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Beer Pick: Red Brick Sea Otter Stout

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sea Otter Stout. Red Brick Brewing Co.

Atlanta’s Red Brick Brick Brewing Co. has been partnering with the Georgia Aquarium to create limited edition offerings with the goal of bringing attention to the Aquarium and its mission.

The the third in the series is Sea Otter Stout, a roasty American stout brewed to celebrate one of the Aquarium’s most beloved animals, the Southern sea otter.

A portion of the sales will go towards Georgia Aquarium’s Southern sea otter research and preservation efforts.

And with that in mind, Sea Otter Stout is this week’s Beer Pick.

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Partnership between Scofflaw Brewing and BrewDog USA announced

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Scofflaw Brewing Co. beer. Photo credit: Heidi Geldhauser.

Atlanta’s rapidly expanding Scofflaw Brewing Co. has announced a new partnership agreement with BrewDog, the international brewery and pub chain based in Scotland. The agreement will give Scofflaw access to the brewing and canning operation at BrewDog USA’s new state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters near Columbus, Ohio.

More details from the press release from Scofflaw:

Scofflaw will use exclusive access to the eco-friendly Ohio brewery to expand production of its canned beer for distribution in Georgia. The one-year agreement enables BrewDog to utilize excess brewing capacity while the company, which is celebrated for its ...

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Find out how to win one year of sandwiches from this chain restaurant tomorrow

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Cinnabon six-pack could get you free sandwiches for a year. Photo credit: Schlotzsky’s.

Tomorrow will be a great day for a six-pack.

Schlotzsky’s, a chain restaurant that offers sandwiches, Cinnabons, pizzas and more, will celebrate guest appreciation day by offering one free small Original Sandwich each week for a year to the first 100 people who purchase a Cinnabon six-pack Dec. 9. This offer is available at metro Atlanta locations at Cumberland, Alpharetta, Duluth, Marietta and Woodstock.

All locations are also offering meals — sandwich, drink and chips — for $5 all day tomorrow.

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These 3 Atlanta restaurants were named to OpenTable’s 2017 list of best restaurants in America

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sushi at Umi in Buckhead. / AJC file photo

Whittling down the list of best restaurants in the country is no small task, but reservation site OpenTable thinks its users are up to the challenge.

Its list of best restaurants in the country — generated by diner reviews collected from Nov. 1 2016-Oct. 31, 2017 — includes three Atlanta entries, which all happen to be located in Buckhead:

Bones: The steakhouse, in business since 1979, was recently named to Business Insider’s list of expensive steakhouses worth the price.

La Grotta: Serving up Northern Italian pastas and other Italian dishes since ...

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STATS Brewpub launches house-brewed beers and new menu

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

STATS Brewpub brewer Austin Edwards. Credit: Tori Allen.

STATS Brewpub is now officially serving its own beers, created by brewmaster Austin Edwards. The restaurant was converted to a brewpub earlier this summer by adding a full-scale brewery on the lower level, and revamping its menu to pair with the new beers.
Guests can now sample six house-brewed beers for $6 each in addition to other imported, local and craft beers. The new beers include:
Atlanta Brewnited Pale Ale – A copper colored, clean and crisp pale ale with moderate to high bitterness
Bushwood IPA –  An East Coast IPA with ...

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5 Christmas gifts for junior chefs

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sprinkle magic into holiday baking and more with a three-piece sugar set. Photo credit: Beautiful Briny Sea.

As a kid, cooking was fun. There was no better feeling than being able to assist my mother, grandmother or great-grandmother in the kitchen. It’s the reason I love to bake today—and why any and everything that needs to be cooked in the oven falls under my responsibility.

Why is this important to you? Because. If your kids love helping you in the kitchen, they may be junior chefs in the making. And, passionate little chefs plus your busy schedule equals time for ...

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Free boneless wings all day in Midtown today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free boneless wings all day at Wing Zone in Atlanta. Photo credit: No Limit Agency.

Wing Zone is giving away five free boneless wings at all U.S. locations including the restaurant on the campus of Georgia Tech today. The company is highlighting their new Korean Q flavor, but also raising money for the Ben Abercrombie Fund hosted by the family’s community church in Hoover, Alabama. Ben is the son of Marty Abercrombie, who owns two restaurant locations in Alabama. During Ben’s first collegiate game with Harvard University this past September, he was paralyzed from the neck down and is now undergoing ...

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Where to eat on Christmas Eve in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Celebrate the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes at il Giallo Osteria & Bar. Photo credit: he Rosen Group Atlanta.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas Eve dinner with family and friends at the following four restaurants. Menus items will be available on Sunday, Dec. 24.

Ellet’s Steakhouse: Start a new Christmas Eve tradition where someone else does all the work. Choose from the full dinner menu or seasonal specials like table-side carved roast beef with freshly grated horseradish or croquembouche. Wine and cocktails will be available by the glass.
2605 Circle 75 Pkwy., Atlanta. 678-996-5344, c-ellets.com.

