Airport restaurants are often a mix of wilted lettuce and sad soggy sandwiches. Thankfully Downwind is right next to the Dekalb Airport and serves all the pub classics and a large amount of wild-caught seafood. The biggest perk about coming here is that if you bring some younger humans they’ll be distracted by airplanes taking off and landing long enough to give you some alone time with the spinach artichoke dip and a beer.
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The next time you find yourself in Chamblee, or just feel like taking a dinner field trip, head to The Alden for some wine and small plates.
Kura Revolving Sushi Bar
Kura Revolving Sushi Bar in Doraville has a huge selection of Japanese dishes from sushi to ramen, and your food comes on a conveyor belt.
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Going to Gunshow is kind of like having dinner at your coolest coworker’s house: It’s loud, fun, and you never quite know what they’re going to serve.
Einstein’s in Midtown has a large, wide-ranging menu and an even larger patio, so it should be your next big group brunch spot.
Go to Beetlecat in Inman Park to sit on a patio and eat great seafood, or to drink in a basement bar that looks straight out of That ’70s Show.
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Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Head to Wrecking Bar Brewpub in Little Five Points for a huge selection of beers on tap along with elevated bar food in a nice space.
Atkins Park Tavern
Atkins Park in Virginia Highlands is one of the oldest bars in Atlanta, and it’s great for a beer and a burger.
This comic book-themed pizza spot in Little Five Points is a great place to share a pie with friends or to bring the family.
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