Posts tagged with "Pallookaville"

Pallookaville reopens after temporary closure for renovations

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 26, 2016

After a two-month closure, Pallookaville in Avondale Estates has reopened under new ownership. The gourmet corn dog restaurant announced on its Facebook page that “The Wait is Over” and said there would be soft reopening at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26. James Maggard and Jason Hylton, owners of the Matador Cantina in Oakhurst and the Local […]

Pallookaville has new owners, Jim Stacy will stay on board

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 22, 2016

Pallookaville, Avondale Estates’ oddball gourmet corn dog restaurant, has new owners, but the restaurant’s celebrity founder, Jim Stacy, will remain involved with the company. Decaturish has learned restaurateurs James Maggard and Jason Hylton, owners of the Matador Cantina in Oakhurst and the Local No. 7 and FiveSevenTwo in Tucker, have purchased the restaurant after Stacy put it up […]

Pallookaville to temporarily close in February

Posted by Dena Mellick January 21, 2016

Pallookaville Fine Foods is going on a little sabbatical. Owner Jim Stacy told Decaturish the Avondale Estates restaurant will close on Sunday, Jan. 24 and reopen in March after some improvements. In an email he said, “February is one of our slowest months, and it seems like the perfect time to do some pressing mechanical repairs.” Stacy […]

Avondale’s Pallookaville is up for sale

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 9, 2015

This story has been updated.  After two years in business, Jim Stacy has put his popular Avondale Estates restaurant, Pallookaville Fine Foods, on the market. It’s currently listed at $575,000. The real estate listing says, “Celebrity Owner and reality TV Star who has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Food Network, Cooking Channel […]

Tidbits: Cakes & Ale’s latest venture, Pallookaville’s super fan and Doggy Doggs

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 28, 2015

Cakes & Ale, based in Decatur, recently opened its new bakery, Proof, in Inman Park. According to the city’s Decatur Minute blog, the bakery, “ships fresh baked goods to the Decatur cafe every day.” According to Atlanta Eater, the bakery will also service another Cakes & Ale venture, Bread and Butterfly. Bread and Butterfly was […]

Tidbits: Cakes & Ale now serving lunch

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 6, 2015

Decatur’s Cakes & Ale restaurant has announced it will begin serving lunch Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. “Billy Allin’s lunch menu includes a seasonal quiche, an ever-popular Monte Cristo sandwich on homemade C&A bread, and smoked trout with mixed greens, lentil salad, marinated beets and spiced crème fraiche, to name a […]

Tidbits: Twisted Soul offering brunch, Pallookaville owner opening new restaurants

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 10, 2015

A look at what’s cooking with some of our local restaurants … Twisted Soul Kitchen + Bar has announced it will officially begin serving brunch this Sunday, March 15. “We’ll be serving up a truly soulful brunch, complete with shrimp + grits and chicken + waffles every Sunday from 11 am – 3 pm,” the restaurant announced […]

Citizen Stacy: Pallookaville owner asks a question at candidates forum

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 20, 2015

This story has been updated.  Pallookaville owner Jim Stacy is many things. He’s a character, with his imposing stature and long red beard. He’s an entrepreneur whose restaurant helped breathe new life into the city’s downtown. He’s a local – and perhaps soon to be national – celebrity who has been in the news lately because […]

Ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Atlanta

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2014

If you live in the Atlanta area, you’ve got a plethora of options of ways to spend your New Year’s Eve. So what should you do? Have you considered … The Peach Drop Where? Underground Atlanta When does it start? 11 am What’s happening? According to, “Festivities will continue well into the New Year […]

The most-viewed stories of 2014

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 26, 2014

It was a busy year for Decaturish. The website received 1.6 million page views and had more than 450,000 unique visitors since February. Here are the most-viewed stories of 2014, from top to bottom. 1) APD releases video of vehicle that hit cyclist Cyclists around the country were outraged after the driver of a red Doge […]

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