Atkins Park Tavern in Virginia-Highland Celebrates 90 Years with a Prohibition Dinner – Wednesday, February 29, 2012


Someone once told me, you learn something new every day – today I learned that Atkins Park Tavern in Virginia-Highland is Atlanta’s oldest continuously licensed tavern. Now that is definitely something to celebrate!

repeal-of-prohibition-by-kentwang-on-flickrTo commemorate turning 90 next month, Atkins Park Tavern is hosting a special Prohibition Dinner on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. Featuring dishes that hearken back to the tavern’s roots, each course paired with a special cocktail, the Prohibition Dinner is the perfect way to celebrate with Atkins Park! The menu will include:

  • Speakeasy snacks such as Devils on Horseback, Welsh rarebit, deviled eggs and salt roasted nuts – paired with a Black Velvet
  • Clams Casino – paired with Terrapin cask conditioned rye pale ale (brewed with orange peel by Terrapin Owner/Brewmaster Spike Buckowski)
  • Medallions of lamb, sauce chasseur and asparagus au gratin – paired with an Old Fashioned
  • Chocolate Charlotte with burnt almond caramel – paired with a Mint Julep

“The restaurant industry and the neighborhood have changed so much since I first took ownership of Atkins Park Tavern, and I really just want this to be a fun celebration of how long we’ve been a part of the Atlanta neighborhood scene,” saysAtkins Park Tavern owner, Warren Bruno.

The dinner costs $40 per person and you can reserve your spot by calling 404-876-7249. Reservations are required, so make plans to attend and call today!

WHERE: Prohibition Dinner at Atkins Park Tavern in Virginia-Highland – 794 North Highland Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30306

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