It was a big year for Ponce City Market -- the mixed use development and food hall was named one of the top food halls in the country by Vogue magazine and unveiled several new places to eat and drink. The smaller but just as mighty Krog Street Market also saw the opening of several hot new spots in 2016. How many have you tried? Read on to see what you still need to tick off your list:
Ponce City Market:
Biltong Bar - (Intown/PCM) - A South African concept from the team behind Yebo Beach Haus, Cape Dutch and 10 Degrees South, Biltong Bar features craft cocktails and small plates.
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #152, Atlanta. 678-515-0620, biltong-bar.com/
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 470-225-8693, botiwalla.com.
City Winery - The Atlanta location of the restaurant/music venue offers a New American menu of small plates, entrees, sides and desserts, as well as its housemade wines. Dog-friendly brunches and a speakeasy are recent additions to the Ponce City Market spot. Read our review here
650 North Ave., Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.
Marrakesh Mediterranean - Offering up Moroccan and Middle Eastern dishes including puff pastry burekas and mezze, such as Moroccan carrot salad, eggplant and Mediterranean pickles, to plates and pita or laffa wraps with falafel, shawarma, kebabs, or merguez sausage. Read more here
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-600-4171, marrakeshpcm.com/#marrakeshpcm
The Mercury - The retro spot from the team behind The Pinewood in Decatur serves up classic cocktails with a modern twist, as well as lunch and dinner dishes including a prime rib sandwich and a vegetarian portabello Monte Cristo, as well as a raw bar. Read more here and read our review here
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-500-5253, themercuryatl.com
Nine Mile Station - The Ponce City Market rooftop beer garden and eatery offers pressed sandwiches, sausages, and mixed grill featuring steak, pork, chicken, and vegetables, as well as 12 beers on tap, 12 to 15 by the bottle and a wine and craft cocktail list that includes beer-tails on tap.
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta. 770-999-1532, 9milestation.com/
St. Germain - The French bakery offers French pastries, specialty breads, sandwiches and French classics such as macarons and croque monsieur, as well as gifts and kitchen items.
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta. 470-823-4141, facebook.com/Saint-Germain-Bakery-268409453537223/
Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-835-2844, atthetap.com/
675 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta. 404-883-3507, tontonramen.com.
Krog Street Market
Nature's Garden Express - It’s the first brick-and-mortar location for the Atlanta-based online grocery service, which specializes in natural and organic fruits and vegetables, free-range eggs, dairy products, breads, artisan cheeses and local specialty food products.
Krog Street Market, 99 Krog Street, Suite G, Atlanta, 404-865-2210.
Krog Street Market, 99 Krog St., Atlanta. 678-732-9594. richardssouthernfried.com/
Suzy Siu's Baos - The kiosk from the team behind Taiyo Ramen in Decatur offers up steamed buns and other seasonal dishes.
Krog Street Market, 99 Krog St., Atlanta. 404-996-6504, facebook.com/suzysiusbaos/
Urban Pl8 - The spot, which formerly called West Midtown its home, offers grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, and a variety of paleo and gluten-free options, including more meals to go, weekly meal plans and family meals. Read more here
Krog Street Market, 99 Krog St. N.E., Atlanta. urbanpl8.com.