With very full bellies..
…after dining on the porch at Greenwood’s on Green Street…
…we were still feeling adventuresome. My friend, Jan, spontaneously suggested heading into Buckhead to have drinks at another fun restaurant she had been to and was eager for me to see. One thing I absolutely LOVE is doing things spur of the moment. I don’t know what it is, but sometimes planning ahead for something fun, takes the fun right out it. I know planning is necessary sometimes but when it’s a gorgeous, sunny day and you’ve not a care in the world, why not follow where your heart leads.
We left the porch at Greenwoods, hopped in my car and zipped down Georgia 400 to the heart of Buckhead to check out R. Thomas.
R. Thomas is located in the heart of the city so it’s surrounded in a sea of concrete. You forget that pretty quickly as you walk around the building.
Loved the mural on the side of their building!
Parking is behind the restaurant. Once you park, if you walk up the left side of the building, this is the route you’ll take.
They had bird seed out all over the ground in this little garden area and little birds were everywhere. Each time I stepped closer to take a picture, they would scatter, but I managed to catch a few in this shot below. I read online that the owner, Richard Thomas, is a bird lover.
Just past the feeder we saw an iron/metal bed turned into a lovely support for this climbing plant. Is that bougainvilliea?
Lots of planters all down the side of the building, starting to play out now in this August heat.
This was near the entrance…it appears to be made of propane type tanks.
The inside was just as fun and festive as the outside with lots of colorful lights bouncing off the ceiling. I leaned back and took a photo of the section of ceiling just over our heads. R. Thomas is known for healthy, organic foods. The menu is designed around that philosophy. I ordered their Muscogee Mint Iced Tea and it was yummy. I think Jan ordered their Mojo JoJo Smoothie, can’t remember for sure now.
As the afternoon wore on, we headed out and crossed in front of the restaurant and back down the other side of the building.
Lots more flowers…
…and more fun things to see.
So, tell me…do you love spur of the moment adventures, or do prefer to plan your weekends well in advance? Will you hop in the car and go see a movie on a Wednesday night, just because? Or, do you need time to prepare and plan for little adventures?