Head to The Brasserie and Neighborhood Café at PARISH on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for Atlanta’s most authentic Derby Day party. Revelers are invited to don their best bow ties, seersucker, spring dresses and fanciest hats, because PARISH is transforming the restaurant and patio into Churchill Downs for an unforgettable viewing party. Guests can place their bets as they enjoy live music and sip on mint juleps and nosh on Derby-inspired bites. Before watching the horses run for roses, party goers can strike a pose in the interactive photo booth and enter for the chance to win prizes for the best hat, best dressed and more.
Executive Chef Stuart Tracy is pulling out all the stops for what promises to be an unforgettable party. Derby-inspired bites feature his spin on traditional favorites and include: Miniature Hot Brown Sandwiches; Kentucky Country Ham Biscuits with Sorghum and Creole Mustard; Pickled Shrimp; PARISH Fried Chicken; Asparagus and Fontina Gougèrese; Tomato Pie; Kentucky Derby Pie and more. Imbibers will be treated a complimentary classic Mint Julep and can also explore a specialty menu featuring Parish Oaks Lily, Fourth Ward Julep, Single Barrel Saturday; and ATL Derby Tea cocktails.
PARISH’s “Single Barrel on Saturday” Mint Julep Recipe
2.5 oz Four Roses Single Barrel
.5 oz Old Forth Ward distillery Lawn Dart lemon/ginger Liqueur
2 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters
.5 oz house sorghum syrup
5 healthy fresh mint leaves
1. House sorghum syrup: 2:1 ratio of sorghum to hot water, stir until completely combined
2. Muddle fresh mint leaves in .5 oz of sorghum syrup in chilled metal Julep tin
3. Fill tin to the brim with crushed ice
4. Add O4W lawn dart and 2 dashes of angostura
5. Add Single Barrel and give the cocktail a nice stir to marry ingredients
6. Top with a very healthy bundle of mint leaves, enjoy!
The Brasserie and Neighborhood Café at PARISH is conveniently located in Inman Park on the Atlanta BeltLine at 240 North Highland Avenue. For reservations and more information, call 404. (404) 681-4434 or visit parishatl.com.