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Empire State South’s Hugh Asheson highlights his favorite Atlanta places in a new campaign

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: Empire State South

Photo credit: Empire State South

Midtown’s Empire State South owner and “Top Chef” judge Hugh Acheson highlights some of Atlanta’s best local businesses in a newly launched YP (formerly Yellowpages.com) social campaign called Make Every Day Local. The video features things Hugh favors—everything from music and clothing to Holeman & Finch, the Buckhead gastropub, and a good cup of coffee at Octane Coffee.

View the campaign here: http://shout.lt/7F8J.

More from the press release:

Atlanta based YP’s Make Every Day Local campaign is a celebrity-driven campaign that features celebrities paying homage to their favorite local businesses in their hometowns. ...

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More cold brew: Wanderlust serves nitro coffee

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: Wanderlust Coffee Co.

Photo credit: Wanderlust Coffee Co.

Recently, Wanderlust Coffee Co., Atlanta’s local cold brew company, began making nitrogen-infused coffee or “nitro coffee.” The process involves brewing coffee for over 18 hours in small batches, using roasted beans from Octane. By cold brewing coffee, its true flavor can shine through, yielding a smooth drink with lower acidity than traditional coffee. After, a kegged batch of cold brew is infused with nitrogen under high pressure. By saturating the coffee with nitrogen gas, the beverage develops small bubbles and a slightly effervescent texture, similar to a nitro-stout beer. All of this is done ...

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