Bacchanalia and Sotto Sotto dish recommendations
Also a side question--I tried to pick out the two "best" restaurants in the city. I've heard tons of good things about Bacchanalia, but would there be a better choice than Sotto Sotto?
Cost isn't an issue, so if you could choose only two, are those good?
Thanks for the ravioli and fish suggestions for Sotto Sotto by the way.
If I could only choose 2, cost wasn't an issue, and I wanted the very best in Atlanta I would start with...
#1 Quinones at Bacchanalia (different than Bacchanalia itself) and
#2 The Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead. As their website states:
"Only three restaurants in the United States have received the Mobil Five-Star award for more than 10 years, including The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. This is our 12th Mobil Five-Star award and we are the only restaurant in Atlanta to receive this honor."
The two you have choosen (Sotto & Bacchanalia) are great choices, and without checking I'm pretty positive they've both received the restaurant of the year award from the city's newspaper, but the two listed above are a step above the rest. The best of the best.
My experience with Bacchanalia is pretty much that you could close your eyes and point and get fabulous food. Just pick what sounds good to you at the time. Another sound method I've used before is to pick based on the wine pairing for the dish. If I see a wine I've wanted to try, I'll pick the dish that is served with it.