2016 BEST OF ATLANTA AWARDS
For a sweet city treat, Cafe Intermezzo (www.cafeintermezzo.com) can’t be beat. This Midtown cafe, popular as much for its French cafe-style outdoor seating as its late-night hours, specializes in rich cakes, decadent pies and other desserts our readers love. Modeled in the vein of a European coffee house, Cafe Intermezzo is an easy choice for a solo chocolate run or an intimate coffee chat with a special friend. Chinese Cuisine (www.suschinese.com).
when it comes to success for new restaurants. But M572 (www.fiveseventwo.com) has risen above the pack, according to our voters who deemed this Tucker hot-spot the best new restaurant. Executive chef Jon Allen—a Georgia native—whips up his own brand of inventive southern comfort food served in a farmhouse-style setting. Clockwise from left: A deft touch and playful interpretation of New American cuisine has earned Food Network alumnus Alexis Hernandez the title of top local chef among our readers. When awesome patio seating is a priority, our readers say Henry’s Midtown Tavern is hands down the place to be. No foodie city is complete without a wide range of high-end Mexican dining options – and No Mas! Cantina is your unanimous pick. (Courtesy photos) dining room opens onto a sprawling patio facing one of the busiest intersections in Midtown. Dine on a diverse menu ranging from seared salmon to gourmet frankfurters while taking in the street sights.
Second and third runners up were Roxx Tavern (www.roxxfanclub.com), and Tacos & Tequilas (www.tandtatlanta.com).