Here are John Kessler’s picks for the metro area’s top 50 restaurants, listed alphabetically, not by ranking.The numbers correspond to where they are located on the map. Mini-reviews of each follow.

1. Antica Posta

2. Aria

3. Asher

4. Atlanta Fish Market

5. Bacchanalia

6. BluePointe

7. Bone’s

8. Brasserie Le Coze

9. CK’s Grilled Pizza

10. Canoe

11. Corky’s Ribs & BBQ

12. Dai Loi

13. Dick & Harry’s

14. The Dining Room at the Ritz Carlton Buckhead

15. 88 Tofu House

16. Eno

17. Floataway Cafe

18. Hae Woon Dae

19. Hashiguchi

20. Horseradish Grill

21. Killer Creek Chop House

22. La Grotta

23. La Tavola

24. Little Szechuan

25. Mirage

26. Mumbo Jumbo

27. Nava

28. Noche

29. Nuevo Laredo Cantina

30. Oh . . . Maria!

31. Pano’s & Paul’s

32. Pasta da Pulcinella

33. Penang

34. Royal China

35. Seeger’s

36. Sia’s

37. Sotto Sotto

38. Soto Japanese Restaurant

39. Sushi Avenue

40. Swallow at the Hollow

41. Tamarind

42. Taqueria del Sol

43. Thai Chili

44. Tierra

45. Thumbs Up Diner

46. Udipi Cafe

47. The Vortex (2 locations)

48. Watershed

49. Willy’s Mexicana (5 locations)

50. Zocalo