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Georgia's Bistro Restaurant Review: Handling breakfast, lunch and dinner, Georgia’s Bistro is the main dining space for The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, located an hour and a half from downtown Atlanta. Built in the manner of a mountain lodge, the facility enjoys an idyllic spot on the shores of manmade Lake Oconee. The kitchen’s focus is on farm-to-table fine dining, courtesy of executive chef James Balster. The pursuit of local foodstuffs has led to the use of such regional products as Benton’s pork from Tennessee and wine from Georgia’s Persimmon Creek winery. The lodge has planted its own tiny clutch of olive trees, and hopes to harvest their fruit in the future. Scallops paired with roasted tomato-cheese grits, blood orange sauce and baby arugula is typical of the kind of culinary thinking this kitchen indulges. On Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, guests can opt for the 3 for $33 menu, which includes three courses and a glass of wine. The wine list features a number of by-the-glass selections. Breakfast can be an opulent affair with regional touches found in dishes like Southern pecan waffles. The restaurant’s view of Lake Oconee makes it one of the state’s most romantic dining rooms.