As the undeclared capital of southern cuisine, it’s no surprise that restaurants in Atlanta are able to combine top quality ingredients with down-home southern hospitality and charm. If you’re looking for premium southern fare you can’t go wrong with the Livingston Restaurant and Bar. The Livingston serves up tasty local and organic dishes, with classic American options like their glazed beef short ribs, along with more innovative entrées like charred octopus. And the best part? They provide free parking for three hours (as many restaurants in the city do!). Check out Atlanta Cheap Eats for more ideas on where to eat for a bargain. Also, be sure to look at the Atlanta page of Zomato for the best places that deliver late at night.
Looking for a good food truck in Atlanta? Well, look no further than the Atlanta Food Truck Park, a 3-acre site with about 30 different food trucks that rotate in and out, featuring everything from barbecue to frozen yogurt. There’s also a farmers’ market at the Atlanta Food Truck Park called The Market at Howell Mill. This Atlanta farmers’ market features rotating vendors selling the best organic and fresh produce. The market is open on Saturdays (3pm—8pm) and Sundays (11am—4pm).
As people from around the world continue to visit and move to Atlanta, the city’s international dining scene continues to grow. In particular, Buford Highway is like the Las Vegas Strip of international cuisine. A long road bisecting multiple ethnic neighborhoods, Buford Highway boasts everything from Cantonese dumpling houses to Venezuelan restaurants. For more info on good eating in the city, check out Atlanta Magazine's “50 Best Restaurants!”