Tippling at The Pinewood

Last evening Katruska and I were finally able to make it over to The Pinewood Tippling Room located in Decatur in the old Cakes & Ale space. The space has been converted into a modern take on the standard American bar/restaurant with both the kitchen and bar focusing on re-interpretations of classic recipes. This is … Continue reading Tippling at The Pinewood

Our First Annual OLN “State of the Cocktail” (or a few things we actually remember from last year)

One afternoon back in the summer of 2010, we sat pondering the reoccurring question, “Where can we go for a well-crafted cocktail?” We knew the places had to be out there, but we were continually searching for bars or restaurants that might live up to our libatious needs and exceedingly high expectations with mixed results. … Continue reading Our First Annual OLN “State of the Cocktail” (or a few things we actually remember from last year)

“Sit Down. And Listen.” Wise words from The Sound Table

Nicky and I hit the jackpot the other night on a venture to the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood to try The Sound Table. Thank you Darren Carr and the good folk at Top Flr for bringing Atlanta another winning establishment. Located at one of Atlanta’s increasingly popular intersections – Boulevard and Edgewood – The Sound … Continue reading “Sit Down. And Listen.” Wise words from The Sound Table

Miller Union’s Cara Laudino – “Bar Wench” Extraordinaire

The list of accolades for Miller Union (MU) continues to grow. Named as one of the top restaurants in the country by Food and Wine and one of the 10 best new restaurants in the country by Bon Appetit, chef Steven Satterfield, co-owner Neil McCarthy, and bar manager Cara Laudino have created a great team … Continue reading Miller Union’s Cara Laudino – “Bar Wench” Extraordinaire