Ale Yeah Opens
What: Roam the craft beer store for artisanal sips like the Scaldis Prestige bomber ($44), pick-your-own six-packs, and loose hops and grains for the at-home brewer.
Why: A marketplace with complementary pairings (charcuterie from The Spotted Trotter, Sweet Grass Dairy cheeses) makes it a one-stop shop.
When: Mon., 4-9 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 906 W. College Ave., Decatur (404-371-4331).
Holiday Trunk Show
What: A jewelry showcase from local designers (The Uncommon Finch, Ali & Bird) with rough-hewn yet delicate silver and gemstone baubles.
Why: The hammered lily pad ring ($65) and free bubbly tonight.
When: Thurs., 5-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Mitzi & Romano, 1038 N. Highland Ave., Virginia Highland (404-876-7228).
What: The Muss & Turner’s boys’ new rustic eatery unveils a sophisticated menu of gussied-up hometown favorites like from-scratch chicken pot pie and braised beet carpaccio. Be sure to check out the massive tree trunk bar before dinner.
Why: Order the Muddy Waters (homemade carbonated ginger juice and Maker’s Mark) served from a keg.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5:30-10 p.m.; Fri & Sat., 5:30-11 p.m.; Sun., 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5:30-9 p.m.
Where: 3290 Northside Pkwy., ste. 120, Buckhead (404-968-2700).
Holiday Gifts Inspired by Our Readers
What: We asked our Facebook friends what they want for Christmas (hand-painted shoes, a move to the Big Apple, the perfect night’s sleep), and we’ve been shopping ever since.
Why: Because we care.
When: In two shakes of a reindeer’s tail.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Dining in the Dark
What: A four-course, contemporary American dinner set in a pitch-black, intimate setting with a sensory-driven menu prepared by Wisteria chef Jason Hill.
Why: We hear the plating and presentations are superb.
When: Jan. 20. Book now; spots are coveted.
Where: Dialog in the Dark, Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., 2nd flr., escalator 5, West Midtown (866-866-8265). Tickets ($95) online at dialogtickets.com.