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Barley + Rye: Making bitters with Melissa Hayes of LEON's

The former beverage director at Holeman & Finch offers classes at Preserving Place

If you’re familiar with the average craft cocktail menu, you’ve certainly seen the word “bitter” in a list of ingredients. Maybe you recognize popular brands like Angostura or Peychaud’s. You might even own some, following the recipe of your favorite drink. But do you really know what a bitter is? Or that you—you!—can make your very own? Read more...

Antico's Giovanni Di Palma expands his empire, Bottega Luisa to open next weekend

The artisan Italian grocery is part of the planned Piazza San Gennaro

Giovanni Di Palma—owner of Antico Pizza, Caffe Gio, and Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano—is opening his latest venture to family and friends this weekend. Located across from Antico, Bottega Luisa is an artisan Italian grocery selling authentic goods imported from Naples, including many of the ingredients Di Palma uses at Antico and Gio’s. Bottega Luisa will be open to the public next week. Read more...

Hop City to open second Atlanta store in Krog Street Market

2,400 square feet of craft beer and wine

As if there weren't enough reasons to be excited for Krog Street Market, Hop City has announced it will be the market's beer and wine retailer. Growler service will be available on roughly 60 taps, and the wine selection will be similar to its flagship location in Westside. Read more...

Roswell's Opulent changes name to 1920 Tavern

Adjustments made to the menu and interior as well

Opulent—the downtown Roswell restaurant by F&H Food Trading Group founders Hicham Azhari and Fikret Kovac—has a new name and a new menu to go with it. Now called 1920 Tavern, the restaurant has been tweaked to focus on approachability. Changes include adding more sandwiches to the food offerings, more bourbons to the bar, and more color to the dining room. Read more...