Din­ing April

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At­lanta’s first food truck now has a brickand-mor­tar lo­ca­tion. En­joy su­per-fresh Mex­i­can-Asian fare, in­clud­ing rib-eye beef tacos, spicy pulled-pork bur­ri­tos, chicken que­sadil­las and rice bowls. Don’t miss the sesame fries with chipo­tle ketchup. L&D (daily). www.yumbii.com. 1927 Peachtree Road NE, Buck­head, 404.975.3444. Map1/C6


Named af­ter Lu­dacris’ third stu­dio al­bum, this restau­rant is the rap­per-restau­ra­teur’s first foray in­side an air­port. Lo­cated in ATL’s Ter­mi­nal D, the eatery’s menu fea­tures up­scale South­ern clas­sics. Try the rose­mary tater tots, chicken and pecan waf­fles, and corn edamame suc­co­tash. D (daily). 6000 N Ter­mi­nal Pkwy., D5, 404.209.3905. Map1/C9


This ca­sual new sushi stall keeps things sim­ple with eight spe­cialty rolls and a cre­ate-your-own op­tion, along with five rice bowl op­tions and edamame to start. Ma­chines roll and cut the 10-piece rolls, keep­ing prices un­der $10 per roll. A full bar is also avail­able. L&D (daily). Krog Street Mar­ket, 99 Krog St., 470.355.9556. Map1/D7

THE TAV­ERN AT PHIPPS— Amer­i­can. For the see­and-be-seen set, the high-en­ergy bar is the place to be. En­joy a cre­ative cock­tail, live mu­sic and sig­na­ture dishes like the Tav­ern chips or pas­trami Reuben. The ex­pan­sive pa­tio and great look­ing staff make this restau­rant a Buck­head main­stay. L&D (daily). www.thetav­er­nat­phipps.com. Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Road NE, Buck­head, 404.814.9640. $$ Map2/E5

UMI— Ja­panese. Chef Fuyuhiko Ito’s mod­ern Ja­panese menu has fresh and qual­ity as its foun­da­tion. From baked lob­ster tem­pura to grilled cod, sashimi and tra­di­tional rolls, the sleek pre­sen­ta­tions match the restau­rant’s con­tem­po­rary dé­cor. D (M-Sa). \ www.umi­at­lanta.com. 3050 Peachtree Road NW, Buck­head, 404.841.0040. $$$$ Map2/C7


BRUSH SUSHI IZA­KAYA— Ja­panese & Sushi. You won’t just find high-qual­ity sushi at this iza­kayastyle restau­rant, you’ll also find a menu of Ja­panese-in­spired dishes like grilled squid with chili miso, sake-steamed clams and lob­ster ra­men. D (Tu-Su), Br (Sa&Su). www.brushatl.com. 316 Church St., De­catur, 678.949.9412. $$$ Map1/D7

THE GEN­ERAL MUIR— Deli. This trib­ute to the clas­sic Jewish New York deli of­fers such tra­di­tional fa­vorites as chopped liver, mat­zoh ball soup, Reuben and pas­trami sand­wiches, boiled bagels with white­fish salad, lox, and cream cheese schmears. B&L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa&Su), Deli (Daily). www.

the­gen­eral­muir.com. Emory Point, 1540 Av­enue Place, 678.927.9131. Map1/D7

MAKAN— Asian. This Korean/Chi­nese eatery of­fers a chef-driven menu in­fused with lo­cally sourced in­gre­di­ents in an open, com­mu­nal space. Don’t miss the pork belly bun and kim­chi fried rice. L (F-Su), D (daily). www.makanatl.com. 130 Claire­mont Ave., Suite 100, De­catur, 404.996.6504. Map1/D7

RE­VIVAL— South­ern. En­ter through what looks like grandma’s liv­ing room to en­joy a menu that rein­vents South­ern sta­ples. Or­der fam­ily style or in­di­vid­u­ally. L (Sa&Su), D (Tu-Th). www. re­vivalde­catur.com. 129 Church St., De­catur, 470.225.6770. Map1/D7

TGM BREAD— Bak­ery. Named “Best New Bak­ery” in 2016, The Gen­eral Muir’s sis­ter bak­ery of­fers lunch pop-ups dur­ing the week and fresh-baked bread on week­ends. Va­ri­eties in­clude hand-rolled, ket­tle-boiled bagels, rye, cia­batta, bri­oche, plet­zel bread, and more. Check web­site for hours. ww.tgm­bread.com. Emory Point, 1540 Av­enue Pl., 404.941.9751. Map1/D7


ALMA COCINA— South­west­ern. This restau­rant com­bines fresh in­gre­di­ents and tra­di­tional Mex­i­can in­flu­ences with other Latin-Amer­i­can fla­vors to cre­ate a cor­nu­copia of flavor. Alma also fea­tures unique tequila se­lec­tions and a host of Latin-in­flu­enced craft cock­tails. L&D (daily). www.alma-at­lanta.com. 191 Peachtree St. NE, 404.968.9662. Map3/I5

AMALFI PIZZA— Pizza. En­joy de­lec­ta­ble Neapoli­tan-style piz­zas that stay true to re­gional Ital­ian tra­di­tions. Fresh in­gre­di­ents—like truf­fles, porcini mush­rooms, broc­coli rabe and sausage—top the thin-crust pies. The menu also in­cludes cal­zones, sal­ads, br­uschetta, meat­balls and more. L&D (daily). www.amal­fip­iz­za­atl.com. 17 An­drew Young Int’l Blvd. NE, 2nd Floor, 404.228.7528. $$ Map3/I5

