This sprawling South African restaurant may be Buckhead’s most under-the-radar scenester hangout. The food is a fascinating (if unevenly executed) amalgam of Indian, Portuguese, and other European and Asian influences.
On the brink of so much activity around the Old Fourth Ward–Inman Park neighborhoods—where Krog Street Market and Ponce City Market are both scheduled to open later this year—it’s gratifying to find Jay Swift’s New American looker still turning out such attuned cooking.
Like the original location in Sandy Springs, this outpost offers serious beer and affordable, locally sourced food. Plus, it’s got a gorgeous rooftop patio.
The small plates-focused menu at Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison’s newest addition to their local empire (Bacchanalia, Floataway Cafe) is much tamer than the restaurant’s name implies.
Downtown’s new midscale Mexican restaurant offers sublime taquitos, brilliant tequila drinks, and a warm atmosphere. It’s an ideal spot to get sloshed in the middle of the day, “Mad Men”–style.
This is Atlanta’s quintessential modern market. The Morningside original opened in 1992, and the Dunwoody location is a laudable suburban counterpart with more specialty items and Sunday brunch.
Atlanta’s quintessential modern market, a mainstay of the Morningside neighborhood since 1992, offers sandwiches, artisan cheeses, and a breadth of takeout foods and bakery items.
Originally a pizzeria before it moved to fancier digs, the bakery still displays cases to the right of the dining room that are packed with the larger-than-life Italian and American desserts upon which Alpine built its reputation.
The pizzas, charred on the bottom and with the proper swollen edges, are sized for sharing at sixteen inches. Home in on classic combinations like the Bolognese, crowned with meatballs, sausage, housemade mozzarella, and ricotta.
New York may have the Soup Nazi, but we have Ms. Ann and her posted rules. Wait patiently for her to assemble one order at a time, and be ready to pay cash for her amazing Ghetto Burger.
A true-minded Tuscan restaurant, Antica Posta has settled in as a neighborhood haunt for its upscale Buckhead clientele. It serves what may be the city’s best roast chicken.