The city of Atlanta has a wide variety of choices for the foodies. Every year, a number of new restaurants come up in the Georgian capital. Here is a look at some of the new restaurants that have come up in the recent times and have already found a following for their delicious food and inviting ambiance.
- Tupelo Honey Café
If you have a thing for Southern food, then you won’t be able to stay away from the mouth-watering dishes that Tupelo Honey has on offer. This chain already had its presence in 6 states including Tennessee, Texas, and South Carolina, so they know what the Southerner’s taste buds crave. From fried green tomatoes and chicken cobb to avocado toast and slow roasted pork, there is undoubtedly a wide range of comfort foods to choose from. Gluten free options, an alcohol license, kid friendly arrangements, and Wi-Fi are added bonuses.
After enjoying the greenery of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, if you are looking for a bite, this is the place to be. The Café at Linton’s is located right at the heart of the park, offering tremendous views of the surroundings. There is also a rooftop bar if you want to enjoy the Atlanta skyline. It is run by Linton Hopkins who is already a brand for restaurants like Hop’s Chicken and Eugene. The menu serves American cuisine with options for vegan food and wine. It is slightly pricey, but the delicious food makes up for it.
- Poke Bar
If you are looking for a new place to try Hawaiian cuisine, then your best bet is Poke Bar at Sandy Springs. Poke is a raw salad that is very popular in Hawaii and Poke Bar brings that authentic taste to the people of Atlanta. Reasonable pricing, beautiful music tracks, a friendly staff, and delicious food have made it a favorite with the diners. Kid friendly arrangements, private parking, and Wi-Fi are added bonuses. Poke Bar also has a sushi menu to choose from.
- Noble Fin
As the name may give you an idea, this is a restaurant for when you are craving for sea food or steaks. It is located on Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. This fine dining restaurant may put a hole in your pocket but will sure fill your stomach and your soul with its delicious food. The 32 oz Prime Bone-in Rib Eye or the Colorado Lamb Chops are a delight on any day. It also has a full bar with a wide range of options to choose from. Led by restaurateur Jay Swift, this place is climbing the popularity charts pretty fast.
- Ton Ton Ramen
Who knew that even noodles can be made into such fine dining dishes. Restaurateur Guy Wong wields magic as he makes noodles into a dish of delight for visiting diners. Parking can be a challenge, especially because it is located in Ponce City Market. However, once you are in, the rich aroma of the spices will take over all your senses. It does not have an alcohol license, so if you want a beer, grab one from another store. Ton Ton Ramen allows you to bring your own bottle into their diner and drink it with your meal.
- Café Vendome
Paris in Belle Isle Sandy Springs – that is Café Vendome for you. Savor the taste of authentic French pastries, baguettes, madeleines, croissants, and caneles which come in various flavors and shapes. Team it with salads, sandwiches, or quiches, and you will certainly want to come back here again and again. The beautiful décor and the soft French music tracks add to the laid-back yet refined ambiance of the café.
Looking for some fusion food? Then why not try Amara. This new eatery from the owners of Tabla, the Indian restaurant, brings a whole new gamble – Indian and American fusion. And by the happy faces that leave the restaurant, it seems the gamble has paid off. The menu is self explanatory but it is always a good idea to have a word of advice and guidance from the servers, especially when you are trying Indian food. It also serves a very interesting beverage menu which acts as a perfect complement to the main dishes.
- Amalfi Pizza
The Amalfi region in Italy is not only a sight for the eyes but also a bliss for your taste buds. And that is what this Italian restaurants brings to you in downtown Atlanta. Armed with a 6000 pound brick oven from Italy that churns out 12-inch pizzas in 60 seconds, Amalfi Pizza offers authentic tasting Neapolitan Italian dishes at pocket-friendly prices. Calzones and pastas fill the rest of the menu. It also serves a good variety of Italian wines.
- Butcher & Brew
Sounds like a martial arts movie from the 80s! While you have to give it to them for the catchy name, the food is even better. This sports bar-cum-restaurant has come up in Alpharetta. House-made bread and meat sliced or ground within the store guarantees the freshness of the dishes. Add with it the diverse range of craft beers from all over the US and you have a very happy group of diners.
- 8 Arm
8 Arm is a hybrid coffee shop located on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown Atlanta. It is also a restaurant and bar. Open from breakfast until dinner hours, this is an ideal ‘any-meal eatery’ with its breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. The interior is spacious with minimalist décor. The outside patio bar is ideal for a drink after sundown. A short menu that keeps changing with the flavors of the season means that just one visit to 8 Arm is never enough.
Looking for a special dining experience for a memorable night? Try AG at the Ritz Carlton in downtown Atlanta. From Southern and American cuisine to a wide variety of International dishes, your choices are endless. It used to be the Atlanta Grill, but went through a change in décor and name. The service and food, however, have remained its top priorities. Try any of the oyster dishes, which have had consistent good reviews. The $48 Border Springs Lamb Chop is heaven for the taste buds. So is the $140 48 oz Tomahawk Ribeye. Well, it’s the Ritz, after all!
- City Winery
A 400+ bottle wine list, delicious food, and live music make for a perfect evening. And that is exactly what City Winery has on offer for you. Located in the Ponce City Market, it is going to satisfy all your taste buds with its wide variety of international cuisine – American, Mediterranean, Italian, Middle-Eastern, French, and Spanish! From international recording artists to local favorites, even the music is an attraction in itself. Want more? If you have a City Winery ticket, you are offered a private table for watching the show!
Originally posted 2017-08-23 12:58:08.