The 3rd annual Atlanta Winter Wine Fest will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19 at City Winery with two sessions: noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. There will be more than 50 wines as well as a selection of beer and cider to choose from. There will also be a live band, DJ Q-tip, and food will be available for purchase. Tickets are now on sale for $45 in advance, $50 after Jan. 10, and $60 at the door. More details and the link to tickets can be found at

Athens, Georgia-based chocolate company Condor Chocolates has opened Condor Chocolates + Picture Show at Westside Provisions Distirct. The pop-up will sell chocolates and treats and screen seasonal movies. The shop is open through the end of February, Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, visit

Fox Bros. BBQ and Taqueria del Sol will team up for the second annual Foxeria del Sol Golf Tournament on Friday, March 15, at North Fulton Golf Course. The event will benefit Hogs for the Cause, which raises money for pediatric brain cancer research. To register and get more information, search for the event at this link.

City Tap

A new American gastropub called City Tap is slated to open soon in Midtown at 848 Peachtree St. City Tap will serve varying beer styles including many picks from local breweries like Monday Night Brewing, Orpheus Brewing, Wild Heaven Beer, SweetWater Brewery, New Realm Brewing, and many more. With over 60 beers on tap, a selection of national and international offerings will also be poured, including German lagers, Belgian ales, and other European varieties. The food menu will feature local and international inspired dishes. For more information, visit

Lazy Betty, the forthcoming restaurant from Executive Chef Ron Hsu and Chef de Cuisine/Partner Aaron Phillips, will open its brick-and-mortar location at 1530 DeKalb Ave. early this year in the space formerly occupied by Radial Cafe. The restaurant will offer both tasting menu and à la carte options featuring seasonal fare.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.