Atlanta, 404/264-0253; 848 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, 404/870-0805. Hand crafted beer and made-from-scratch food served up in a friendly, fun atmosphere. p } gordonbierschrestaurants.com. GRACE 17.20 5155 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 320, Norcross. 678/421-1720. Changing menu of fresh seasonal ingredients in a casually elegant setting. p }} grace1720.com. ★★ HAVEN RESTAURANT AND BAR 1441 Dresden Dr., Ste. 160, Atlanta. 404/9690700. Casual neighborhood dining in historic Brookhaven, with a fresh seasonal menu and an impressive wine list. p }} havenrestaurant.com. ★★★ HOBNOB NEIGHBORHOOD TAVERN 1551 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404/9682288. Comfort pub cuisine and craft beers in a community-driven establishment in Ansley Park. p } hobnobatlanta.com. HOLEMAN & FINCH PUBLIC HOUSE 2277 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404/948-1175. Hailed as a British gastropub with a Southern accent, with savvy cocktails and a meaty menu. } holeman-finch.com. HOUSTON’S 2166 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, 404/351-2442; 3321 Lenox Road, Atlanta, 404/237-7534; 3539 Northside Pkwy., Atlanta, 404/262-7130; 3050 Windy Hill Road SE, Atlanta, 770/563-1180. Lavish portions of fresh American fare, from thick, hickorygrilled burgers to tender, meaty ribs. } houstons.com. ★ JCT. KITCHEN & BAR 1198 Howell Mill Road, Ste. 18, Atlanta. 404/355-2252. A casual, yet upscale setting to enjoy such specialties as angry mussels, chicken and dumplings, fried chicken, truffle-parmesan fries and Georgia peach fried pies. p } jctkitchen.com. JOEY D’S OAKROOM 1015 Crown Pointe Pkwy., Atlanta. 770/512-7063. Upscale steakhouse features choice-aged charbroiled steaks, signature sandwiches, salads, pastas, chicken and fish, plus over 400 brands of spirits. p }} JoeyDsOakRoom.com. ★★ LIVINGSTON RESTAURANT AND BAR 659 Peachtree St., Atl., @ Georgian Terrace Hotel. 404/897-5000. Fresh American cuisine in a classy setting. p }} livingstonatlanta.com. LOBBY BAR AND BISTRO 361 Seventeenth St., Atlanta. 404/961-7370. Seasonal menu with a comfort food edge in a casual atmosphere. p } lobbyattwelve.com.
TWO Urban Licks LOCAL THREE 3290 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta. 404/968-2700. Fresh-from-thefarm seasonal fare, from Georgia Mountain Trout and Grilled Hanger Steak to Springer Mountain Farm Chicken Pot Pie, served in a comfy space. p } localthree.com. MILTON’S CUISINE & COCKTAILS 800 Mayfield Road, Milton. 770/817-0161. Feast on such Southern specialties as sweet potato and shrimp fritters, fried chicken, pork loin and chef ’s veggie plate in the charming setting of a restored 150-year-old farmhouse and 1930s cottage. p }} miltonscuisine.com. MODERN RESTAURANT + BAR 3365 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta. 404/5541100. Innovative culinary style with a heavy emphasis on seafood, from butter-poached lobster to wild Scottish salmon, plus special chef tasting menus with wine pairings. Private dining and outdoor patio available. p }} modernbuckhead.com. MOSAIC 3097 Maple Drive, Atlanta. 404/846-5722. Neighborhood bistro features modern American cuisine with Mediterranean flavors. p }} mosaicatl.com. MURPHY’S 997 Virginia Ave., Atlanta. 404/872-0904. Inventive, fresh seasonal fare, excellent service and basement charm. p } murphysvh.com. ONE. MIDTOWN KITCHEN 559 Dutch Valley Road, Atlanta. 404/892-4111. Inventive
atmosphere, food and wine served in a renovated urban warehouse space. p } onemidtownkitchen.com. ★★ PARK 75 75 Fourteenth St. NE, Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta. 404/253-3840. An elegant place to enjoy seasonal and regional favorites, from crispy lobster with shittake sticky rice and Asian vegetables to barbecue “Kobe” shortrib with smoked Gouda grits and truffled potatoes. p }} fourseasons.com. ★★★ PAUL’S RESTAURANT 10 Kings Circle, Atlanta. 404/231-4113. Chef Paul Albrecht creates new American cuisine and sushi in an open kitchen, from herb crusted flounder filet and roasted lamb shank to batter fried lobster tail. p }}} greatfoodinc.com. ★★★ PUBLIK DRAFT HOUSE 654 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404/885-7505. Gastropub cuisine, from small bites and salads to burgers and entrees, served in a fun atmosphere. p } publikatl.com. RATHBUN’S 112 Krog St., Atlanta. 404/524-8280. New American food served with Southern flair in a swanky space at the Stove Works in Inman Park. p }} rathbunsrestaurant.com. ★★★★ QUICK GUIDE p reservations h dress restrictions } entrees $10-20 }} entrees $20-30 }}} entrees $30+
SOUTHERN SEASONS STARS ★ great ★★ excellent ★★★ superb ★★★★ the best
Southern Seasons Magazine
Published on Mar 8, 2013