100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta
Home Grown is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

1. Home Grown

9.3
968 Memorial Dr SE (at Gibson St SE), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Reynoldstown · 146 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Be prepared to loosen your belt a notch before digging into the Comfy Chicken Biscuit at Home Grown. No wonder why it's one of CL's 100 dishes to eat before you kick the bucket. Read more.

Revolution Doughnuts & Coffee is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

2. Revolution Doughnuts & Coffee

9.1
908 W College Ave, Decatur, GA
Donut Shop · Oakhurst · 66 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Revolution Doughnuts pretty much had me at "Salted Caramel and Bacon Doughnut." Darn right it's to die for — CL 100 Dishes style Read more.

Octane Coffee + Little Tart Bakeshop is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

3. Octane Coffee + Little Tart Bakeshop

9.1
437 Memorial Dr SE Ste A5, Atlanta, GA
Coffee Shop · Grant Park · 136 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Calling these crackly golden beauties "plain" is a travesty. The Plain Croissant is one of CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die, but right now I'm on track to average about a hundred a month. Read more.

One Eared Stag is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

4. One Eared Stag

8.7
1029 Edgewood Ave NE (Hurt St), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Inman Park · 78 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Chef's Breakfast is strictly for silver platter Sunday brunching. Whether it's seared pork belly or pancakes slathered in duck liver butter, you get a Schlitz to wash down one of CL's 100 best. Read more.

Highland Bakery is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

5. Highland Bakery

9.4
655 Highland Ave NE (at Sampson St NE), Atlanta, GA
Bakery · Old Fourth Ward · 212 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: If giants were real and they had a sweet tooth, they'd gobble up the Peanut Butter French Toast faster than they could strike it off CL's 100 dishes bucket list Read more.

Chef Liu Chinese Restaurant is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

6. Chef Liu Chinese Restaurant

9.0
5283 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA
Chinese Restaurant · 51 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: One of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die, the spicy cold noodles are sticky, fun, spicy, and messy. Don't bother serving yourself in a smaller bowl, just eat them straight from the plate. Read more.

Ria's Bluebird is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

7. Ria's Bluebird

9.1
421 Memorial Dr SE (at Cherokee Ave. SE), Atlanta, GA
Breakfast Spot · Grant Park · 158 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Country-fried tempeh and gravy is like a vegetarian take on country-fried steak and gravy. But better! Why else would it be on CL's 100 dishes list? Read more.

Empire State South is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

8. Empire State South

9.2
999 Peachtree St NE (at 10th St NE), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Midtown · 169 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Beady lentils, sliced hanger steak, mixed lettuces, and seasonal vegetables (currently sorghum sweet potatoes, pickled beets, and chewy wheat berries) help make Super Food one of CL's 100 Best Dishes. Read more.

Fritti is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

9. Fritti

9.0
309 N Highland Ave NE (at Elizabeth St), Atlanta, GA
Pizza Place · Inman Park · 67 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Bet you can't say Funghi Fritti fast five times. It should be illegal to pop this many shrooms in public. Definitely tops among CL's top 100 Read more.

Empire State South is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

10. Empire State South

9.2
999 Peachtree St NE (at 10th St NE), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Midtown · 169 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Farm Egg with Carolina Gold Rice always gets my mojo workin'. One of the best among CL's 100 best dishes. Read more.

KR SteakBar is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

11. KR SteakBar

9.0
349 Peachtree Hills Ave NE #D2, Atlanta, GA
Steakhouse · Peachtree Hills · 36 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: No pleasure, no rapture, no exquisite sin is greater than KR SteakBar’s fried artichokes, jewel of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die! Read more.

Seven Lamps is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

12. Seven Lamps

9.0
3400 Around Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Lenox · 58 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Mortadella mousse at Seven Lamps — it’s mouse, it’s sausage, it’s sausage-mouse and it’s one of CL’s 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Miller Union is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

13. Miller Union

9.2
999 Brady Ave NW (10th Street), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · 117 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Farm egg in celery cream at Miller Union exemplifies the perfect partnership between farmer and chef, landing this dish on CL’s list of 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

The Spence is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

14. The Spence

8.8
75 5th St NW (at Spring St.), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Midtown · 52 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Bone marrow with tuna tartare and fried quail egg at the Spence: Avant-garde surf and turf for the adventurous palette defines this entry from CL’s list of 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Bacchanalia is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

15. Bacchanalia

8.5
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (btwn 14th St. & Huff Rd.), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Northwest Atlanta · 58 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Sometimes a fritter is just a fritter, but the gulf crab fritter at Bacchanalia is one crusty crustacean that tops CL’s 100 dishes list. Read more.

