Savannah Spirits amber rum. Courtesy of Savannah Spirits Group
A rum distillery in the heart of historic Savannah is set to open next spring.
Savannah Spirits Group announced last week it will be opening a 12,000-square-foot distillery in the city’s historic district. Production is anticipated to begin in March 2018.
Initially, the company will produce silver and amber rum. Vodka, gin and, eventually, whiskey are planned for the future.
The distillery will also include an “upscale” chophouse next door with a private event space. Both the distillery and restaurant will be located along Whitaker Street in several renovated buildings that ...
The fast-casual breakfast-lunch-brunch concept from parent company Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. debuted in 2016, and not counting the Atlanta location, it operates four restaurants, between Alabama, Florida and Tennessee, with a Nashville location coming soon.
Sometimes dubbed “Cracker Barrel for millennials,” the Southern-inspired ...
Atlanta restaurant veteran Tim Stevens, formerly of Cook Hall in Buckhead and the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, is set to open From the Earth Brewing Co. at 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell in Sept. 2017.
Billed as “the first farm to table brewpub in Roswell,” it will feature a mix of “locally sourced cuisine, world-class beer and craft cocktails.”
Classic cocktail pop-up The Traveller Bar has landed in Atlanta’s Loews Hotel lobby. Photo courtesy of Loews Brand Hotels.
Classic cocktail pop-up bar alert (with rare and vintage cocktail books).
The aptly-named Traveller Bar has landed in Atlanta in March as part of an 18-city cocktail tour at the 25 North American Loews Hotel locations. The 4-seater bar constructed from an old elevator car has been reassembled in the lobby of Midtown’s Loews Atlanta after a month-long stint in New Orleans.
Traveller features eight rarely-seen-on-menus classic cocktails and is equipped with a library of close to 50 rare and vintage ...
In the imaginations of Darren Carr and Eric Simpkins of the Lawrence in Midtown and Hieu Pham of Crawfish Shack on Buford Highway, the collaboration is the legacy of Hoa Nguyen — a Vietnamese refugee who opened a casual to-go shop in New Orleans’ 6th Ward, ...
Madeira, apple brandy, Champagne slushies and low-ABV cocktails will all be trending in 2017. Photo: Beth McKibben
Drinking in 2016 brought us amaro, orange and canned wines and the rise of gin and tiki. So, what does 2017 have in store for adventurous imbibers like us? We did a little research over the holiday break, chatted with a few industry experts and waded through waist-deep lists of predictions to find the five forecasted booze trends we think will make their mark in Atlanta this year.
Mark Medlin, SweetWater Brewing Co. brewmaster (left) and Troy Montrone, The Woodlands barrel aging manager. PHOTO CREDIT: Tucker Berta Sarkisian.
It’s called the Woodlands Project. And it’s both a barrel-aging and sour beer program and a brand that’s poised to be a game-changer for Atlanta’s SweetWater Brewing Co.
Housed in a sleek new two-story brick building at the end of SweetWater’s packaging and bottle-conditioning hall, the 37,000-square-foot space is deliberately isolated to allow bugs like Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus and Pediococcus to go wild with wood and create new flavor profiles.
Mark Medlin, SweetWater’s brewmaster, and Troy Montrone, the Woodlands barrel-aging manager, ...
Chef Jamie Adams and general manager Leonardo Moura at il Giallo in Sandy Springs. (Becky Stein Photography)
On the heels of several last minute delays, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, a new coastal Italian concept, is set to open today on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.
The much-anticipated first restaurant from Jamie Adams and Leonardo Moura has its roots in Veni Vidi Vici, the Midtown Italian fixture where Adams was the longtime executive chef and Moura was the general manager.
On the menu, fresh pasta made to order, plus whole roasted fish, and chicken, veal, pork and beef dishes.
Braised Cod, Cherry Tomotoes, Saffron and Sweet Onions. Photo credit Erik Meadows Photography
If all goes according to plan, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, a new coastal Italian concept, is set to open next week on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.
The much-anticipated first restaurant from Jamie Adams and Leonardo Moura has its roots in Veni Vidi Vici, the Midtown Italian fixture from Atlanta restaurateur Pano Karatassos and the Buckhead Life Group, which closed at the end of May, after a 20-year run.
Adams was the longtime executive chef at Vici and Moura was the general manager — roles they ...
Chef Sean Brock pauses from the bustle of readying his first Atlanta restaurant, Minero, for opening. Doors are expected to unlock next week at this casual Mexican concept inside Ponce City Market. (Becky Stein Photography)