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521 Kitchen & Que
Expertly executed St. Louis ribs and brisket from a veteran chef in Buckhead.

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.

Chef Marvin Woods gathers influences from the African Diaspora in a single wide-ranging menu.

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

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

Bellina Alimentari
A unique kitchen, bar, market and culinary club in the Central Food Hall of Ponce City Market.

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 Cask Room
A cozy atmosphere, a few tables, a small but well-selected dozen or so wines by the glass, and small plates make a wine bar.

The Cockentrice
At The Cockentrice, Kevin Ouzts raises charcuterie to new heights, making it most restaurant-worthy.

Alpharetta gets a serious Italian restaurant with Colletta, where pizza, pasta and an all-Italian wine list rule.

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.

A return to 40s and 50s nostalgia, chef Ron Eyester's Diner offers breakfast all day.

Doggy Dogg
Initially only available from a push cart, these first-rate hot dogs are now also offered at a brick-and-mortar location in Decatur.

Dos Madres Cantina
A casual and bright ambience makes Dos Madres Cantina popular with Decatur's young set.

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

Fado Irish Pub
Irish conviviality and pub fare in Midtown.

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

Flora & Flour
Taking biscuits to a whole new level, pastry chef Lauren Raymond fills them with homemade goodness.

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.

Gu's Dumplings
Little stand at Krog Street Market satisfies longings for Gu's Bistro’s more well-known dishes.

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.

Kabob Land
Emphasizing healthy fare, Kabob Land delivers Middle Eastern cuisine in Buckhead.

Kale Me Krazy
Juice drinks in fresh flavors along with smoothies and wraps in Inman Park.

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.

Las Brasas Restaurant & Bar
Las Brasas strikes a blow for simple fare well prepared and gives it a Peruvian lift.

Le Fat
Guy Wong's contemporary Vietnamese restaurant in Midtown.

Little Bacch
Little Bacch offers Continental fare in the former Quinones at Bacchanalia space.

Little Trouble
Little Trouble adds a dash of sophistication to the Westside bar scene.

The Luminary
Chef Eli Kirshtein's American brasserie at the Krog Street Market development.

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

Madras Mantra
Indian vegetarian cooking with depth and freshness in Decatur.

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

Mason Tavern
A friendly comfort-fare concept in Decatur.

Masti Fun Indian Street Eats
The vibrant flavors of Indian street food drive this inventive, healthful menu.

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

Meehan's Public House
A more farm-to-table focus on locally produced ingredients lifts the menu at this Meehan's location.

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

MF Sushi Atlanta
Chris Kinjo brings his singular sushi back to Atlanta at MF Sushi in Inman Park.

Mexican restaurant from chef Sean Brock at Ponce City Market.

My Parents' Basement
My Parents’ Basement brings good food, good brew and good comics to Avondale Estates.

Novo Cucina
Riccardo Ullio's Italian cuisine finds its way to Dunwoody.

Oak Steakhouse
Oak Steakhouse in Alpharetta highlights seasonal and local products --- including a Georgia label on its wine list --- 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.

Pea Ridge Kitchen & Bar
Neighborhood restaurant draws area denizens for its eclectic fare.

The Pig & The Pearl
Smoked and raw fare find billing at The Pig & The Pearl in Atlantic Station.

Pijiu Belly
From noodles to burgers, Lenny Shou weaves a path among Asian and American favorites.

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

Proof Bakeshop
Cakes & Ale's Proof Bakeshop offers artisanal bread, pastries and more in Inman Park.

Restaurateur Kevin Gillespie aims to re-create the Southern comfort fare of his grandmother's Sunday dinner table.

Rice Mac
Fast food cooked to order gathers its flavors from around the Asian kitchen.

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

Creative and classic charcuterie, small plates and more make a compelling dining statement at this Loews Atlanta Hotel restaurant.

Smokebelly BBQ
Enjoying the pulled pork and juicy beef brisket at this chef-driven ’cue spot could become a habit.

Sobban Korean Southern Diner
Southern American and Korean fare share a fondness for pork, and that shapes this Decatur restaurant’s menu.

South Main Kitchen
Clean, simple, healthy fare derived from fresh raw materials lights up this suburban town's dining scene.

The foodways of the South are presented in a contemporary but faithful manner.

St. Cecilia
Coastal Mediterranean fare focused on seafood dishes is the draw at St. Cecilia.

Stem Wine Bar
Doug Turbush's Seed Kitchen & Bar has a companion: adjacent Stem Wine Bar benefits from his skills.

Sweet Auburn Barbecue
Asian meets its Southern soul and its Mexican soul mate at Sweet Auburn.

Tava Indian Bistro
Serving halal meat, this bistro in Decatur’s Patel Plaza raises the bar for Indian food.

Tavernpointe offers American cuisine in Midtown.

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.

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

Villaggio Gastro Italian
Baraonda owners offer Italian cuisine in Decatur.

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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