The inviting atmosphere of the rustic and old-fashioned Table and Main beckons one to go all out with the food. There is a Preservation Plate on the menu, with a serving of cured meats, cheese, pickled vegetables, Vidalia bacon jam, and thick country bread. For dinner, feast on grilled lamb chops, savor shrimp and grits, or indulge in country fried veal with pickled onions. End on a sweet note with the pie of the day. Complement your meal with a choice from the surprisingly healthy wine and beer list.
Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand is located in a renovated industrial space and is renowned for its 'Slinger,' an artisan sausage made from natural chicken and spices without any preservatives. The brainchild of Flying Biscuit Cafe owner Delia Champion and her friend Molly Gunn, the food here is organic and yummy. Though the eatery is small, it is always brimming with patrons no matter what the time is. Delia's also has treats for vegans and vegetarians who can relish on delish sliders. Dig into their hearty breakfast dishes before heading for work.
German national Wolfgang Hartert aspires to share the rich culinary heritage of his country with Americans at his co-owned restaurant Der Biergarten. The quintessential Bavarian establishment with an ambiance to match transports you to an outdoor beer garden in Munich. Catch live European football on the flat-screen TVs or enjoy a game of Fussball on the side. The menu features traditional classics like schnitzel, schweinshaxe, bratwurst and an array of sausages. The brews on offer represent drafts from Belgium, Ireland and England, and of course Germany, for an authentic taste of German culture.
This chic Italian spot is set away in a largely residential neighborhood just east of downtown, not far from the mayor's house. Sotto Sotto Cucina Italiana is a little tricky to find, and the atmosphere suggests that the owners like it that way. A vintage Roman decor prevails in the dining room, where the lively, youthful crowd can get noisy at times. A classic Italian menu features a wide range of pastas, fresh seafood, risotto, and a wine list with selections from all over Italy.
Ann's Snack Bar is an Atlanta establishment. This simple little eatery has won national acclaim for its delicious selection of hot dogs and burgers. The must have item is the Ghetto Burger: a big double cheeseburger loaded with bacon and chili. Not that there's any bad choice here. The owner, Ann, may even join you for your meal and regale you with tales of her many years of business.
In the cluster of restaurants in and around Atlanta, Taquería La Oaxaqueña definitely stands out for serving authentic cuisine from the Mexican region, Oaxaca. The decor is kept minimalistic, but the delicious food makes up for this simplicity. The menu comprises tacos, quesadillas, burrtios, soups, tortas and tamales, all made with fresh vegetables and traditional ingredients. Thought the popular favorite, here, remains the tortillas that are best relished with the variety of salsas served at their salsa bar. They also have a kids menu for the little ones, thus making a delightful experience for the entire family.
East Wave Fusion will take diners through a culinary journey which will not only give them a glimpse of Asian influences but also Latin American, Creole, Italian, West African, Spanish and French styles. Their menu crafted by Chef Jernard Wells is appealing and will make you want for more. The restaurant's futuristic decor adds to the trendiness of this place. Savor their dishes like Mama's Rolls, Asian Tacos, Banh Mi, Steamed Sliders, Blackened Tuna Roll, Bourbon Chicken and Crispy Honey Chicken. Complement your meal with a bubble tea or smoothie.
Following its success in other American cities, Trader Vic's has brought its exotic flair to Atlanta. Bamboo dominates the walls and furnishings, producing the intriguing effect of hut dining in a South Seas village. The casual bar is a great place to grab a drink or wait for your table; Mai Tais are the house favorite. The menu features international flavors with island undertones and many Polynesian specialties. The Indonesian lamb is an unforgettable feast, or try the Polynesian ginger chicken, cooked in a Chinese wood-burning oven. See website for Mai Tai Bar information and locations worldwide.
Cooked to perfection, Jamal's Buffalo Wings are one of the best in town. Wings with six different flavors like Buffalo, sweet & sour, lemon pepper, mild, jerk and hot, there is something here for everybody. They also serve scrumptious seafood like specialty shrimp in different flavors that are sure to get you addicted. With superb deals everyday of the week, Jamal's serves lip-smacking food at great prices. This delicious finger-food can now be part of your special day as they also offer catering services to large and small events.
Located on the Memorial Drive, The Little Tart is a charming bakery with lots to offer. Amazing cookies, galettes, quiches and of course, tarts will be found on the menu here along with many other confections that blend the fine arts of Southern cooking and French pâtisserie. This Grant Park joint offers some of the best ham n' cheese croissants in the city also, the creme fraiche quiches come highly recommended.
Housed in the Studioplex loft development in the heart of the Old Fourth Ward, Serpas True Food offers contemporary Southern cuisine in a hip, urban environment. Step inside Serpas, and you'll find an expansive mural of a cotton blossoms, which pays homage to the building's history as a cotton warehouse. Exposed brick walls, warm lighting and a large patio with city views create a wonderful dining space. Founder and executive chef Scott Serpas explores his Louisiana roots on the restaurant's eclectic menu. Start your meal with Serpas' fabulous flash-fried oysters, and then try entrees like grilled tenderloin tips and shrimp are complemented by true Southern sides like creamy grits and collard greens. The restaurant also offers a decadent Sunday brunch.