GOOGIE BURGER— Burg­ers. This walk-up burger joint is lo­cated in Centennial Olympic Park next to the Foun­tain of Rings—and it’s the only restau­rant lo­cated in­side the park. The nos­tal­gic menu fea­tures hand-formed burg­ers, fresh-cut fries, grilled hot dogs, hand-spun milk­shakes and more. L (daily), open F&Sa un­til 5 pm. www.goo­gieburger. com. 190 Ma­ri­etta St., 404.223.4664. $ Map3/H4

HARD ROCK CAFE— This world-fa­mous chain is lo­cated on the site of one of Down­town At­lanta’s first cloth­ing stores. The menu of­fers juicy burg­ers and fries, sal­ads, steaks and sides. An in­ti­mate live mu­sic stage fea­tures singer-song­writ­ers and bands. L&D (daily). www.hardrock.com/cafes/at­lanta/. 215 Peachtree St., 404.688.7625. $$ Map3/I5

LE­GAL SEA FOODS— Seafood. Named “Best Seafood Restau­rant in Amer­ica” by “The To­day Show,” the famed Bos­ton restau­rant is known for qual­ity seafood, in­clud­ing tra­di­tional fish and chips, red onion jam sword­fish, New Eng­land clam chow­der and Le­gal lob­sters, avail­able by the pound. L&D (daily). www.legalseafoods.com. 275 Baker St., 678.500.3700. $$$ Map3/H3

NIKO­LAI’S ROOF— Con­ti­nen­tal. For 40 years, Niko­lai’s Roof has of­fered stun­ning down­town views and a lux­u­ri­ous menu that draws in­flu­ence from French and Rus­sian recipes. Dazzle your taste buds with the Ber­gundy es­car­got tart, herb-crusted lamb chops and sweet corn lob­ster bisque. Fin­ish strong with the glo­ri­ous Grand Marnier souf­flé. D (Tu-Sa). www.niko­lais­roof.com. Hil­ton At­lanta, 255 Courtland St., 404.221.6362. $$$$

POOR CALVIN’S— Asian Fu­sion. This epic fu­sion menu fea­tures in­no­va­tive items like a new take on meat­loaf, cre­ative fish and chips, and over-the-top pineap­ple fried rice. De­liv­ery avail­able. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa&Su). www.poor­calvins.com. 510 Pied­mont Ave. NE, 404.254.4051. $$

STATS— Amer­i­can. This ul­ti­mate sports bar fea­tures Amer­i­can fa­vorites and over 70 hi-def TVs. High­light: the beer tap sys­tem that al­lows guests to pour their own brews. L&D (daily). www.stat­satl. com. 300 Ma­ri­etta St., Luckie-Ma­ri­etta Dis­trict, 404.885.1472. $$

SUN DIAL RESTAU­RANT, BAR & VIEW— Amer­i­can. A glass el­e­va­tor takes you up 71 sto­ries to a tri-level din­ing com­plex, fea­tur­ing a re­volv­ing restau­rant, a re­volv­ing bar and a view­ing level. Live jazz W&Th from 6-11 pm. L (M-Sa), D (daily), Br (Su). www. sun­di­al­restau­rant.com. Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree St. NE, 404.589.7506. $$$

SWEET GE­OR­GIA’S JUKE JOINT— South­ern. En­joy live mu­sic nightly, sa­vory food and South­ern charm. High­lights in­clude from-scratch crispy craw­fish tails, house-smoked meats and jam­bal­aya pasta. D (daily), Br (Su). www.sweet­ge­or­giasjuke­joint.com. 200 Peachtree St., 404.230.5853. $$

TRADER VIC’S— South Pa­cific. This stal­wart South Pa­cific restau­rant in the Hil­ton At­lanta fea­tures a Poly­ne­sian theme that car­ries over into trop­i­cal cock­tails and a tiki-in­spired at­mos­phere. D (M-Sa). www.trader­vics.com. 255 Courtland St., 404.221.6339. $$$

AR­GOSY— Gas­tropub. Visit this neigh­bor­hood fa­vorite for a se­lec­tion of tap and bot­tled beers of epic pro­por­tions. The food menu is in­cred­i­bly di­verse and cre­ative, fea­tur­ing ev­ery­thing from ra­clette and pizza to fried chicken and pap­pardelle. D (M-F), Br (Sa&Su). www.ar­gosyeast.com. 470 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, East At­lanta, 404.`577.0407.

BA­BETTE’S CAFE— French. Chef/owner Marla Adams’ dishes draw from the French coun­try­side and are ac­cented by other Euro­pean in­flu­ences. Try the paella, cas­soulet, lob­ster ravi­oli or fried oys­ters. Don’t miss “Ba­bette’s Pantry” with pre-pack­aged din­ners and to-go items. D (Tu-Su). www.ba­bettescafe.com. 573 N. High­land Ave., Vir­ginia-High­land, 404.523.9121. $$

BARCELONA WINE BAR & RESTAU­RANT— Span­ish & Ta­pas. En­joy Span­ish ta­pas, like cro­que­tas or pulpo Gal­lego, and large plates like tra­di­tional seafood paella. The wine menu is 17 pages long. Open late daily. D (daily), Br (Sa&Su). www.barcelon­aw­inebar. com/at­lanta.htm. 240 N. High­land Ave., Inman Park, 404.589.1010. $$ Westside Iron­works, 1085 How­ell Mill Road, 404.872.8000. $$

CAPE DUTCH— South African. Ex­ec­u­tive Chef Philippe Had­dad brings his Euro­pean in­flu­ences, while owner Justin An­thony’s South African roots pop up in dishes cooked on the braai (“grill”). Don’t

275 Baker Street NW • 678.500.3700 • www.legalseafoods.com

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