Watchman’s Seafood and Spirits

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Watchman’s Seafood and Spirits
Snapper crudo

Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore

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Five years after they opened Kimball House, the team behind the now-iconic Decatur oysters-and-cocktail depot launched a second concept. Gracefully situated in the southwest corner of Krog Street Market, Watchman’s is the lighthearted and breezy yang to Kimball House’s dark and moody yin. All the seafood, from oysters to crudo to the whole-fish entree, is sustainably sourced from the South. The menu changes frequently, but if the tuna crudo or fish collar are on offer, jump on that. The cocktail list is the perfect beachy counterpart to Kimball House’s world-class bar program. Be sure to order the Air Mail, and follow it up with a nip of Chartreuse from the shot-dispensing chiller behind the bar. 99 Krog Street, 404-254-0141, watchmansatl.com

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