Neal is a native Atlantan who moved back home last year after spending ten years living in Chicago and Brooklyn. He’s been to too many music festivals and spends an unreasonable amount of time looking at restaurant menus online.
Octane on the Westside opened in 2003 and has been serving French presses and espresso drinks ever since.
Written byNeal Cohen
When you need a boost or just want to feel healthy for 30 minutes, grab a juice or a smoothie from Arden’s Garden.
Little Five Points
With it’s massive red-eyed skull above the entry, The Vortex is a bar and grill in in Little Five Points that’s open late and not hard to find.
R. Thomas in Buckhead is one of the most interesting places in Atlanta, with lawn art and a menu with everything from a burger to vegan dishes.
This fast casual Mediterranean spot in Krog Street Market is a great spot for lunch or a casual dinner when you want to be a little healthy.
Majestic Diner is exactly what you picture when you think of a classic diner, from the menu to neon sign to the fact that they’re open 24 hours a day.
Up on Buford Highway, El Rey Del Taco serves some of the best classic tacos in town.