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Best Martini

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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

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Best Martini BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Picked By » Readers
Long before the onslaught of overpriced martini bars, with their attitude-soaked crowds and cigar-choked ambience, this charming neighborhood bar was serving up the gin and vodka ice cold and keeping it that way. Manager Gary Yackel's not-quite patented "carafe of liquor set in a snifter of ice and sodamore...
Long before the onslaught of overpriced martini bars, with their attitude-soaked crowds and cigar-choked ambience, this charming neighborhood bar was serving up the gin and vodka ice cold and keeping it that way. Manager Gary Yackel's not-quite patented "carafe of liquor set in a snifter of ice and soda water" technology keeps the 3.5-ounce martini perfectly chilled without dilution. And with its martini prices coming in about $1-$2 below the competition, here's hoping the Tap is serving them long after the fad passes. less...

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