Entries by Liz Attaway


Imbibers and diners alike are invited to celebrate the grand opening of Fúdo in the heart of downtown Chamblee on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. during a high-energy party. Rooted in the community of the bustling city, Fúdo is excited to offer exceptional sushi and authentic Japanese small plate selections in a a modern industrial yet warm atmosphere. A new authentic Asian concept by the restauranteurs and creators of Ichiban Steak and Sushi, the new locale boasts an inviting, expansive spot ideal for dining, imbibing and relaxing. Featuring an expansive sushi bar serving artfully crafted plates and interactive seating, a back-lit bar serving creative cocktails, ample seating, and a pet-friendly, outdoor patio with retractable windows, Fudo promises not to disappoint. During an afternoon and evening of fun, revelers are invited to enjoy an array of complimentary wine, craft beer and sake tastings, and hungry party goers can also nosh on chef special sushi and small plate offerings including: Hunger Games roll, Devil Roll, Spicy Mega Tuna roll, Pokémon Roll, Audi roll, signature Spring Rolls, Brussel Sprouts and Pan Seared Dumplings. At 5 p.m., Chamblee Mayor Eric Clarkson will host the official ribbon cutting in celebration of the new location along with the City Council members and Fúdo founder John Lee. The grand opening party is free to attend and all ages are welcome.

Eventide Turns 5

Eventide is turning 5! They’ll be ringing in their anniversary and new year with the release of a Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout. Year 5 is a wooden anniversary, after all. Join them at 2 pm as we tap this very limited release brew to the tunes of Brewery Road. Zunzunatl will be serving up their handcrafted Cuban sandwiches and they’ll have a s’more station outside. So, bundle up, grab your friends, and come help Eventide celebrate the last five year! Cheers to the next fifty!

Rainy Day Revival Grand Gathering Free Event 2019

They’re celebrating the grand opening of Atlanta’s new favorite oddities shop Rainy Day Revival, and everyone is invited! This free event will have art, circus performers, live music, fabulous puppeteers, live music, and much more! Here’s a sample of the schedule they’ll have for you: the street magic performance starts around 2:30 pm, the bar opens at 4 pm (free beer!), drunken prayer at 6 pm, as well as food, a fun photo booth with wacky props, and tons of music. On top of that, of course, the store is open all day for all of your oddities needs! So, swing by and share in an evening of celebration, revelry, and all-around weirdness!