Thursday, June 12, 2008

Breakfast worth taking a break for

Now this is a subject near and dear to my heart...I love all things breakfast. So brunch is one of my favorite things to do on the weekend. How about a list of the top breakfast spots in the city? And weekend destinations for brunch! Yum....

Breakfast Served All Day:

The Social House
1663 Howell Mill Road, 404-350-1938,
closes at 3 will not be disappointed! their menu is delish. Black owned breakfast spot and another Lorenzo Wyche joint. Great food!

Ria's Bluebird 421 Memorial Drive S.E., Atlanta; 404-521-3737 - closes at 3 pm
killer pancakes...the crowd is always entertaining for people watching. Short satisfying menu that is easy on the pocketbook

Radial 1530 Dekalb Ave NE (404) 659-6594 funky little restaraunt with nice selection of breakfast items

Highland Bakery 655 Highland Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30312 (404) 586-0772
omigod the sweetpotao pancakes and grits are divine..awesome selections of sweets also...

Original Pancake House various locations
Old standby with good reliable pancakes personal fave is on Cheshire bridge

Thumbs Up Diner various locations you didn't think we could mention breakfast without putting them on the list did you?

The Flying Biscuit various locations
An Atlanta institution

West Egg Cafe 1168-A Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-872-3973
great downtown option for light satisfying fare..good selection of breakfast muffins

Matthews Cafeteria 2299 Main St Tucker, GA (770) 491-9577
when you are the Tucker neighborhood drop on by this legendary mom and pop dive that serve killer grits...and all the fixins for the low-low

OK Cafe 1284 W Paces Ferry Rd NW (404) 233-2888
I love the whole "retro diner" vibe and the food is reliable. Brunch stops at 2 pm on the weekend
Gladys Knight Chicken and Waffles various locations
Gladys I'm glad your Midnight waffle train made a stop in Georgia. I do wish they offered more of a variety in syrup fave is the Stonecrest location

Places I haven't tried but I hear are good:

J. Christopher's

The Pecan - off Main Street in College Park

American Roadhouse -Nothing fancy but a good reliable breakfast before a day of shopping in Va Highland

Babbette's Cafe - french cottage that serves unbelievably fresh fare

Chicago's in Sandy Springs has a good Sunday brunch

Brio various locations

Destination Weekend Brunch Spots:

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen 10795 Davis Dr. Alpharetta, GA (770) 992-5566
the motherlode of brunch spots..Served at the Alpharetta location only. Not to be missed!

Ray's on the River 6700 Powers Ferry Rd NW (770) 955-1187 oh my is good! it is a palatial spread...they recently lowered the price too

Chequers Bar & Grill 236 Perimeter Ctr Pkwy NE 7703919383

Murphy's 997 Virginia Ave NE VA Highlands brunch destination stops traffic with home-made baked goods and inventive egg dishes.

Front Page News 1104 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA yummy cajun food and great place for people watching on Crescent Avenue.

Paschal's Restaurant 180 Northside Dr SW Unit B (404) 525-2023
legend has it that pioneers of the civil rights movement planned there strategy over many a meal at this Atlanta institution ..where all the church folks stop by for a good sunday meal

Ritz-Carlton Buckhead The Dining Room 3434 Peachtree Rd NE (404) 237-2700
look no more..this is the quintessential spot for THE brunch in the city..reserve for special occassions and it aint cheap be prepared..but it will soothe that savage foodie beast within

1 comment:

GET IT GIRL said...

LOVE THIS!! Everytime I view your blog, I can't wait to eat!! HA