MIXOLOGY MASTER

T. Fable Jeon is no stranger to high-end bar programs, having designed cocktail menus for numerous Atlanta restaurants such as The Iberian Pig, The Lawrence, Miso Izakaya, and most recently, Le Fat and Buckhead’s Umi.

T. Fable Jeon (left) and Shingo Gokan (right) are the genius team behind Himitsu.

T. Fable Jeon (left) and Shingo Gokan (right) are the genius team behind Himitsu.

He’s currently […]

HOW TO THROW A COCKTAIL PARTY

Top 10 tips from a crafty queen…

Lynn Lilly, creative lifestyle expert and founder of Craft Box Girls, has been creating, designing and hosting parties her entire life. From DIY projects to creative recipes for entertaining, Lilly loves sharing her ideas not only on craftboxgirls.com, but also on her weekly television segments every Thursday on “Atlanta & Company” and daytime shows across the country. […]

BARTENDING BASICS

WANT TO UP YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GAME?
LEARN THE TRICKS OF THE TRADE AT THESE AREA CLASSES.

Mandarin Oriental Cocktails-CREDIT George Apostolidis

Michael Magnole, bar manager at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta’s fabulous Bourbon Bar, offers mixology classes to interested tipplers. The sessions can host up to 30 people, and groups can specify which spirits they want to use and drinks they want to learn to make. Given the […]

BEST COCKTAILS IN BUCKHEAD: UMI

In this whiskey-soaked Southern city, where bourbon and rye are as ubiquitous as bacon and pimento cheese, it’s refreshing to find a place where the drinks are crafted with a lighter hand.

Our writer named Umi’s Sabor Del Amor Buckhead’s best drink, and also raved about the black cod. Our writer named Umi’s Sabor Del Amor Buckhead’s best drink, and also raved about the […]

BEST LUXURY EXPERIENCE: ATLAS BUCKHEAD

If you’ve been wary of the scandalous prices at this St. Regis Atlanta showstopper, there’s another way to savor the experience—and contemplate the world-class art collection—without raiding Fort Knox.

A Cocktail à la Louisiane stands ready to lift your spirits; but do take time to savor the luscious Truffle Potato Pierogi Dumplings. A Cocktail à la Louisiane stands ready to lift your spirits; but […]

BEST VALUE: THE SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN

A cocktail in a teacup? Did I just trip down the rabbit hole? Not yet, apparently.

The Grit & Grace harks back to Prohibition, when gin was concealed in teacups. Cheddar biscuits with Benton’s ham and blackberry jam are a classic accompaniment. The Grit & Grace harks back to Prohibition, when gin was concealed in teacups. Cheddar biscuits with Benton’s ham and blackberry jam […]

BARTENDERS TO WATCH

Meet Buckhead’s hottest mixologists. This quintet is known for their creativity, vision, flair and, of course, killer cocktails. We talked to them about the latest cocktail trends, their go-to, off-the-clock neighborhood spots and favorite drinks for fall.

STORY: Laura Scholz


 

TOKIWA SEARSTOKIWA SEARS
Assistant bar lead, Holeman and Finch Public House

From the bustle of One Flew South at Hartsfield- Jackson to the glamour of Bourbon Bar at […]

BEST GASTROPUB: HOLEMAN AND FINCH PUBLIC HOUSE

In the fast-forward blur of Atlanta’s food and drink scene, seven years seems like an eternity. Since Chef Linton Hopkins and Mixologist Greg Best teamed up to open this game-changing Southern gastro-pub in 2008, many things have happened.

The Brown Derby is a classic blend of bourbon and grapefruit that never lets you down.Add in the chicken-liver paté with cider gelee is a terrific nosh to go [...]
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BEST WHISKEY BAR: BOURBON BAR

Some of America’s best whiskey cocktails originated at hotel bars.

The Governor—a debonair concoction of Four Roses bourbon with hints of walnut and orange—sits well with Bourbon Bar’s stellar charcuterie board.

The Governor—a debonair concoction of Four Roses bourbon with hints of walnut and orange—sits well with Bourbon Bar’s stellar charcuterie board.

(The Sazerac was first stirred at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans; the […]