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Inseparable even in past lives when they were a crime-solving orangutan-golden retriever duo, the Grape's Master Sommelier Jay James and Executive Chef Paul Agnelli aim to match a perfectly-chosen wine with each item on their fresh, seasonal menu. Every dish is made with wine-friendly gourmet ingredients. Settle into The Grape's outdoor patio and start by coupling sharable tasters like the chipotle-shrimp flatbread with cilantro-lime dressing ($10) with a robust red like the Layer Cake's Italian Primitivo ($10/glass), or artfully offset a mezze platter of roasted-garlic hummus, house-marinated olives, and cashew- and goat-cheese-stuffed peppadews ($9) with the crispier Sauvignon Blanc from Joel Gott's Napa vineyard ($7/glass). Likewise, dozens of chardonnays, pinot noirs, aromatic whites, champagnes, Italian wines, and more can make a leggy tango partner to entrées such as the grilled-mahi tacos with jalapeno slaw ($12), the pulled pork with pepper-jack cheese on fire-roasted corn flatbread with kettle chips ($9), or the double-cut New–Zealand lamb chops with portobello cream-cheese mashed potatoes and raspberry-balsamic honey ($24). If you're not fluent in wine jargon or simply overwhelmed by the options, The Grape's winesperienced staff is always eager to offer recommendations and advice regarding your meal or tax problems. Cap off an evening of tattoo comparisons and flirtatious arm-wrestling with a glass of fruity-sweet Muscat Blanc from Italy's Piedmont region ($13).

265 18th St NW
Atlanta,
GA
US

Patrons at cafe nineteen savor Illy-brand coffee, fresh-baked bread, and sandwiches picked from a diverse menu while admiring art displayed around the café. Stop by after work or during a unicycle rugby match for a cappuccino ($4) or mocha ($4), or sample the creamy interplay of espresso and condensed milk in a bombom ($5). Savory sandwiches, such as the rosemary turkey ($8) or vegetarian ($7), relieve midday hunger pangs, while four-cheese pizzas ($6) and an arsenal of beers bandage late-night hunger stabs. Desserts are baked daily, creating a rotating roster that may include muffins, croissants, and cheesecake. Cafe nineteen stays open until 1:30 a.m. Monday–Saturday and midnight on Sunday as late-night diners swap spine-chilling stories about ghosts made of pie.

232 19th St NW
Atlanta,
GA
US

Relapse Theatre pointedly caresses neglected funny bones with regular improv and stand-up entertainment. Open for seven years, the joke-slinging powerhouse boasts more than a dozen improv troupes populating its converted church venue. Audience members craving on-stage attention can frequent the interactive 2 Girls 3 Eyes show and savor founding Relapse members at work. Astronaut University plunges an amalgamation of Atlanta comedy-troupe space cowboys into the hilarious great unknown. Meanwhile, incredulous movie-watchers can exult in vicarious Mystery Science Theater 3000-like entertainment with Cineprov!, featuring mockery of deserving movies from a group of sharp-witted critics. Many of Relapse’s shows can be enhanced by a fully stocked bar brimming with more than 200 varieties of beer, wine, and liquor.

380 14th St
Atlanta,
GA
US

Fine Mexican Food at a whole other level! Walk in the door and you're greeted by freindly hellos and the tantalizing aroma of mesquite grilled fajitas. Freshness is the key - salsa made fresh every day, hand picked avacados used to create fresh guacamole throughout the day. And every dish is made to order just for you.

1860 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta,
GA
US

Rocky Mountain Pizza is your home away from home. We offer a comfortable atmosphere for you to catch up with friends and watch the game. And with the best beer prices in town, you won;t have to take out a loan to enjoy a night out.

1005 Hemphill Ave NW
Atlanta,
GA
US

Gastronomic glamour comes standard at London Bistro, a combination eclectic-fare restaurant and after-hours lounge, dishing up Indian-, Kenyan-, and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Sink incisors into international menu items, such as the Oxford beef stew, featuring beef cuts simmered in brown sauce and veggies and paired with the cultural carbs of basmati rice or chapati bread ($10). The Kings Cambridge crab cakes features two crustacean circles trading for plate territory with claw-signed treaties, then relaxing among a garden of mixed greens drizzled in a mango sauce ($15). Parched patrons can wash down mouthfuls of sausage and mashed potatoes from the bangers and mash ($10) with a free cocktail Tuesdays through Thursdays.

1950 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta,
GA
US