Crawfish Shack Seafood is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

16. Crawfish Shack Seafood

9.0
4337 Buford Hwy Ste 170 (at Dresden Rd), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 69 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Boudin balls at Crawfish Shack are a masterpiece of fried and Cajun-esque comfort food, and a top pick for CL’s 100 Dishes to eat before you die! Read more.

Ecco is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

17. Ecco

9.5
40 7th St NE (Peachtree Street), Atlanta, GA
Mediterranean Restaurant · Midtown · 126 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Frying makes everything better, and goat cheese is already pretty pleasing to the taste buds. Ecco takes it to the next level with this sure short from CL’s 100 Dishes to eat before you die! Read more.

Star Provisions is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

18. Star Provisions

9.1
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (at Huff Rd), Atlanta, GA
Gourmet Shop · Northwest Atlanta · 111 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Star Provisions’ Pimento cheese takes the decadence factor on CL’s 100 dishes to eat before your die list to new heights. Read more.

The General Muir is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

19. The General Muir

9.5
1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230 (at Clifton Rd NE), Atlanta, GA
Deli / Bodega · 104 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Poutine with pastrami at the General Muir puts French Canadian cuisine and self-indulgence with a side of gravy on CL’s 100 Dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Daddy D'z is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

20. Daddy D'z

8.5
264 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA
BBQ Joint · 75 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Snap, crackle, and pork! Bite down on a heaping helping of the Famous Que Wraps and see why it's one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die! Read more.

Kevin Rathbun Steak is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

21. Kevin Rathbun Steak

9.2
154 Krog St NE (at Edgewood), Atlanta, GA
Steakhouse · Inman Park · 82 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Atlanta's king of red meat continues to reign supreme. With shallots, capers, and an egg yolk on top, it's easy to see why Prime beef tartare made CL's 100 Dishes to eat in Atlanta. Read more.

No. 246 is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

22. No. 246

9.2
129 E Ponce de Leon Ave (btwn Church St & E Court Sq), Decatur, GA
Italian Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 54 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: No. 246 combines veal, beef, and pork into a single tender and juicy meatball, all topped with a blanket of spicy tomato sauce. Head to downtown Decatur to try one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat in ATL. Read more.

Pine Street Market is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

23. Pine Street Market

9.1
Avondale Estates, GA
Butcher · 10 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Take one bite of Pine Street Market's sweet, applewood-smoked bacon, made from the bellies of Gum Creek Farms pigs, and you'll absolutely understand why it's one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat in Atlanta. Read more.

Holeman & Finch Public House is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

24. Holeman & Finch Public House

9.1
2277 Peachtree Rd NE (near Peachtree Memorial Dr.), Atlanta, GA
Gastropub · Peachtree Hills · 207 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The veal brains are a rich but mild organ that spreads like thick, delicate eggs on the toast that comes with it. You may need a drink to find the courage to try this delicacy, one of CL's 100 Dishes. Read more.

Nam Phuong is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

25. Nam Phuong

9.2
4051 Buford Hwy NE (at Dering Cir NE), Atlanta, GA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 51 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Nam Phuong's Pho has a clean broth, just sweet enough from the star anise and rich with beef flavor. Once you add in its chewy noodles, you'll see why it's one of CL's 100 Dishes in ATL. Read more.

Gio's Chicken Amalfitano is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

26. Gio's Chicken Amalfitano

9.5
1099 Hemphill Ave NW, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · 52 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Zuppa di pollo's rich, homemade broth (stock is made fresh daily) is rife with herbal, lemony flavor. It's also one of the few CL's 100 Dishes to eat in Atlanta that you can grab a quart to go. Read more.

Lan Zhou Restaurant is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

27. Lan Zhou Restaurant

9.0
New Peach tree Rd (Asian Square), Atlanta, GA
Asian Restaurant · 3 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Duck breast is served in Lan Zhou's traditional clear beef broth atop freshly pulled noodles. The noodle soup is likely the oldest recipe on CL's 100 Dishes, rumored to date back to the 16th century. Read more.

The Optimist is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

28. The Optimist

9.5
914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 168 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The she-crab soup is a piping hot bowl of buttery froth is packed with crabby ocean flavor. One of CL's 100 dishes, this menu item is filled with sweet and salty notes of emulsified crab roe. Read more.

