Celebrated chef Hugh Acheson's Midtown all-star serves up updates on Southern classics for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Empire State South
999 Peachtree St NE Suite 140
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 541-1105

An updated take on a Jewish deli, The General Muir shines brightest at breakfast and lunch. The towering pastrami sandwich, punchy with whole grain mustard, or the righteous double-patty burger with Russian dressing and American cheese will make your midday meal extra memorable.

The General Muir
Emory Point 1540 Avenue Pl B-230
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 927-9131

The cinnamon rolls pay tribute to the original Highland Bakery, which served this neighborhood in the twenties.

Highland Bakery
655 Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 586-0772

This sweets factory near Georgia Tech specializes in classic (Boston cream, carrot cake) and wacky (Salt & Vinegar, White Chocolate Peack Fritter) from-scratch donuts.

Sublime Doughnuts
535 10th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 897-1801