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Two Stars for Article 14; First Look at Smoke Ring

Article 14 patio.
Article 14 patio.

Behind the paywall at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jon Watson is back with a review of Article 14. He awards it two stars and says, despite the fact that creator of the "masculine" bar program Arianne Fielder has moved on: "Overall, Article 14 succeeds as an impressive cocktail-driven destination for locals, offering a nice range of enjoyable snacks and shared plates backed by a very strong bar program. With a little more tweaking to the execution of some of the dishes, it could become a destination for more than just the post-work law crowd. If you are in the area, it is certainly worth stopping by."

For Creative Loafing, Austin Holt calls Castleberry Hill barbecue spot Smoke Ring " a bold but casual take on a classic concept in a city where bold takes on the classics have become the norm." He adds: "Smoke Ring succeeds as a welcome addition to a neighborhood that needs some welcome additions."

THE ELSEWHERE AND THE BLOGS: John Kessler of the AJC revisits Goin' Coastal, Creative Loafing's Cliff Bostock has super cheap steaks at Burkhart's, Eat It, Atlanta takes on Jim 'N Nick's hot chicken, and Marie, Let's Eat goes to Pallookaville.

Smoke Ring

309 Nelson Street Southwest, , GA 30313 (404) 228-6377 Visit Website

Article 14

1180 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309