Best of Atlanta

Happenings in and around Atlanta + favorites spots to shop, eat & play

Calendar of Events in Atlanta, Georgia

Best of Atlanta by danna

Best Florist
TWELVE Florist and Boutique are in a league all their own. The arrangements will mesmerize!

Best Hotel
Of course the St. Regis is the most glam, but Hotel Clermont is a historical gem.

Best Facial
Natural Body Spa Buckhead {cannot speak for other locations}

Best Makeup Artists
Woo Skincare and Cosmetics

Best Manicure and Pedicure Hammond Nails & Spa at Chastain Square are all very well trained and it’s a super clean spa. Another great one is Nail Talk & Tan Perimeter {shoulder massage is standard with most pedis}.

Best Haircut {in the world}
Kristen Hargrove of Salon Studios Buckhead

Best Hair Colorist
Aysen at Riley Salon

Best First Date
Ponce City Market…shop, eat, play…all whilst taking in the gorgeous views of the city. It’s also a fun place to take the kiddos!

Best Date Night Eats
Atlas // 9 Mile Station // City Winery at Ponce City Market is a fantastic spot and they have live music almost every night.

Best Date Night Experience
Tabernacle // Glenn Hotel SkyLounge

Best Day Date Experience
Chattahoochee River trails // Atlanta Botanical Garden // Stroll the Beltline {here’s an old post talking about our visit to the park there}

Best Kid Birthday Party Spots
Farmhouse in the City {see party post here} // Slingshot Entertainment {see party post here}

Best Bakery
Rhodes Family Bakery {Roswell}

Best Park for Adults
Hands down, Piedmont Park because ya got Park Tavern throwing sweet shindigs every weekend.

Best Park for the Kiddos
Brook Run Park…there’s something for everyone, including the Treetop Quest which is pretty cool. I haven’t done it yet, but Winston did and it was a blast.

Best Local Shops
Kane // Paris on Ponce

Best Casual Dining {to not overwhelm I’ll leave this at 3…AND clearly I like tacos for my casual dining}
Bar Taco // Superica // The Original El Taco

Best Burger
I’m from Texas {the beef capital}, sooooo I take this seriously. King + Duke has the best burger evaaaa. The meat is dry-aged and melt-in-your-mouth good.

Best Pizza
Have to say it’s a tie between Fellini’s Pizza and Mellow Mushroom

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