If you're looking to make a deal and impress a client, take them to one of these dining destinations
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.
The Italian house restaurant at the Renaissance is taking American food for a spin. Helmed by a Top Chef, the 48 hr short rib is to die for
Atlanta has a plethora of fine Southern restaurants, and although new, M-U feels like it's been around forever. There would be riots if the farm egg in celery cream dish was dropped on the menu, featured recently on the Martha Stewart show.
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
Parking is free but tricky to fine. Swing behind the building to Peachtree Center Avenue and ring the buzzer after hours.
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.
A touch of France along Peachtree Road, F&B has multiple environments to suit your mood with a patio along the city's main drag, dining room with a window into the open kitchen & a fun bar with local beers & fine wine.