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Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/19/22

Buckhead Gathering Spot Returns with Sleigh Bells Ringing and

Festive Food, Drinks, Ambiance, and More

Buckhead is even cheerier thanks to the return of The Blind Elf Holiday Pop-Up Bar. The Blind Pig Parlour Bar has temporarily transformed into a magical gathering spot guaranteeing sleigh loads of merriment throughout the holidays.

Guests enter a festive wonderland of over-the-top décor and twinkling lights to discover a variety of warm and chilly holiday-themed drinks, candy cane shots, beer, wine, and bubbles to ensure a spirited mood. Highlights of the Instagram-worthy drink menu include:

  • Sugar Plum Fairy – gin, lemon juice, Chandon, and pink fairy dust
  • Rudolph’s So Bitter – Campari, Antica, vodka, raspberry cordial, and lime juice
  • Feliz Navidad – mezcal, brown sugar molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange zest
  • Nog-Gonna Make It to Work Tomorrow – eggnog, toasted almond orgeat, and Black Barrel rum
  • Cran’ma Got Run Over by a Reindeer – rye, lemon juice, rosemary-cranberry syrup
  • Ski Lift – scotch, malted hot cocoa, and flaming mini marshmallows

Inspired by 1970s dinner party classics, The Blind Elf’s food menu is as festive as the cocktails. Guests will enjoy cheese fondue served with garlic focaccia, green apples, and broccoli along with a selection of savory and sweet bites that pair perfectly with the drinks. Among these are:

  • Reindeer chips and dip with house-made French onion dip with chips and veggies
  • Beer-battered mushrooms with herb-horseradish cream
  • Pigs in a Blanket with sweet Buffalo mustard
  • Brie bruschetta with Granny Smith apple and walnut jam
  • Maple-glazed bacon-wrapped dates
  • Sweets such as peppermint bark brownie and butterscotch-peanut butter haystack

The Blind Elf Experience ($54 plus gratuity and tax) features two cocktails and two food items per person. The Blind Elf, located at 128 East Andrews Dr., NE in Atlanta, is open at 5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays through Thursday, Nov. 24, and seven days a week starting at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25-Friday, Dec. 30. In addition, family-friendly reservations are available on Sundays from 2-4 p.m. For more information, visit theblindpigparlourbar.com.


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/17/22

Buckhead Speakeasy Channels Jungle-Meets-Beach Vibes

with Tropical Décor, Refreshing Drinks, and Island Bites

The Blind Pig Parlour Bar dives into summer with another immersive pop-up designed to whisk guests away to an alluring tropical island state of mind. The Playa Pig will serve up tropical chic, jungle disco vibes inspired by Tulum, Mexico, along with tempting drinks and a menu of Yucatan-themed bites.

The Buckhead speakeasy will rearrange its Victorian décor to entice those longing to get away to a wild, wanderlust escape. Guests can look forward to creative, refreshing cocktails served with treats and sweets inspired by the unmistakable flavors of the tropics.

Food items will include:

  • Al pastor empanadas with pineapple marmelada
  • Florida rock shrimp fritters with Meyer lemon aioli
  • Tropical fruit parfait with coconut chia seed pudding and macadamia gravel
  • Squash quesadilla with shaved zucchini, queso Oaxaca, pickled serrano, escabeche
  • Carolina Gold Poblano Rice Fritters
  • Polvorones: Mexican wedding cookies

Tropical cocktails and shots include:

  • Dressed shots with fruit and Tajin. Selections include watermelon-infused blanco tequila, mango-infused reposado tequila, and pineapple-infused mezcal
  • Ginger watermelon margarita with blanco tequila, watermelon juice, ginger syrup and lemon ​juice​
  • The Jungle Revival with gin, Lillet rosé, pamplemousse, lemon juice, and atomized absinthe
  • Prickly Mule with vodka, prickly pear, lemon juice, and ginger beer
  • Yucatan spritz with gin, Aperol, and lemon, topped with blanc de blanc and orange slice
  • Green Chile Michelada with Mexican-style lager, green chile mix, cucumber juice, and lime juice
  • Playa Breakfast with blanco tequila, Dolin blanc, chile vinegar, lime juice, honey syrup, cucumber juice, and fresh mint
  • Bikini Bottom with pineapple-infused bourbon, lemon coriander syrup, lemon juice, and pineapple

The Playa Pig will be open Wednesday-Saturday beginning April 21 from 6 p.m. until late. Reservations are strongly recommended. Walk-ins are available at the bar on a first-come, first-served basis. The Playa Pig may be reserved for small parties and special events any day of the week.

The Playa Pig is located at 128 East Andrews Dr., NE in Atlanta. For more information, visit theblindpigparlourbar.com.