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South American wine and tapas bar El Viñedo Local opening near the Fox Theatre next year

A new spot to grab tapas and wine before shows at the Fox Theatre is slated to open early next year.

South American restaurant El Viñedo Local is slated to open in Midtown’s Fox Theatre Historic District in the 700 block of Peachtree Street.

Translated to “The Local Vineyard,” El Viñedo Local will feature “South American-inspired wine, coffee and small plates in a casual, relaxed setting,” according to a press release.

The restaurant which is a “passion project” from hospitality veteran Robert Kaster, will offer an assortment of empanadas and ceviches as well as other dishes meant to pair well with a variety of wines. 

“We are excited that El Viñedo Local will become a part of the growing energy of Midtown, and we’re looking forward to offering our guests the ability to socialize and explore wines in a unique setting,” Kaster said in the press release.

Kaster spent two decades in food and beverage management with Hilton Hotels, leaving to pursue wine full-time.

“Every wine has a story, we all have stories, this will be a place to share both,” Kaster said.

The restaurant’s interior will be designed by Hibachy Designs.

Ted Bradford, agent and partner with Gene Kansas | Commercial Real Estate, which represented El Viñedo Local, said, “ El Vińedo Local blends decades of professional experience with passion, bringing a hospitality, food, and beverage program to a beautifully designed plaza with street presence on Peachtree in Midtown. “

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