Chandlee & Sons’ commercial build-out project, Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall, has added three camping tents in their Grove for winter dining. Each tent can seat ten guests renting in two-hour blocks or a group of twenty can rent two tents that share a deck. Details can be found at https://whatnowatlanta.com/dine-in-one-of-ladybird-grove-and-mess-halls-new-base-camp-tents-this-winter from the December 11, 2019 What Now Atlanta online article. Ladybird is located on the Eastside of the Beltline.
The commercial build project by Chandlee and Sons, the Tin Tin Wine Bar, made the Eater Atlanta cocktail heatmap again, this time for December 4, 2019. Review the entire article at https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-new-cocktail-bars-atlanta.
Curry Up Now, a California fast-casual Indian street food chain, built by Chandlee and Sons, is highlighted in the December 2019 issue taking old- school Indian street food into New School modern. The article can be found online or in the magazine. The link is too long to post here. Check out the project under the Restaurants category under our Portfolio tab above. The article appeared online on November 27, 2019.
Chandlee and Sons’ commercial build, the Aix French Provencal inspired restaurant with its Tin Tin wine bar, made Eater’s drinks by the fireside list for the Winter of 2019 in Atlanta in November 19. Link to article is https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-restaurants-bars-fireplaces-firepits-atlanta/.
Tin Tin Wine Bar, a commercial build project for Chandlee & Sons, makes yet another eater.com list. The November 4, 2019 article listed the Tin Tin as one of the few places in Atlanta with a “Top Notch Wine List”. See the entire article here at https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/atlanta-restaurants-best-wine.
Chandlee and Sons Construction Company built out the Aix French inspired restaurant and the Tin Tin wine bar completing it in November of 2018. Nick Leahy, owner and chef of the Aix, hosted the opening night party for the Taste of Atlanta 2019 on October 18 at 7.30 p.m.in the historic Fourth Ward Park near Ralph McGill Boulevard. The event ran three nights.
Here is a link to the Atlanta Magazine article dated October 4, 2019:
Eater.com updated their Where to Drink Cocktails for September 2019. The Tin Tin made the list again at number three. The article states the Tin Tin’s “cocktails lean on fortified and aromatized wines such as sherry, port, and lillet as their base, making them comfortably session-worthy and casual.” The link to the article is: https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-new-cocktail-bars-atlanta/.
September 19, 2019 eater.com article mentions Ladybird Grove – it is titled Spend Twenty-four Hours Eating and Drinking Through the Old Fourth Ward. The link is: https://atlanta.eater.com/2019/9/12/20862767/24-hours-old-fourth-ward- atlanta-best-restaurants-food-crawl.
Chandlee and Sons’s commercial restaurant build, the Tin Tin Wine Bar, made eater.com’s 2019 Summer list (July 22) for “Where to Drink Cocktails in Atlanta”. Tin Tin is a casual indoor and outdoor experience offering 30 by-the-glass wines, craft beers and other worthy seasonal offerings, plus a French happy hour with snacks. ( https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-new-cocktail-bars-atlanta/ ).
Chandlee & Sons’ commercial construction project, Curry Up Now, is discussed in the July 18 online edition of What Now Atlanta. Their first to-market location (to date Curry Up Now has been a food truck venue) will host their grand opening at the end of this month. Other locations are planned. The link to the article is https://whatnowatlanta.com/curry-up-now-decatur/.
The Hottest Restaurants in Atlanta, July 2019 Another Chandlee & Sons’ restaurant makes the HeatMap. Ammazza at 591 Edgewood Avenue and its sister location in Decatur. Chandlee Construction was responsible for installing two monstrous ovens in each location. Link to article: https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-new-restaurants-atlanta-heatmap/. Beth McKibben’s “Where to Eat Around Atlanta this Month” – July 11, 2019.
The K Pop BBQ and Bar opened on June 7, 2019 at South Pointe in the Towne Lake center in Woodstock, Georgia. This commercial upfit build-out was a Chandlee and Sons Construction Company project. The Patch, a Woodstock-Towne Lake online publication, discussed the opening in their June 13 th article linked here: https://patch.com/georgia/woodstock/korean-kpop-bbq-bar-opens-woodstock .
