Eating our way through 2 days in Atlanta!
Y’all Southerners just know how to do it right! Dit wanted to go watch Football, I wanted see the city, and it worked out that our Marine Corps besties, who grew up in Atlanta, could join us for the trip! So even better, we had two guides to all the best of the best!!! We stayed at the infamous Hotel Clermont, home to the Clermont Lounge which is famous for — well, I’ll let you look that up! We only had 2 days to take in the sights, but from what we saw Atlanta was vibrant, fun, and full of amazing food.
Grindhouse Killer Burgers: A local chain, this spot was out of this world delish. The burgers were cooked to perfection, the French fries were among the best I’ve ever tried. AND it kept the vegan happy with an Impossible Burger! Most definitely not vegan were the AH-mazing Boozy Shakes. Yes, you read that right. Milkshakes with BOOZE in them!! Praise The Lord! The Cinnamon Toast Crunk was indeed… crunk.
Sotto Sotto: Apparently this spot which is located next to sister restaurant Fritti in the adorable Inman Park neighborhood, has been packed since it opened its doors nearly 20 years ago. The food was rich and delish making it the perfect meal to combine for a nice dry red wine. The ambience was chill and understated, I can see why it’s still a favorite!
Ponce City Market Food Hall: This amazing retail and foodie heaven was opened in 2014. It is located inside what our friends remember as “City Hall East” directly across from what they lovingly referred to as “Murder Kroger”… Yes, Atlantans have a weird sense of humor. PCM is full of any and every type of food imaginable. Latin, Italian, Sweets, Indian Street food, and sooooo much more. And don’t get me started on the booze, I mean where to even begin. The beer selection kept the boys very happy. We ate here more than once as it was only a short walk from the Clermont.
Thumbs Up Diner: Another Atlanta institution, celebrating it’s 19th year in business this year! The line was out the door and we could quickly see why. The massive and insanely delicious looking portions were enough to entice us to wait!!! The buckwheat pancakes are a must and ACTUALLY the size of your head. The grits were the things of dreams. Even the vegan had some tofu to nibble on! Oh and the coffee, can we just talk about how delicious that was.
We had so many places we wanted to try like 6 feet under (which is naturally across from a cemetery), Ria’s Bluebird, and Bone Garden Cantina to name a few!! What are your favorite Atlanta restaurants!?