Shoya Izakaya is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

29. Shoya Izakaya

8.8
6035 Peachtree Rd #A101 (General Motors Dr), Doraville, GA
Japanese Restaurant · 71 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The chicken skin salad, one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat in ATL, combines mixed greens and sesame dressing into a bowl of transcendence filled with a handful of golden-brown chunks of fried skin. Read more.

YEAH! Burger is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

30. YEAH! Burger

9.2
1168 Howell Mill Rd NW (at 14th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Burger Joint · 219 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: If Cobb salad is a favorite, Yeah! Burger's version — considered one of CL's 100 Best Dishes thanks to naturally raised chicken, hydroponic local lettuce, and nitrate-free bacon — is a must-try. Read more.

Empire State South is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

31. Empire State South

9.2
999 Peachtree St NE (at 10th St NE), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Midtown · 169 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The ESS charcuterie plate already won CL's Charcuterie Smackdown, so making the cut for CL's best 100 dishes was a done deal Read more.

Community Q BBQ is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

32. Community Q BBQ

9.4
1361 Clairmont Rd (btwn Powell Ln & Ladson St), Decatur, GA
BBQ Joint · 102 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Take a big bowl of local lettuces, coat 'em with vinegary dressing, add seasonal vegetables from farmer partners and you have the Kitchen Sink salad — one of CL's 100 Best Dishes. Read more.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

33. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

9.6
292 Moreland Ave NE (at Austin Ave.), Atlanta, GA
Brewery · Little Five Points · 134 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Butternut and Brussels sprout hash — one of CL's 100 Best Dishes — has the perfect blend of bitter, charred outer leaves, and tender, earthy hearts alongside sweet butternut squash cubes. Read more.

Star Provisions is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

34. Star Provisions

9.1
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (at Huff Rd), Atlanta, GA
Gourmet Shop · Northwest Atlanta · 111 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Fresh, house-made baguette smeared with sweet, creamy butter, and piled with prosciutto and shaved Parmesan is sweet, simple, and one of CL's 100 Best Dishes. Read more.

Atlanta Fish Market is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

35. Atlanta Fish Market

8.7
265 Pharr Rd NE (at North Fulton Drive), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Garden Hills · 102 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The lobster roll, one of CL's 100 Best Dishes, features meat tossed in a not-so-secret recipe of homemade mayo, cayenne pepper, and lemon stuffed into a toasty, buttered brioche bun. Read more.

Barkers Red Hots is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

36. Barkers Red Hots

8.1
3000 Windy Hill Rd SE, Ste 128, Marietta, GA
Hot Dog Joint · East Cobb · 33 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Original Red Hot, ranked one of CL's 100 Best Dishes, delivers a superb pork and beef combo with a nice char and a smoke-stained crunch on the outside. You pick the toppings. Read more.

Ann's Snack Bar is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

37. Ann's Snack Bar

7.9
1615 Memorial Dr SE (Wyman), Atlanta, GA
Burger Joint · Kirkwood · 67 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Budget time for a nap after eating the legendary Ghetto Burger, a borderline obscene chili bacon double cheeseburger and one of CL's 100 Best Dishes. Read more.

The Pinewood is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

38. The Pinewood

9.4
254 W Ponce de Leon Ave (at Ponce de Leon Pl.), Decatur, GA
American Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 56 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Buttermilk-soaked, deep-fried gulf oysters covered in a crust of creole-seasoned cornmeal served with — wait for it — a monster slice of bacon make the oyster roll one of CL's 100 Best Dishes. Read more.

Miso Izakaya is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

39. Miso Izakaya

9.4
619 Edgewood Ave SE (btwn Cornelia St SE & Krog St NE), Atlanta, GA
Sushi Restaurant · Old Fourth Ward · 60 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Roasted duck confit, shredded and crisp around the edges, is tucked into the fold of a delicate steamed rice-flour bun, make the crispy duck buns one of CL's 100 Dishes to try before you die. Read more.

Bocado is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

40. Bocado

8.8
887 Howell Mill Rd NW (8th St NW), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Marietta Street Artery · 112 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Considered one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die, the roasted cauliflower and eggplant sandwich is a spicy, drippy, crunchy mess of a meal. Dig in! Read more.

Bocado is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

41. Bocado

8.8
887 Howell Mill Rd NW (8th St NW), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Marietta Street Artery · 112 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The burger stack is one of CL's 100 best dishes for good reason. Bite into the two house-ground patties topped with American cheese and homemade pickles on a H&F Bread Co. bun and thank us later. Read more.