An Eater’s Guide to Atlanta – June 5, 2019 Two restaurants built by Chandlee and Sons Construction made this guide. Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall made the list for dog friendly patios and bars offering 4000 plus square feet of yard along the Beltline for your pooch to enjoy while you eat great campfire inspired food (https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/dog-friendly-patios-bars-atlanta). Where to Start on the ‘Best Of’ Map – “the casual elegance of Aix and wine bar Tin Tin offers up French Provencal dishes” and summer sipping spritzers as one of Atlanta’s Hottest Restaurants (https://atlanta.eater.com/2017/9/20/15629996/best-food-atlanta-restaurants-where-to-eat). Eater staff compiled this unofficial and highly opinionated list.
Eater.com’s Beth McKibben featured Tin Tin at #2 in her May 15, 2019 article on where to sip spritz cocktails this summer in Atlanta. She mentioned their Pastis Provencal cocktail. Article link:
May 2019 edition of the Eater.com Atlanta heatmap again recommends the Tin Tin Wine Bar as the top place to get drinks in Atlanta. Chandlee and Sons Construction finished the build-out of this commercial establishment, and its companion the Aix Restaurant in November of last year. The link to the article is https://atlanta.May 2019 edition of the Eater.com Atlanta heatmap again recommends.com/maps/best-new-cocktail-bars-atlanta/.
April 17, 2019 Atlanta Journal/Constitution article about “Beer Town: Serve Yourself from 80-Plus taps at the Pour Taproom on the Beltline.” The first Pour opened in Asheville, NC and the Atlanta location just opened. Chandlee and Sons Construction built this restaurant in 6 weeks utilizing fast-track building methods. Article Link: https://www.ajc.com/…/serve-yoursel…/AtVPoHxYWG6Twku7EK1XKI/.
Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall makes another eater.com list for pet friendly hangouts. The April 2019 article entitled The Ultimate List of Dog Friendly Patios in Atlanta where Ladybird appears at number twelve. The link is: https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/dog- friendly-patios-bars-atlanta.
Another Chandlee and Sons Construction commercial build-out project, Pour Taproom. Also, another one for C&S along the Eastside Beltline in Atlanta, completed in April 2019. Enter through double doors, buy a card and drink draft, craft or seasonal beers, ciders, wines and nitro selections by the ounce or the pint. Eater.com featured the Pour Taproom in the April 12 issue. Click on the link below to read the article: https://atlanta.eater.com/2019/4/12/18307540/pour-taproom-opening-april-beltline-old-fourth-ward-atlanta.
Chandlee & Sons completed the commercial build-out of the Aix restaurant and Tin Tin wine bar in late 2018. The French inspired Aix is featured in the April 4, 2019 eater.com online article as one of the hottest eateries in Atlanta now. The day before the Tin Tin wine bar was featured at #1 in their article about where to get a cocktail. Eater.com maintains the latest information on the Heatmap. The link to the entire article is https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-new-restaurants- atlanta-heatmap.
The Tin Tin Wine Bar, a Chandlee and Sons’ commercial construction project completed in late 2018, is featured at #1 in the April 2019 edition of the Eater Atlanta Cocktail Heatmap. The bar, in Suite 100 at 956 Brady Avenue NW, shares the location with the Aix French inspired restaurant. The link to the online article is https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-new-cocktail-bars-atlanta.
Chandlee and Sons Construction Company built-out the new Aix Restaurant (and Tin Tin wine bar) on the dock of the former Miller Union Stockyards along the rails in westside Atlanta. In the Food and Drink section of the March 29, 2019 issue of Atlanta Magazine, Christaine Lauterbach reviews the French inspired restaurant. One can access the article at www.atlantamagazine.com/food-drink – scroll through the articles that are listed by date until you reach the March 29 article.
