Xocolatl Nov. 3, 2017-Nov. 4, 2017, 6:00 p.m. Mezcal & Craft Chocolate Tastings Head to Xocolatl's micro-factory inside Krog Street Market for a comprehensive mezcal and chocolate tasting experiences. Guests can sample three artisanal mezcals paired with different kinds of dark chocolate, as well as other goodies to take home. Details
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Everything you need to know about Krog Street MarketOne of Atlanta’s vibrant dining and shopping destinations, Krog Street Market has been making a name for itself ever since it opened. Paces Properties developed the former hybrid warehouse and factory, transforming it into a lively space filled with shops, restaurants and food stalls where goods, food and produce are sold.
In August and September of 2014, The Collective, The Luminary and Cafe Izakaya were the first three tenants to open at Krog. Only two months later in November, Krog Street Market officially opened to the public.
Krog Street Market history
The space currently known as KSM to Atlantans wasn’t always a stomping ground for eateries, cocktails and shopping. In the 1880s, Atlanta Stove Works built an enterprise selling the Barrett Range, a stove made of cast iron. In the years to follow, the abandoned factory space was used to house offices and restaurants, until Tyler Perry purchased it as the site of his studio in 2008.
And only eight years later, KSM opened in the Inman Park neighborhood as a mecca for experiencing a taste of what the city of Atlanta has to offer.
Krog Street Market food
Choose from a global sampling of culinary flavors and tastes at KSM. Contemporary Middle Eastern eats along the likes of shawarma and other kebabs are the hallmark of Yalla!, sweet treats to cure any sweet tooth at The Little Tart Bakeshop; dumplings of every variety from Gu’s Dumplings and sushi and rice bowls from Makimono. For Southern-style dishes, look no further than Fred’s Meat & Bread. Bar Mercado is the chosen spot for Mediterranean and Spanish-inspired tapas. No food hall in the South is complete without fried chicken, and Richard’s Southern Fried Hot Chicken does not disappoint, with plenty of tasty offerings.
Other restaurants of note: Superica, Suzy Siu’s Baos, Ticonderoga Club, Varuni Napoli, G.C. BBQ.
If you want to plan your visit, check out the Krog Street Market interactive map.
Krog Street Market stores
A plethora of Southern-grown retailers can be found at KSM. The Collective, also featuring gourmet food items, was one of the first tenants to make its appearance at the market. This retailer sells a variety of home good items, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. Stationary, home goods and specialty gift ideas are the hallmark of The Merchant, while Mama Homemade Bath and Body features handmade olive oil soaps, soy candles and other body care items. Krog Street Pet Works is an ideal spot for purchasing your four-legged friends toys and essentials, French Market Flowers for floral goodness and XOCOLATL Small Batch Chocolate for artisanal chocolates.
Other retailers of note: Hop City Inman Park, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, Nature’s Garden Express, Urban pL8.
Krog Street Market is located at 99 Krog Street in Atlanta. Parking garages are located at a parking deck across Krog Street adjacent to Stove Works, a lot on Lake Avenue at Krog Street and the corner of Irwin and Krog streets.
Feel fancy? Have your car valeted in the evenings at these three locations: across the street at Stove Works off Krog Street, in front of the main market entrance at Lake Avenue and adjacent to The Luminary on Krog Street in the Butler Building.
For electric car owners, charge up your car while you shop and dine in either of the two complimentary charging stations in the main Lake Avenue parking lot.
There’s more than one way to get to KSM and they don’t all involve a car. For cyclists, complimentary bicycle parking is available under the bridge at Krog Street.
If you’d rather take MARTA, Inman Park is the closest station, which will put you within walking distance of KSM.
Visit KSM's website for more information.
The heart of KSM are the retail and dining locations. The general KSM space is open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Hours vary for each dining and retail location, so be sure to check for precise times. Hours also vary during holidays, such as Easter, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
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Xocolatl Small Batch ChocolateThis “micro-factory” is located in the Krog Street Market, making it a convenient spot to stop in for a bar or two after shopping or dining. The gorgeously wrapped craft chocolates feature such flavors as “Americana” (chocolate apple pie) or my favorite “Kissed Mermaids” (dark coconut milk chocolate with vanilla-infused sea salt). Yum.
Address: 99 Krog St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 (Krog Street Market)
Hours: Mon. through Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Great idea for a “you’ve been booed” neighbor surprise can be found at Krog Stret Market’s Xocolatl. Their new Spooky Mermaid bar with coconut milk, sea salt, and roasted cacao nibs comes enveloped in decorative wrapping, too.
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