Patrons seated at a restaurant bathed with neon lights with a dark, wooden ceiling overhead at Hippin Hops Brewery

A new happy hour hub, Hippin Hops Brewery is making history as Georgia’s first Black-owned brewery where beer is actually brewed on site. The East Atlanta chill spot boasts a spacious beer garden and hip-hop vibe. Punchy IPAs and specialty brews like the Proof is in the Pudding (banana pudding, sour hints of banana, graham […]

Table full of southern dishes at Southern Queenz

The newly opened Southern Queenz has become a hotspot for delicious brunches and trendy vibes, creating a scene for those who came out to be seen. With an imaginative menu touting entrees like oreo chicken and waffles, cinnamon waffle wings served with vanilla frosting, and fruity pebble french toast as well as traditional Southern dishes […]

Though woven into the fabric of Marietta, Tassa’s comes straight out of Trinidad. At prime hours, patrons line up for the buffet to enjoy bona fide Trini roti, bake and saltfish, chicken palau, and savory curry—and a deck to sit down and tuck themselves away. The packed platters invite patrons to serve  themselves hearty portions […]

Sandwiches at Zunzi's

We can’t get enough of this growing sandwich franchise where the roots and flavor of South African culture aren’t forgotten. Still surrounded by Insta fanfare after two decades on the block, Zunzi’s continues to deliver. An upgrade from a regular sub spot, the eatery brings color and bold flavor to the sandwich game. Our favorite […]

Patrons milling about a bar at Whiskey Blue

A highlight among the Buckhead neighborhood’s array of modish lounges, Whiskey Blue is a relaxed and tasteful spot where chilling and vibing is a must. Perched atop the lux W hotel, the lounge facilitates however you want to play— whether hitting up a a movie viewing, getting it on to live music, mingling with the […]

Tacos at Vortex Bar and Grill

The Vortex’s coveted reputation as the best burger spot in Atlanta remains undisputed. As soon as you enter the eclectic garage-like pub of colorful beer cans, American miscellanea, motorcycles and skull motifs, you know things are bound to get weird, but in a good way. All the burgers are cooked over a live fire. You […]

Patrons seated at tables and on bar stools at Virgil's Gullah Kitchen & Bar

Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar proves that Southern creole food is way ahead of the game. The Gullah are descendants of enslaved Central and West African people who carved out a unique identity in the lowcountry of Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina. From a cozy Atlanta home, Virgil’s is keeping the culture alive. The restaurant […]

coffee at Urban grind

Urban Grind Coffeehouse is not your average millennial gathering spot. Take your favorite cozy living room sofa, add some caffeine, soul, and trendy eats, and you’ll get this West Midtown café with all the feels. More than just a coffee shop hangout, this Black-owned business has their own coffee blends, loose leaf organic teas and […]

Pizzas on a table at Triple Jay's Pizza Bar

Making sonic waves on Instagram, Triple Jays Pizza finally brings sizzling hot pies to Midtown Atlanta. Once a food truck, the mobile pizzeria has transformed into a brick and mortar kitchen where longtime fans get to experience the old magic on an even deeper level. Triple Jays understands what their community wants— Detroit and New […]

Restaurant with airy ambiance surrounded by large, glass windows and decorated with indoor plants, black lamps and chairs at Two Urban Licks

Industrial yet inviting and centrally located in the Old Fourth Ward, Two Urban Licks is the place to be if you like to wine down within an aura of upscale sophistication. Known locally as one of Atlanta’s best restaurants, Two Urban Licks is the epitome of fine dining and culture. The atmosphere gives us living […]