Tin Tin Wine Bar, a commercial build-out project by Chandlee & Sons, is a perfect fire side spot to take someone for a first date, sharing a space with the French influence of the Aix Restaurant. Link to the article: https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-first-date-restaurants-atlanta. March 13, 2019.
February 11, 2019 article on the most popular places in Atlanta, Georgia to drink cocktails this winter. The Tin Tin Wine Bar, a Chandlee and Sons commercial build-out project, made the list – newly opened in December.The link to the article is https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-new-cocktail-bars-atlanta..
Architectural Digest, January 31, 2019 issue – Link to the article on the Aix French Restaurant and Tin Tin Wine Bar (commercial build-out project by Chandlee and Sons Construction Company): https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/aix-and-tin-tin-give-atlanta-a-provencal-appeal.
The Maxim Super Bowl Party began at 9:00 pm on February 2, 2019 at The Fairmont located in the eight-acre Huff Trail Destination at 1429 Fairmont Avenue in northwest Atlanta. The Fairmont is a 19,000 square foot event venue newly created in 2018. Chandlee and Sons Construction Company was the commercial contracting firm that performed the build-out along with Chandlee Electric installing all electrical components including lighting. Here is the link to the Eater.com article: https://atlanta.eater.com/2019/1/28/18193875/super-bowl-53-parties-atlanta-2019
The City Guides section of the online news source, Eater.com, featured “An Eater’s Guide to Atlanta” on January 14, 2019. Eater presents the latest information about well-known chefs and existing, new and soon-to-open eating and drinking establishments across Metro Atlanta. A restaurant built-out by Chandlee and Sons Construction Company is featured under “The Hot” and “The Most Anticipated” and “Dining Experts Name” categories in the list – the French-inspired Aix restaurant and TinTin wine bar. Under the “Best Patios” section is another build by Chandlee and Sons; one of Atlanta’s well- known dog friendly eateries, the Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall. And under the “Coffee” category is the Birmingham chain, Revelator Coffee – Chandlee and Sons just completed a Revelator in Peachtree Corners and has locations under construction at both Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza. Take note that many of Chef Ford Fry’s restaurants are in the article, Chandlee and Sons built-out his corporate office in northwest Atlanta and made updates to his St. Cecilia restaurant. The link to the article is https://atlanta.eater.com/2017/9/20/15629996/best-food- atlanta-restaurants-where-to-eat.
Aix French restaurant and Tin Tin wine bar opened December 14, 2018 in the Stockyards development on Brady Avenue in the westside of Atlanta Georgia. A commercial build-out project for Chandlee and Sons Construction Company. The link to the article is https://atlanta.eater.com/2018/12/14/18139231/aix-tin-tin-french-restaurant-wine-bar-open-westside-atlanta. Photography by Ryan Fleisher
Aix & Tin Tin- 1st of 6 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings, Atlanta, December 2018 Beth McKibben writes on December 5, 2018, “French provencal restaurant Aix and its neighboring wine bar, Tin Tin, owned by former Saltyard executive chef Nick Leahy, hopes to open before the end of 2018 at the Stockyards on Brady Avenue in Westside. The menu at Aix focuses on dishes from southern France and the wine bar, Tin Tin, features a menu comprising of mainly small plates and mostly French wines. Both Aix and Tin Tin will be open daily, with Tin Tin open for lunch and dinner.” The link to the original eater.com article: https://atlanta.eater.com/2018/12/5/18127345/most-anticipated-restaurants-atlanta-winter-2019.
Uncle Jack’s Meat House is planning another location in Georgia! Owner, Willie Degel, notified Seth Chandlee of Chandlee & Sons Construction some time back that a second location was in the works. As of February 2019, the plans are being drawn up. This second Georgia location will be in Peachtree Corners. The Gwinnett Daily News mentioned in on July10, 2018. The link to the article is: https://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/multimedia/uncle-jack-s-meat-house-coming-to-peachtree-corners/collection_a3296e22-847f-11e8-977c-fbf691153fb8.html. Chandlee and Sons built-out the first location at 6590 Sugarloaf Parkway also in Gwinnett County.
