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Barley + Rye: You should drink cocktails at the Wrecking Bar Brewpub

Beverage director Ian Cox on his competitive streak, vodka drinks, and fundraising Negronis for TGK

Up until pretty recently, The Wrecking Bar Brewpub did not make my mental checklist of Atlanta’s expanding craft cocktail scene. If you’re like me, then we’ve been collectively missing out. While a weekly rotating list of beers still takes center stage (love that smoky Son of a Beech Rauchbier), the seasonal cocktail menu holds its own court. If you’re like me, then you’ll have to request the menu, but once in hand, you’ll be glad you did. Read more...

High on the Vine: The Chardonnay you want now

Jordan Smelt, Cakes & Ale’s beverage director, says it's time to embrace Chablis

“What wine do you like to drink?” Read more...

Elmyriachi to open in Kirkwood in early May

Imagine a family-friendly Elmyr with more entrees and twenty beers on tap

The team behind Little Five Points’ Elmyr—Jeff Dilbeck, Jim Shelly, and Alex Skalicky—has a new restaurant in the works. Similarly themed Tex-Mex spot Elmyriachi is scheduled to open in Kirkwood the first week in May. Located at 1950 Hosea Williams Drive in the space formerly home to Mrs. Winner’s Chicken & Biscuits, Elmyriachi, compared to Elmyr, will feature more plated entrees, twenty beers on tap, and a family-friendly “no smoking” rule. Read more...

Spice Market to shutter this month, replaced by TRACE

Southern concept focuses on sustainable ingredients

Spice Market, the restaurant in the W Atlanta Midtown hotel, will close in late April and be replaced by a farm-to-table, Starwood Hotels concept called TRACE. Led by Spice Market’s executive chef Shean Suter, TRACE will open in June and be the last of Starwood’s four TRACE locations to open. Existing TRACE restaurants operate in Austin, San Francisco, and Seattle. Read more...