AZIZA From Tal Postelnik Baum, the force behind Bellina Alimentari, comes Israeli-focused Aziza, slated to open at Westside Provisions District this summer. Sister restaurant Rina will follow at Ford Factory Lofts.
REDBIRD Two former Watershed on Peachtree powerhouses are coming together this summer for Redbird (redbirdatl.com) at Westside Provisions District. They're dubbing it “free-spirited cuisine,” and will focus on options and flavors.
RUBY CHOW'S Across from Ponce City Market, Guy Wong (of Le Fat and Ton Ton) will open Ruby Chow's in Old Fourth Ward—a celebration of Pan-Asian cuisine—later this year.
TALAT MARKET James Beard Awardnominated chef Parnass Savang and co-owner Rod Lassiter are preparing their first brick-andmortar after a wildly successful run of pop-ups. Opening later this summer, Talat Market (talatmarketatl.com) will feature Thai dishes using local ingredients.
FORZA STORICO Buckhead's immensely popular Storico Fresco is getting a sister restaurant, Forza Storico. It'll be Atlanta's first Roman restaurant in the old Little Bacch space at Westside Provisions District.