The King of Pops raises the bar for the classic ice lolly. Inside the store, racks of popsicles in a spectrum of colors bewilders customers, but their courteous staff helps patrons choose their favorite fruit pop. All their desserts are organic and categorized according to the season. Hence, the Blueberry Cobbler and Cereal Milk taste best during summer, while their Apple Cider and Banana Cinnamon will make you long for ice pops even in the heart of winter. Other selections include Coconut Lemongrass, Grapefruit Hibiscus, Raspberry Lime and Cantaloupe Ginger. Perhaps, their poptail is the favorite selection, which infuses the pop with flavors of the client's choice of cocktail or champagne. The health-conscious can avail of nutritional information on certain pops. Other facilities include a gluten-free menu and catering services for functions, weddings and fundraisers.
Located in the heart of the Virginia-Highland neighborhood, La Tavola Trattoria is one of the best authentic Italian places in the city. With its exposed brick walls and lovely outdoor patio, this place provides guests with a warm and inviting dining space. Its effortlessly elegant appeal allows guests to relax and truly engage all five senses with its delicious comfort food. The menu features classic Italian dishes and innovative specialties that are slowly cooked to perfection. With its rich desserts, a full bar offering a wide selection of wines and cocktails, and friendly service, La Tavola creates an intimate and memorable dining experience for its honored guests.
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.
Local Three is one of the most popular restaurants in Atlanta, be prepared to wait awhile or sit at the bar if you don't have a reservation. However long you wait, though, it will be well worth it. The warm and friendly restaurant is covered in all kinds of kitsch and clever pop culture references, which even carries over to the menu oft-times. Specialty cocktails, and a sophisticated liquor and wine selection make it a great place to take your time with the whole dining experience. Once you're ready to eat, the rotating menu always has delicious, expertly made American food, usually with a contemporary twist. The brunch is also to-die-for.
Cafe Sunflower is consistently voted the top vegetarian restaurant in Atlanta. The quiet, brightly-lit dining room is set back from the road a bit, adding to the serene atmosphere. The cooks here use only the freshest ingredients in interesting combinations to churn out California food with strong Asian, Mediterranean and Southwestern influences. Try the tofu stir-fry or the Sunflower sampler, and for dessert enjoy a piece of chocolate peanut butter tofu pie. Sunflower serves hand-picked organic wines and imported beer along with your favorite domestic selections.
This airy 24/7 restaurant offers a casual respite for those with midnight hunger pangs. The patio garden provides a somewhat exotic setting where patrons sample the healthy dishes in the company of live parrots and cockatoos. The menu is heavily vegetarian, and includes many vegan-friendly selections. Smoothies and other health drinks are also popular with the regulars. Enjoy a healthy affair at R. Thomas' Deluxe Grill.
At Fresh to Order, popularly abbreviated to F20, you are guaranteed freshness in every bite, supplemented by lightning quick service. Ten is a magical number at this restaurant, with serving time and average cost rarely exceeding this figure. This restaurant is a constant reminder of the fact that food that tastes good can be healthy, too. Apart from sandwiches and pizzas, there are also many delicious salads on offer, which you can make even more deliciously healthy by adding protein toppings like seared tofu and fire-grilled chicken breast. With little plates of chicken Caesar salad and organic peanut butter and jelly, this would be a great place to introduce your children to the concept of healthy living!
Offering a vegan take on Caribbean soul food, Healthful Essence is a unique concept for epicureans in town. On the menu are delicious and inventive vegetarian dishes like their signature Jerk Un-chicken, Brown Stew Un-fish, Veggie Lasagna and Curried Un-goat. Reggae tunes play in the background to infuse a tropical vibe while their services include take-out and WiFi access.
Started by a former school teacher Lisa Spooner and a fine dining chef Kevin Clark, this place is a must visit! What do you get when you put two individuals who love locally grown fresh produce? You get a restaurant that gives you food that is healthy and made with farm fresh ingredients, but what sets them apart are their prices! This place is very affordable and is one the reasons for its popularity. Though they are reasonably prized, Home Grown doesn't compromise on quality. The decor is quite vibrant and warm, with a lot of dark wood shades that are used, the lights are mostly yellow which makes it a cozy place to hang out. This restaurant has turned out to be a neighborhood favorite and also a pit stop for so many people that pass through this side of Atlanta.
This warm brewery sits at the southeast corner of Piedmont Park, Atlanta's busiest public green. It is a favorite among dog lovers, and hitches are available along the patio to leash your pet while you dine. The decidedly tavern-like interior is dark and friendly, with a fireplace. Two bars offer limited seating, but the main attraction is the patio, which overlooks the Midtown skyline. Pastas, fish and a wide range of appetizers highlight the menu. The Tavern also brews its own line of beer, which ranges from light amber ales to full-bodied stouts.
MetroFresh Midtown is an undisguised boon for those looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle, a place that offers gourmet preparations without all the trappings of fine dining establishments. Patrons looking to grab a quick bite don't have to forgo the health quotient of their diet; this eatery proves that fast food and healthy food are not mutually exclusive. Aptly done up in shades of green, the restaurant features many vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items on its daily menus, ensuring that everyone is catered to.