Quick Hits Atlanta: Restaurant and Cocktail News

There is a lot of activity this summer in the restaurant. From openings to new menus and chefs to summer cocktail specials, here is the latest  scoop.

Steel City Pops Pop Up in Shops Buckhead Atlanta



Steel City Pops, makers of gourmet pops prepared from all-natural and local ingredients, has popped up in the Shops Buckhead Atlanta.  The pop cart will be serving handcrafted frozen treats made with locally-harvested ingredients through the end of October. Steel City Pops’ menu features fruity favorites such as Strawberry Lemonade and Watermelon. Creamy pops flavors include Buttermilk and Chocolate. Seasonal and exclusive flavors specially crafted for the Atlanta location will be introduced throughout the summer as well. Here’s to hoping they will be serving their new Oatmeal Cream Pie Pop. Grab your pop in the Center Plaza at Shops Buckhead Atlanta located across from Le Bilboquet.

Sake Infused Beverage Program at New Poncey Highland Restaurant

Orange Blossom_Photo Courtesy of CO

CO, the newly opened Southeast Asian-inspired restaurant in Atlanta’s Poncey-Highland neighborhood launched their beverage program. Look for tantalizing cocktails like the blackberry bourbon fizz, the jalapeno guava margarita, and the aperol goldeneye.  Sake offerings include a traditional selection plus sake infusions made in-house with fresh fruits and herbs.

CO is located at 675 N. Highland Ave NE

First Business Opens on The Westside trail


Lean Draft House is finally open and crowds from surrounding areas are piling in for the uber cool experience on the West End of Atlanta. Opening daily at 5pm, the brand new concept in West Atlanta is providing Craft Tacos, 20 Local Craft Beers on tap, European vintage motorcycles and apparel. And a great outdoor patio area to take it all in.

Lean Draft House is located at 600 Hopkins St SW, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30310