Thrive Restaurant Review:
Thrive fills a glowing contemporary space in Centennial Tower, one of Atlanta's downtown high-rise office buildings. Now serving in a consulting capacity, former executive chef Justin Cox keeps the restaurant in touch with local farmers. So the farm-to-table veggie plate relies on locally produced goods. Georgia strawberries team up with goat cheese for a summer salad. Crispy fried green...
“Cool music”, a sleek design and a “convenient” location with “easy parking” are the lures at this sceney Downtown venue near CNN Center that not incidentally supplies a “delicious” American menu jazzed up with a “beautifully presented” sushi selection; it’s just the ticket for a “work” lunch or “special business dinner” given the “good prices” and “attentive” service.
The high-energy see-and-be-seen scene is the backdrop for Oscar Pinto's (formerly at Sia's) eclectic cooking. Start with the ginger chicken-and-potato pot stickers, which are five well-defined morsels under a hint of soy vinaigrette. A… Read More
The attractive crowd, spry and sharply dressed, flirt among bulging burgers and grilled grouper. G.M.-partner A.D. Allushi and company keep an emphasis on sushi. Allushi’s raw weakness lies in the Vesuvius, a roll swelling with tuna, cucumber, mango and avocado. And extended hours are suited for a late-night cocktail and catch.