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This little wooden shack occupies a tiny triangular lot where Virginia Avenue slides into Monroe, just a few steps south of Piedmont Park. You'll find a few tables inside by the ordering window, but most patrons take their sandwiches out to the wraparound porch that overlooks Monroe. Most famous for their classic Philly Cheese Steaks, Woody's also boasts a full line of subs, sausages and dogs. Stop by for lunch, dinner, or just for ice cream, as Woody's is almost as popular for banana split as for sandwiches.
Worthmore is not your everyday jeweler, a fact you'll notice as you walk through the doors of this whimsical store. The jewelry cases feature a great assortment of timeless pieces, from classic to contemporary styles, by renowned designers. A selection from exquisite bracelets, earrings, rings and watches guarantee a one-of-a-kind purchase. This store also showcases and retails fine art work by local artists.
This "creative lifestyle boutique" is a one-stop shop for all your household needs. Urban Cottage has products and furniture for each room, from bath and beauty products to crockery, furniture, and home decor items. If that's not enough, they even sell clothing and kitchen linens. Whatever you're looking for to complete your home design, Urban Cottage has something for you.
Open since 1973, Phidippides is a specialty store for running shoes. The store does more than just sell shoes, the knowledgeable staff assesses the needs of customers based on activities and chooses the appropriate pair based on in-store analysis. This specialized service makes for efficient athletes and a constant flow of satisfied returning customers. Aside from shoes, the shop also carries running accessories including socks, sportswear and much more to get you moving.
Flip is a burger joint unlike any other. Cooked up by celebrity chef and Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais, this unique eatery specializes in gourmet burgers made from the freshest of ingredients and accessorized with house-made condiments. Popular burgers like the Southern feature a country fried beef patty, house-made pimento cheese, pickles and green tomato ketchup. Other inventive creations include the Oaxaca and Lamburger. Be sure to belly up to the milkshake bar where you'll find Liquid Nitrogen frozen specialties like the Nutella and Burnt Marshmallow Shake. One of the restaurant's most popular is the Krispy Kreme shake featuring the famous Southern delicacy the Krispy Kreme doughnut. Amazing hand-cut fries, onion rings and a full bar are just a few more reasons to give Flip a try.
Dine with college students and happy locals at Rise -n- Dine in Emory Village, across the street from the Emory University campus. Serving breakfast all day, Rise -n- Dine offers classic breakfast favorites plus inventive creations like the Polish omelet with kielbasa and potato-cheddar pierogi, sausage tacos and sweet potato pancakes. The cozy café also offers a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and lunch fare if breakfast isn't your thing. The interior is bright and airy and always buzzing with activity, especially during the weekend brunch.