Friday, September 19, 2008

Luckie Marietta District Continues to Expand

Luckie Marietta District is already home to some of Atlanta’s biggest attractions, including the Georgia World Congress Center, CNN Center, Centennial Olympic Park and Philips Arena. Now, restaurants like Rise, Asian Bistro, The Wine Loft, Legal Sea Foods, STATS – A Sports Restaurant, PEASANT bistro and Ruth’s Chris Steak House are helping make the $200 million, six acre development a premier dining destination.

Boston’s most famous seafood restaurant, Legal Sea Foods, will open its first Georgia location in Luckie Marietta District in Downtown Atlanta. Legal Sea Foods original founder George Berkowitz opened the first Legal Sea Foods restaurant in 1968 adjacent to his fish market in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and now, 50 years later, there are 35 locations, including Atlanta, along the East coast.

The Atlanta menu varies by season, and includes a variety of specialty seafood entrées, plus appetizers, salads and desserts, and will bring fresh, high-quality fish and shellfish to Luckie Marietta District.

For over 50 years, Legal Sea Foods Inc. has set the standard for quality and freshness in the seafood and restaurant business. With more than 30 restaurants along the Eastern Seaboard, Legal Sea Foods has earned scores of honors and accolades and proudly carries its well-earned reputation as the nation’s finest seafood restaurant. Second-generation owner Roger Berkowitz is at the helm, leading the company towards continued growth, while all the while, ensuring it lives up to its proud tradition. For more information, please visit

The Wine Loft offers guests quiet sophistication with simple décor and seamless service. Each aspect works together to showcase the ultimate staples of food, wine and culture. A refined menu compliments the extensive wine list, catering to novices and connoisseurs alike.

The Wine Loft offers 200 wines by the bottle and 90 by the glass to pair with delectable dishes. Tantalizing menu items include baked brie with balsamic reduction, filet mignon salad, shrimp and grits, lamb lollipops, and traditional New Orleans style BBQ shrimp. Their extensive “by the glass” wine list is one of the many services that sets The Wine Loft apart from other wine bars. Whether guests prefer a $6.00 glass of wine or an $800.00 bottle, The Wine Loft will satisfy everyone’s palate. For more information please visit us online at, or call (800) 350-5122.

Rise Sushi Lounge rolls into the Luckie Marietta District offering fresh seafood in a chic modern atmosphere spearheaded by top Master Sushi Chef Tony Wang.

The menu will change seasonally using top-grade seafood and the freshest produce available in Atlanta, with an emphasis on those ingredients that are caught or harvested regionally. Signature dishes include: Sesame Roll filled with fresh tuna, coated in sesame seeds, flash fried and served with Chef Wang’s signature cream sauce, as well as his renowned Lobster Roll. The cuisine will be complemented by a full selection of warm and cold sakes, an array of signature flavored sakes, premium tea and coffee preparations, international wines and a full bar. For more information please visit or call (800) 350-5122.

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