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March 24, 2022

Craft cocktail bar and speakeasy, Foundation, coming to The Works in September

Atlanta Magazine: Located on the Westside, the Works has barbecue, beer, ax throwing, a food hall, and more. But it doesn’t have a dedicated cocktail bar—yet. Drew and Brittany Fancher, owners of the Aero Bar Atlanta mobile cocktail company, are opening their first brick-and-mortar bar there in September. Called Foundation, it will reside near Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and Dr. Scofflaw’s and serve complex cocktails, beer, and wine, along with charcuterie and small plates.

“You’re coming in for an entire experience,” Drew Fancher says. “It’s visual, olfactory, your taste buds, the way the garnishes are presented, and how the glass feels in your hands.”

This experience starts when you walk through the steel French doors at the entrance, note the concrete floors, deconstructed brick walls, candle-burning fireplace, and make your way to the 22-foot mahogany and marble bar. These aspects of the decor—along with the dark color scheme, arches, and distressed mirrors—are designed to conjure images of older estates, built on strong foundations. Hence the name.

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