2017 BEST OF ATLANTA AWARDS
The Ansley-area Starbucks, otherwise known as store No. 232 (www.starbucks. com), is a LGBT fan favorite for both its well-known drinkables and edibles and its atmosphere. Comfy chairs, plenty of table seating and patio space welcome folks every day, and there’s free Google wi-fi if you need to work through your coffee break.
Locally owned (www.octanecoffee.com) takes second place, and (www.cafejaya.com) in Stone Mountain is your third-favorite coffeehouse in the metro.
Farm to Table Octane Café JAYA
Clockwise from Above: The prolific Chef Kevin Gillespie won Best Local Chef, gayowned Campagnolo Restaurant + Bar was named Best Italian, Eats was fittingly named Best Cheap Eats and Radial Cafe took the crown for Best Farm to Table. (Courtesy photos) topped with grilled chicken or fish. Continue the farm-to-fork tour at second-place (www.bantamandbiddy.com) and third-place (www.millerunion.com).
Union Italian Bantam + Biddy Miller
was your second-favorite Italian locale, followed by (valenzarestaurant. com) in Brookhaven.
Valenza Italian Local Chef
(www.fordfry.com), whose restaurants grace a number of areas in the metro, took third.