Food

Great Places to eat in Metro Atlanta

March 10, 2016
Blue Rooster Bakery - Metro Atlanta Restaurants

Here is a list of Metro Atlanta restaurants that I have tried recently.  Sometimes I get stuck in a rut and always go to the same spots.  For 2016 I decided that I would make more of an effort to try new places and visit local spots vs chain restaurants.  I have to say that I have not been disappointed yet!

Metro Atlanta Restaurants - Blue Rooster

Of course you don’t have to twist my arm to visit a bakery!  I found this absolutely adorable bake shop in Lawrenceville called the Blue Rooster Bake Shop & Eatery.  It is everything you could want in a bakery.  The shop is so beautifully decorated!

Blue Rooster Bake Shop Metro Atlanta dining

Blue Rooster Bake Shop - Metro Atlanta Restaurants

I chose the chicken salad sandwich and my daughter had the veggie sandwich.  Both were very good!

Metro Atlanta Restaurants - Blue Rooster

Blue Rooster Bake Shop - Metro Atlanta Restaurants

Obviously we couldn’t leave without an assortment of pastries.  I had a double chocolate cupcake, the kids tried an assortment of cookies and my husband had a brownie.  All of them were very good!

Metro Atlanta dining options - Blue Rooster Bake Shop

Last weekend when we had amazingly beautiful weather in Atlanta the kids and I went to the Atlanta Food Truck Park! It was a great casual experience.  It’s nice because each person can choose what they want to eat from different trucks and then all dine together at the picnic tables.  I think the park must be more crowded in the summer but the day we went it was a small crowd.

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My daughter had a fabulous grilled cheese sandwich from the Speakcheesy truck.  She had the triple X with soup.  The soup was incredible.

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My son and I both had jerk chicken sandwiches from the One Love truck.

One Love Food Truck - Metro Atlanta great dining spots

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Another great place that we found was Rev Coffee Roasters in Smyrna.

Brewing in the burbs - Metro Atlanta dining

The atmosphere is casual and the shop is very cool!  If you are in the area give it a try!

Rev Coffee Roasters - Metro Atlanta Dining

I hope you will try some of these local places to eat!  I would love to know your favorite local spots.  If you are looking for fun things to do in the metro Atlanta check out these posts for ideas!

Crystal

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6 Comments

  • Reply Cindy Harris March 10, 2016 at 9:34 pm

    Would love to go to some of these great places w/u.

    • Reply fabulousindeed March 11, 2016 at 7:49 am

      Let’s Go!

  • Reply BOB March 10, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    I’ve eaten at the Speakcheesey and agree- it was DELECTABLE. I got the Popeye- cheese, spinach and artichoke. The food truck park was great- and it’s BYOB!- easy on the wallet.

    • Reply fabulousindeed March 10, 2016 at 7:48 pm

      We will return to Speakcheesey for sure!

  • Reply Pam Kingston March 10, 2016 at 4:37 pm

    I want to be your driver, or navigator, or taste tester any time you want to go eat somewhere! Especially if there’s a bakery involved! Thank you for sharing your adventures! Can’t wait to try some of these great places!

    • Reply fabulousindeed March 11, 2016 at 7:49 am

      You are great company! Let’s find some great new places…bakeries take priority!

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