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Miller Union chef Steven Satterfield and general manager Neal McCarthy have helped reimagine what it means to be a "Southern restaurant" since opening the doors to their Westside restaurant in 2009. Now, they're celebrating with a party at Westside Warehouse.
Opening in Larkin on Memorial in Grant Park, Full Commission promises to be a lot of things to a lot of people: A coffee shop, a breakfast spot, a Southern gastropub, a late-night spot, and a weekend brunch destination, “fusing cocktail, coffee, and food cultures together,” says owner David Traxler.
Hollywood A-lister Reese Witherspoon makes no secret about her roots: She’s from the South. And last night the actress/producer made an appearance in Atlanta, where she was celebrating the opening of her fourth store for her Southern-inspired clothing and lifestyle brand, Draper James.
Many of the Colonnade’s existing customers—gay, gray, or neither—come here for comfort of two kinds: a good meal and good company. “You know, customers will go visit these new places that open up, and they might go a time or two,” says bartender Rhea Merritt. “But you know where they come back to? They come back to the Colonnade.”