Omnivore - New wine bar to open Thursday in Buckhead

Paul Agnelli, former chef of Van Gogh's, plans a menu of all inexpensive small plates

Cellar 56 will open on Thursday, Jan. 22, in Andrews Square at 56 East Andrews Dr. in Buckhead.

Executive chef is Paul Agnelli, formerly of Capital Grille and Van Gogh's. His menu is all small plates meant to complement the wines. Examples of the menu include various grilled flatbreads, corn meal oysters with Smithfield ham gravy and flat iron steak with chimi churri. All items are priced $3 to $5.

Cellar 56 gets its name from the fact that it offers 56 wine choices. Thirty of these are sourced from boutique wineries on small allocation and cost $24 a bottle, $3 for a half-glass and $6 for a full glass. The remaining 26 wines are available by the bottle and include many favorites at various pricing.

Cellar 56 will be open 5-11 p.m. Monday-Saturday.