Residents at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta have a myriad of options when it comes to celebrating holidays. Their luxury condos are equipped for entertaining, with state-of-the-art appliances, bars and wine walls perfect for cooking or enlisting a private chef and sommelier for an affair. The Café & Bar located downstairs in the hotel is providing a Thanksgiving lunch with favorites from holidays with grandma to an upscale raw bar. In addition, Buckhead is a hot spot for the holidays, with premier shopping and heralded restaurants serving special menus.
Skip the Mess and Go Out
Several of Buckhead’s top spots are offering Thanksgiving menus, from tapas favorite Saltwood to Brazilian feast Fogo de Chao to French staple Le Bilboquet. The AJC has compiled a full list of restaurants serving up special menus.
Black Friday Shopping is a Breeze
Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza are Atlanta’s top shopping destinations, and thus, sought-after on Black Friday. Beat the crowds and enlist the help of a personal shopper at Bloomingdale’s or Neiman Marcus.
Relax with a Holiday Cocktail
Residents can take a cocktail class with a pro mixologist at The Café & Bar, or head out to one of Buckhead’s many hotspots for a holiday drink. Thirteen Pies is mixing up a Fall Dram with apple brandy and allspice, Holeman & Finch Public House touts a bitter Madison and Seven Lamps even has a Thanksgiving dinner slushie with baking spices.