The General Muir is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

42. The General Muir

9.5
1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230 (at Clifton Rd NE), Atlanta, GA
Deli / Bodega · 104 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Chef Todd Ginsberg's take on the Reuben is a fatty, salty, comforting sandwich that's not only worthy of the nation's best delicatessens, but also CL's list of 100 best dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Quoc Huong Banh Mi Fast Food is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

43. Quoc Huong Banh Mi Fast Food

8.7
5150 Buford Hwy C-170, Doraville, GA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 37 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Quoc Huong's crusty bread rivals that of any bakery in town, and banh mi devotees flock here where they're jonesin' for a sandwich. Try the BBQ pork bahn mi, one of CL's 100 best dishes. Read more.

Community Q BBQ is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

44. Community Q BBQ

9.4
1361 Clairmont Rd (btwn Powell Ln & Ladson St), Decatur, GA
BBQ Joint · 102 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: No local pulled-pork sandwich is as consistently adept at balancing the smoke, the moisture, the bark, and portion size as the one at Community Q, one of CL's 100 best dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

No. 246 is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

45. No. 246

9.2
129 E Ponce de Leon Ave (btwn Church St & E Court Sq), Decatur, GA
Italian Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 54 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The filling inside the agnolotti, one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die, varies with the season, but they're always the most tender, airy pillows of flavor. Read more.

Chef Liu Chinese Restaurant is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

46. Chef Liu Chinese Restaurant

9.0
5283 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA
Chinese Restaurant · 51 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Something about dunking hot, tender fried dough into a bowl of milk is so gangsta. CL would've been remiss not to include the Cruller on its 100 dishes list. Read more.

Antico Pizza Napoletana is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

47. Antico Pizza Napoletana

9.5
1093 Hemphill Ave NW (at Ethel St NW), Atlanta, GA
Pizza Place · 254 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Antico's San Gennaro pizza is tough to beat. Chunks of fennel-laced sausage mixed with mozzarella and peppers take this pie from good to great, securing a place on CL's list of 100 best dishes. Read more.

Sotto Sotto is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

48. Sotto Sotto

9.1
313 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Inman Park · 55 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: One of CL's 100 best dishes, the Tagliatelle ai Funghi features ribbons of tagliatelle entwined with a blend of Hen of the Woods, baby portobello, and cremini mushrooms bathed in delicate cream. Read more.

Storico Fresco is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

49. Storico Fresco

8.2
3210 Roswell Rd NW Ste F (at E Andrews Dr NW), Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Buckhead · 4 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Weekly specials here rotate, but grab the elusive Tortelli Cima di Rapa if you see it and taste why it's one of CL's 100 Dishes! Read more.

The Cafe at Cakes & Ale is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

50. The Cafe at Cakes & Ale

8.8
151 Sycamore St (near Church St), Decatur, GA
Café · Downtown Decatur · 24 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The lunch-only grain bowl made CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die, and with an ever-changing composition of honest goodness it's easy to see why. Read more.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

51. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

9.6
292 Moreland Ave NE (at Austin Ave.), Atlanta, GA
Brewery · Little Five Points · 134 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Chef Terry Koval created an unlikely oasis for vegetarian diners with dishes such as the seasonal barley risotto. Order that with a perfect beer pairing and cross it off your list of CL's 100 dishes. Read more.

Tasty China is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

52. Tasty China

8.7
585 Franklin Rd SE Ste 215, Marietta, GA
Chinese Restaurant · 60 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Dry fried eggplant is thick french-fry-like, battered and fried sticks of eggplant have gone through a few incarnations, but the current one is as good as it comes. Read more.

Restaurant Eugene is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

53. Restaurant Eugene

8.4
2277 Peachtree Rd NE (Peachtree Memorial), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Peachtree Hills · 39 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Vegetables deserve respect and at Restaurant Eugene they get it. Order the vegetable tasting and cross it off your list of CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

54. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

9.5
1238 Dekalb Ave NE (at Elmira Pl NE), Atlanta, GA
BBQ Joint · Candler Park · 350 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: As far as veggie sandwiches go, the smoked portobello sandwich one is meaty, messy fun, with its oozy pimento cheese and pickled jalapeños. Plus, it's on CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die list! Read more.

Wisteria is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

55. Wisteria

8.7
471 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Inman Park · 68 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: One of CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die: The vegetable platter brims with variety and almost feels like a home-cooked Thanksgiving spread, minus the turkey. Read more.

Top Flr is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

56. Top Flr

674 Myrtle St NE (at 3rd St), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Midtown · 89 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: STILL THE ONE: Top Flr's orange-apple tofu was featured in the 2011 edition of CL's 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die, and here it is again in 2013! Read more.

