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Bourbon Dinner @ The Shed at Glenwood

Local Menu paired with Locally Distilled Spirits

Our City Editor, Zee Richards, enjoyed an amazing Dinner courtesy of the hospitable folks at The Shed at Glenwood. Chef Deandre Kitchen and Sous Chef Matthew Magro did an amazing job. 13th Colony Distillery, located in Americus, GA,  provided the spirits for the evening which were all smooth, enjoyable and perfectly paired with the dishes. The Shed often hosts beer dinners but ... Read More »

Spring 2015: 30 Things We Love Right Now

In No Particular Order

1 | Penthouse Bliss at Suite Food Lounge In real estate, they say it’s all about location, location, location. For the Atlanta dining/club scene, Suite Food Lounge certainly makes a claim as a top destination, simply by sitting pretty in the burgeoning Luckie Marietta district at the nexus of downtown and Midtown West. It helps, of course, that this new player on the ... Read More »

Seasonal Sips

Four Drink Recipes We Love Right Now

Top Shelf Margarita From Agave Salt the rim of a lowball glass and set aside. In a shaker with ice, combine: 1-1/2 ounces Herradura Silver tequila 1-1/2 ounces Grand Marnier 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 2 ounces sweet-and-sour Shake well and strain into lowball glass over ice. Garnish with a slice of lime. agaverestaurant.com   In a shaker, muddle: ... Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Martini

From Ice Martini Bar

Ice Martini Bar

In a shaker with ice, combine 2 ounces 3 Olives Cake Vodka, 1/2 ounce pumpkin spice liqueur, 1/2 ounce half-and-half, and 1/4 ounce simple syrup. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Top with whipped cream. Read More »

Strawberry Cobbler

From STK Atlanta

STK Restaurant

Muddle 1 strawberry with 3 lemon wedges in a mixing glass. Add 2 ounces Belvedere Red Vodka and 1 ounce simple syrup. Fill with ice and shake vigorously for 6 seconds. Strain into a graham cracker-rimmed martini glass. Read More »

La Blanca

From Cucina Asellina

Cucina Asellina

In a shaker filled with ice, combine 3/4 ounce Absolut Peach Vodka, 1/3 ounce lime juice, and 1 ounce lychee juice. Shake well and strain into a wine glass filled with ice. Top with 1-1/2 ounces Moscato d’Asti and garnish with a slice of lemon. Read More »

Top Shelf Margarita

From Agave Restaurant

Agave Restaurant

In a shaker, combine 2 ounces Herradura Silver Tequila, 2 ounces Royal Montaine Orange Cognac, 1 ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice, and 1 ounce sweet-and-sour. Shake well and strain over ice into a margarita glass rimmed with salt. Garnish with a lime wedge.  Read More »

Sipping with Tanteo

The story of David Campbell's spirited revelation

tanteo tequila

You might say the roots of tequila are buried in Jalisco. But for the much-lauded distiller known as Tanteo, they actually stretch back to David Campbell’s graduation from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce in 1998. Naturally, Campbell chased a career in finance after school came to a close. But there was something absolutely seductive in a housemade ... Read More »