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The Nook on Piedmont Park: Yes, that is a meat straw (a hollow Slim Jim) poking out of the city’s most outrageous Bloody Mary. Absolut Peppar, bacon, and a skewer of steak and tater tots help complete this meal in a thirty-two-ounce glass. thenookatlanta.com

The Bloody Best

Tangy, salty, puckery, spicy: The Bloody Mary (likely conceived at Harry’s New York bar in Paris almost a century ago) is our national Sunday jump start. A boozy quest revealed these four hot tomatoes as our citywide brunch favorites.
updated 04.11.13

  • The Lawrence: Head bartender Eric Simpkins offers a staid, vodka-based classic, but his variation with tequila’s cousin mezcal takes the drink in smoky, potent new directions. Try it with the steak and eggs. thelawrenceatlanta.com
    The Lawrence: Head bartender Eric Simpki…
  • Rosebud: The restaurant won’t reveal the exact spice blend in its Bloody Mary mix, but it provides just the right amount of peppery, horseradish-fueled kick. No wonder chef-owner Ron Eyester bottled it. rosebudatlanta.com
    Rosebud: The restaurant won’t reveal the…
  • Holeman and Finch: A sneaky hit of cream sherry rounds out the restaurant’s signature mix, available for sale down the street at the restaurant’s sister store, H&F Bottle Shop. Indulge in a Red Snapper, a suave deviation made with gin. holeman-finch.com
    Holeman and Finch: A sneaky hit of cream…
  • The Nook on Piedmont Park: Yes, that is a meat straw (a hollow Slim Jim) poking out of the city’s most outrageous Bloody Mary. Absolut Peppar, bacon, and a skewer of steak and tater tots help complete this meal in a thirty-two-ounce glass. thenookatlanta.com
    The Nook on Piedmont Park: Yes, that is …