Woo Nam Jeong Stone Bowl is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

57. Woo Nam Jeong Stone Bowl

8.8
5963 Buford Highway (Seoul Plaza), Doraville, GA
Korean Restaurant · 30 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: STILL THE ONE: Woo Nam Jeong's mushroom bibimbap was featured in the 2011 edition of CL's 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die, and here it is again in 2013! Read more.

Sotto Sotto is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

58. Sotto Sotto

9.1
313 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Inman Park · 55 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: STILL THE ONE: Sotto Sotto's Risotto ai Frutti di Mare was featured in the 2011 edition of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die, and here it is again in 2013. Read more.

The Optimist is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

59. The Optimist

9.5
914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 168 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: A carefully curated oyster selection so fresh you'd think you lived on the water. It's no surprise the raw bar here made Creative Loafing's 100 Dishes list. Read more.

Tomo is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

60. Tomo

8.3
3630 Peachtree Rd NE (at Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.), Atlanta, GA
Japanese Restaurant · North Buckhead · 48 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Score a reservation with chef-owner Tomohiro Naito on the back end of his glamorous sushi bar and you'll see why the omakase here is one of Creative Loafing's 100 Dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Cakes & Ale Restaurant is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

61. Cakes & Ale Restaurant

8.8
155 Sycamore St (at Church St), Decatur, GA
New American Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 53 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The restaurant's fresh, wood-fired North Carolina trout with a heap of flavor-packed bacon and scallion housemade mayo was a no-brainer for CL's 100 dishes list. Read more.

The Optimist is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

62. The Optimist

9.5
914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 168 tips and reviews
LPC - La Pietra Cucina is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

63. LPC - La Pietra Cucina

6.9
1545 Peachtree St NE #100 (at Spring St), Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Midtown · 29 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: LPC's pan-fried octopus is a masterful manipulation of sea and smoke and earth, and one of CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Holeman & Finch Public House is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

64. Holeman & Finch Public House

9.1
2277 Peachtree Rd NE (near Peachtree Memorial Dr.), Atlanta, GA
Gastropub · Peachtree Hills · 207 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Plump, tender, and pleasantly salty, these clams are one of the most addictive choices on CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die! Read more.

Aria Restaurant is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

65. Aria Restaurant

8.7
490 E Paces Ferry Rd NE (at Maple St), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Buckhead Village · 44 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Served in a martini glass layered with silky broccoli mousse and truffled whipped potatoes, this dish is rich man's comfort food. And, duh, one of Creative Loafing's 100 Dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Cardamom Hill is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

66. Cardamom Hill

1700 Northside Dr NW Ste A5 (near Bellemeade Ave NW), Atlanta, GA
Indian Restaurant · Berkeley Park · 42 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Perfect fried chicken, on a waffle, served with warm and spicy maple syrup, and one of Creative Loafing's 100 Dishes to eat in Atlanta! Read more.

One Eared Stag is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

67. One Eared Stag

8.7
1029 Edgewood Ave NE (Hurt St), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Inman Park · 78 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Deep Eastern spices, sweet notes, housemade pickles, and an addictive, numbing spice helped land the hot chicken here on CL's 100 Dishes list! Read more.

Floataway Cafe is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

68. Floataway Cafe

9.1
1123 Zonolite Drive, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Morningside - Lenox Park · 30 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The version of steak frites at this Quatrano-Harrison joint rivals any Parisian bistro or brasserie and gets a well-deserved spot on CL's 100 Dishes list. Read more.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

69. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

9.5
1238 Dekalb Ave NE (at Elmira Pl NE), Atlanta, GA
BBQ Joint · Candler Park · 350 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The enormous beef rib packs an enormous punch. If you're able to get one (they sell out often) you can find out why it's one of CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Double Zero Napoletana is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

70. Double Zero Napoletana

9.1
5825 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Downtown Sandy Springs · 72 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The L'arrosto pork shoulder is slow roasted for hour with tomatoes, carrots, and herbs. The supremely tender dish made CL's list of 100 best dishes in Atlanta. Read more.

678 (육칠팔) is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

71. 678 (육칠팔)

8.7
3880 Satellite Blvd, Duluth, GA
Korean Restaurant · 21 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: You'll need friends to take down the all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue combo. Fresh cuts of meat - unmarinated and marinated - are grilled over charcoal by your server for this, one of CL's 100 dishes. Read more.

Heirloom Market BBQ is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

72. Heirloom Market BBQ

9.3
2243 Akers Mill Rd SE, Atlanta, GA
BBQ Joint · East Cobb · 142 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Georgia Sampler has pulled pork, smoked chicken, a quarter rack of ribs, and a choice of brisket, turkey or Texas beef sausage (go brisket), and three sides. Easily one of CL's 100 best dishes. Read more.

