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Atlanta Goes Al Fresco

by Lisa Horten | Jezebel magazine | March 18, 2011

Spring has sprung, and it’s officially time to hit the deck and dine outdoors at one of JEZ’s favorite eateries.
Fritti

Great for groups. At Fritti, diners can nibble on Neapolitan-style pizzas in a re-fashioned garage, enjoying the fresh spring air in Inman Park. 309 North Highland Ave., urestaurants.net   Abattoir With seating for up to 36 guests, the patio at Abattoir is the best spot to nosh on favorites from the restaurant’s innovative “whole animal” menu in the chic Westside. 1170 Howell Mill Road, starprovisions.com   MARKET Buckhead See and be seen at MARKET's patio overlooking Peachtree. Go for Jean-Georges’ global cuisine, stay for the live music and people-watching. W Atlanta Buckhead Hotel, 3377 Peachtree Road, marketbuckhead.com   Miller Union Miller Union’s intimate 10th Street patio provides the ultimate setting for Chef Steven Satterfield’s seasonal fare and artisanal cocktails. 999 Brady Ave., millerunion.com   FLIP Burger Boutique Creative burgers, delicious sides and creamy milkshakes are best enjoyed while soaking in the Georgia sun on the mod patio at either location of FLIP. Multiple area locations in Buckhead and West Midtown, flipburgerboutique.com   Floatway Café Come warmer temps, Floataway Café is transformed into an outdoor café with the night sky forming a starry canopy over the courtyard. It doesn’t get much more romantic than that. 1123 Zonolite Road, starprovisions.com   Photo Caption: Fritti’s Highland Ave. patio Photo Credit: Courtesy The Reynolds Group