Now that Hollywood is hooked on Georgia’s tax credits for shooting the next summer blockbuster, celebrity sightings in Atlanta are commonplace enough to seem blase. Was that Lady Gaga throwing back seven whiskeys at Church? I barely noticed. But as we’ve been perusing the city’s gossip columns, we’ve noticed a disturbing trend: Stars often reveal dubious taste in local restaurants. Get it together, famous people. If movie crews dispatch scouts to select ideal filming locations, can’t they send trustworthy guides to suss out stellar dining options? We’ve laid out a case study of connoisseurs who impressed and amateurs who distressed with their culinary choices.
Gaga: Vipflash/Shutterstock.com; Andre 3000: Janet Mayer/PR Photos; White, Alba, Travolta, and Timberlake: S. Bukley/Shutterstock.com; Tomei: Sylvain Gaboury/PR Photos; Obama: Randall Stevens/Shutterstock.com; Diaz: Helga Esteb/Shutterstock.com; Bush: Stocklight/Shutterstock.com; Eastwood and Bacon: Featureflash/Shutterstock.com; Lee: Cinemafestival/Shutterstock.com; PBR: Caroline C. Kilgore; Canoe: Shutterstock.com; Flip Burger: Heidi Geldhauser; other objects: istockphoto.com