Sunday, June 14, 2009

Visiting Atlanta Any Time Soon?

A really nice lady I've known all of my life is headed to Atlanta for her family reunion. We were talking about all there is to do there and I just said I'll put a list together for you of all my must do favorites when visiting the ATL! As I was done with it, I thought, "this is good," and wanted to post it. So here it is & afterall, this is what this arena is for, right!

For the Young Adults
Luckie Food Lounge – Great food! Lovely bar area, people watching, the restroom is amazing! Gelato & magazine shop..such a fun & beautiful place, you’ll feel lucky to be there!
375 Luckie St
Atlanta, GA 30313

Harlem Bar (same owners as the Social House) Always jumpin’ & fun atmosphere
262 Edgewood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 31132

Café Circa (Black-Owned)
464 Edgewood Ave
Atlanta, GA 30312

Strip (Atlantic Station) Great social setting, beautiful location..the scene to be seen! 

The Castleberry Hill Corridor – Lounges, pizza pubs, art galleries, urban vibes,…just a nice area to park the car, take a walk, network, and go door to door checking out the spots!
257 Peters St. SW
Atlanta, GA 31132
404-523-1555 (Website of 1 the many lounges in this area. Hungry? Try the turkey burger sliders w/fries!)

W Atlanta, Midtown – Check local listings or call and find out the happs at this location
188 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30361

Tavern @ Phipps- Great tavern food right in the heart of Buckhead.
3500 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Busy Bee Café (Soul Food) –Hole in the wall location but it is so what the people need and want in their lives! Yeast rolls, cornbread muffins, fried green tomatoes, baked or fried chicken, smothered pork chops, catfish, sweet potatoes, mac & cheese, collard greens, black eyed peas over rice, peach cobbler, nana pudding..Basically, Soul Food the movie meets your reality! 
810 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 525-9212

Thumbs Up Diner- Fantastic breakfast in the MLK Jr./Sweet Auburn district
573 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Social House- Black owned breakfast/brunch in a southern home bed/breakfast setting. This place is located around the corner from Atlantic Station
1663 Howell Mill Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Flying Biscuit (Breakfast & Lunch)
Great breakfast w/ delicious biscuits that come with apple butter..yum! Visit website for additional locations.
1001 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Riverstreet Sweets- Savannah favorite in the Heart of Atlanta located in Phipps Plaza. Best pralines, candied pecans, with a selection of the best fudge in town!

Café Intermezzo- Italian ambiance. Let the dessert attendant help you choose a delectable sweet treat out of their glass bakery bar. Have coffee, tea, or any drink of choice from their vast drink selection menu.
1845 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30309


Atlantic Station
Lenox Mall
Virginia Highlands (Boutique Shopping & Dining)
Stonecrest Mall
Perimeter Mall
Dawsonville Outlets
Discovery Mills (Similar to Gurnee Mills)

Greedy Food Chica