Eater.com articles on Curry Up Now: April 6, 2018 first published in San Francisco on this new fast casual Indian restaurant dominating the Atlanta market – link to the article below:
https://atlanta.eater.com/2018/4/6/17207356/indian-food-chain-curry-up-now-opening-atlanta. April 5, 2018 Eater.com article on franchise expansion in California & Atlanta – link to the article: https://sf.eater.com/2018/4/5/17202754/curry-up-now-franchise-opening-atlanta-sacramento . September 24, 2018 titled “Curry Up Now will bring ‘sexy fries’ and ‘naughty naan’ to Decatur” (Georgia). First of five locations (2 nd in Reynoldsville and 3 rd in west Atlanta) – link: https://atlanta.eater.com/2018/9/24/17896932/curry-up-now-indian-opening-north-decatur?fbclid=IwAR1-PXmRHSnsKqgR3kiPRd7eX6uDU1yXSkpqsMmNwAWI4qeZ1w2S9iy.
On April 4, 2018 Eater.com posted this article about a recently completed project by Chandlee and Sons Construction Company, Savi Provisions. This is Savi’s fifth Atlanta location and their largest for dining. It is also unique with a Jittery Joe’s drive through coffee bar. Jittery Joe’s began in Athens, Georgia by a Presbyterian pastor on the UGA campus. This 4,200 square foot commercial project was supervised by Chandlee and Sons’ Project Manager, Mike McCall. Click on the link below to view the entire Eater.com article: https://atlanta.eater.com/2018/4/4/17196888/savi-provisions-pharr-road-jittery-joes-drive-thru
What Now Atlanta – October 21, 2016 Chandlee and Sons Construction Company build-out of the Brass Tap Bar franchise in the Glenwood Place center at 790 Glenwood Avenue – completed February 17, 2017 under the expert supervision of Arcenio Pena, Project Manager. Link to the article is: www.whatnowatlanta.com/the-brass-tap-glenwood-place
April 23, 2015, Chandlee and Sons’ floor to ceiling rebuild project, Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall, makes Eater.com Heatmap for outside dining. Ladybird is located directly on the Eastside Trail in the Old Fourth Ward area of Atlanta. Click on the followinglink to read the article by Laura Scholtz entitled “The Atlanta Al Fresco Heatmap: http://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-atlanta-outdoor-dining-restaurants-patios-heatmap
Southern Living Magazine, Travel section – “South’s Best Bar Foods 2015” – Chandlee & Sons’ Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall makes the list at number six with their Navajo Fry Bread. View the complete article at this link: http://www.southernliving.com/m/travel/best-bar-food-2015
The Atlanta version of Zagat.com publishes “10 Hottest New Restaurants” list for 2015 – where Atlanta citizens are dining time after time. Chandlee & Sons’ Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall makes the list. The photo is by Sarah Dodge. View the complete article at this link: https://www.zagat.com/b/atlanta/hottest-new-restaurants-in-atlanta#10.
Chandlee & Sons’ “Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall” restaurant and bar ground-up project makes another “2014 Eater.com” listing. This time Ladybird shines gloriously in the year- end wrap-up of the “fifteen most beautiful new restaurants in the USA for 2014”! Continue reading →
Atlanta Winners in the 2014 Eater Awards
Chandlee & Sons restaurant project, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, (featured in bottom center photo) was nominated in the “Hot Spot Right Now” and “Stone Cold Stunner” categories; and a finalist and declared winner in the “Stone Cold Stunner” category! Chef Ford Fry (featured in top center photo) won “Chef of the Year”. Photos are by Matthew Wong… Continue reading →
Curry Up Now, a California fast-casual Indian street food chain, built by Chandlee and Sons, is highlighted in the December 2019 issue taking old-school Indian street food into New School modern. The article can be found online or in the magazine. The link is too long to post here. Check out the project under the Restaurants category under our Portfolio tab above. The article appeared online on November 27, 2019.