Bell Street Burritos is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

73. Bell Street Burritos

660 Irwin St NE (at Sampson St.), Atlanta, GA
Burrito Place · Old Fourth Ward · 30 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The pork and green chile burrito is one part homage to Atlanta's fondly-remembered burrito shop Tortillas and one part comforting, rich bundle of joy. It made the cut for CL's 100 best dishes. Read more.

Kevin Rathbun Steak is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

74. Kevin Rathbun Steak

9.2
154 Krog St NE (at Edgewood), Atlanta, GA
Steakhouse · Inman Park · 82 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The dry-aged steak for two is a Goldilocks version of indulgence: Not too big, not too small, and aged for 30-40 days. This pricey steak made CL's list of 100 best dishes in Atlanta. Read more.

Spotted Trotter Charcuterie is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

75. Spotted Trotter Charcuterie

8.8
1610 Hosea L Williams Dr NE, Atlanta, GA
Butcher · Edgewood · 10 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Artisanal bacons are a dime a dozen these days, but the big, sausage-y meatballs wrapped in lacy caul fat called crépinettes here are a rare treat that made CL's 100 best dishes list. Read more.

Red Pepper Taqueria is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

76. Red Pepper Taqueria

8.1
2149 Briarcliff Rd NE (La Vista Rd), Atlanta, GA
Mexican Restaurant · 58 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The chicken nachos here are piled high and super slutty. CL named them one of the 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Gio's Chicken Amalfitano is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

77. Gio's Chicken Amalfitano

9.5
1099 Hemphill Ave NW, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · 52 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Rubbed with salt and seasoned with olive oil, chopped garlic, and wild oregano, the Sorrento lemon roast chicken at Gio's is a divine, aromatic version of the Italian dish. One of CL's 100 dishes. Read more.

4th & Swift is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

78. 4th & Swift

9.0
621 North Ave NE (at Glen Iris Dr.), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Old Fourth Ward · 75 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: 4th and Swift serves pork three ways in the "Three Little Piggies," a cutely named but constantly evolving dish that made the cut for CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Restaurant Eugene is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

79. Restaurant Eugene

8.4
2277 Peachtree Rd NE (Peachtree Memorial), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Peachtree Hills · 39 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Seared to a perfect medium rare in an iron skillet, the sliced duck breast is so mouth-watering delicious we couldn't help but include it on the 100 Dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

Himalayan Spice is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

80. Himalayan Spice

7.8
2773 Clairmont Rd NE (at Briarcliff Rd NE), Atlanta, GA
Indian Restaurant · 18 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Nepali lamb choila calls to mind the cuisines of nearby China, India, & even Thailand. Can't trek the globe? At least take a bite and see why it's one of the 100 best dishes in the ATL. Read more.

Watershed on Peachtree is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

81. Watershed on Peachtree

8.6
1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Buckhead · 38 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Quick, name another dish that has its own custom-stitched quilt hanging on the wall singing its praises. It's no wonder this legendary fried chicken made the list of Atlanta's 100 best dishes. Read more.

Chai Pani is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

82. Chai Pani

9.2
406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA
Indian Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 110 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The kale pakoras are big chunks of kale coated in a curried chickpea batter & fried to a crisp. The spice is light, and the experience is memorable. See why its one of the 100 best dishes in the ATL. Read more.

Lee's Bakery is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

83. Lee's Bakery

9.2
4005 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 111 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Cut off a chunk of the banh xeo & wrap it in one of the lettuce leaves served on the side along with fresh basil, mint, & cilantro. Its a Vietnamese snack that ranks among the 100 best in the city. Read more.

Tasty China is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

84. Tasty China

8.7
585 Franklin Rd SE Ste 215, Marietta, GA
Chinese Restaurant · 60 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: They look like burritos, but taste like Szechuan dreams. Bite into the hot and numbing beef rolls, ranked one of the best 100 Dishes in the ATL, and experience full-blown food lust for weeks to come. Read more.

Hot Cafe is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

85. Hot Cafe

8.2
5286 Riverdale Rd, College Park, GA
Thai Restaurant · 11 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Beautiful is not a word often used to describe beef jerky, but take a gander (and a bite of) the dry fried beef and you'll see why it's ranked one of the best 100 Dishes in the ATL. Read more.

