Atlanta is a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s a hub of higher education institutions like Emory and Georgia Tech, among others. It’s a thriving hip-hop music scene that produced the likes of Outkast. It’s also one of America’s great sports cities. Still, Atlanta is best experienced not through games or songs or schools, but through its locally-owned businesses. Here are some favorites according to ATL contributors to Localeur.
It’s not every day you make history, but last week, Flight 387 was the first U.S. commercial flight to Cuba in 50 years!
Its town motto, “Siempre adelante,” touts Holguín as always being ahead, but you might feel like you’ve stepped back in time when you visit. Tucked inland about 25 miles from the nearest beach resort, Holguín offers refreshing places to hang out surrounded by locals.
Winding up in the Windy City? We hope you packed your appetite! The number of amazing restaurants in Chicago amounts to way more food than you could eat on a single trip – or maybe even in a lifetime – but a few choice spots have the added distinction of being local favorites. Morning, noon, night; west, north, east; try as many of our picks as your stomach will allow.