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Chiringa offers elevated beach food, including handhelds, bowls, chicken wings, dips and other dishes. (Courtesy Chiringa)
Chiringa offers elevated beach food, including handhelds, bowls, chicken wings, dips and other dishes. (Courtesy Chiringa)

Chiringa offers elevated beach food, including handhelds, bowls, chicken wings, dips and other dishes. (Courtesy Chiringa)

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Chiringa founder keeps dining room closed, will donate 25% of online orders placed in May to nonprofits in need

Until the dining room is reopened, customers can still order food at Chiringa's walk-up window or online for curbside pickup or takeout. Additionally, 25% of all online orders placed during the month of May will be donated to nonprofit organizations that are helping supply food during this time, including Atlanta Community Food Bank, Open Hand, Giving Kitchen and Goodr.

South City Kitchen at Avalon reopens May 14 for limited dine-in, takeout service

After closing its doors March 17 due to the outbreak of COVID-19, South City Kitchen at Avalon will reopen beginning May 14 for limited dine-in service and takeout, according to a May 14 press release.



Stack Infrastructure announces data center expansion at Alpharetta facility

Stack Infrastructure, a digital infrastructure company, announced plans May 14 for an expansion of its existing data center campus in Alpharetta, located at 3200 Webb Bridge Road.

Botiwalla remains temporarily closed as owner, management staff create sustainable to-go business model

Botiwalla, located in on South Main Street in Alpharetta, has been a part of the renovated Alpharetta City Center area since the restaurant's opening in May 2019, said Meherwan Irani, founder of the Chai Pani Restaurant Group and owner of Botiwalla. The restaurant—which serves Indian street food—pays homage to Irani's Indian roots, he said, starting with the name.

City of Alpharetta to begin phased reopening May 15, beginning with park facilities

Alpharetta city officials announced a phased reopening plan for restoring regular in-person operations beginning May 15 in a press release May 12.

Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.