Unsukay restaurant group, recognized for Native Three, Muss & Turner’s, MTH Pizza, and Eleanor’s, is opening a “twenty first century diner” in Peachtree Battle late summer season. Known as Roshambo after the childhood recreation “Paper, Rock, Scissors,” it can serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner day by day.
“This isn’t a New York-style diner, a Greek diner, or a 150-item diner. It’s an upscale reimagination of what we predict a twenty first century diner is,” says Unsukay cofounder Chris Corridor. “It’s about what diners evoke in you bodily, emotionally, and mentally.”
He envisions Roshambo as a heat, welcoming, neighborhood-centric place with “nice service and a well-thought-out menu” impressed by the meals he and companions Todd Mussman and Ryan Turner wish to eat. Kevin Leveille will lead the kitchen, serving gadgets like shrimp and grits, omelet de fromage, and pigs in a blanket. A nightly blue plate particular will characteristic gadgets equivalent to meatloaf, rooster pot pie, fried fish, and prime rib.
Served all day, breakfast gadgets could embrace pancakes and a build-your-own possibility. For lunch, count on a cheeseburger, fried bologna sandwich, and grilled cheese with a tomato soup comprised of Corridor’s grandma’s recipe. Wholesome choices embrace salads, a grain bowl, shawarma, and crudo; whereas fried rooster and Champagne headline for dinner. Dessert features a sundae, cobbler or fried pie, and perhaps banana pudding.
Positioned within the former One other Damaged Egg Café house, Roshambo will characteristic New Orleans-style scamp Pontchartrain as a tribute to Jim White’s Half Shell restaurant, which occupied the house when Corridor was rising up. “I’ve all the time wished to place a restaurant there,” he says.
A 23-seat bar will run the size of the 4,000-square-foot house and serve traditional cocktails, native beers, and each acquainted and unusual wines. If the restaurant is full, a choose $5 “when you wait” beverage might be supplied.
Corridor stresses that Roshambo is not going to look or really feel like a conventional diner. “There might be no chrome and no purple mushroom stools on the counter bar,” he says. As an alternative, there might be distinctive paintings, like pictures of the Jackson Road Bridge from three completely different intervals superimposed atop each other.