Sing their praises.
Twelve Days of Christmas Cocktails
What: Clever drinks ($12-$15), like the Pipe Dream (Scotch, Drambuie, honey, and Earl Grey tea) for eleven pipers piping and Pearly There (pear vodka, Disaronno, fresh sour, and vanilla simple syrup) for the partridge, are made for good cheers.
Why: The song is hard to remember; these go down easy.
When: The St. Regis Bar, daily, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 a.m.; Paces 88, Mon.-Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat., 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: The St. Regis Atlanta, 88 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Buckhead (404-563-7900).
Burger Tap Opens
What: The menu’s four mouthwatering burgers include the Truffle (Gruyere, crispy onions, garlic aioli, and truffle glaze) and the Southwestern (Jack cheese, chipotle barbecue sauce, and a giant fried jalapeno).
Why: Fresh-cut fries, ice cream floats, and 25 brews on tap.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Christmas Eve, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Where: 1409 N. Highland Ave., ste. d, Virginia Highland (888-919-8277).
R.Land Holiday Postcards
What: Mail the local artist’s quirky cards to the friends you miss (and who have a sense of humor).
Why: The twelve-pack ($25) has four comical designs.
When: Mon.-Thurs. & Sun., noon-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., noon-9 p.m.
Where: Young Blood Gallery & Boutique, 636 N. Highland Ave., Poncey-Highland (404-254-4127); online at rlandart.com.
Party Dress Body Prep
What: Make slipping into your sequin mini (sorry, LBD) easy with a quick, circulation-stimulating and body-firming service ($70 for 30 minutes), complete with Fatgirlslim rubdown.
Why: The only thing jiggling should be the Jell-O mold.
When: Midtown, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Downtown, daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Bliss Atlanta - Midtown, 188 14th St. NE; Bliss Atlanta - Downtown, 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. Call 877-862-5477 for an appt.
Photo: Courtesy of The St. Regis Atlanta