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April Fool’s Joke at Across the Street

Across the Street takes April Fool’s Day seriously. They get so into it, that they transform the entire front dining room of the restaurant into a completely new concept.

This year’s big reveal….

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FEED AND SEED.

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A Farm-to-Table style restaurant serving up a locally sourced menu.

Owners Ali and Lana spent 12 hours yesterday painting the walls white, re-decorating with country trinkets and mason jars, and rolling out “grass” turf inside the dining room to truly embrace the concept.

Over the weekend, they gathered local ingredients from Freedom Farmers Market, Dekalb Farmers Market and Morningside. Vendors featured on the menu include Springer Mountain Farms, The Spotted Trotter, Riverview Farms and Wisteria Farms.

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The restaurant was closed for lunch today, but will open tonight from 4 p.m. through 10 p.m. to serve up their special menu. This is a one day deal, so when they sell out, they sell out.

fried chicken and gravy

fried chicken and gravy

trout with wild rice and seasonal vegetables

trout with wild rice and seasonal vegetables

Menu items include:

  • Spotted Trotter charcuterie plate
  • frisee, beets and kumquat salad
  • fried chicken and gravy
  • trout with wild rice and seasonal vegetables
  • s’mores bars
  • apple pie
  • Georgia peach-infused mojitos

4 comments Add your comment

Edward

April 1st, 2014
2:25 pm

That looks and sounds wonderful. Now I’m thinking dinner there for sure.

Grasshopper

April 2nd, 2014
12:25 pm

I thought April Fools jokes were supposed to be funny.

What’s so funny about serving fried chicken?

AJ

April 3rd, 2014
9:45 am

@Grasshopper – Serving fried chicken isn’t funny. It’s the fact that Across the Street is a Mexican Restaurant and the owners changed everything around to play an April Fool’s joke. April Fool’s jokes can be “funny” or they can be “clever”. I’d classify this as clever.

maya

April 3rd, 2014
4:26 pm

Great gag! The transformation was impressive and so was my veggie plate and peach mojito(s). Well done, ATS!