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Top Choice Fusion in East Side

Octopus Bar

Leave your hang-ups at the hotel – this is punk-rock dining – and get to know what's good at this unsigned indoor-outdoor patio dive nuanced with graffitied-up walls and ethereal electronica. No reservations, so lin…
Top Choice Barbecue in South Georgia

Fresh Air

Congratulations, you have reached swine nirvana. Fresh Air is a glorious warm and friendly pioneer-style wooden roadside shack with outdoor seating and sawdust out front. Only three things are served here: chopped p…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island is an unspoiled paradise. A campers' fantasy, place for family day trips and secluded retreat for couples – it's no wonder the wealthy Carnegie family used Cumberlan…
Top Choice Microbrewery in East Side

New Realm Brewing Co

Ex-Stone Brewing Co brewmaster Mitch Steele wrote the book on IPAs. His latest venture, a 20,000-sq-ft restaurant and brewery along the BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, is a coup for Southern hopheads. Eight taps (four di…
Top Choice American in East Side

Dish Dive

Located in a teeny house near some railroad tracks, Dish Dive is cooler than you and it doesn't care. Anyone is welcome here, and the food – fresh, seasonal cuisine like turmeric and black-pepper pappardelle, fried …
Top Choice Modern American in East Side

Gunshow

Celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie's innovative and unorthodox Gunshow is an explosively good night out. Guests choose between over a dozen or so smallish dishes, dreamed up by chefs in the open kitchen, who then hawk t…
Top Choice Southern US in Historic District & Forsyth Park

Husk Savannah

After acclaimed success with Charleston, Nashville and Greenville locations, celebrity-chef Sean Brock brings Husk's hyper-local, agriculturally driven Southern food sorcery to Savannah. This outpost is the only one…
Top Choice Barbecue in Southside & the Moon River District

B's Cracklin' BBQ

This is very good barbecue. Pit-master Bryan Furman left his job as a welder to raise his own hogs and source local ingredients for homemade sides. The result is smoky heaven: melting brisket, falling-off-the-bone r…
Top Choice Bar in East Side

Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium

This cradle of Edgewood's bar revival fosters a church theme, but it's nothing like Westminster Abbey. Sacrilegious art peppers every patch of free wall space, the kind of offensive stuff that starts wars in some pa…
Top Choice Bar in East Side

Porter Beer Bar

A bar for the true suds connoisseur, the Porter has an encyclopedic variety of beers from around the world, including 55 taps and a head-spinning nine-page vintage list with beers dating to 1997 (stored in the drool…