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Bacon giveaway in Atlanta and Alpharetta, holiday events for kids and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wahoo! Grill will host its annual breakfast with Santa on Dec. 9. Photo credit: Phase 3: Marketing and Communications.

Free bacon today and tomorrow. Breakfast with Santa events. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Dec. 5 – 6: Spread cheer, the bacon way. Applegate, a natural and organic meat brand, will feature The Bacon Express, a pop-up food truck that will distribute free bacon outside Whole Foods in Alpharetta (2800 Old Milton ...

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Revelator Coffee concept now open in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Interior of Mourning Dove Cafe. / Photo courtesy of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta

A new coffee shop has taken up residence at Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

Mourning Dove Coffee, from Birmingham, Ala.-based Revelator Coffee, opened over the weekend in the upscale shopping complex at 3065 Peachtree Road NE. It replaces Corso Coffee, which closed in August.

The shop will offer a coffee program similar to other Revelator locations, with alcohol and food also being offered.

Andrea Kirshtein, who previously served as a pastry chef at Empire State South, will serve as a managing partner.

Revelator, which announced earlier this year that ...

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Longtime Roswell restaurant to close next week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pancakes are on the menu at Public House in Roswell. / Photo from the Public House Facebook page

A Roswell Square restaurant that has been open in some iteration since the 1970s is shutting its doors next week.

Public House, located at 605 Atlanta St., announced the closure on its Facebook page over the weekend:

General manager David Wood said the building’s landlord had a “different vision” for the building, leading to the sudden closure.

The restaurant, which started as a Peasant eatery in the mid-197os eventually became a Public House, focused on fine dining. Breakfast chain J. Christopher’s acquired ...

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Check out the menu for the SweetWater restaurant opening at Hartsfield-Jackson next week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Architectural drawing of Last Cast. / Drawing provided by Concessions International

One of Georgia’s biggest craft beer success stories is branching out.

SweetWater Brewing Co., along with Concessions International, is set to SweetWater Last Cast Bar and Grill on Dec. 9 on Concourse B in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.  The new concept replaces Dos Equis Explorers Lounge.

Last Cast will serve some of SweetWater’s most popular brews, including 420 Extra Pale Ale, IPA, Blue and Goin’ Coastal IPA, plus seasonal offerings such as TripleTail tropical IPA. The spot will also serve a casual dining food menu with grab-and-go items including pretzel ...

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4 foodie gifts for novice cooks

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Give a collection of salts and seasonings blended by Kevin Gillespie this holiday. Photo credit: Red Beard Merchandise.

There’s an old proverb that goes something like this: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime.

This Christmas, give novice cooks lifetime gifts. If they want to learn to cook, send them to culinary class where they’ll learn everything from knife basics to braising or present them with a cookbook for in-home learning. Check out the four gifts below. While they are for giving, it’s perfectly ...

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Kids can eat free every Monday in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kids can eat free every Monday at Sweet Auburn BBQ. Photo credit: Blue Hominy PR.

Every Monday, kids eat free at Sweet Auburn BBQ. Besides a bunch of pulled pork, brisket and short rib sandwiches, the restaurant offers starters like smoked wings, pimento cheese wontons, salads and fried macaroni and cheese with barbecue, parsley and Parmesan, cumulatively known as fried match sticks.
656 N. Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 678-515-3550, sweetauburnbbq.com.

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Your Pie opening soon in Grant Park and other Atlanta food news from the week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pizza from Your Pie / Photo courtesy of Your Pie

Athens-based Your Pie is set to open its newest location Dec. 8 at 275 Memorial Drive SE in the George community in Grant Park. The fast-casual concept offers a menu of customizable brick-oven pizza, salads and other dishes, as well as craft beer, wine and cocktails and gelato.

This will be the second Your Pie location for franchisees and Grant Park residents Morgan and Lisa Maclellan, who have owned Your Pie Perimeter for three years.

Your Pie was founded in 2008 by Drew French and began franchising in 2010. There ...

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Beer Pick: Allagash Hoppy Table Beer

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Founded by Rob Tod in 1995 in Portland, Maine, Allagash Brewing Co. is a craft pioneer in Belgian-style ale, and grown to become a true American success story .

Tod, who currently serves as the chair of the board of directors of the Brewers Asoociation, will be at Brick Store Pub from 6-8 a.m. this evening for a Q&A and meet up featuring at least seven Allagash beers on draft.

Among the rare and popular selections, you’ll find Avance, Hive 56 and Ganache American wild beers, St. Klippenstein imperial stout, and Curieux bourbon barrel-aged Belgian triple.

But, though it’s not ...

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Best events for metro Atlanta food lovers in December

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chefs Jennifer Hill Booker (from left) and Deborah VanTrece and mixologist Tiffanie Barriere will be part of a “Cocktails, Cuisine & Conversation” event on Dec. 4. / Contributed by Shelby Light

Eat, drink and be merry this month with food events that’ll teach you something while you chow down and imbibe.

