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Shakings and stirrings in the mixology scene

Eric Simpkins (left) has left the Bar at Trois to perform his alchemy at Drinkshop — the new bar in the W Hotel downtown, which will open imminently. Drinkshop comes to us from Manhattan drinks impressario Sasha Petraske, whose speakeasy-style boite Milk and Honey helped ignite today’s new cocktail culture. Simpkins, a Georgia native, cut his teeth at Pegu Club, another Manhattan martini mecca.

A new team of bartenders will work to keep Trois’ bar scene ignited, including Room’s Steven Kowalczuk and (by rumor) someone from the Restaurant Eugene/Holeman and Finch firmament. Bottoms up.

7 comments Add your comment

Handsome Jenkins

January 26th, 2009
5:28 pm

Despite what anyone might say or think, you need to spend an hour or two at the hottest spot for cocktails in Atlanta…THE CHOCOLATE BAR on Ponce de Leon in downtown Decatur! Outside of being a favorite out-of-the-ordinary quaint little place to relax for celebrities like Outkast’s Andre 3000, several Falcon’s players & several business executives; it is also a popular spot for common everyday people! Their one-of-a-kind specialty drinks & homemade sweets are a perfect combination for topping off a romantic evening with a special person. THE CHOCOLATE BAR is also a great place to meet fun & interesting new people!

Dave

January 26th, 2009
8:14 pm

How can you go wrong with Limerick Junction? Best drinks in town, fashionable upscale atmosphere, what else could you ask for?

Mike

January 26th, 2009
9:16 pm

I love Limerick! But… “fashionable” and “upscale”? Surely, you jest!

Dave

January 26th, 2009
9:44 pm

Come on, Limerick is the only place in Atlanta you can live out champagne times on beer pockets…..

jkessler

January 27th, 2009
10:06 am

Champagne Times on Beer Pockets — I think you’ve got a blog name.

Dirty

January 27th, 2009
11:15 am

Handome Jenkins wins comment of the week. I don’t even know where to start with that one.

John Kessler

January 27th, 2009
12:23 pm

Don’t take much to win comment of the week around here…