Rise and shine! Try breakfast at Cracker Barrel featuring traditional country cooking favorites like Hickory Smoked Country Ham, Grits and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits, or give something new a taste, like Wild Maine Blueberry Pancakes. When you’re full and happy, you’ll be ready for a day of shopping for unique items for you or the special people in your life.
On Main Street downtown, explore Alpharetta Flower Market for a breathtaking floral arrangement, luxurious customized gift basket or hand-selected, exotic potted orchid. If you need a perfect bottle of wine at a great price, try Vino 100 Tinder Box - also on Main Street - where you will find over 100 brands of wine priced at $25 or less and Alpharetta’s most impressive cigar wall humidor.
Lunch! If you’re still feeling full from breakfast, but need a little extra energy, stop by La Casa Italian Grill and enjoy smaller portions of menu offerings like the Frutta salad, with mixed greens, fresh fruit, cranberries, toasted pecans and a raspberry vinaigrette.
Post-lunch, head over to Crabapple and check out Sip Wine; it’s another great place to buy elegant wines from around the world at an affordable price. Next door, Sip’s tapas restaurant offers small sips, small plates and big flavor. Must-see shops in Crabapple include Millie Huckabay’s American Country Antiques, offering home accessories and gifts, and Allypop, a unique kids boutique for boys and girls infant to size 14.
Are you crafty? While you’re in Crabapple, stop by Just for Giggles, an art studio for everyone where you’ll work with expert artists as they guide you through painting a canvas masterpiece you can take home with you. It’s the perfect location for a girl’s night out, parties or any kind of special event.
End your day at Alpine Bakery and Trattoria
for a fantastic evening enjoying your favorite Italian dishes. Choose one of the specials off the dinner menu such as gnocchi, porcini ravioli, shrimp and scallop risotto, or choose a classic sucsh as fettucini alfredo or baked ziti with Italian sausage. Top off your dish with a selection from the wine list that features favorites from around the world. After your meal, satisfy your sweets craving with a dessert from the well-known bakery.