Film and TV production in Atlanta is heating up with no signs of slowing down. We can't make any celebrity spotting promises, but you'll have a better chance if you're near one of these hot spots
When it comes to new southern cuisine in Atlanta, South City Kitchen has championed it long before the Johnny-come-latelies. Favorites include their creative takes on fried chicken and fried green tomatoes.
Celebrity chef Art Smith oversees this Atlanta outpost of his growing restaurant empire that features southern favorites like fried chicken and a gourmet ham bar - think oyster bar with artisan pork. Clay Livingston holds down the fort at the adjacent Bourbon Bar that features a house bourbon & excellent craft cocktails.
The farm to table concept is so passé at this point that Ecco kicks it up a notch with their own rooftop garden for fresh apps & cocktails.
James Beard winner Hugh Acheson's Atlanta outpost is a Midtown favorite & its menu changes daily. I'm a fan of the superfood plate at lunch and you never know what will be on the dinner menu. The wine & cocktail program are killer & don't forget to leave room for dessert
An irreverent take on religion & bar/ping pong venue mixes in this O4W venue
A Sleek & modern steakhouse on the Midtown Mile, features a club like atmosphere popular with Midtowners and celebrities alike.
The Optimist is hot, with national acclaim and a chef that keeps adding onto his empire. The menu changes often and although seafood is definitely the main draw, beef, pork & chicken make regular appearances on the menu. Don't miss Chef Taria's creative desserts & the stellar cocktails.