Atlanta Travel Guide

Anthony Bourdain heads to the “ATL” where he cruises around in a muscle car, shoots guns and experiences the famed 10 o'clock burger at Holeman & Finch. He wraps up his trip at the legendary adults-only ...

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Arepa Mia

Located in the Sweet Auburn Market, Arepa Mia provides Atlanta with mouthwatering Venezuelan delights.

209 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Big Apple Inn

Big Apple Inn has delicious tamales, ice cream and amazing sandwiches. One of the most popular signature dishes is the pig ear sandwich.

1542 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30310


With over 80 years of business, the Colonnade has mastered Southern cooking.

879 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

Crawfish Shack Seafood

Crawfish Shack Seafood has awesome Cajun-style seafood … be sure to try the Shack-tastic Platter.

4337 Buford Hwy #170
Atlanta, GA 30341

Curly’s Fried Chicken

Some of the best fried chicken in Atlanta is found at Curly’s.

1021 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

El Taco Veloz

Tony tried a tongue taco at El Taco Veloz, an authentic Mexican restaurant on the Buford Highway.

5084 Buford Hwy NE
Doraville, GA 30340

Empire State South

Chef Ryan Smith’s Empire State South brings a modern twist to beloved Southern cuisine.

999 Peachtree St Northeast #140
Atlanta, GA 30309

Fat Matt’s Rib Shack

Tony stops for lunch at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack.

1811 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30324


Chef Richard Blais has mastered the art of the hot dog at HD-1. *Closed August 2013, reopened as Flip Burger

664 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Holeman & Finch

Chef Sean Brock takes Tony to Holeman & Finch, where they try their famous, but limited supply of burgers.

2277 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Home Grown

Known for its amazing Southern breakfasts, Home Grown is a popular diner for those who love grease.

968 Memorial Dr
Atlanta, GA 30316

Miller Union

Tony and Alton dine at chef Steven Satterfield’s Miller Union.

999 Brady Ave
Atlanta, GA 30318

Northern China Eatery

Northern China Eatery is yet another must-eat spot on the Buford Highway.

5141 Buford Hwy Suite C
Doraville, GA 30340

Octane Coffee & Little Tart Bakeshop

Tony has a strong cup of coffee and a croissant at Octane Coffee & Little Tart Bakeshop.

437 Memorial Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Octopus Bar

Tony meets up with chefs Sean Brock and Ryan Smith for drinks at Octopus Bar.

560 Gresham Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

The Porter Beer Bar

In the district of Little Five Points, the Porter Beer Bar has more than 340 types of beer and a delicious bar food selection.

1156 Euclid Ave
Atlanta, GA 31136

Victory Sandwich Bar

Victory Sandwich Bar has great sandwiches and snacks, but a must-try is their Jack-and-Coke slushie.

280 Elizabeth St NE
Atlanta, GA 30307


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