Ali’s Cookies, which has had a store in East Cobb for 30 years, recently opened a second location in Dunwoody in the Perimeter Place shopping center. Both locations are certified kosher by the AKC (Atlanta Kosher Commission).
Cookie shops in Atlanta have not experienced the same growth as those devoted to cupcakes. Founder and owner Ali Rosengarten hopes to change that, saying in a press release, “We are excited to be leading the resurgence of cookie storefronts…”
The hand-scooped cookies at Ali’s are made from scratch and include more than 22 different flavors like the spicy hot chocolate cookie with cayenne, the Georgia peach and pecan praline. The shop is more than a grab-and-go spot. It offers a coffee and milk bar in an attempt to encourage customers like to stay and linger over cookies.
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sundays-Fridays. 4511 Olde Perimeter Way, Dunwoody. 770-350-2547.
In other news:
Seven Hens, a new kind of fast casual restaurant serving schnitzel-style chicken dishes with international flavors, will open in Decatur next month. Diners can choose from six different country-themed schnitzel options like “The American” with Cajun-spiced breadcrumbs and topped with barbecue sauce and cole slaw or they can create their own from any of the seasoned breadcrumbs, sauces and toppings. Chicken comes served on a wrap, baguette, salad or platter. Seven Hens also offers dark meat, tofu and grilled chicken options.
11 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. 2140 North Decatur Plaza. $.
–by Jenny Turknett, Food and More blog