There are over 1 million immigrants in Atlanta and they brought their cuisine from around the world to the city's restaurants. There are Cuban and Mexican, Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese, even Ethiopian and many more. You'll find French, Italian and Japanese restaurants, and even with all this new diversity, steakhouses and Southern cuisine are definitely not gone with the wind.
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Buford Highway is one long road with different nationalities working in ethnic family-owned restaurants and where you can find an eatery to suit every palate. In addition to this smorgasbord of global culinary delights, Buford highway eateries let you cook it yourself: barbecue at your table, eat your food raw, out of a pot or do all sorts of things as you like. Here you'll find farmers' markets, mixed food courts and many other culinary attractions.
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At Agatha's A Taste of Mystery, your meal comes with a comedy murder mystery theater. The plays are all original and are presented between courses in the dining room. Ocean Prime, part of the Cameron Mitchell restaurant chain, is the place to go to for seafood and steak. The restaurant's sumptuous menu serves sea food that is selected daily and a list of 240 kinds of wine to go with your meal. One of downtown Atlanta's newest restaurants, Alma Cocina is Mexican with a touch of Latin through and through from the food to the décor of tequila barrels, a huge steer head and Brazilian cocoa pots. The restaurant is famous for its unique cocktails with names like Amatitán, Mr. Winston Salem and Galatas Gland.
Other Delightful Treats
If your taste runs to other than food, Atlanta has a lot of events and festivals all year round. You have Spring festivals like the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Summer festivals such as the Peachtree Road Race, the Atlanta Arts Festival in the Fall and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in the Winter.
Whether it's culinary delights at its restaurants, festivals, sporting events, sights or sounds that satisfy you, Atlanta is sure to whip up the perfect dish.
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