Hazel Jane’s Wine Bar names its chef
Brad Morris has been named chef for the forthcoming Hazel Jane’s Wine Bar & Coffee in the Old Fourth Ward, according to their Instagram. Hazel Jane’s will be located next door to Kevin Gillespie’s beer garden and restaurant Cold Beer in the Edge complex on the Beltline. The all-day cafe and wine bar from Birmingham-based Revelator Coffee will feature a central bar, full-service kitchen, Beltline-facing patio, and a small bottle shop. Sommelier Melissa Davis, formerly of Staplehouse, will oversee day-to-day operations and the wine shop. [Instagram/EATL]
SweetWater Brewing names its new taproom chef
Nick Anderson (City Winery, Ormsby’s, Canoe, Tomo, Rathbun’s) is the chef for SweetWater’s new taproom and kitchen opening in January 2019. The taproom is currently closed for renovations. When it reopens next year, the new-and-improved taproom will include a wraparound bar, roll-up, garage doors, which open to the outside, plenty of communal seating, and a kitchen with a counter-serve food menu to pair with SweetWater’s beers. A release party for Giving Kitchen’s new batch of Second Helping IPA takes place on Thursday, November 15, starting at 4:20 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include Anderson’s brisket sandwich, a pint of beer, and a crowler of Second Helping. [Official]
Dinner is served at Petit Chou in Cabbagetown
The breakfast and brunch restaurant located on Memorial Drive is now serving dinner on Thursday and Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. No word on the menu. Reservations are not required.
Rooftop bar Whiskey Blue in Buckhead reopens
The rooftop bar at the W Atlanta reopened after a complete renovation. The Whiskey Blue redo features “Instagram-worthy” art — like a 66-foot mural from Atlanta artist Chris Veal —plush, leather couches, and a revamped outdoor patio bar with sectional seating and skyline views. [Official]