Maybe your family doesn’t live nearby, or maybe they do, but you’re still trying to avoid them. Either way, when you want a comforting birthday meal that feels home-cooked without actually having to speak to people you’re related to, head to Revival. Start with a few cocktails or a sweet tea on the roomy front porch of this historic former house in Decatur. Then move to a table inside and pass around plates of fried chicken, meatloaf wrapped in bacon, and sides like mac and cheese and sweet potato souffle.
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Kimball House in Decatur is a great spot to grab oysters and cocktails, all in a space straight out of _The Great Gatsby_.
Head to Poor Hendrix in Decatur for a drink and some light bites at the bar, or a full meal on the very private back patio.
Leon’s Full Service
Leon’s Full Service is located inside an old Decatur gas station and serves great cocktails, which are what you should focus on.
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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.
South City Kitchen Buckhead
For Southern food served in an upscale space, head to South City Kitchen in Buckhead, and try to get a table on their patio overlooking Peachtree.
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