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Alpharetta: Where the Foodies Go

June 14, 2017

Whether it is learning how to create a mouthwatering dish at the only Publix Apron’s Cooking School in Georgia, picking up fresh produce at the local Farmers Market, eating at one of Alpharetta’s 200+ dining options or checking out the Taste of Alpharetta, epicureans around the U.S. have started putting Alpharetta at the top of their lists of places to visit.



Start the day with breakfast at Goldbergs in Avalon and try one of their freshly made omelets or Belgian waffles while you people watch at one of the outside patio tables. Then make your way over to Café Intermezzo for one of their specialty cappuccinos or lattes.


Visit one of Alpharetta’s numerous decadent beer and wine options. Vino 100 offers customers a comfortable and affordable way to buy wines based on flavor and body. The wine connoisseur will love CRÚ Wine Bar at Avalon which allows you to taste wines from all around the world.


If you are a beer lover, Jekyll Brewing has a variety of beers ready to pour. Whether its hoppy, malty or delicately balanced, Jekyll as a line up of craft beers that cover the global spectrum of brew styles. Alpharetta’s first brewery is also open to give tours and taste samples. Continue the beer samplings at Hop Alley Brew Pub and try the onion rings or one of their many in house brews!


For a casual bite with a special touch, or an afternoon tea time with the girls, visit the American Girl Boutique and Bistro (the only one in Georgia) and choose from fun appetizers, a two-course dinner, rich and creamy options at the dessert counter and even your own American Girl doll to accompany you during your meal.


For dinner, the options are endless in Alpharetta with a variety of one-of-a-kind culinary options.  Ford Fry’s The El Felix doesn’t disappoint. Awarded the 2017-2018 “100 Plates Locals Love” distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Division, you’ll enjoy classic Tex-Mex cuisine from zesty margaritas to crispy pork belly tacos.  Indulge your taste buds at Alpine Bakery, with spectacular Italian dishes and an amazing array of tempting desserts, cakes and pies. For a finger-lickin’ good time, Smokejack BBQ is the place to go for traditional southern cuisine and has won several “People’s Choice” awards for the best BBQ in town. Satisfying cravings that aren’t even known, Pure Taqueria woos its customers with award-winning margaritas, “can’t wait for a second bite of fresh fish tacos” and unreal corn-mesa cakes. Chosen as a Nation’s Restaurant News “Breakout Brand” and named a “day at a Mexican beach” by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Pure Taqueria will surely satisfy any craving for something authentic.