Atlanta expert blogger Broderick Smylie of savoryexposure.com counts down the top 5 most new & notable destinations in town.
Ah, New Year's Eve in Atlanta, our favorite excuse to dress up, go out and practice our rarely used taxi-hailing skills. Picking a proper evening agenda can be tough with the vast number of Atlanta New Year's Eve parties. Never fear, we've got the dish on the 10 best ways to bid farewell to 2011 and ring in 2012, from formal all-inclusive bashes with famous bands to the legendary Peach Drop at Underground. (Photo credit: Citysearch Seattle)
The arrival of fall in Atlanta means many things: cooler days, colorful trees, weekend football and plenty of grilled cheese and tomato soup. Paying homage to what is quite possibly the best comfort food combination EVER, several of Atlanta's best restaurants do bang-up, grilled cheese and tomato soup combos for the autumnal months. Brace yourself. (Photo: Grilled cheese and tomato soup courtesy of Three Sheets)
Bar and restaurant deals shouldn't leave you with the choice between cheap pizza and PBR--although we love both. There are plenty of great restaurant and bar deals in Atlanta that also happen to be on some pretty damn good food and drink. From $3 sliders at the Shed (pictured) to $4 pints at a Virginia Highland barbecue joint to, yes, $1 PBR, our guide to frugal but awesome deals in Atlanta. (Photo: Shed sliders by Jonathan Baker)
There is no way to replicate New Orleans. The city has a charm, uniqueness and history all its own. The only way to truly experience the Big Easy is to plan a New Orleans vacation. But for when you need a little N?awlins fix in Atlanta to get you in the mood, we have the inspiration in these restaurants, bars and more that channel the French Quarter and beyond.
If you've ever traveled as a one-man band, you know it's not always easy flying solo. But having a solid game plan for solo Atlanta travel will make your trip all the more entertaining and memorable. From playing bar games at Ormsby's (pictured) to chowing on 10pm cheeseburgers, read on for our calls for those traveling alone to Atlanta.
It wasn't that long ago that Atlantans couldn't get a decent slice of pizza, but that was before the pizza war of 2009, when Antico and Varasano's caused excitement the likes of which the city hadn't seen since the Braves worst-to-first pennant race of `91. (We aren't kidding.) From a proper slice downtown at Rosa's to the futuristic Euro-stylings of Piola (pictured), our top 10 pizza spots in Atlanta. (Photo: Jonathan Baker)
Burgers are a big deal in Atlanta--and they should be, the city has some of the country's best. From Miss Ann's famous Ghetto Burger to Holeman and FInch's infamous limited edition double patty (pictured), Atlanta is practically the hamburger capital of the world. Don't believe us? Read on for our list of Atlanta's best burgers.
Atlanta has always struggled with barbecue identity, especially inside the perimeter. But recently, ITP BBQ joints have been throwing out the `cue blueprint and making a name for themselves based on originality. From a Monday night mainstay at a gastropub, to brisket burgers in Little Five Points, here's our guide to inner-city BBQ, all in the name of smoke and meat. (Photo: Jonathan Baker)