BUCKHEAD — As the seasons change, so does the menu at The Big Ketch. The restaurant is now serving autumn offerings, including lobster mac and cheese, shrimp-and-crab cakes, roasted Brussels sprouts salad, and quinoa-carrot-mint salad. The cocktail menu is getting an update as well, featuring drinks such as the Naomi, which is made with Purity Vodka, muddled strawberries, fresh lime juice, elderflower liqueur, and ginger beer. See the full menu at The Big Ketch's website. [EaterWire]
MIDTOWN — Adeline DeMichiel has taken over sommelier and wine director duties at The Lawrence. The restaurant is hosting a "Bubbles and Burgers" dinner this Sunday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Burgers will come from chef Mark Nanna, and Ansley Wine Merchants is providing sparkling and still wines. Price is $50, and reservations can be made at The Lawrence's website. [EaterWire]
BUCKHEAD — The Painted Pin is "The Best New Boutique Center" in the world, according to Bowlers Journal International. The magazine honored the local alley as part of its 30th annual design and architecture awards. [EaterWire].