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foiefoodies Jan 18, 2014 05:38 AM

Surprise last minute trip to Atlanta. First time.
Staying at the W Hotel, would love outstanding restaurant ideas.
Quality and authentic cuisine is key, not the price. French, Sushi or American. Thank you!

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    SJMDownunder RE: foiefoodies Jan 18, 2014 03:01 PM

    A few suggestions....

    For sushi, Tomo or Umi, both of which are within a mile of the W.

    For American, Bacchanalia or Restaurant Eugene on the high end; King + Duke, Empire State South, Abattoire or KR Steakbar less fancy; Holeman and Finch or General Muir a bit more casual still. All of these are excellent.

    In my view, not a great spot for French, but I love the Croque Monsieur (called the Crunchy Gentleman) at Holeman and Finch -- Have them add an egg....

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      foiefoodies RE: SJMDownunder Jan 19, 2014 12:24 PM

      Thank you! Went to R. Eugene last evening upon your suggestion Lovely experience. Service was top notch, atmosphere very nice. Food creative.
      Tonight, our last night, will check your other suggestions.
      Thanks again!!!

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        SJMDownunder RE: foiefoodies Jan 20, 2014 01:58 AM

        I am glad to hear you enjoyed Eugene. Where did you end up last night -- Sundays can be a bit of a challenge!

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      bobstripower RE: foiefoodies Jan 20, 2014 06:45 AM

      bacchanalia is best in town
      McKendricks is fanatstic"steak" house
      If you like great Chinese Gu's Bistro is incredible Szechuan fir for foodies--worth th trip holein the wall place owned by married couple and daughter Imthinking maybe theyre closed Mondays though check it out

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