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Within a few blocks of the High Museum of Art? (For July 31, 2010)

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wildehare Jul 27, 2010 05:07 PM

Anything from pub food to $20-ish/entree. Just don't want to go in somewhere disappointing.
Going to the High this Saturday, July 31st.
Thanks!!

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    Shaw Oliver Jul 27, 2010 08:41 PM

    Hmm... kind of a weird area. Several restaurants, mostly hit or miss places, nothing stellar. Maybe South City Kitchen?

    1. biskuit Jul 28, 2010 03:54 AM

      A pub-ish place is TAP a block away, decent food, not great, good beer selection. Pretty good Thai food across the street from the High at Tamarind Seed.

      If you like walking, several blocks further is Noon which is turning out some interesting food and great cocktails. Ecco is a good walk away but usually very good, especially the fried goat cheese with honey. Also still walkable is La Pietra Cucina for some very good progressive Italian.

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      La Pietra Cucina
      Atlanta, GA, Atlanta, GA

      Ecco
      40 7th Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306

      Tamarind Seed
      1175 Peachtree, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

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        laurendlewis Jul 28, 2010 10:13 AM

        Have heard great things about Pietra - looking forward to trying it myself.

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        rcburli Jul 28, 2010 06:31 AM

        Table 1280 is at the museum.

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        Table 1280
        1280 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30309

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          Shaw Oliver Jul 28, 2010 06:46 AM

          ...and is not highly recommended.

          http://blogs.ajc.com/food-and-more/20...

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          edwardspk Jul 28, 2010 11:22 AM

          Tamarind Seed is pretty good Thai in walking distance and is in your price range. Personally, I think La Pietra Cucina is a bit far to walk in the heat down Peachtree from the High, and the other places already mentioned are closer and just as good or better (although, admittedly, not Italian).

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          La Pietra Cucina
          1545 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309

          Peachtree Cafe
          99 Jeff Davis Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286

          Tamarind Seed
          1175 Peachtree, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

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            wildehare Aug 1, 2010 03:02 PM

            Thanks guys! We ended up going several blocks away (MARTA trip) to Social, this delicious French African place. http://www.socialintown.com/

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              biskuit Aug 3, 2010 12:55 PM

              Good choice! Love Social.

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