Southern Art


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Celebrity chef and culinary leader Art Smith who has created culinary delights for politicians and elites like Oprah Winfrey may have an alias as “Southern Art,” returning to his origins in the south to create the Southern Art and Bourbon Bar, a modern sophisticated restaurant located inside Atlanta’s luxurious Intercontinental Hotel. The Southern Art and Bourbon Bar offers, an authentic southern cuisine, created by Smith, augmented with bourbon cocktails, for lovers and enthusiast of both.

Smith demonstrates his southern fab expertise through traditional culinary classics including: the Wild Georgia shrimp and grits, buttermilk fried chicken, mustard glazed salmon, and the signature fried green tomatoes, that will arouse and appease your appetite. The Southern Art also features an artisan ham-and-charcuterie bar, illustrating the southern tradition of regional country hams. Delicious deserts include: the twelve layer red velvet cake, the peanut butter pie and the chocolate crumble pretzel pie.

The Bourbon bar, adjacent to the Southern Art restaurant features over seventy different types of bourbon with four exclusive private label barrels from distillers including: Woodford Reserve, Four Roses, Heaven Hill and Old Forester.

The Southern Art’s cuisine demonstrates a commitment to serving authentic traditional classics created by Smith that will allow you to eat fab; celebrate comfort and health.


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