Despite the objections of one City of Atlanta Planning Advisory Board member, the owners of Gilbert’s Café Bar are pushing ahead with plans to expand their business into the former Outwrite Bookstore Coffeehouse space.
Gilbert’s, the gay-friendly restaurant/bar owned by brothers Gilbert and Sean Yeremian, is next door to the 2,500 square-foot Outwrite space and the Yeremians want to expand the Outwrite site for another planned restaurant/bar.
In recent weeks, they’ve meet with the Midtown Neighbors’ Association, Neighborhood Planning Unit-E and the Midtown Development Committee to outline the plans they have so far. The new eatery doesn’t have a name yet and the Yeremians haven’t announced what type of food will be served there.
But some plans have been revealed. Located at 991 Piedmont Avenue at the corner of Piedmont and 10th Street, the new restaurant will connect to Gilbert’s and