From taking the Carolinian to Charlotte, Chef Madi will take the Crescent to Atlanta, GA as she makes her way a little further South for Summer by Rail. Chef Madi will be arriving to Atlanta’s Peachtree Station, which opened in 1918 and sees nearly 78,000 passengers each year.
Peachtree station is also a short commute to downtown Atlanta via MARTA, which will make it easy for Chef Madi to connect to some of the great sites, sounds and tastes of Atlanta.
Atlanta Magazine recently recognized the boom it great foods in the city – from pop-up restaurants to Southwest Atlanta becoming a popular food destination for locals and visitors. And the tastes between the restaurants of the city are as eclectic as they are southern – from fried chicken and collard greens, to shrimp n’ grits and what some call “Georgia Thai food.”
Atlanta began as a railroad terminus and remains a transportation hub, but with a 21st-century, global approach. Visitors can roll into Downtown directly from the airport by riding Atlanta’s public rail system, MARTA. The Atlanta BeltLine connects intown neighborhoods via 22 miles of repurposed railroad tracks around the city. The Westside and Eastside trails are multi-use and connect many restaurants to form one of Atlanta’s hippest culinary experiences.
Southern Living recently named Atlanta one of the South’s ‘Best Food Cities’ and what makes its dining scene special is its variety. Atlanta boasts everything from upscale gourmet cuisine to progressive variations of Southern staples with local, chef-driven restaurants. Atlanta eateries are relaxed and welcome diners with open arms. Even the city’s most high-end restaurants dish out a down-home feel, while Atlanta’s food markets have a history of launching careers of local restaurateurs.
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the city. Discover Atlanta to experience the city’s incredible dining scene, fun attractions, cool neighborhoods and creative scene.