5 & 10

Athens, GA

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Cuisine Description

The cuisine at 5 & 10 is a confluence of Old World and Southern cooking. “I think heart and curiosity drive this,” says Wine Director Steven Grubbs. “The wine and food fuel each other.”

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Wine List Description
The wine list features nearly 200 selections, each with a footnote, and a few with longer descriptions. “Hopefully all the wines tickle the mind a little and have good stories,” says Grubbs. “I tend to like wines with a raison d’etre.”
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Riot-Worthy Dish
Wine Enthusiast editors asked America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2013 "which dish would start a riot if it was taken off the menu?" Their riot-worthy dish is…
"It is, and probably forever will be, the somewhat wine-unfriendly frogmore stew."

Perfect Pairing
Roasted pheasant and hen of the woods mushrooms with Tikves’ Bela Voda (a red blend of Vranec and Plavek) from Macedonia.

Wine Events
5 & 10 hosts a number of winemaker dinners throughout the year. Custom wine tasting menus are also available to customers. “I pair wines and get to yammer on about them,” says Grubbs.

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Wine Enthusiast Magazine announced the third annual issue of America's best wine-centric establishments, and to commemorate the list, WE hosted a rooftop party where we honored this year's recipients and toasted the exploding culture of wine and food.


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2013 Restaurant Features

Game On

Move over pork: Duck is the new darling of America’s hottest restaurants, and it scores big with playful wine pairings from Rioja to the Rhône.

Pizza Party

Wine-friendly pizzas offer diners a slice of heaven.

New York's Sommeliers Pour Local

Many of Manhattan’s best restaurants aren’t just about eating local, but drinking local wines, too.

Element of Surprise

Whether menus change daily, weekly or monthly—or cease to be presented to diners at all—eating at these restaurants is nothing less than a thrill.