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Contemporary takes on Southern cuisine emphasize a farm-to-table focus at this stylish, casual restaurant.

Antico Pizza Napoletana
Alpharetta branch of the popular Midtown pizza place.

Seasonal cuisine from chef Christopher Grossman at The St. Regis Atlanta.

Bantam + Biddy
Fast, casual, healthy fare at Buckhead's Lenox Square Mall.

Buckhead sibling of a favored Decatur Indian restaurant.

Bruce Logue brings his Italian fare to Inman Park.

Butter & Cream
Small-batch, inventively flavored ice creams show a respect for the classics.

Cafe Intermezzo
Café Intermezzo is a late-night and breakfast favorite.

The Cockentrice
The Cockentrice brings The Spotted Trotter's charcuterie to a restaurant environment.

Pizza, pasta and an all-Italian wine list at Avalon in Alpharetta.

Community Smith
Midtown’s Community Smith offers the cooking of chef Micah Willix.

Cooks & Soldiers
Selections from the Basque, Spanish and French repertoire shape the menu at this westside restaurant.

Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand
Enjoy chicken sausage, Sloppy Sliders and more in an inviting setting.

Atlantic Station diner from chef Ron Eyester.

f2o Fresh to Order
By choosing carefully, a healthy yet tasty meal may be enjoyed for reasonable money.

FLIP burger boutique
Closing HD1 becomes an opportunity to expand FLIP burger boutique.

Folk Art
Alive with neighborhood buzz, Folk Art cooks egg dishes all day.

Foundation Social Eatery
Seasonal, fresh ingredients transformed into contemporary American cuisine at this restaurant in Roswell’s Connexion Holcomb Bridge.

Go Vegetarian Restaurant
House-made seitan, faux sausages and other meatless "meat" dishes set this operation apart.

Gokul Sweets & Vegetarian Restaurant
Vegetarian and Jain dishes (no potatoes, onions or garlic) capture the flavors and aromas of India.

Goldberg's Bagel Company & Deli
Goldberg's brings Atlanta’s take on the deli to the farthest northern ’burbs and adds dinner service.

Gom Shabu Shabu
This bright Suwanee establishment does a good job offering a Japanese classic.

The Grey
Creativity and authenticity merge, from architecture to cuisine, at this Savannah restaurant.

Gypsy Kitchen
Spanish fare dominates at this popular Buckhead Atlanta spot.

High Road Craft Ice Cream & Sorbet
Chef Keith Schroeder sets a high bar for traditional flavors and those quirky and contemporary.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Classic and inventive flavors of ice creams draw large crowds.

Kale Me Krazy
Even omnivores will want to taste the freshness of these juice drinks.

Kimball House
Occupying what was once Decatur's train station, Kimball House succeeds where others have folded.

KR SteakBar
An Italian approach to steak accompanies pastas, charcuterie and more on Kevin Rathbun's inventive menu.

The Luminary
Krog Street Market is home to chef Eli Kirshtein's first venture, an American brasserie with regional influences and French inspiration.

Edgy, elevated food and an equally distinguished wine list personify LUSCA.

A distinctive cuisine emerges from the melding of several Asian traditions.

Mavericks Cantina
Fresh ingredients and some clever imagination raise the bar on Cal-Mex fare.

Max's Wine Dive
Max's Wine Dive brings its funky style and Southern fare to Atlanta.

Memphis Barbecue Company
Atlanta-area unit of Melissa Cookston's chain of Memphis-style barbecue joints.

Oak Steakhouse
Oak Steakhouse in Alpharetta's Avalon offers a menu that highlights seasonal and local products in addition to beef.

Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar
From his own Savannah restaurant, Leoci's Trattoria, Roberto Leoci brings his Italian expertise to Pacci.

Paces & Vine
Tom Murphy and Ian Winslade (Murphy's) are behind this Vinings restaurant offering American fare.

Pallookaville Fine Foods
Lively atmosphere and careful sourcing of healthful ingredients draws families.

Paper Plane
Melissa Allen and Josh Sample join forces to make a big culinary statement in a small space.

The Pig & The Pearl
An unlikely union, The Pig & The Pearl features both smoked and raw fare in Atlantic Station.

A relaxing place to linger with small plates and a fine view: that's Polaris.

The Righteous Room
A dive with decent late-night fare, The Righteous Room is funky and fun.

Shucks Oyster & Wine Bar
Oysters, wine and grilled cheese sandwiches at this Tom Catherall venue.

Sip Wine & Dine
Pair wines preserved in a self-serve dispensing system with selections from a menu of small and large plates.

Smoke Ring
The barbecue beat goes on at Smoke Ring, one of the few 'cue joints in downtown Atlanta.

Sobban Korean Southern Diner
The link between Southern American and Korean fare --- starting with a fondness for pork --- shapes the menu at Sobban Korean Southern Diner.

Exploring the foodways of the South in a contemporary but faithful manner.

St. Cecilia
Atlanta restaurateur Ford Fry's St. Cecilia specializes in coastal Mediterranean fare.

Stem Wine Bar
Sister to Doug Turbush's Seed Kitchen & Bar, adjacent Stem Wine Bar benefits from his skills.

Thirteen Pies
Thirteen Pies offers a range of pizzas in the Buckhead Atlanta development.

TRACE’s menu offers contemporary twists on Southern-inspired dishes.

True Food Kitchen
A valiant attempt to offer satisfying, nutritious and attractive fare, True Food Kitchen works rather well.

Twin Smokers BBQ
Barbecue restaurant in Atlanta's Luckie-Marietta district.

Fans lamenting the loss of MF Sushi will find solace at Umi.

Varuni Napoli
Tasty, chewy-crusted pizzas are the mainstay of this authentic, all-Italian menu.

Vine & Tap
A true wine bar that also emphasizes beer, Vine & Tap offers tasty small plates, too.

White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails
All the Southern mainstays seem to have found a home at White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails.

Willy's Mexicana Grill
For a quick lunch or a healthful snack of freshly prepared food, Willy's is the place.

Willy's Mexicana Grill
Willy's offers made-to-order California-style Mexican fare.

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar
A fair burger but a mediocre wine list makes this a shopping quick-stop at Lenox Square.


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