(Photo above courtesy of Visit Sandy Springs)

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SANDY SPRINGS RESTAURANT WEEK, beginning Saturday and running through Nov. 9, turns 5 this year. It has lined up some 18 eateries to dish out  fish and seafood, Greek and Turkish staples, Mexican favorites, fried chicken, eggs, sandwiches, burgers, pasta and antipasti, steak, cheeses, smoothies and an array of desserts.

Participating  restaurants can offer prix-fixe menus at three price points for lunch ($10, $15 and $20) and three more for dinner ($25, $35 and $45). Not all eateries offer meals in all categories.

Returning participants include CalyRoad Creamery (offering wine, cheese and artisan bread trays for $35.50, $45 and $65), Chef Rob’s Caribbean Cafe & Upscale Lounge,  Food 101 American Kitchen & Bar,  Frutta Bowls, Hammocks Trading Co., Hudson Grille, Il Giallo Osteria & Bar, J. Christopher’s, Kaiser’s Chophouse, Marlow’s Tavern, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Southern Bistro, Tupelo Honey Cafe and Under the Cork Tree.

New this year are Darwin’s Burgers & Blues, Huey Luey’s, Mandolin Kitchen and Taqueria Tsunami.

Menus, restaurant links and details, and chef profiles can be found HERE. Get ready to dig in.

About Kathy Janich

Kathy Janich, Encore Atlanta’s editor, is a longtime arts journalist who has been seeing, working in or writing about the performing arts for most of her life. She's a member of the Theatre Communications Group, the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, Americans for the Arts and the National Arts Marketing Project. Full disclosure: She’s also an artistic associate at Synchronicity Theatre.

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