New York City burger joint takes over Midtown’s Nickiemoto’s

By on November 27, 2010

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5 Napkin Burger wipes sushi restaurant’s chin

New York City’s 5 Napkin Burger is opening in the former Nickiemoto’s space in Midtown.

Sources at the pan Asian and sushi restaurant located at 990 Piedmont Ave. NE confirmed the restaurant’s last day will be Dec. 12 (story here).

5 Napkin Burger will begin the restaurant conversion process on Dec. 15, according to those same sources. No details for completion are available at this time.

Staff of Nickiemoto’s will be offered employment at Azio Italian restaurant Downtown which is owned and operated by the owner of Nickiemoto’s.

5 Napkin Burger currently has locations in New York City’s Hells Kitchen, the Upper West Side and Astoria. The restaurant recently won “Best New Burger” as voted by Time Out New York’s Eat Out Awards.

5 Napkin Burger
990 Piedmont Ave. NE
Atlanta GA, 30309

About Caleb J. Spivak

CJS is the Founder of What Now Atlanta. He was recently featured in The New York Times, Creative Loafing's "20 People to Watch in 2012," named "Lifestyle Blogger You Need To Know" by Rolling Out Magazine and highlighted as Atlanta's Metropolitan Male in fashion magazine, 944. WNA was named "Best of Atlanta" by Creative Loafing and Atlanta Magazine.


  1. inthenabe

    November 28, 2010 at 11:19 am

    Just what we need – another burger joint. Geez.

  2. frankly

    November 28, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    Gosh! that was quick.

  3. Mike

    November 30, 2010 at 1:28 am

    Have you looked at the menu? It has more than just burgers and sushi. It looks good to me!

  4. inthenabe

    December 5, 2010 at 9:46 am

    No; I hadn’t.

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