City Cafe

City Café on Zesto Closure

Credit John Lorinc / WABE

An Atlanta institution is shutting its doors for good this weekend. 

The Zesto restaurant on Ponce de Leon Avenue was sold to North Carolina-based restaurant Cook-Out. 

WABE’s John Lorinc reported on the closure, speaking to long-time employees about their memories of working at the 60-year-old diner, and their plans for the future. Lorinc joined City Cafe host John Lemley to talk about the story.


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