Created by long-time friends Chef Jorge Pacheco and owner Richard Wadlington, Park’s Edge features a contemporary seasonal menu that includes flavorful combinations of seafood, red meat, chicken and pasta dishes. Located in cozy Inman Park, the restaurant has a distinct neighborhood charm that is intimate and sophisticated.
If you’re searching for a cozy romantic restaurant with a relaxed, yet sophisticated ambiance that sets the stage for an intimate dining date, Sotto Sotto is the place. Talk about turn-key service – the restaurant does all the work for you by providing a warm atmosphere, delicious Italian cuisine unmatched in the city, an exceptional wine list, creative cocktail offerings and desserts that will make a girl eager to cheat on her diet.
L. and I met at a local bar (insert comment here about how you would never go out with someone you met at a bar) on a night when my hilarious friends convinced a guy I was Robin Meade. The unsuspecting victim was drunk. Obviously. And, beyond excited to meet a “celebrity.” L. happened upon the scene and without missing a beat made several appropriate Robin Meade references to reinforce the legitimacy of the silly story. His English accent provided him more credibility, I think. Though we chatted throughout the night, we didn’t exchange numbers.
Rathbun’s - Inman Park
Oh, Rathbun’s, you are perfect in so many ways from the industrial yet stylish décor (housed in a 110-year-old former potbelly stove factory featuring exposed brick and suspended stovepipe pendants) to the fully-covered and heated patio to the stiff drinks and delicious entrees. If you were a guy, I’d sleep with you on the first date.
Sauced - Inman Park
Sauced, located in an unassuming spot on Edgewood Ave. in Inman Park, is an interesting concept, though many patrons are unsure as to what the concept actually is. The space is reminiscent of a late ‘70s swanky lounge with wood-paneled walls, a wait staff that dons all black (and an sometimes an attitude of arrogance) and dim lighting. Oh, there are some stuffed fish on the walls, too. And a large painting of drunken, pink elephants. Hmm …