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1200 Foster St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
The Goat Farm is one of the most exciting new things in Atlanta. It's housed in a complex of partially renovated 1800s industrial buildings. It's a visual and preforming arts center, an event and concert space, home to a cafe & library,...
2277 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
In a city full of burger joints, Holeman and Finch Public House stands out for its extensive drink selection and Southern twist on farm-to-table fare. Tucked into the back of an apartment complex on Peachtree Street, the popular spot serves...
1341 Collier Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
During my recent trip to Atlanta, my friends and I had the pleasure of visiting this under-the-radar spot for lunch. Alton Brown named one of its signature dishes as the best thing he's ever had. Enough said—I had to try it. Once we arrived it...
3155 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
Richard Blais is one of the greatest success stories to come out of Top Chef, the United States’ culinary challenge show akin to Masterchef. Before his time on the show, he made a name for himself at the helm of top Atlanta restaurants, but...
1079 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
You can find the rainbow umbrella all around town, but you'll always see someone in the parking lot of Buddy's convenience store across from Manuel's Tavern in Poncey-Highlands. While it may have started as one enterprising young man and a cart...
441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
His eponymous museum offers an interesting and in-depth look at the life and presidency of Jimmy Carter. One of the highlights is a re-creation of the Oval Office from his time in the White House, and the library and museum boast beautiful...
801 Atlanta St, Roswell, GA 30075, USA
Red Baron’s Antiques is known in the region for selling the most unique and quirky antique pieces around. While auctions are their main focus, bringing in buyers from around the country, the store imports pieces from Europe, so you never know what...
3400 Around Lenox Rd #209, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA
While the Shops Around Lenox are full of boutiques, Fab’rik is an Atlanta success story, currently with 20 locations and counting. They take current trends in fashion and make them affordable, even selling Fab’rik White Collection,...
3400 Around Lenox Road, #217, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA
Calling themselves “craft food and drink,” Seven Lamps focuses on unique creations like artisan cheeses, cured meats, and locally inspired entrees. Vegetables are gathered from their outside garden and incorporated into dishes. They also make...
56 E Andrews Dr NW #10, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
Henri’s is an Atlanta institution known for French pastries, cakes, and breads as well as deli sandwiches made fresh to order. It pays to go early as once the pastries are gone, you’re out of luck. If you go for lunch, be sure to indulge in a...
130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
A hub of preservation in the city, the Atlanta History Center is not your typical museum. The 33-acre experience features historic houses, enchanting gardens, and award-winning exhibitions, showcasing everything from Civil War artifacts to Olympic...
1000 Marietta St NW #302, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
Home brewers, craft beer lovers and those curious about beer flock to Hop City, located on Atlanta's Westside. Aisles of foreign, craft and lesser known selections can be overwhelming, but the staff is there to help. Hop City also sells wine and...
265 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
If you see the giant fish in front of the restaurant, you know you're in the right place. Atlanta Fish Market has the Southeast's largest selection of seafood, so don't be concerned that the restaurant is nowhere near the ocean. The menu covers...
3850 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
DTox Organic Juice and Junk in Buckhead serves up organic drinks, soups, and salads for those looking for clean living. The juices combine your favorite fruits with all the necessary greens you might not be getting in your diet. DTox milks combine...
3655 Roswell Rd Suite 130, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
Savi Provisions is a local chain of upscale markets selling everything a young urbanite would need. The new Buckhead location takes up the majority of the shopping center with an entire section devoted to every wine, beer, and liquor you could...
2744 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
Every Saturday, vendors and locals flock to Cathedral of St. Philip for cooking demos, live music, and, of course, fresh produce. It’s the largest producer-only market in the metro Atlanta area, bringing in farmers, artists, and craftsmen. You can...
3377 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA
A glass elevator soars to the top of the 125-story building to Whiskey Blue, an outdoor bar with views of Buckhead and Lenox Mall. Order one of the cocktails, which may run you around $15, but just remember that you’re paying for the view. (The...
3500 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA
This isn't your average shopping mall. Forget about fast-food courts and trinket shops. Phipps Plaza is home to more than 100 stores, including those with names like Tiffany, Saks Fifth Avenue and Versace. Phipps also has an AMC movie theater,...
3400 Wooddale Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA
Stave off the sniffles with a solid dose of vitamins from one of the best juice shops in town. Roots juices are cold-pressed, so you get to drink the benefit of all those bug-busting minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. The smoothies are pretty...
100 Peachtree Street #2300, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
A perfect example of urban renewal, the Atlanta BeltLine is a running and biking trail built on an old railway track. Its ever-popular Eastside Trail runs from Reynoldstown to Piedmont Park but is currently being expanded to the south and north...
112 Krog St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
I rolled up to Rathbun's for a business dinner that I, honestly, wasn't really looking forward to. It had been a long week and I would have much preferred just having room service in my pajamas. My mood started to change as I stepped out into the...
4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30346, USA
This bakery has been listed as having the best croissants in the city, and you will likely agree. Pastry chef Alon Balshan opened in 1994 in Virginia Highland selling baked goods and artisan food and wine products. The Perimeter location is an...
4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30346, USA
Modeled after the cafes of Europe, Cafe Intermezzo brings you to Vienna with its European-style coffee, desserts, and late-night bites. Their sweet and savory crepes, breakfast dishes, and selection of more than 70 cakes and pastries are all well...
3060 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
Named for characters from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, King + Duke is the next “it” restaurant in Atlanta. Inspired by hearty meals, King + Duke keeps it simple with entrees like hearth roasted fish, pasture leg chicken, and ratatouille....
1939, 1156 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
Praised by everyone from the James Beard Foundation to Anthony Bourdain to Esquire to RateBeer.com for its massive selection and delicious eats, the Porter Beer Bar is one place well worth a stop. The Porter opened in 2008 in a narrow space in...
2770 Lenox Rd NE B-4, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
Mae's Bakery is in a quiet shopping center tucked away from a residential part of Lenox Road in Buckhead. You might drive past it hundreds of times without knowing what's there. Upon entering Mae's Bakery, you'll see plenty of tables and...
999 Brady Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
Miller Union may seem like just another follower of the farm-to-table trend, but that's not what made it one of Bon Appetit's Best Restaurants in America. The humble decor of this former warehouse in Atlanta's Westside provides the ideal...
1029 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
This small yet classy bar on Edgewood Avenue is so much more than a neighborhood watering hole, even though it excels in that regard with $1 oysters and $1 pony Miller High Lifes. But it’s the chef’s breakfast that makes them so...
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