Looking for recommendations in Atlanta
San Diego Chowhound staying at the Marriott Marquis for business, Thursday to Sunday, looking for a wide range of recommendations, from traditional comfort/soul/southern cooking food to more "upscale" modern southern cooking, to anything else that is a must see/eat/visit/drink.
I'd reccomend Baccanalia, for upscale. It was just ranked one of the 50 berst restaurants in the country by Gourmet magazine. It's farm to the table southern.
Greenwood's; Southern meat & 3 in Roswell
Harold's; BBQ dive south of downtown
Watershed; American / Southern in Decatur
Son's Place; off DeKalb Ave. east of downtown (although I've never eaten at Son's I hear it is good Southern food)
Here is a timely thread for you
and this woman has a judicious ear close to the ground.
Zagat's is really only good for established places, not new, gone downhill, tired or the fleeting
and if you look around here a bit