This Vietnamese-Cajun boil house with a consciously gaudy New Orleans vibe is a sultry Midtown spot to drink—and drink late. Co-owner Eric Simpkins is the brains behind the bar, which is now open until 2 a.m., Monday through Saturday. You’ll find super-boozy Hurricanes and Sazeracs, a scene of local bartenders trading their secrets, and salty fried seafood to accompany it all. (Also: Check out @bontonatlanta’s wonderfully weird Instagram account.) bontonatl.com
This article originally appeared in our December 2017 issue.