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A Dining Guide to the Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia

Barleygarden - Mushroom Burger

Atlanta is so much more than just intown Atlanta–there are so many fantastic suburbs and neighborhoods that make up the Greater Metro Area and that all have their unique character and charm. Alpharetta is one of Atlanta Eats’ favorite dining destinations, and the Avalon in particular is a favorite of ours to peruse around for eats that are just as great as their shopping! 

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ATL’s Top Black-Owned Vegan Restaurants & Food Trucks

Plant Based Pizzeria - Burger | Photo: plantbasedpizzeria.

For years, Atlanta was pretty much a vegan and vegetarian food desert. But now, it’s never been easier to eat plant-based thanks to amazing options all around the city. Here are some of our favorite minority owned vegan spots!

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Black Owned ATL – A History of Paschal’s

A photo of the pashcal's motor home restaurant

For nearly 80 years, Atlanta has had a modern day historical landmark in its midst. A place where heroes of the civil rights movement convened, and where one of America’s greatest Black entrepreneurs created their wealth – Paschal’s Restaurant. The story begins with two brothers – James Paschal and Robert Paschal.

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Black Owned ATL – A History of the Busy Bee Cafe

The Busy Bee Cafe

There is no doubt that Atlanta is a Great American City because of our rich black culture and history. One of the best places that this culture is represented is in food – specifically soul food. Black people in the Reconstruction and Jim Crow era were treated as second class citizens in the South, and among many indignities…

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Where To Find Atlanta’s Best Szechuan Cuisine

Chong Qing Hot Pot - Braised Fish

There’s just something about the dry, hot, spice of Szechuan (alternatively, Sichuan or Szechwan) cuisine which makes you crave it again and again. Szechuan food is a style of Chinese cuisine from the Sichuan Province, known for its strong flavors from the use of Sichuan peppers. Once you get a taste of this heat, you’re going to keep coming back time and time again for more and more. Here are some of Atlanta’s best spots for Szechuan Chinese food! 

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Atlanta’s 5 Best Bites After Getting Busy

Enchiladas from Superica.

Cazzie David – Gen Z writer and daughter of Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Larry David – recently published a book of essays with one essay in particular titled “Too Full to F___”. In it, she makes the argument that, “Sure, women can eat and then have sex. But they really can’t eat a lot.” Assuming that her argument is sound, we’re going to focus on 5 dishes to eat AFTER bumping uglies so everyone can be satisfied this Valentine’s Day.

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Atlanta’s Most Iconic Dishes

Ann's Snack Bar - Ghetto Burger | Photo: Yelp

It’s hard to distill Atlanta’s diverse dining scene into just a few dishes. There are so many fantastic plates around Atlanta, but only a few have stood the test of time and made it to icon status. Here’s our take on those icon status dishes!

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Steak Shapiro’s Top 12 BBQ Joints in Atlanta

Sock's Love BBQ - Brisket Sandwich | Photo: sockslovebrands.com

Okay, so I’m kinda proud of being dubbed the  “Food Guy of Atlanta” and I get asked by folks near and far, what is it Atlanta is truly known for from a dining perspective?  In essence,  what does Atlanta do best?  I have a lot of answers to that question but one of those has to be we have kick-ass BBQ, and it only keeps getting better.

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10 Mouthwatering Black-Owned Food Trucks in Atlanta

You’ve got to love a great food truck, and there are so many delicious ones in town to add to your bucket list. Here are some of our favorite Black-owned food tracks that we just keep coming back to time and time again! 

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Atlanta’s 5 Horniest Dishes

The louwill lemon pepper bbq wings from Magic City.

How can you tell if a dish is horny? When you look at it and it says right back to you, “Eat me.” Dirty jokes aside, there are some dishes around Atlanta that have an effervescent sensuality. For part of our Valentine’s Day coverage this year, we’re putting a spotlight on a few ATL dishes that are thirsty and looking to be devoured!

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7 Superfood Dishes To Boost Your Immunity Around Atlanta

Yum Yum Shrimp Garlic Noodle from Food Terminal.

As hard as it may be to accept, what we eat actually does make a difference to our health. Your immune system is powered by the nutrients you put in your body, so if you find yourself feeling under the weather more often than you’d like, your diet can be a key factor (unless you’re fighting off a global-pandemic-causing virus, in which case – wear a mask!). With that in mind, here are a few incredible tasting, superfood focused dishes around Atlanta that will add some nutritional nitrous oxide to your immunity.

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We’re Obsessed With These Bread and Pasta TikTokers

Bread TikTok

It’s not just for Gen Z and cringy dance moves anymore–Tik Tok has become a veritable content oasis that we can spends hours and hours scrolling through. The best part, in our opinion? The totally drool-worthy recipes and cooking videos. Here are some carb heavy food TikToks we’ve discovered lately and *cannot* stop thinking about. 

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29 Romantic Restaurants for Date Night in Atlanta

The Garden Room - Interior | Photo: thegardenroomatlanta.com

Call us biased, but we think ATL is one of the most romantic (and delicious) cities in the U.S.A.! And we can prove it with these restaurants that truly deliver both gourmet cuisine and romance. Here are our top picks for the top 29 romantic restaurants and places in Atlanta, perfect for you and your boo’s next night out on the town.

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13 Kick-Ass Places for A First Date in Atlanta

If this year has you entering or reentering the dating scene, fear not. While we can’t guarantee that whoever you’re meeting off of Hinge will look like their profile pic, we’ve at least got a great list of first date spots for you so you can rest easy knowing that at least great vibes, amazing food, and fantastic drinks are in store for your evening! Restaurants and attractions listed below in alphabetical order. 

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