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CBD products are popping up everywhere, including coffees, teas, and cocktails here in Atlanta. The hemp-derived substance won't get you high, but some swear by it for relaxation, or just as a fun, new drink ingredient.
“We pride ourselves on having a balanced cocktail [menu],” says Kristin Koefod, who developed the drink list. “We have something for your grandmother who likes her Manhattan every day at 5 p.m., for your craft cocktail enthusiast, and for your friend who is overwhelmed by the menu but knows she likes vodka soda.”
Atlanta bars have shown plenty of interest in crafting unique nonalcoholic drinks, but on grocery store shelves, the options can be slim. Enter Bar Nøne, a new line of cocktail-inspired, nonalcoholic bottled drinks that come in varieties such as ginger mule and Bellini spritz.
Ten years ago, barkeep Greg Best couldn’t even get his hands on a reliable supply of decent vermouth. In 2008, the craft cocktail renaissance that started in New York City started to make its way to Atlanta. Now, cocktail culture has proliferated with such fervor that you can find almost any creation in Atlanta.
While ingredients such as bitters and shrubs affect a drink’s flavor, cocktail makers also experiment with altering a drink’s mouthfeel—like steeping a spirit in beeswax. A collaboration between 18.21 Bitters, ASW Distillery, and Southern Art & Bourbon Bar is bringing this unique method to Atlanta, but only for a little bit.
Quintessential aperitivo cocktails, like the pleasingly dry and bitter negroni and the Aperol spritz, are meant to stimulate the appetite. Here are two cocktail recipes and six dish recipes to throw a summer party to remember.
I can probably name 15 Atlanta bartenders who can create and pour artisanal cocktails worth drinking. But no more. Plus: The restaurant you should recommend to your out-of-town friends seeking Southern fare is Kevin Gillespie’s Revival.
Hendrick's Gin brings its bizarre cucumber-slicing contraption—which involves a man riding a penny-farthing bike on top of a massive food truck tossing cucumbers into a French horn—back to Atlanta on Wednesday.
Banshee, coming to East Atlanta Village this spring, will offer a “hyper-seasonal” menu and bold cocktails
Former Ford Fry employees Nolan Wynn, Faielle Stocco, and Peter Chvala, along with former Wrecking Bar Brewpub manager Katie McDonald, have teamed up to open a restaurant named Banshee on Glenwood Avenue in East Atlanta Village.
In Chamblee, Bad Daddy Burger Bar has juicy burgers and satisfying, queso-slatered nachos. But its biggest draw is its utility. It the kind of place that you can take anyone you need to entertain: your kid, a date, a colleague, even your dog.