Monday, March 31, 2014

New from Sprock, ATL group: Ios

Look for Ios Greek Kitchen to open in April in the EpiCentre, the latest from Martin Sprock (you may remember him from Mama Fu's, or Moe's, or the Penguin) in partnership with Concentrics Restaurants, an Atlanta-based restaurant group. A "Greek-inspired" lineup will range from grilled octopus with garlic butter and falafel salad with a harissa yogurt dressing to grilled lamb lollipop pita and sauteed trout with couscous and marinated vegetables, with pricing from about $7 to $15. N.C. craft beer and craft cocktails are planned, as well. Concentrics corporate chef Nick Oltarsh developed the menu; he's cooked at Eleven Madison Park in New York and is now executive chef at ONE. midtown kitchen in Atlanta (you may remember chef Richard Blais from there on Top Chef; he's now at Concentrics' The Spence.) 210 E. Trade St.