The Family Dog

Dog Days

A Shiny New Shenanigan Factory in Morningside

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Sometimes you like to drink drinks.

You keep a martini shaman on retainer. Your crack team of 24-hour shine runners is on speed dial.

But at the end of the day, sometimes all you really want is... a bar.

No “scene.” No sea anemone cocktails garnished with the tears of baby tigers. And definitely no flagrant bar-top dancing.

Okay, maybe flagrant bar-top dancing.

Welcome to The Family Dog, your new take-it-or-leave-it neighborhood shenanigan factory from Rosebud’s own “angry chef,” Ron Eyester, soft-opening next week in Morningside.

For starters, you’ll want to disabuse yourself of any preconceived Rosebud-ian notions before breaching this particular threshold. And once you do that, you’ll find yourself surrounded by floor-to-ceiling brick/subway-tiled walls, pressed-tin ceilings and, of course, a massive Grateful Dead mural.

Head underneath it for a little banquette surfing while biding your time between Smoked Trout Potato Skins and Spiked Shandys (SweetWater IPA, rye whiskey and ginger beer). From there, options: a heated foosball bout. Unearthing a few mood-ripening treasures from the old-school jukebox...

Or carving out some real estate at the behemoth bar and settling in for a bespoke whiskey flight (you’ve got about 70 to choose from) or some adult fruit punch served in a mason jar.

Like Wheaties for bar-top dancing.

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The Family Dog
1402 N Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30306
404-249-0180
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