Athens restaurant roundup: Agua Linda has a foodstuff truck, Cool Planet reopens for support, Taco Stand on Milledge is completely renovated and far more | Eat-consume

As Athens dining places, bars and eateries change to social distancing necessities and modifying state insurance policies throughout the coronavirus pandemic, their operations transform routinely. Here’s this week’s roundup of restaurant news. Don’t forget: Loads of eateries will be altering functions with colder weather conditions rolling in. Keep up to date with our extensive restaurant guide.

Agua Linda has a meals truck

The brick and mortar on Prince Avenue stays shut for some major renovations, but Agua Linda’s foodstuff truck, La Carreta, has you lined. The confined menu however has tacos, cheese dip and empanadas, among other client favorites. Customers can uncover the truck parked ideal beside the cafe with supplemental lined and heated seating. La Carreta announced supply on Jan. 18 as a result of Bulldawg Meals and also has on the net buying.

Athentic Brewing Co. closes until eventually even further notice

On Jan. 17, the brewing business introduced an indefinite closure next workers exposure to COVID-19. “No 1 will be allowed again to operate with no a adverse check,” Athentic’s Instagram article reads. “Before we reopen to the general public, we will do an exhaustive cleaning and sanitization of the complete brewery, within and out.”

Athentic only serves its beers on tap, so eager patrons will have to hold out for a drink. Nonetheless, canned versions of Athentic’s preferred brews may possibly not be considerably off according to an announcement very last week.

Ding Tea has new hours

The downtown bubble tea place is now open later and more time. Patrons can get Ding Tea Sunday-Thursday, midday-9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, noon-10 p.m.

Lil’ Ice Cream Dude’s Great Planet reopens

Proprietor Beau Shell had been working his store on a take-out model in addition to marketing treats from his ice cream truck, but the Athens most loved on Gaines University Highway reopened for indoor service Jan. 16. Amazing World is open up Monday-Saturday, midday-8 p.m., and Sunday from 1-7 p.m. There’s an outdoor patio, much too.

Taco Stand on Milledge reopens

Following comprehensive renovations in December, the Taco Stand on Milledge Avenue reopened Jan. 4. Its doors had been shut yet again, briefly, following exposure to COVID-19, but the cafe is back in motion with new ownership as of late final week.

Correction: A earlier variation of this report mentioned Taco Stand on Milledge was the last spot of the franchise right after the downtown area was shut in December 2019. The Purple & Black regrets this mistake and it has since been altered.