Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Grab ur Sweetie - Its a new twist on Dinner and a Movie!

so if u haven't noticed I'm a foodie :-) understatement right? lol..and there is nothing i also enjoy more than having a great dinner and watching a movie.. so voila! a star is born with the concept of getting your eat and drink on while watching a gladiator or two destroy Troy..or while out with your bff and watching the latest chickflick..or even sweetest of all - ditching the kids and sneaking away to eat, drink and be cinema-merry! :-) this newest trend of combining bistro type food and drink with a first rate movie is catching on here in our wonderful city..there a few new and notable locations and a few old faves..which are yours?

Studio Movie Grill
2880 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30022
(770) 992-8411

AMC Fork & Screen Buckhead
3340 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Neighborhood: Buckhead
(404) 467-9619

Cinebistro in Brookhaven
1004 Town Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 333-0740

Movie Tavern at Northlake Festival in Tucker
4043 LaVista Rd
Tucker, GA 30084
(678) 680-5782

Friday, September 23, 2011

Date Nite - 2011

well kiddies..u can forever depend on ur girl to keep it fresh..ive been scouring the city for new and exciting places to hang out with that special someone..i have some old favorites on the list as well as a few exciting new places for u to explore with ur sweetheart ..holla at ur girl and let me know if you have any to add to the list!

Great for conversation:

The Porch at Collier
201 Collier Rd NW Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 351-7409

Southern Art and Bourbon Bar
Inside the Intercontinental Hotel
3315 Peachtree Road
Atlanta GA 30326

Tantra Restaurant & Lounge
2285 Peachtree RD NE Atlanta, GA 30309 (404) 228-7963

The Rooftop at Cafe Circa
464 Edgewood Avenue SE Atlanta, GA 30312 (404) 477-0008

Amai Bar and Dessert Lounge
180-B Northside Dr Atlanta, GA 30313
Neighborhood: Castleberry Hill (404)525-2023

Eclipse Di Luna
764 Miami Cir NE Atlanta, GA 30324 (404) 846-0449

Table & Main
Historic Roswell
1028 Canton St

No. 246
129 E Ponce De Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 399-8246

Stir It Up
1083 Euclid Ave
Little 5 Points
(new caribbean place in the old harlem bar)

Spanish Harlem
262 Edgewood Ave

Goin' Coastal
1021 Virginia Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 941-9117

Get to know ur date while getting yo' party on!

The Museum Bar 181 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd Atlanta, GA 30312 (404) 343-2086

Acoustix Restaurant & Lounge
842 Marietta St (old utopia) West Midtown 404.898.2268

The Sound Table
483 Edgewood Ave Atlanta, GA 30312

Indigo Bar and Rooftop Lounge
619 Edgewood Ave Old 4th Ward

Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint
180 Peachtree St Downtown 404.230.JUKE

Monday, September 12, 2011

Places Where the Singles Mingle - Part Deux

so just because summer is over does not mean u can't still have a hot nite! :-) one thing about the ATL..this is where the beautiful people live..and party..so take a peek at my picks for the ATL's hottest nite spots..come on...live a little! :-)

The Ultimate Bar and Grill
3515 Camp Creek Pkwy Atlanta, GA 30344 (404) 349-2642
ok..u will remember this is one of ATLBROWNGIRL's faves from Part I..$2 tuesdays is banging! get there before 8 or u will not find a seat or parking

Major League Sports Bar & Grill
2077 Northlake Pkwy
Tucker, GA 30084
(770) 939-5229
this is one of the best kept secrets in my hood..it is across the street from the Target and has suffered thru a few growing pains until finally hitting it's stride..and did i mention it was quite sexxy? white couches..dozen of flat screen tvs..killer drinks..and heres the kicker..poker tables are set up in the middle for all the fun u can stand! Starting in October sunday nites will be the "ole skool dance party with Majic 107.5"...my little hang out when I'm in the mood to see some cuties and get my football on!

Kat's Cafe
970 Piedmont Ave
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 347-2263
the vibe is young..sexxy and professional...Intimate spot for live music and actually having a conversation with someone new..Go for happy hour on friday and stay for the live music that follows.

Barley's Sports Bar and Lounge
338 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Oh Barleys how do i love thee? let me count the ways :-) a gazillion pool tables..dependable bar food...and lots of cuties to meet and mingle with..and did i mention the live music? oooh lala i love me some Indigo Sunset..check them out on Friday nites and u will be a big fan too!

bar ONE
687 Memorial Dr
Grant Park
http://www.baroneatl.com/ (still under construction)
RH Atlanta Cythia's hubby Peter...sexxy atmosphere!

The Museum Bar
181 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 343-2086
gorgeous ambience...3 levels. something to please everyone in your crew! their sunday brunch is delish...

Mint Ultra Lounge
3092 Briacliff Rd
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 287-3131
It's a great place to go with a group of friends if you enjoy lounging, hookah and good music.

Indigo Bar
619 Edgewood Ave
Old 4th Ward
Atlanta’s newest rooftop bar and lounge called located in the Old Fourth Ward area, see thru glass everywhere...and potent drinks..Indigo is hot and sure to be one of Atlanta's faves..

Apache Café
64 3rd St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 876-5436
indie spot for upcoming artists..spoken word and underground hip hop abound..u will feel like u are in a scene from love jones..lol..go at least once to check it out and u make the decision if its a must do for you and your crowd..

Mist Lounge
2211 Savoy Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341
have u ever wondered what to do to celebrate the end of a Manic Monday? how about "lose your mind Mondays"..good drinks and hookah baby!! great ambience..and only the beautiful people frequent this hidden treasure

Encore Restaurant Atmosphere
2520 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(678) 705-3506
this new little upstart is slab dab in the middle of Lindbergh station..shhhh..dont tell ur friends..this is still a hidden secret and a perfect place for you and your girls to get your sip on while watching the cuties..

Acoustix Restaurant & Lounge
842 Marietta St (old utopia)
West Midtown 404.898.2268
inhabits the old Utopia spot on Marietta..gorgeous interior and good good...check out fantastic soul singer Dawn McClain and friends every wed nite..

Space Atlanta
1310 White St SW
Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 756-9494
morehouse alum chums opened this super versatile spot in the West End. dedicated parking..lounge restaraunt..private party space and huge event venue all combines to make one heckofa party spot

Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint
180 Peachtree St
Downtown 404.230.JUKE
love the live jazz music..makes u feel like Duke Ellington and Miles Davis will come strolling in at any moment with a cigarette and hit their horns...yummy collard greens!

Café Circa
464 Edgewood Ave
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 477-0008
ahhh..cafe circa...this is my love letter to you...nice ambience..classy crowd and good food..and the newest addition is a rooftop martini and cigar lounge..yea..its a must do if you want to get out and enjoy the city...

Harlem Nights Restaurant and Ultra Lounge
201 Courtland St
Atlanta, GA 30303
Neighborhood: Downtown
(678) 927-9267