Hodgepodge Coffee / by Tarver Siebert

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Get ready to get caffeinated, Summerhill.

East Atlanta coffee shop Hodgepodge is set to open a second location across from the GSU Stadium — formerly Turner Field — at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard in mid-2019. The spot will be housed on the ground level of a new construction office building.

Owner Krystle Rodriguez said the neighborhood was a natural fit — both she and her husband graduated from GSU and have lived in nearby Chosewood Park for the past decade.

The setup in the Summerhill shop will be similar to the East Atlanta location, offering a variety of coffee drinks and baked goods. Rodriguez said the East Atlanta location will soon feature a small market with grab-and-go items, which she hopes to bring to Summerhill when that spot opens.

Hodgepodge is also known for displaying the work of local artists and hosting live music and other community events.

Hodgepodge opened in its original location at 720 Moreland Ave. SE in January 2012.
— The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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The Hodgepodge name is perfect in description. It’s a little bit of a coffee shop, slightly like a bodega, with an art gallery ambience that captivates patrons in search of an early morning jolt of caffeine.

When it comes to coffee, they serve signature drips with some of the smoothest Batdorf & Bronson coffee, and daily bake delicious treats such as cheddar biscuits, authentic Jamaican patties (beef, chicken, or vegan), or their famous chocolate chip and banana bread, among other amazing fresh bake goods.

What separates Hodgepodge from other coffee shops is their curated art gallery and merch by Root City Atlanta. Artist can submit applications to exhibit in their amazing space. Stop in and grab a cup, try a delicious cheddar biscuit, and stay and be captivated by the creativity of some of Atlanta’s emerging artist exhibitions when you visit Hodgepodge Coffee.
— CBS Atlanta
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The expansion news just keeps coming for Hodgepodge Coffeehouse. The coffee shop and local art gallery, owned by Krystle Rodriguez on the edge of East Atlanta, is opening a location in Reynoldstown.

Rodriguez tells Eater Atlanta the roughly 900-square-feet Hodgepodge-Reynoldstown will act more as a grab-and-go shop, or “Hodgepodge express”, with a limited food menu. Despite its smaller size, people can still expect the vibe to be 100-percent Hodgepodge.

While parking is an issue at the original Moreland Avenue shop, 15 dedicated spaces are planned for Hodgepodge-Reynoldstown.
— Eater Atlanta
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