BUCKHEAD — The new Warby Parker eyewear store in Buckhead Atlanta is teaming up with The Bitter Southerner for a grand-opening cocktail party Thursday night. Greg Best, The Pinewood's Julian Goglia, and Kellie Thorn of Empire State South will be pouring drinks inspired by fruitcake. Stop by between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. for some holiday cheer. [EaterWire]
CITYWIDE — Eat Out Atlanta is a new group of roaming foodies getting insider access to some of Atlanta's top restaurants. Membership doesn't offer monetary discounts for meals, but instead exclusive opportunities with chefs, dinners, pairings, tastings, special seating, events, and secret menus. For more information or to join, visit the official website. [EaterWire]
INMAN PARK — Chef Robert Phalen is serving a traditional holiday dinner at One Eared Stag on December 23 — that's the Eve of Christmas Eve. Food will be served family style from the farm table, and the price, which includes a cocktail, hors d'oeuvres, and wine pairings, is $100. Make reservations online or by calling (404) 525-4479.