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Just 5: The stories to read if you love food in Atlanta

What should be on your plate this week? Here are 5 ideas for where to eat and what to cook:

Hot cross buns fresh from the oven at Australian Bakery Cafe. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS


1. Just in time for Easter, we take a look at the origin of hot cross buns and where you can find them in metro Atlanta.

The beef pho served at Co is accompanied with traditional garnishes of herbs, sprouts, and sliced jalapenos. Credit: Wyatt Williams

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2. AJC food writer Wyatt Williams reviews Asian restaurant CO in Poncey-Highland, where the tables are slick but the food is bland. Read his review here.

Honey Marshmallows, Chocolate Salami and Whiskey Caramel Sauce. (Photo by Chris Hunt/Special)

3. Get ready for Easter with these recipes for sweet treats -- including chocolate salami -- from JARDI Chocolates.

Photo credit: Kaylee Johnson

4. Learn how to make the blueberry crisp from Parish in Inman Park.

Recess Casablanca Bowl with beluga lentils, buckwheat crunchies, puffed rice, moroccan-spiced carrot puree, swiss chard, seared okra, feta, and herb salad. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

5. We take a first look at Recess, the "healthy-ish" food stall at Krog Street Market from the team behind The Iberian Pig and Cooks & Soldiers.

Here are the top food stories you might have missed last week:

1. James Beard Award finalist Wyatt Williams takes a look at two new hotel restaurants that are relying on Mediterranean flavors for their menus.

2. James Beard Award winner Wendell Brock reviews Korean restaurant Jok Ga A Dong Chim in Duluth , pig trotters and spicy sea snails are on the menu.

3. Mastering pasta at home isn't as hard you would think -- St. Cecilia chef Craig Richards shares his tips and recipes.

4. AJC food editor Ligaya Figueras takes a look at some of the extraordinary experiences of staffers at Le Bilboquet in Buckhead.

5. Take a first look at ATL Taco in Lenox Square , from the team behind Bantam + Biddy.




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