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Top Choice Gallery in Atlanta

High Museum of Art

Atlanta's modern High Museum was the first to exhibit art lent from Paris' Louvre, and is a destination as much for its architecture as its world-class exhibits. The striking whitewashed multilevel building houses a…
Top Choice Historic Site in Atlanta

Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

The historic site commemorates the life, work and legacy of the civil rights leader and one of the great Americans. The center takes up several blocks.
Top Choice Seafood in Atlanta

Goin' Coastal

Atlanta needs another holy ethics-toting restaurant like it needs more traffic; but great seafood is still pretty off the radar here. That changes with this casual neighborhood seafood place in the heart of the High…
Top Choice Fusion in Atlanta

Leon's Full Service

Leon's can come across as a bit pretentious, but the gorgeous concrete bar and open floor-plan spilling out of a former service station and onto a groovy heated deck with floating beams remains cooler than thou and …
Top Choice Asian Fusion in Atlanta

Octopus Bar

Do they keep odd hours? Is seating difficult to come by? Does it take so long to get your fusion grub because the chefs are too busy fielding industry complaints from a room full of sous chefs and servers? The answe…
Top Choice Barbecue in Atlanta

Fox Brothers

At this longtime Atlanta classic, set in Inman Park, ribs are scorched and smoked perfectly with a hint of charcoaled crust on the outside and tender on the inside. They're also known for their exceptional Texas-sty…
Top Choice Seafood in Atlanta

The Optimist

Guidebook space could never do this Westside sustainable seafood Mecca justice. In a word: astonishing! Start with the Spanish charred octopus, braised for four hours in red wine; move on to a duck fat-poached sword…
Top Choice New Southern in Atlanta


Celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie's latest light-bulb moment is an unorthodox evening out. Guests do not order at the three nightly seatings, but rather choose between 12 or so smallish dishes, dreamed up by five chefs…
Top Choice Basque in Atlanta

Cooks & Soldiers

A game-changing Westside newcomer, this Basque-inspired hotspot specializes in small plate pintxos (Basque-ified tapas) and wood-fired asadas (grills) designed to share. Both the food and cocktails are outstanding. …
Bakery in Atlanta

Alon's Bakery

At this revered bakery you'll find stellar components for a sumptuous European picnic - include gourmet cheeses, wine, pâté, roasted vegetables, and all manner of brioche.