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Beer Festival: Decatur Craft Beer Festival
Decatur Craft Beer is the Wonka factory of fests: Getting in ain’t easy. It sells out fast (within hours this year), making ticket holders feel chosen. Who can blame them?
Hangover Cure: So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant
Pho, the hearty Vietnamese rice noodle soup, is considered a hangover cure of miraculous powers thanks to its hydrating and protein-rich beef broth.
Sommelier: Steven Grubbs
“Old enough to drink itself!” “Take this one out to the bocce court.” “A gullet full of rocks, she is.” It’s breezy but accurate descriptors like these that make Empire State South and Five & Ten wine director Steven Grubbs the coolest cat in the cellar.
$1 Mimosa Destination: The 57th Fighter Group
Members of the Greatest Generation hold court during Sunday brunch at this replica WWII French farmhouse at the edge of DeKalb Peachtree Airport. But you’ll also find diverse clusters of other customers—young families, couples on dates, girls-day-out gatherings.
Brewery Tour: Three Taverns Brewery
There are only a few worth going to more than once, and while SweetWater has become the éminence grise of Atlanta brewers, with tours five days a week, we’re partial to Three Taverns.
Dawgs Bar: The Ivy
It’s not the same as the downtown Athens bar scene, but nostalgic alums gather at the Ivy in Buckhead to avail themselves of the 35 flatscreens—if they’re not hopping on one of the Dawg Days party buses that depart from its parking lot.
Boozy Brunch: Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant
Traditional brunch dishes don’t pair so well with serious midmorning drinking. But a platter of Manchego, chorizo, and sobrassada? Now that’s an ideal accompaniment to a carafe of sangria (try the flora, made with rose and elderflower liqueur).
Jackets Bar: Hudson Grille
Trust Tech alums to engineer game-day options efficiently. The go-to bar is Hudson Grille, which has multiple locations, two of which are known for die-hard Tech fans.