Dining: New American

4th and Swift

Located in the Southern Dairies' former engine room, 4th and Swift epitomizes industrial elegance. The Swift in the name refers to chef

Argosy

This multilevel gastropub in East Atlanta Village is the latest venture from the Bookhouse Pub/MJQ crew. Inside, nautical references an

Aria

Aria is the third incarnation of the old Hedgerose Heights Inn, brought back to glorious life by chef Gerry Klaskala's contemporary cui

Atlas

Developed by renowned restaurateur and consulting chef Gerry Klaskala and investor Tavistock Group, Atlas replaces Paces 88 within Buck

Bacchanalia

At once modernist and classicist, the California-influenced cuisine of owner-chefs Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano is based on soli

Bar Margot

A new dinner lounge separate from the hotel's Park 75 and conceived by Ford Fry and Four Seasons executive chef Robert Gerstenecker, Ba

Bistro VG

Van Gogh's has been redesigned and revamped, and the white walls and airy feel work wonders for the restaurant. Van Gogh's famous crab

Bocado

Bocado has tone, taste, and talent locked down, and the Westside and Atlanta are even more delicious as a result. Sandwiches take the l

Cakes and Ale

Run by chef Billy Allin and his wife, Kristin, this smart, casual restaurant knows how to bring farm ingredients to the table with flai

Canoe

Executive chef Matt Basford helms this longtime riverside retreat of Atlanta's upper crust. The theater of verbose formality can be an

Floataway Cafe

Floataway is a place you come to be chill. To feel chill. To eat chill. With the walls painted vibrant blue, assorted glass bottles lin

H. Harper Station

H. Harper Station bills itself as a “modern watering hole.” The cocktail menu is divided by liquor choice, and with more than 40 select

Holeman and Finch Public House

Holeman and Finch Public House has changed the face of Atlanta's dining scene since opening in 2008. From the outset, H&F's cocktail p

Kimball House

In a town where cocktails are taken very seriously, Kimball House quietly took over the title of everyone’s favorite cocktail bar. Head

The Lawrence

Helmed by chef Mark Nanna, expect an accessible, Southern-influenced menu with dishes like pulled duck barbecue, whiskey-braised lamb b

Leon's Full Service

The menu excels at nibbly bits to go with drinks. There can be great meals here made up entirely of selections from the "snacks," "side

Local Three Kitchen & Bar

Through a driveway labyrinth, into a parking deck, up a few flights, into the elevator, down to the lobby, and through some office/cond

One Eared Stag

At One Eared Stag, boldness of flavor wins out above all else. The entire menu is an exercise in boldness, in defying cliché. Chef Robe

The Optimist

Part of Ford Fry's restaurant empire that Esquire named restaurant of the year in 2012. Although the Optimist has been open for

Parish: The Brasserie & Neighborhood Cafe

Formerly known as Parish, the Inman Park restaurant helmed by chef Stuart Tracy, relaunched as the Brasserie & Neighborhood Café at Par

Pour Bistro and Wine Market

This New American bistro has some vegetarian and gluten-free options and, true to its name, lots of wine. Each of Pour's menu items com

Rathbun's

More than any other chef, Kevin Rathbun is responsible for defining the restaurant food of Atlanta: Practically every culinary trend an

Restaurant Eugene

The food at Restaurant Eugene has become brighter, bolder and more accessible. Chef Linton Hopkins is now on par with the absolute best

Serpas

This is chef-owner Scott Serpas' first solo venture after stepping out from under the Concentrics umbrella where he worked for three ye

The Shed at Glenwood

Much of the Shed at Glenwood's menu reads like a kind of International House of Bistro Classics. Depending on your mood, you could hit

The Sound Table

The Sound Table is as much a dance club as it is a restaurant. It's a showplace for some of the best DJs around, both in the downstairs

Staplehouse

Opened nearly two years after co-founder Ryan Hidinger passed away from cancer, Staplehouse specializes in prix fixe and à la carte new

Two Urban Licks

The cinematic chaos and glamour of Two Urban Licks draws a decibel-shattering crowd eager for rambunctious dining and willing to sit ou

Venkman's

Chef Nick Melvin’s long-awaited Old Fourth Ward restaurant/music venue, Venkman's, opened its doors in September 2015. The eatery is a