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Where to eat brunch on New Year’s Day in Atlanta

Forget about last night, last year and all those things in the past. Kick off the new year with full, hearty meals from the following six restaurants in metro Atlanta. All menus will be offered on New Year’s Day, Sunday, Jan. 1.

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta: Start the new year eating well in Midtown with a brunch buffet from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A seat at the table will be $94 per adult, $48 for children 6 – 12 years old and complimentary for children under five. Still in a toasting mood from the previous night? Opt for bottomless mimosas, which will be $20.

75 14th St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-881-9898,

The Federal : This recently opened Midtown restaurant will offer its signature weekend brunch inclusive of chicken and waffles as well as a brisket skillet hash.

1050 Crescent Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-343-3857 , .

Illegal Food: For some good old-fashioned lucky food, head to the this Virginia-Highland restaurant, which will offer a special menu featuring smoked pork, black-eyed peas, collard greens, corn bread and banana pudding. The regular brunch menu will also be available.

1044 Greenwood Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-254-2141,

Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant : A bevy of brunch tapas will be available as well as a do-it-yourself Bloody Mary bar with various tomato juice mix-ins and bases beginning at 11:30 a.m. at both the Inman Park and Westside Ironworks locations.

Inman Park: 240 N. Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-589-1010,

Westside Ironworks: 1085 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-872-8000.

Hampton + Hudson : This Inman Park restaurant will offer popular brunch items including eggs, breakfast meat, chive biscuit and your choice of heirloom grits or breakfast potatoes; a burger topped with a fried egg, smoked bacon, cheese and onion béarnaise; and a build-your-own-biscuit option. Brunch will be available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. this weekend.

299 N. Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-948-2123,

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