Here are her picks:
Bantam + Biddy, Buttermilk Kitchen, The General Muir, Little Alley Steak, Lure, The Optimist, Shabu N Shabu, STG Trattoria, Watershed on Peachtree, and Yet Tuh. Honorable mentions go to The Spence, Gato/Arigato, and Seven Lamps.
Let's see if you can match Christiane's adjectives to restaurant names. No peeking below!:
(1) extraordinary, (2) sleek and secret, (3) humble (4) fine, (5) nontraditional, (6) handsome, (7) glam and comfortable, (8) perfectly pitched, (9) super-fun, (10) spot-on gourmet
(Answers: (1) The General Muir, (2) STG, (3) Yet Tuh, (4) Watershed, (5) Buttermilk, (6) Little Alley, (7) Lure, (8) The Optimist, (9) Shabu, (10) Bantam + Biddy.)
(By the way, one of the things I've always liked about Christiane's writing is that it is not descriptively baroque. Call 404-378-2775 to subscribe to Knife & Fork.)
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