What better way to celebrate oyster season than by relaxing, sipping on crafted cocktails you learned to make from an expert, picking up the finer points of oyster shucking, and snackin’ on said oysters? (There isn’t.)
We’ll be honest with you. We really, really love a celebration. It doesn’t matter what it is- as long as there are beautiful people raising a glass and jubilating over a happy occasion, we’re IN. Luckily for us, Grain in Midtown feels the same way. Oh yes, this oyster season, Grain is strutting its stuff - they've become quite a destination for the most romantic of foods, oysters. (We’re not making up the part about it being romantic either- science has proven that oysters contain a rare amino acid that helps amp up… well, you know what we mean.) Their selection is ever-changing, based on what’s in season and available, but they’re all guaranteed to be briny, fresh, and to help make the most of your afternoon. So what better way to celebrate early spring than by relaxing with your date or a friend, sipping on crafted cocktails you learned to make from an expert, picking up the finer points of oyster shucking (actually has more points than you think), and snackin’ on said oysters and light bites?
Here's your answer: there’s no better way to treat yourself than by hanging out in this Midtown watering hole with an intimate vibe- the modern décor is complimented with rustic wood elements and gives fanciful touches a mature twist, a perfect setting for spending a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The same folks who brought us Cypress Street Pint & Plate and Seven Lamps, restauranteurs Bill Streck, Rob Caswick, and Chef Drew Van Leuvan, along with Beverage Director Madison Burch are bringing serious cocktail lovers of Atlanta a nook they can call home. Now Madison isn’t a one-trick-pony bartender- she’s a top-notch mixologist. That’s fancy-speak for, “She knows her stuff,” which means you’ll be learning from the best. She’s an experienced alchemist with whiskey, vodka, and gin, and she’s happy to share her secrets. And the whole time, you’ll snack on half a dozen oysters and light bites from the Grain kitchen. Their menu is always changing, but we love their charcuterie selection with things like crespone, a clove scented pork salami, or a cheese plate with the southern treat of pimento cheese, no doubt with a sophisticated twist. Browned butter almonds might make an appearance, but if they don’t, know that you’re in good hands for the day.