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Best Spots for People Watching; Brewery Tracking

Rathbun's.
Rathbun's.
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BREWERY TRACKING— Scoutmob takes a look at Orpheus Brewing, the forthcoming brewery that just broke ground on Dutch Valley Place, across from Midtown's Ansley Mall. Watch for its opening this spring. [Scoutmob]

BOOZE NEWS— Here's a pretty cool Barley + Rye piece on how bartenders name cocktails. Osayi Endolyn talks to Empire State South's Bobby Eldridge and Paper Plane's Paul Calvert about inspirations, ingredients, and the whole process. [Atlanta]

EXPANSIONWIRE— Will Kevin Rathbun expand his empire outside of Atlanta? The Twitter account for his Inman Park restaurant Rathbun's asked followers which city they liked better, Nashville or Birmingham, and said the team is "always looking" for new locations. Send tips this way. [EaterWire]

LISTICLES— Scoutmob also rounded up some places good for people-watching. Stir crazy because of the cold weather? "Casually study the human race" at Johnny's Hideaway, Buford Highway Farmers Market, The Majestic, and more. [Scoutmob]

OLD FOURTH WARD Travel + Leisure calls Ponce City Market one of the world's coolest new tourist attractions. The food hall, modeled after NYC's Chelsea Market, will open this Fall and a rooftop garden and mini golf course will be ready by Spring 2015. Also: BeltLine accessible outdoor bar. [T+L]

Rathbun's

112 Krog Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 404 524 8280

Paper Plane

340 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030

Empire State South

999 Peachtree Street Northeast, , GA 30309 (404) 541-1105 Visit Website

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