Sandy Springs, Ga. (November 16, 2016) – A continuously growing hub for dining, entertainment and outdoor activities just north of Atlanta, Sandy Springs is celebrating even more new business openings, renovations and rebranding, along with holiday offerings and specials.

Here’s what’s new and upcoming in Sandy Springs for the holiday season and beyond: 

CalyRoad Creamery Expands and is Now on Delta Flights

Beginning the last week in November, Calyroad Creamery’s Bit O’ Blue cheese will be served on Delta’s European First Class Menus for the next 12-week cycle. Calyroad cheeses will also be available through Amazon Fresh, which launches in Atlanta this month.

In addition, Calyroad Creamery is pleased to announce the opening of its new store expansion and tasting room in early December, where visitors can experience cheese tastings (made on-site) and tour the new facility with a 300-gallon cheese vat and mozzarella stretching machine.

New and Rebranded

Southern Bistro – Rebranded from the original Nancy G’s Café, Southern Bistro’s Chef Ron Eyester has created a new menu featuring low-country inspired cuisine

Sublime Doughnuts – The locally-based doughnut shop will open its third Atlanta-area location in Winter of 2016 in Sandy Springs, serving up treats with international flair

Tiff’s Treats – Started in Austin, TX, the Sandy Springs location will open on December 3, bringing their famous warm cookies, brownies and ice cream to the area

Rize Artisan Pizza – With the first location just opened in Poncey-Highland, the second location will open next month in Sandy Springs, showcasing pizza with unique toppings and fresh salads

Whole Dog Market – Just opened this month in the new Gateway Shopping Center, the fourth location in Greater Atlanta provides natural products for dogs, including the 2016 launch of the store’s own in-house product line with highly-nutritious and locally-sourced treats, chews and rawhides

Poké Bar – The first location outside of California, Sandy Springs’ new Poké Bar opened in October and specializes in the fresh, Hawaiian-style seafood dish with a full menu of customizable options

Holiday Special Offers

Cibo e Beve – Serving a three-course Thanksgiving Day dinner from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.; $49.50/adult, $20.00/child

Food 101 – Offering a Thanksgiving Day dinner from 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with an appetizer for the table, main entrée protein per person, family-style sides and assorted dessert platter; $46.00/adult, $20.00/child, kids five and under free

Ray’s on the River – Enjoy an all-day Thanksgiving buffet with scenic views of the Chattahoochee, serving breakfast through dinner; $45.95/adult, $22.95/child (ages 5-10); Ray’s will also be open on Christmas Eve and host a New Year’s Eve Great Gatsby Gala

il Giallo Osteria & Bar – On Christmas Eve, il Giallo will serve the traditional Italian holiday meal, Feast of the Seven Fishes, which features more than seven different types of seafood during a three-course dinner; $45.00/person

Nothing Bundt Cakes – With ten delicious Bundt flavors and forty unique cake designs, gift options for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah are available this holiday season

Create Your Cupcake – Featuring design-your-own creations, including custom cake, cremate, frosting and toppings, holiday gift boxes are available for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s

Painting with a Twist – The BYOB paint studio will hold holiday-themed classes, perfect for creating a unique and homemade gift, or hosting a holiday paint party

Hudson Grille – Host a holiday party in one of the restaurant’s elegant private dining spaces, or take advantage of 20% gift card bonuses through the end of the year

Three Sheets – Take holiday parties to the next level with specialized seasonal menus and spaces for up to 250 guests

Holiday Hotel Packages

The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

  • $99 Express Shopping Package – Holidays without the hassle
    • Rates from $99 for Lake View Guest Rooms
    • Complimentary shuttle service to Perimeter Mall or surrounding shops
    • $15 credit for Savor Restaurant Starbucks brewed beverages
    • Valid for Thursday – Sunday stays; two-night minimum stay required
    • To book:; book with rate code SHOP

Comfort Inn Buckhead North

  • ‘Tis the Season – Holiday Shopping without the Stress
    • Includes shuttle service to Perimeter Mall and $25 Visa gift card
    • Free parking and breakfast also included
    • Nightly rate starting at $120.07, Thursday – Sunday
    • Rate available November 1 – December 30, 2016; must be booked seven days in advance and is non-refundable
    • To book:

To learn more about what’s new and upcoming in Sandy Springs, visit

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About Sandy Springs, Ga.
Bordered by the city of Atlanta on the south and the Chattahoochee River to the north, Sandy Springs is Georgia’s sixth largest city, and combines the best of urban and rural environments. Celebrated dining, one-of-a-kind boutiques and antique finds, and cultural experiences are all surrounded by more than 950 acres of parks and natural areas, including 22 miles of Chattahoochee River shoreline for kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and more. Visitors from near and far come to experience Sandy Spring’s acclaimed culinary scene, which features award-winning chefs and showcases cuisines from around the world. Throughout the year, local events highlight and celebrate the unique community, from festivals to holiday markets. Sandy Springs makes for a relaxing getaway with easy access to several major highways and interstates, and the MARTA rail.

Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism is the Destination Marketing Organization for the city of Sandy Springs, Georgia, acting as the guide to all that the Metro-Atlanta city has to offer. For more information, please visit

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Jessica Ennis, Pineapple PR