When you’re done mattress shopping or car shopping or shopping whatever else is on sale for President’s Day, swing by the Carter Center and explore how Georgia’s own Jimmy Carter navigated the White House. Once you’ve worked up an appetite learning about President Carter and Georgia’s 20th century history, head to one of these five restaurants.
8 min, .4 miles from Carter Center
Traditional Southern specialties take an ambitious step forward at Chef Jason Hill’s Inman Park eatery. Housed in a century-old building, Wisteria is lacking in neither atmosphere nor amenity; dim lighting, exposed brick, and reclaimed wood are as warm and welcoming as the wait staff. Along with a mouthwatering menu and divine wine list, enjoying a leisurely meal here is easy. Opens at 5:30pm
23 min, 1.2 miles from Carter Center
Right next door to Fred’s Meat & Bread lies a colorful Mediterranean restaurant serving up hearty favorites. Owner and head chef, Todd Ginsberg uses classic spices and cooking methods for the perfect shwarma. He stuffs shwarma (marinated chicken on a spicket) and/or falafel into bowls with an array of toppings like Israeli tabouli and hummus. Yalla is also famous for their laffa wraps which are equivalent to an 18″ tortilla! Pile on the shwarma, falafel and toppings and add one of their signature low- sugar sodas for the complete Mediterranean meal. Opens at 11:30am.
12 min, .6 miles from Carter Center
Barcelona. For soccer-lovers, it’s the team that plays the most breathtaking, sublime game in the world. For art and culture-lovers, it’s the home of dozens of museums, including the Museu Picasso (which houses an extensive number of Pablo Picasso’s early works). For the residents of Inman Park, it’s a stylish tapas restaurant with a fantastic collection of Spanish wines, a beautiful patio, and an outside fireplace that makes the patio comfortably habitable in the winter. Opens at 4:00pm.
Fox Bros Bar B Q
22 min, 1.1 miles from Carter Center
There’s no shortage of good barbecue in the South. But if you’re looking for the best, you better believe that Fox Bros. is tops on the list. Fox Bros. BBQ is famous for its Texan-slash-Southern style slow and low cooked Hickory-smoked meats. And they’re famous for a good reason: their barbecue is beyond amazing, and their beyond-barbecue is even better. Opens at 11:00am.
15 min, .7 miles from Carter Center
We love a laid-back pizza joint. We also love a gourmet pie. Which is why we really love Cameli’s. With a Little Italy attitude and a made-fresh-daily flavor, Cameli’s pizzas, calzones, pastas, and paninis give us a little taste of everything we love about pizza. Opens at 11:30am.