Taqueria El Rey Del Taco is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

86. Taqueria El Rey Del Taco

8.7
5288 Buford Hwy NE (at Oakmont Ave), Doraville, GA
Mexican Restaurant · 70 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The carnita tacos on freshly made tortillas are some of the best in the city (top 100, in fact). Bite into the succulent hunks of slow-cooked pork with a hint of barbecue bite & judge for yourself. Read more.

Taqueria La Oaxaqueña is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

87. Taqueria La Oaxaqueña

8.2
605 Mt Zion Rd, Jonesboro, GA
Taco Place · 24 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Still a classic, the Mexican "pizza" (A.K.A. the tlayuda) is a fun thing to share with friends or enjoy on your own. Since 2011 the dish has held its own as one of CL's top 100 Dishes in the ATL. Read more.

Octopus Bar is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

88. Octopus Bar

8.7
560 Gresham Ave SE, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · East Atlanta Village · 42 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The salt & pepper Georgia shrimp double as a bowl of greasy, spicy late-night junk food that earned their place as one of the best 100 Dishes in the ATL, both for their Ga. cred and delicious kick. Read more.

Morelli's Gourmet Ice Cream is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

89. Morelli's Gourmet Ice Cream

9.3
749 Moreland Ave SE (at Ormewood Ave. SE), Atlanta, GA
Ice Cream Shop · Ormewood Park · 84 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The salted caramel ice cream blends sweet, luscious caramel & the pop of salt into a creamy, frozen silky state. It's one of the best 100 Dishes in Atlanta that will crack your sweet tooth. Beware. Read more.

Atlanta Cupcake Factory is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

90. Atlanta Cupcake Factory

8.1
624 N Highland Ave NE (btw North Ave NE & Blue Ridge Ave NE), Atlanta, GA
Cupcake Shop · Poncey-Highland · 29 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Southern clichés may not always do the region favors, but they sure as hell can taste good.One of the best 100 DIshes in ATL, the sweet potato bourbon cupcake earned its spot in our hearts & bellies. Read more.

The General Muir is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

91. The General Muir

9.5
1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230 (at Clifton Rd NE), Atlanta, GA
Deli / Bodega · 104 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The cheesecake is firm where others are too soft, & tangy to offset its inherent richness. It's rare to call a classic a game-changer, but this dish has earned its spot as one of the 100 best in ATL. Read more.

Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

92. Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand

9.1
489 Moreland Ave SE (near Glenwood Ave. SE), Atlanta, GA
Restaurant · Ormewood Park · 106 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Ever had the urge to drink a cupcake? Here a whole red velvet cupcake is swirled vigorously into a cake shake mixed with creamy vanilla ice cream. No wonder it's one of the top 100 Dishes in the city. Read more.

King of Pops is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

93. King of Pops

9.1
1079 North Ave NE (at N Highland Ave), Atlanta, GA
Dessert Shop · Poncey-Highland · 55 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The King has caught the city's attention & earned a spot as the top 100 Dishes with its silky chocolate sea salt pop. Just make sure you don't start humming "Chocolate Salty Balls" while sucking it. Read more.

Pie Shop is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

94. Pie Shop

8.4
3210 Roswell Rd NW Ste E, Atlanta, GA
Pie Shop · Buckhead · 11 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Definitely one of the 100 Dishes in Atlanta you need to eat before you die. If you're in the mood for baked sweets, the the simple and decadent classic apple pie is the way to go. No questions asked. Read more.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

95. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

9.1
295 Ponce de Leon Ave NE (Argonne Av NE), Atlanta, GA
Donut Shop · Midtown · 82 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: So what if the NC-based Krispy Kreme doesn't hail from the ATL? It's been an institution on Ponce for decades, and its hot-off-the-press donuts are one of the 100 best dishes in the city. Read more.

Wright's Gourmet Sandwich Shoppe is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

96. Wright's Gourmet Sandwich Shoppe

8.2
5482 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd (in The Shops of Dunwoody), Dunwoody, GA
Deli / Bodega · 21 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The chocolate cake at Wright's is at once light and decadent. Fudgy and creamy. The right ratio of frosting to cake. In a word, it is perfect. It's also one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

The Varsity is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

97. The Varsity

8.4
61 North Ave NW (at Spring St NW), Atlanta, GA
Hot Dog Joint · Midtown · 313 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Varsity's iconic frosted orange is one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die because it strikes a perfect compromise between a thick milkshake and a mouth-watering slushie. Read more.

