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  • Bill Addison

    Food Editor & Restaurant Critic

    Bill Addison became Atlanta magazine's dining editor and restaurant critic in January 2009. He began his food-writing career at Creative Loafing in Atlanta in 2002 and has since been a food critic for the San Francisco Chronicle and lead restaurant critic at the Dallas Morning News. He's been nominated twice for a James Beard Foundation award (including a nod for [our July 2010 barbecue cover package][1]) and has won several Association of Food Journalists awards.

 

21. Indulge in a fantasy 
Southern feast

A multicourse phantasmagoria gleaned from our 
finest regional restaurants

To nibble: “In Jars” 
at Empire State South, an array of spreads served in mini Mason-glass crocks—that typically includes deviled ham, trout mousse, pickles, pimento cheese topped with bacon marmalade, and boiled peanut hummus. Read More

22. Drink up at our defining bars

Bring a designated driver and take a tour of the city’s cocktail culture

Start easy with a sherry cobbler—the subtly sweet, low-octane cocktail of the moment—at H. Harper Station, housed in a former train depot in Reynoldstown. Head over to Poncey-Highland to eavesdrop on the journalists and politicos at Manuel’s Tavern and sip a SweetWater 420. Read More

36. Eat the world on Buford Highway

A long, appetizing stretch of international cuisine

As ethnic cuisine destinations go, cities like New York and Los Angeles have distinct neighborhoods like Little Italy, Chinatown or Koreatown, and Tehrangeles. Read More