now, Comet Pub & Lanes has closed at 12:30 […]

Editor’s note: Decaturish is taking a ‘vacation’ this week

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 26, 2016

Readers, I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend with your families and that your celebrations through the New Year will be safe and happy. Due to personal obligations, I will be taking some time off this week. It’s a vacation, though that’s not the best word for it because I’ll still be monitoring my […]

City of Decatur shores up debt payment on building that will house new restaurant

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 20, 2016

In 2014, the city of Decatur decided to become the landlord of the historic Scottish Rite space in Oakhurst. In order to resolve an ongoing lawsuit, the city agreed to purchase the property via its Downtown Development Authority for $1.45 million. Over two years later, the city is awaiting income to make a payment on […]

Change in Decatur alcohol ordinance clears legal hurdle for commissioner’s business

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 20, 2016

This story has been updated. During its Dec. 19 meeting, the City Commission voted to amend its alcohol license ordinance with a seemingly minor change in language. But the change clears a legal hurdle Commissioner Scott Drake and his business partners faced with their plans to reopen the Big Tex restaurant in Decatur. City officials said the […]

Toco Hill’s Famous Pub closing after 30 years in business

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2016

Famous Pub, a Toco hills restaurant and sports bar, is closing down after 30 years. The company made the announcement via Facebook. “Thank you for every single day that you spent at our pub,” the announcement says. “Because of your love and support, our pub was neighborhood’s favorite one during years. Thank you for letting […]

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