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Oral Pleasures

Recently, my world-traveling uncle has been making frequent trips to Atlanta. Over the past couple of months, I've been taking him out, always conscious that he regularly eats in Tokyo, Paris and New York. What do we have in Atlanta that can compare to those world-class cities?

A lot, it turns out. My uncle has been consistently surprised and impressed by the restaurants he's visited here. At Empire State South, the wine list blew him away (and this is a guy who can't put me up in his guestroom any more because it's full of wine). At Miller Union, he swooned over the blueberry upside-down cake. All over town, cocktails have had him wishing aloud that other cities he visits had our booze prowess.

We've long known Atlanta is a dining city worthy of our love and devotion, but this year it seems as though the rest of the country realized that as well. The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival brought journalists, chefs and diners from all over the country, and the thing I heard most from those visitors was surprise and delight at the food our city has to offer. 2011 felt like a coming-out party for Atlanta's restaurant scene. We're happy to be a part of that celebration.

— Besha Rodell

Best Vietnamese BOA Award Winner

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Com Dunwoody Vietnamese Grill

Best waitstaff BOA Award Winner

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Leon's Full Service

Best weekly dining deal BOA Award Winner

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The Shed at Glenwood

Best wine list BOA Award Winner

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Murphy's Restaurant

Best desserts BOA Award Winner

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Cafe Intermezzo - Midtown
and other metro Atlanta locations.

Best desserts BOA Award Winner

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Cafe Intermezzo
and other metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

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Flying Biscuit Cafe - Howell Mill Village
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

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Flying Biscuit Cafe - Toco Hills
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
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Flying Biscuit Cafe - Roswell
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
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Flying Biscuit Cafe - Kennesaw
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2011 » Oral Pleasures » Readers Pick
Flying Biscuit Cafe - Midtown
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
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Flying Biscuit Cafe - Buckhead
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
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Flying Biscuit Cafe - Sandy Springs
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
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Flying Biscuit Cafe - Candler Park
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best grits BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2011 » Oral Pleasures » Readers Pick
Flying Biscuit (13 ATL Locations)
And other metro Atlanta locations

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