Despite the name, the food is more distinctive than the ambience in this lovable French restaurant, located in a cottage with a charming terrace near Ansley Mall.
The Buckhead Life Restaurant Group’s local venture takes its inspiration more from Parisian brasseries than bistros. The open dining room and buttery lighting inspire French joie de vivre.
Offering a smart mix of New American favorites and imaginative, urbane dishes, Bistro VG is still one of the fine-dining bright spots in the northern suburbs.
In this tiny, charming bistro, few dishes pass the test of authenticity, but you won’t regret the money spent on homemade chicken liver pate; tarte a l’oignon, rabbit in blueberry and red wine sauce, and a quirky choucroute de poisson.
Everyone who works in this wonderfully odd bakery seems to have been airlifted from France. Enjoy sandwiches on croissants or baguette; homemade soups; or French toast made with brioche dipped into creme brulee batter.
Old fans are returning in droves to this new version of Brasserie Le Coze, the French restaurant that started in Lenox Square, moved downtown under a new name, and resurfaced on the ground floor of the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Buckhead.
A long menu of traditional French fare (steak, frites, escargots, skate wings) and romantic turn-of-the-century decor lure people who haven’t dined Downtown in years.
La Fourchette opened in 2010 with ambitious, uneven “Mediterranean cuisine”—a mosaic of French, Italian, and American creations. But executive chef Jeffrey Wall quickly refined his vision and execution.
The multilayered concept (fine dining upstairs, casual grill downstairs) of this enduring favorite offers enough atmosphere for a special evening out.