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As the craft cocktail movement has taken off, so-called “zero-proof” cocktails have evolved from slapped-together afterthoughts to well-considered compositions. While most modern-day cocktail barkeeps have the tools, know-how, and creativity to prepare an interesting, nonalcoholic drink on the fly, more establishments are choosing to invest time in developing zero-proof recipes and are dedicating sections of their menu to them.
In this era of hyperlocalism and regional pride, the popularity of French cuisine has been on the decline. But there is hope. In Atlanta, a comeback has arrived inside the recently transformed Hotel Clermont and directly above the lovably grungy Clermont Lounge. Yes, the French resurgence has materialized above a strip club.
West Midtown's new destination Tuscan food spot, John Creek's design-forward Korean barbecue, a Reynoldstown cafe that sounds like—but definitely isn't—a Mexican restaurant, and Filipino cuisine gains a stronger foothold in Atlanta with Janet’s Kitchen Atlanta.
Steve Palmer of Indigo Road Restaurants is consulting on a new food hall called Main & Main, opening on the corner of Peachtree and 14th streets in the summer of 2019. His first concept will be a fast-casual stall called Sukoshi.
Jeb Aldrich, formerly of Noble Fin, will be the executive chef of the hotel’s yet-to-be-named restaurant as well as its rooftop bar.
“At its core, it's a group of people who have a common goal of trying to stay sober,” says Palmer, who has himself been in recovery for 15 years. “It’s a safe space to talk.”
The Indigo Road restaurant group is opening its fourth restaurant in metro Atlanta and its second on the Westside. Led by Colletta executive chef Mike Perez, Donetto will serve Tuscan cuisine at 976 Brady Avenue across from Miller Union.
O-Ku, the Japanese and sushi restaurant created by Colletta and Oak Steakhouse founder Steve Palmer, will be led by Umi veteran chef Jackie Chang.
The team behind Colletta and Oak Steakhouse at Avalon have their first in-town restaurant on the way, located on Howell Mill Road in Westside Ironworks. O-Ku will be a Japanese sushi restaurant similar to the Charleston outpost by the same name and is set to open October 1. Owner Steve Palmer says the restaurants will offer different experiences at each.