Chandlee and Sons’ commercial build, the Aix French Provencal inspired restaurant with its Tin Tin wine bar, made Eater’s drinks by the fireside list for the Winter of 2019 in Atlanta in November 19. Link to article is https://atlanta.eater.com/maps/best-restaurants-bars-fireplaces-firepits-atlanta/ .
Chris Fuhrmeister of Eater.com highlights the 2 Star rating given to Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall by AJC food critic, John Kessler on November 14. 2014.. Continue reading →
John Kessler’s original restaurant review of the Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall published in the Atlanta Journal November 13, 2014.. Continue reading →
An Omnivor’s Journal by blogger willoughbyandy reviewing Atlanta’s Big Sky Buckhead posted November 9, 2014.. Continue reading →
Chris Fuhrmeister of Eater.com updated his Heatmap list on November 6, 2014 of the “hottest restaurants in Atlanta”. The list includes projects by Chandlee & Sons: Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall and Big Sky Buckhead.. Continue reading →
A staff writer at Expedia Viewfinder connected with Explore Georgia to post a list of the best new restaurants in Atlanta which included Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall. Explore Georgia posted it on their blog on October 28, 2014. The article originally appeared in Lauren Cleland’s Travel Tips feature.. Continue reading →
On October 20, 2014 Eater.com writer Laura Scholz featured Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall as her seventh choice of where to drink a cocktail.. Continue reading →
Chris Fuhrmeister, writer for Eater.com, published a short article on Friday, October 17, 2014 about Ladybird ‘s executive chef, Kyle Schmidt, creating Saturday brunch and that Ladybird will soon be offering the same on Sundays.. Continue reading →
Eater.com writer Chris Fuhrmeister updated his Heatmap “where to eat” list on October 2, 2014 by adding Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall. He added Big Sky earlier on March 3, 2014.. Continue reading →
Creative Loafing’s Kate Abney posted a short review of Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall in her blog on September 22, 2014.. Continue reading →
Zagat.com writer Christopher Hassiotis provided a full preview of Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall on September 16, 2014 complete with great photos by Sarah Dodge.. Continue reading →
Eater.com writer Chris Fuhrmeister posts on September 15, 2014 that Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall is officially open for business. Continue reading →
On September 5, 2014 Eater.com writer Chris Fuhrmeister posts that Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall is scheduled to open on September 15, 2014. This post features photos by Matthew Wong.. Continue reading →
Eater.com writer Chris Fuhrmeister posts on August 19, 2014 that Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall is one of Atlanta’s most anticipated soon-to-open new restaurants. Thomas Wheatley of Creative Loafing contributes.. Continue reading →
Thomas Wheatley posts in his OMNIVORE column in Creative Loafing his own take on Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall on August 4, 2014.. Continue reading →
An Atlanta Magazine article published on July 30, 2014 written by Carly Cooper questioning how the Atlanta Beltline is effecting – with a photo provided by Michael Lennox, owner of Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall.. Continue reading →
Chris Fuhrmeister at Eater.com posts on July 22, 2014 all that is happening at Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall before the doors officially open.. Continue reading →
Carly Cooper, with Atlanta Magazine, writes an article from her interview with Michael Lennox, owner of Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, on July 21, 2014. Photos featured in the article are by Michael Lennox.. Continue reading →
Chandlee & Sons Construction Company project Big Sky Buckhead makes two Zagat.com “top” lists in one day – May 27, 2014. Big Sky makes the “best 12 rooftop bars is US” list.. Continue reading →
On May 1, 2014 Curbed Atlanta writer Josh Green introduces Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall as Atlanta’s latest contribution with a thorough description of her attributes and photos by Christopher T. Martin.. Continue reading →
Atlanta’s Jezebel Magazine published an article entitled “Sky’s the Limit” about Chandlee & Sons Construction Company’s ground-up, fast-track project Big Sky Buckhead. The article was written and photographed by Austin Holt and published on April 2, 2014. Continue reading →
Chandlee & Sons Construction Company is featured in the top of America’s Top 10 list of homebuilders in Atlanta, Georgia.. Continue reading →