It’s easy to dismiss Canoe, on the Chattahoochee River in Vinings, as a celebration-mill, but don’t. The food is decadent and the service is top notch. Make a reservation and try to grab a seat by the window so you can fully enjoy the restaurant’s lodge-like atmosphere. The classic “sweet or savory?” choice is especially tough here, so pair up with a friend who is looking to indulge in both options. That way, you’ll be able to devour the brioche French toast with roasted local strawberries and vanilla mascarpone and the smoked salmon Benedict.
Local spots serving the best brunch in Atlanta are sun-filled sanctuaries where the devout show up in droves for delicious eats and plenty of boozy options that include Southern staples like biscuits with gravy, grits and home fries.
After all, the hangover you'll have to deal with after a night spent drinking at one of the city's rooftop bars and experiencing the best of the local nightlife scene will only be cured by a whole lot of greasy food.
Although many chefs have been taking creative approaches when working in their kitchens, lovers of more classic dishes shan’t worry: Atlanta restaurants have never cooked up the traditional as deliciously as they recently have been.
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