Restaurants in Georgia
The tablecloths are made from newspapers and the steamed oysters and Low Country basket—shrimp, potatoes, corn—are ideal for two.
A local landmark for more than three decades, this 1950's-style diner is just up the block from the main entrance to the University of Georgia campus.
After modernizing a warehouse space using warm woods, pastel blues and greens, and plenty of natural lighting, Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison (also the owners of Atlanta's Bacchanalia) opened this Mediterranean-Italian fusion restaurant in 1998.
This unassuming joint, tucked away by a gas station near I-95, serves meltingly rich BBQ along with Brunswick Stew, the smoky tomato-lima bean-meat combo popular in the region.
Honestly, I didn't plan on doing it, says rap musician Chris "Ludacris" Bridges of his decision to create Straits with chef Chris Yeo, in Atlanta's Midtown neighborhood.
Reviving the regional menu at this North Atlanta landmark is chef de cuisine Todd Richards, previously of the AAA Five-Diamond Oakroom in Kentucky as well as the famed One Flew South at the ATL Airport.
Having grown up in Kansas City, Kevin Rathbun should know a thing or two about preparing a good steak. In 2007, he hired Atlanta's Bill Johnson Studios to convert an old cotton warehouse in Inman Park into a venue that offered a modern interpretation of the rustic, "old school" steakhouse.
This three-floor, 330-seat southern kitchen grew out of Paula Deen's lunch delivery service, back in the day before Deen became a Food Network star.
Set in a renovated Piedmont Park warehouse, this American eatery is owned by the Concentrics Restaurants group, also responsible for Trois and Two Urban Licks.
Since 1993, partner chefs Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison have drawn raves for their seasonally changing, all-organic menus—often using produce grown on their own organic farm.
A simple black and white color palette and a sprawling, spider-like chandelier set the stage for inventive Nouveau American fare at this Buckhead restaurant.
With a focus on using seasonal ingredients, chef Micah Willix, who helped create one of the nation’s first health-conscious menus at Seasons 52, keeps his European fare fresh and enticing.
A Buckhead staple since 1996, Prime is one of few Atlanta eateries specializing in both steak and sushi.
Once you get past the fact that Relish was once Roswell's funeral parlor, you'll see that the place is nicely light-filled and spacious. Chef and proprietor Andy Badgett is known for his new southern cuisine, including fried black-eyed peas and Krispy Kreme bread pudding.