As Athens eating places, bars and eateries adjust to social distancing necessities and shifting condition insurance policies through the coronavirus pandemic, their operations improve regularly. Here’s this week’s roundup of restaurant news. Bear in mind: Plenty of eateries will be altering functions with colder temperature rolling in. Remain up to day with our in depth restaurant tutorial.
Agua Linda has a food stuff truck
The brick and mortar on Prince Avenue continues to be shut for some major renovations, but Agua Linda’s meals truck, La Carreta, has you covered. The restricted menu nonetheless has tacos, cheese dip and empanadas, between other shopper favorites. Shoppers can discover the truck parked ideal beside the restaurant with extra lined and heated seating. La Carreta introduced supply on Jan. 18 via Bulldawg Foodstuff and also has online buying.
Athentic Brewing Co. closes till even more recognize
On Jan. 17, the brewing company announced an indefinite closure adhering to staff publicity to COVID-19. “No a single will be permitted back to work with no a detrimental take a look at,” Athentic’s Instagram post reads. “Before we reopen to the public, we will do an exhaustive cleansing and sanitization of the overall brewery, inside and out.”
Athentic only serves its beers on faucet, so keen patrons will have to wait for a consume. Nonetheless, canned versions of Athentic’s well known brews may possibly not be much off in accordance to an announcement very last 7 days.
Ding Tea has new several hours
The downtown bubble tea location is now open up afterwards and for a longer time. Patrons can get Ding Tea Sunday-Thursday, midday-9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, midday-10 p.m.
Lil’ Ice Cream Dude’s Cool Planet reopens
Proprietor Beau Shell had been operating his shop on a get-out product in addition to selling treats from his ice cream truck, but the Athens favourite on Gaines College Road reopened for indoor service Jan. 16. Interesting Entire world is open Monday-Saturday, noon-8 p.m., and Sunday from 1-7 p.m. There’s an outside patio, too.
Taco Stand on Milledge reopens
Immediately after comprehensive renovations in December, the Taco Stand on Milledge Avenue reopened Jan. 4. Its doorways were being shut yet again, briefly, after exposure to COVID-19, but the restaurant is back in action with new ownership as of late last 7 days.
Correction: A former version of this write-up mentioned Taco Stand on Milledge was the previous location of the franchise right after the downtown place was shut in December 2019. The Purple & Black regrets this mistake and it has given that been transformed.