Alon's Bakery & Market is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

98. Alon's Bakery & Market

9.1
1394 N Highland Ave NE (btw University Dr NE & Lanier Pl NE), Atlanta, GA
Bakery · Morningside - Lenox Park · 65 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: A slice of Alon's Midnight cake, one of CL's 100 Dishes to eat before you die, is reminiscent of sweetened cocoa powder and airy whipped cream. Read more.

Victory Sandwich Bar is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

99. Victory Sandwich Bar

280 Elizabeth St NE Ste A-Iii (near Highland Ave), Atlanta, GA
Sandwich Place · Inman Park · 98 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: They make the Jake and Coke slushie by dumping a whole bottle of the Tennessee whiskey into a slushie machine with four liters of Coca-Cola. It’s no wonder it made CL’s 100 Dishes list. Read more.

Trader Vic's is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

100. Trader Vic's

8.7
255 Courtland St NE (Hilton Atlanta), Atlanta, GA
Restaurant · Downtown Atlanta · 43 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Don’t mess with greatness. Theirs is the original Mai Tai, and it’s on CL’s list of100 Dishes to eat before you die. Read more.

H. Harper Station is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

101. H. Harper Station

8.6
904 Memorial Dr SE (Bill Kennedy-Memorial Connector), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Reynoldstown · 102 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Having the Smokescreen #2 is like drinking a campfire - if that campfire was sophisticated and worldly and had impeccable boozy taste. It also made it on to CL’s 100 Dishes list. Read more.

The Sound Table is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

102. The Sound Table

9.0
483 Edgewood Ave SE (at Boulevard SE), Atlanta, GA
Cocktail Bar · Old Fourth Ward · 92 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: One of CL’s 100 Dishes to eat before you die, the Moscow Mule is a little spicy, a lot refreshing, and hardly too sweet thanks to added orange bitters. Read more.

Holeman & Finch Public House is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

103. Holeman & Finch Public House

9.1
2277 Peachtree Rd NE (near Peachtree Memorial Dr.), Atlanta, GA
Gastropub · Peachtree Hills · 207 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Garnished with a housemade cherry, the Manhattan was crowned king in CL's 2013 Atlanta Manhattan Smackdown, plus it’s on CL’s 100 Dishes to eat before you die list. Read more.

Leon's Full Service is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

104. Leon's Full Service

9.2
131 E Ponce de Leon Ave (at Church St), Decatur, GA
Gastropub · Downtown Decatur · 179 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: Leon’s bartender Miles Macquarrie makes his Sazerac with high-strength Rittenhouse rye whiskey, Peychaud's bitters, sugar, and Herbsaint Legendre. Cross this off your CL 100 Dishes list! Read more.

Bocado is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

105. Bocado

8.8
887 Howell Mill Rd NW (8th St NW), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Marietta Street Artery · 112 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: On CL's 100 Dishes list, the Root Punch is root beer for grown-ups! Dark Scarlet Ibis rum pops with Root herbal liqueur, fresh lemon juice, cane syrup, & nutmeg finished with licorice-y Herbsaint. Read more.

The Optimist is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

106. The Optimist

9.5
914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 168 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: One of CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die, the Hot Buttered Rum includes actual butter (and rum, of course). Who puts butter in cocktails?! These guys. Read more.

Paper Plane is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

107. Paper Plane

340 Church St, Decatur, GA
Cocktail Bar · Downtown Decatur · 32 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: CL's 100 Dishes list: Barkeep Paul Calvert's Blue Jay is easy drinking for Fernet-lovers. Or a friendly introduction to the Italian bitter liqueur for anyone interested in becoming better acquainted. Read more.

4th & Swift is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

108. 4th & Swift

9.0
621 North Ave NE (at Glen Iris Dr.), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Old Fourth Ward · 75 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: One of CL's 100 Dishes, the Mexican RX is basically a cross between a Moscow Mule and a margarita. Tequila and smoky mezcal are blended with spicy ginger liqueur, agave nectar, and fresh lime juice. Read more.

Yakitori Jinbei is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

109. Yakitori Jinbei

8.6
2421 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA
Japanese Restaurant · 35 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The tonkotsu ramen's broth is made buttery with broken-down pork and chicken bones that are cooked on low for hours on end. It's easy to see why Jinbei's ramen made CL's 100 Dishes to eat in ATL. Read more.

Good Food Truck is one of 100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die - Atlanta.

110. Good Food Truck

7.5
Urban Picnic (Sweet Auburn Curb Market), Atlanta, GA
Food Truck · Midtown · 4 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The Poodle has to be the fanciest hotdog this side of a terrier, and it made our tail wag so hard we could help but name it one of the 100 best dishes in this whole dog gone city. Read more.