Peachy the Magazine October November 2014 - Page 81

EAT.STAY.SHOP.PLAY. 349 14th Street NM, Building C 404.695.4547 King + Duke (photo above) King + Duke is another one of my new favorite spots for date night or a night out with friends. They have a great outdoor bar area that faces Peachtree Road and is fun to hang out in when the weather is nice. At King + Duke you pick a protein and then a few Photo: King + Duke one of these dinners with friends last year, and that’s where we fell in love with Meloy’s creative cuisine. The menu changes almost daily. Better Half has the most unique dishes without being too over the top. The one dish that remains the same is handkerchief pasta with a tomato marmalade which Zach made for his wife on their first date— it is amazing! sides to share with the table. I love this concept because it gives you an opportunity to try lots of different dishes and flavors. The menu changes seasonally so I’m looking forward to my favorite side dish there—the Brussels sprouts—coming back on the winter menu. They are crispy and oh so delicious! The roasted mushroom shareable side is also to die for! The Fritto Misto with fried okra and green tomatoes is wonderfully crispy without being overly greasy. 3060 Peachtree Road NW at West Paces Ferry Road 404.477.3500 STAY Since I live here I’m not too familiar with the different hotels but I can say I love the part of town we live in. It’s called the Westside by some or West Midtown by others. It’s an up and coming part of town that is really growing. We’re less than 10 minutes from downtown for Falcons games or concerts, 10 minutes from Midtown for museums or shopping at Atlantic Station. New restaurant and shopping concepts are popping up all over the Westside such as a special concept J. Crew, JCT. Kitchen and Bar, OCTOBER NOVEMBER 2014 79