America's Best Places to Eat Like a Local

Memorable meals at one-of-a-kind restaurants are the hallmark of any trip. Follow this list of local favorites and you can’t go wrong.

Octopus Bar, Atlanta

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In an unmarked room behind an East Atlanta pho house, kitchen workers and industry minions meet after work to lick their wounds and shoot Fernet. To eat, there’s high-minded Asian cooking, like monkfish-liver torchon and freshwater-eel congee. 560 Gresham Ave. S.E. $$

America's Best Places to Eat Like a Local

Octopus Bar, Atlanta

In an unmarked room behind an East Atlanta pho house, kitchen workers and industry minions meet after work to lick their wounds and shoot Fernet. To eat, there’s high-minded Asian cooking, like monkfish-liver torchon and freshwater-eel congee. 560 Gresham Ave. S.E. $$

Courtesy of Octopus Bar
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