Sandy Springs Seafood Restaurant Hammocks Trading Company closes on Roswell Road
Hammocks Trading Company seafood restaurant closes Sunday July 31 after a decade on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.
Jason Sheetz and Chef William Sigley opened Hammocks in 2012, describing the restaurant’s menu as “South Coast seafood meets Baja, California.” Hammocks has become known for its baked and half-shell oysters and clams, as well as dishes like shrimp and grits, ceviche, fried catfish, and grilled lobster tail with sea scallops and jumbo gulf shrimp.
Sheetz and Sigley also own Under the Cork Tree tapas restaurant in Sandy Springs and Prime 120 steakhouse in Woodstock. [IG]
The Whataburger invasion continues in Georgia
Two more locations for the Texas-based fast food chain are added to the list of restaurants planned for Georgia, according to Tomorrow’s news today. New restaurants are currently in the works for the towns of Snellville and Winder, east of Atlanta. Earlier this year, Whataburger announced its expansion into Georgia and the planned opening of eight new restaurants in the state over the next two years. This includes opening locations in Kennesaw and Woodstock in 2022, with restaurants in Cumming and Buford in 2023. A Whataburger is already open in Thomasville near the Georgia-Florida border. [ToNT]
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken set to open in West Atlanta soon
After pandemic-related delays, Hattie B’s at the corner of 10th Street and Howell Mill Road is finally set to open this summer. Construction of the building is nearing completion and a hiring sign is in front. The West Side Atlanta location will become Hattie B’s largest restaurant to date, seating up to 200 people between the dining room and the patio. Hattie B’s opened its first location in Atlanta four years ago on Moreland Avenue in Little Five Points. [IG]
Andrews Square complex gets a new restaurant
Parched Hospitality Group (Hole in the Wall, The Sentry, Daintree, Isla and Ghost Burger) is opening Isla and Co. at the Andrews Square complex on East Andrews Drive in Buckhead later this summer, And now Atlanta reports. It is the group’s first restaurant to open in Atlanta, which includes restaurants in New York, Connecticut and Florida. Isla and Co. focuses on Australian-style coffee and food, drawing inspiration from European and Southeast Asian countries. [WNA]