Best Tasting Menus In Atlanta

July 25, 2012 12:00 AM
Best Tasting Menus In Atlanta

" The following tasting menus are great for many reasons. These menus allow you to sample the best of the season’s freshest local ingredients. One is touted as the chef’s vehicle for maintaining the restaurant’s artistry. Another allows you to delve deeply into a particular cuisine. Whatever your reason for choosing a tasting menu, these Atlanta restaurants will leave you fully satisfied.

Photo Credit: Woodfire Grill via Facebook

Woodfire Grill 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road NE Atlanta, GA 30324 (404) 347-9055

Price: $90 (for 7 courses); $70 (for 5 courses)

For any great occasion to splurge, Woodfire Grill’s tasting menu is an excellent choice. So committed to the idea of chef self expression, the tasting menu items are not publicized. However, previous menus have featured salmon tartar, pan-roasted trout, risotto, quail and chocolate mousse. Experience what chef Kevin Gillespie is capable of with a few tastes of his talent. In addition to the food, the atmosphere at Woodfire Grill is elegant and service is impeccable.

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Bacchanalia 1198 Howell Mill Road NW Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 365-0410

Price: $85 (for 5 courses)

This intimate locale is one of an abundance of great Atlanta restaurants featuring regional ingredients. There are changes made to the menu daily however each course is sure to delight. Offerings this season for its third, heartiest course feature pork loin, prime New York strip, Tennessee duck breast and lamb. Also, take note of the suggested wine pairings that are compatible to each dish’s taste. Bacchanalia also houses Quinones, which has its own tasting menu that is more Southern in its offerings. Due to the size of this restaurant, advance reservations will be necessary. "

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