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The King of Pops founders have partnered with Big Citizen hospitality group to put a modern, whimsical spin on a traditional diner.
Perhaps more than any stretch of pavement in the city, the expanse of Ponce de Leon Avenue between Mary Mac’s Tea Room and the Majestic Diner possesses the historic charm, the culinary creativity, and the total weirdness that makes Atlanta, well, Atlanta. Our ode to Ponce.
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.
The team behind the Lawrence and Bon Ton are bringing the New York City-based holiday pop-up Miracle to Atlanta for the second year. Open November 24 through December 24, Miracle is a cocktail bar with over-the-top holiday decorations, holiday-themed drinks, and small plates.
New to Atlanta: Fried seafood in Midtown, vegetarian Italian food in Grant Park, south Indian eats in Decatur, and impressive Korean barbecue in Duluth
The Lawrence owners Darren Carr and Eric Simpkins are embracing the Christmas spirit full on this year with the launch of the New York City-based pop-up Miracle in the Midtown Promenade. Open Wednesday through Sunday evenings through Christmas Eve, Miracle on Monroe offers ten Christmas-themed cocktails, Christmas cookies, Christmas beer, wine and tapas.
You won’t catch me tweeting at the table I own a smartphone, but I refuse to tweet, text, or otherwise share photographs of what I eat. Unlike my peers who communicate every detail of their lives as professional stomachs, I have no desire to share my whereabouts and “instant opinions” with a bunch of strangers.
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