Yum Bunz finally open
Yum Bunz, the new quick serve Chinese concept from Mike Blum, founder of the Real Chow Baby, and Guy Wong, chef/owner of Miso Izakaya, finally opened on Monday on Atlanta’s Westside after a long series of delays. The “Dim Sum Fast” menu features steamed bao (buns) filled with combos of meat and/or veggies, plus steamed or grilled dumplings, soups, salads, bowls and wraps. Beverages include beer, wine and a signature mango and kaffir lime frozen margarita. 935 Marietta St., Atlanta. 678-399-3992, yumbunz.com.
Chick-a-Biddy opening tomorrow
Less than a year after they opened Bantam + Biddy in Ansley Mall, chefs Shaun Doty and Lance Gummere are set to open Chick-a-Biddy in Atlantic Station tomorrow. The duo’s second restaurant featuring regional, all-natural poultry will take over the space once occupied by The Grape. Executive chef Scott Weaver has created a lunch and dinner menu with a variety of entrées, starters, salads and sandwiches, including a “meat-and-two” option with two sides that lets guests choose their portion size and preparation style. 264 19th St., 404-588-1888.