P’Cheen International Bistro and Lounge in the Old Fourth Ward will be serving lunch starting March 19. I received a sample of the lunch menu below; it includes some pub standards and Asian-influenced dishes such as Thai char-grilled chicken wings that I’ve noshed on from time to time.
Korean Dip – Sesame roasted pork, cilantro, carmelized onion, kimchi, jalapeno ailoi, spicy masala nan, spicy pork dipping jus.
Pressed Lamb – House merguez, caramelized onion, blue cheese, brioche.
Fried Oyster B.L.T. – House jalapeno bacon, fried gulf oysters, baby greens, tomato served on a jalapeno-cheddar-bacon waffle.
Smoked Croque – House cured ham, house bacon, smoked provolone + gruyere, béchamel, fried egg, grilled brioche.
Build a Burger – House recipe, Painted Hills certified organic burger, lettuce, onion, pickle, choice of cheese, choice of aioli. Add house jalapeno bacon, sautéed mushrooms, carmelized onions, jalapeno, rilette.
Smoked Veg Sammy – Smoked portobello, smoked cippolini, greens, goat cheese, herb waffle.
Thai Char Grilled Chicken Wings
Guinness Beer Battered Fish ‘n Chips – Guinness beer battered cod, English chips, mushy peas, house tartar.
Pizza du Jour
Fifty Cent Oysters Every Sunday
6 p.m.-11 p.m. Mondays, 6 p.m.-late Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-late Saturdays, noon-11:30 p.m. Sundays (a limited pub menu is offered during the later hours), 701-5 Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, 404-529-8800.
In other news:
What Now Atlanta is reporting that Spanish Harlem has officially opened. It has taken over the space that was previously Harlem Bar. The restaurant/lounge is open nightly from 6 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. and midnight on Sundays. Website Thrillist has a copy of the eclectic menu here.
6 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 6 p.m.-midnight Sundays, 262 Edgewood Ave, Atlanta, 404-420-0077.
Tomorrow’s News Today is reporting that PURE Taqueria will be opening two more locations. Look for new locales in Duluth and Chamblee this year.
Cumming’s Baba’s Gyro and Kabob is opening a second location in Norcross this Spring.
Creative Loafing has reported that Abrigo, a new Southwestern fusion restaurant, has opened in midtown Atlanta. They offer steak, pork and seafood dishes with a Mexican and Cuban twist. The restaurant also features a covered patio and a separate dining room for private parties or corporate events.
11 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays, 818 Juniper Street NE, Atlanta, 404-963-7673.
ChowdownAtlanta is reporting Huy’s Sandwiches – serving 16 types of banh mi – is now open in Norcross. Chloe aka Ms ChowDown also reports that a new Korean Fried chicken joint called “Chicken and Beer” has opened in Duluth.
Huy’s Sandwich, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Daily, Closed Tuesdays, 6100 Live Oak Pkwy, Norcross, 770-666-6762.
Chicken & Beer, 3473 Old Norcross Road, Duluth, 678-417-6464.
Mirak Korean Restaurant, located in the north Buford Highway corridor, has closed. The restaurant took over the space that was formerly Nak Dong Gang, a Korean restaurant that specialized in duck. Mirak also expanded into a catering house late last year, but that also has shuttered.
7130 Buford Highway, Suite B-150, Doraville – CLOSED.
- by Gene Lee, Food and More blog
– Gene Lee writes about International Cuisine for the AJC Dining Team. He also publishes his own blog, Eat, Drink, Man… A Food Journal.