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Local Green Atlanta Food Truck Opens Brick and Mortar Restaurant

by | February 7, 2019

Local Green Atlanta food truck opened its doors to the public with a brick and mortar restaurant. A grand opening event was held on January 27th at their Vine City/West End location. More than two hundred and fifty attendees enjoyed the lively and festive event, marking the occasion by taking pictures in front of the vegan and pescatarian restaurant’s insta-famous ‘insta-Wall.’

Local Green Atlanta Food Truck Opens Its Brick and Mortar Restaurant
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Local Green Atlanta Food Truck Opens Brick and Mortar Restaurant

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Local Green Atlanta Food Truck Opens Brick and Mortar Restaurant

V103 DJ hosted the event and treated attendees to some bagnin’ tunes, while they sipped on smoothies provided by Local Green Atlanta’s original food truck. Guests had their taste buds tantalized with selections from the restaurant’s hip-hop themed menu. Additional vendors included Premium Health & Wellness Teas and Market Buddy’s.

Restaurant founder ‘Big Zak,’ Zachery Wallace wanted to develop a healthy restaurant in underserved neighborhoods in the city. Big Zak is well known in Atlanta for his work in the music industry. He also happened to once weigh over three hundred pounds. Big Zak changed his life through healthier food choices and opened the Local Green Atlanta food truck. The success of the food truck led to the opening of a brick and mortar premises catering to an urban palette.

The menu has a range of vegan and vegetarian options. Here are a few that I think sound delicious.

Rich, tasty smoothies and frozen bowls are packed full of fiber, protein, and nutrients, such as the ‘Zak Bowl’ which is made up with acai berry, banana, blueberry, goji berry, strawberry, granola, sliced almonds, chia seeds, honey drizzle.

The “Kryptonite” smoothie made with kale, spinach, cucumber, coconut water, chia seeds.

“3 Stack” Cauliflower Taco, tacos with roasted cauliflower, grilled peppers, avocado, tomato, red cabbage, red onion, cilantro-lime sauce, vegan sriracha- mayo.

“My Mayor’s Name is Keisha” Quinoa Salad
Fresh spinach and mixed spring greens, Cucumber, craisins, shredded carrots, sliced almonds, seasoned quinoa tossed in vinaigrette dressing.

Restaurant Address: 19 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW

Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Mondays through Saturdays), 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Sundays)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/localgreenatl/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/localgreenatlanta/

Website: https://www.localgreenatlanta.com/

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