Atlanta Travel Guide

Andrew Zimmern explores the "new South," Atlanta. He feasts on calf brains on toast at a gourmet pub, helps butcher a goat at a nearby farm, and gets a Korean scrub down with Margaret Cho.

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Artmore Hotel

Get away from the fast-paced life of the city, and stay in Atlanta’s midtown district. The aquarium, Centennial Park and Coca-Cola factory are easily accessible via Atlanta’s transit system -- MARTA.

1302 West Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30309

 
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Buford Highway Farmers Market

Visit the Buford Highway Farmers Market to sample foods from some of the best spots that are doing the "new Southern" cooking in Atlanta like jackfruit, cured capelin, a fish found along the Arctic ice shelf, and more.

5600 Buford Hwy, NE, Doraville, GA 30340

 
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Decimal Place Farm

Visit Decimal Place Farm to learn how goats are harvested.

4314 Almich Ave, Conley, GA 30288

 
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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Fly directly into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, one of the largest and busiest airports in the US. For easy access to downtown, use Atlanta’s transit system -- MARTA.

6000 N Terminal Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30320

 
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Heirloom Market BBQ

At Heirloom Market BBQ, get a taste of Korean barbecue’s influence on traditional Southern food -- a product of the marriage between Texan Cody Taylor and his wife Jiyeon Lee, a former Korean pop star.

2243 Akers Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30339

 
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Highland Bakery

For breakfast, check out Highland Bakery for their Bran flake crusted peanut butter French toast dripping with caramelized bananas!

655 Highland Ave, NE, Atlanta, GA 30312

 
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Holeman & Finch Public House

For a great but simple meal, check out Holeman & Finch Public House, located off Atlanta’s popular Peachtree Road. Sample the poached egg, duck liver with bacon and Johnny cakes with sorghum syrup.

2277 Peachtree Rd, NE Atlanta, GA 30309

 
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Jeju Sauna

Get an inside glimpse of Atlanta’s Korean culture by visiting the Jeju Sauna bath house for a good scrub and some lunch.

3555 Gwinnett Place Dr, NW, Atlanta, GA 30096

 

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