Ever since defeating Bobby Flay to take the Iron Chef America title in 2008, Kevin Rathbun has been one of Atlanta’s most reputable chefs. His eponymous steak house, one of three restaurants he owns in the area, is his pièce de resistance, an ambitious cotton warehouse turned contemporary eatery where diners can order anything from dry-aged steak to Coca-Cola pork ribs.
Forget what you know about margaritas. At Alma Cocina, the cocktails are designed to let artisanal ingredients and top-shelf tequilas shine: double-barrel reposado or tobacco-infused tequilas combine with flavors of vanilla brandy or pomegranate molasses. Chef Clevenger goes similarly above and beyond with the food, enlisting recipes and spices from across Latin America.
Show the ocean who’s boss by gulping down large quantities of its delicious denizens. With today’s Groupon, $10 gets you $25 worth of seafood and spirits at Steamhouse Lounge, the popular Midtown seafood restaurant owned by Nightcap Food & Spirits, the group that brought you Vickery’s, Fontaine’s, Gene's Haufbrau, and Highland Tap.