Taste your way through the South with three culinary trailblazers

Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere and chefs Deborah VanTrece and Jennifer Hill Booker will prepare Southern-inspired small plates and craft cocktails as they talk about their experiences in the food service industry and the challenges African-American women face in the business ...

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Brewpub from Brick Store Pub team now open in Duluth’s Parsons Alley

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A long-awaited brewpub from the team behind Decatur’s popular Brick Store Pub opened its doors in Duluth this week.

Good Word Brewing and Public House opened in the Parsons Alley development at 3085 Main St.

Partner Todd DiMatteo and the rest of the Brick Store team announced their intention to open Good Word more than a year ago. The brewpub will focus on “approachable beers and mixed fermentations such as sours and IPAs,” Di Matteo told the Atlanta Business Chronicle last year.

The spot’s current beers include selections such as the Donna Maria, a dry saison named after Di Matteo ...

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Henri’s Bakery & Cafe opening third Atlanta location next week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

French Macaroons at Henri’s Bakery & Cafe /Photo credit: Henri’s Bakery & Café

An Atlanta institution is about to expand.

Henri’s Bakery & Cafe, which moved into a new Buckhead space over the summer, will open at 2310 Coronet Way in the Westside neighborhood on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

The 5,000-square-foot kitchen and retail space will also house much of the company’s bakery operations. The shop will offer quick-service breakfast and lunch, including deli sandwiches, and a wide variety of baked goods including cookies, pastries, breads, cakes and its original recipe doughnuts.

The Westside location will host a holiday party ...

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Here’s how you can save a few bucks on treats in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Save $2 on treats at Sweet Charlie’s in Buckhead. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Here’s a sweet deal.

Head to Sweet Charlie’s during holiday happy hours and watch $2 melt off the price of your made-to-order, hand-rolled ice cream from noon-5 p.m. weekdays now through Dec. 15. Fun flavors include off duty, made with coffee and donuts; s’more please, a medley of graham crackers, chocolate and roasted marshmallows; and monkey see, money do which is comprised of Nutella and bananas.
3872 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-549-8183, sweetcharlies.com.

 

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Marietta gets a wake-up call with new coffee shop

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Coffee drinks are on the menu. (Erika Schultz/Seattle Times/TNS)

Marietta has a reason to perk up this week with the opening of a new coffee shop.

Perks Coffee, which opened this week at 3000 Windy Hill Road SE, offers a variety of coffee drinks including iced coffee with roasted coffee ice cubes and café glacé, as well as 15 types of herbal teas. The coffee shop partnered with Rev Coffee in nearby Smyrna to create its own coffee blends.

Food offerings include bagels, pastries and oatmeal, with salads and sandwiches to come.

Perks owners Jamshid Panahi is no stranger to ...

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Food truck and beer concept now open in Alpharetta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Patty Wagon ATL is one of many food truck offerings available at Truck & Tap in Alpharetta. / Photo from the Truck & Tap Facebook page

A second location of food truck and beer concept Truck & Tap is now open in Alpharetta.

The business — which also has a location in Woodstock — opened earlier this month at 30 Milton Ave. in downtown Alpharetta.

The outdoor eatery features a rotating list of food trucks — including pizza from Dominic’s NY Pizza, New Orleans cuisine from The Tempted Palate and Bahamanian food from Island Chef Cafe — as well as ...

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Where to try biscuits with a Spanish bent in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Biscuits with orange marmalade at Bar Mercado / Photo by Ligaya Figueras

Dish of the Week: Biscuits at Bar Mercado

If there’s one thing in the South that I cannot get enough of, it’s biscuits. Buttery, flaky buttermilk biscuits are the best, and they make ‘em right proper here in the South. The fun, though, is not in the ranking, but in exploring all the renditions out there  – including biscuits with a Spanish bent on the brunch menu at newly opened Bar Mercado at Krog Street Market.

What makes these biscuits unusual – and so appealing in flavor ...

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Get lunch for $10 on weekdays at this Midtown restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get lunch for $10 in Midtown on weekdays at Al Forno’s. Photo credit: Blue Hominy PR.

Swing by recently opened Al Forno’s for a lunch deal featuring a half-medium pizza and side salad for $10 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays. The menu consists of over a dozen pizzas including margarita, meatball, cherry tomatoes and squash and zucchini. Available as dine-in or takeout.
27 12th St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-968-9779, alfornos.com.

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Food, drink specials at Marietta restaurant’s grand opening this weekend

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fried Green Tomato BLT with Pimento Cheese at Hoyle’s Kitchen and Bar / Photo from the Hoyle’s Facebook page

A new Marietta restaurant and bar is celebrating its grand opening this weekend with food and drink specials.

Hoyle’s Kitchen and Bar, which opened earlier this month at 1440 Roswell Road, will show several college football championship games and will offer $2 Bud Light and Miller Lite bottles and drafts, $3 Sweetwater 420 Drafts and $1 wings, as well as prizes Saturday and Sunday.

Named for co-owner Joe and Sam Ivey’s grandfather, Hoyle Ivey, who owned a farm-to-retail chain of stores ...

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