Right after closing Brezza Cucina at Ponce Metropolis Sector, celebrity chef Jonathan Waxman reopens the Italian cafe as Baffi, Tuesday, January 5, together Brady Avenue on Atlanta’s west side. Baffi — the Italian phrase for “mustache” — nods to Waxman’s New York City restaurant Barbuto or “bearded” in English.
Brezza Cucina closed previous June immediately after five a long time at Ponce City Sector. Executive chef Andrew Cacioppo told Eater at the time of the closure that the entrepreneurs were being wanting to reopen the cafe in other places in Atlanta. Finalization on the spot came in Oct when Waxman introduced designs to choose around the space formerly occupied by Indigo Road Hospitality Group’s Tuscan-Italian restaurant Donetto.
Billed as a “casual, Italian-motivated restaurant,” the menu capabilities dishes employing Baffi’s wood-burning fireplace oven, like a cast iron trout, wooden-seared shrimp salad, and Waxman’s roast chicken. Search for shared and tiny plates on the menu, these types of as braised pork and veal meatballs, roasted oysters, and Waxman’s gnocchi and kale salad.
Be expecting a combine of vintage and unique cocktails from the bar, direct by beverage and service director Don Pirone, along with beer and wine.
In the course of the pandemic, seating is restricted inside of the dining home and at the bar. A patio in entrance of the restaurant presents added seating and a fireplace pit. Guests are necessary to put on masks though not seated or when engaging with restaurant workers.
Consider a search at the menu:
Open Tuesday – Thursday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Masks necessary. Seating constrained. Takeout available.
976 Brady Avenue, Atlanta. brezzacucina.com.