Omnivore - Manuel's Tavern to raise prices, change hours ... and be smoke-free by 2014
'These changes are the best answers I have at the moment'
- Joeff Davis/CL File
- Patrons watched then-Sen. Barack Obama elected president at the packed bar in 2008
Brian Maloof, the owner and general manager of the Poncey-Highland watering hole where Democrats have celebrated and mourned (and sometimes even broken bread with Republicans), said in an announcement this morning that the restaurant is making some changes.
In his letter, Maloof says that diners will notice a modest, across-the-board hike in menu items and the establishment will change hours. (Next time someone fails to understand the role that MARTA plays in metro Atlanta's economy, point 'em to Maloof's announcement. He notes that transit service cuts have made it difficult to staff the restaurant late at night.) In addition, the restaurant and bar also plans to comply with requests from customers and event coordinators and be completely smoke-free by next January.
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