Atlanta Restaurant Scene

The Baxter to replace Slabtown Public House and more restaurant news from the week
The owners of McCray’s Tavern are planning to open a new concept in the former Slabtown Public House space on the...

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Two restaurants closed at the Beacon in Grant Park this month
Two eateries have closed after several years located in the Beacon mixed-use development in Grant Park.

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Barbecue sundaes, beer-infused wings among new food offerings at Coolray Field
Baseball season is just around the corner, and the Gwinnett Stripers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, are...

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Chef for Migos, Lil Baby to open first of two downtown restaurants next month
A longtime Atlanta chef known for cooking for hip-hop artists including Lil Baby, Migos and Gucci Mane is about to open...
Adventures in Food

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Here’s to Americans’ favorite slice of life
You could say that something is “as American as pizza pie,” despite the popular dish’s Italian origins.

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Inside Georgia’s best-known bakery
CLAXTON — When the holiday season rolls around, fruitcake joins the love-hate rankings, along such polarizing topics as...

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Key ingredient in shrimp scampi for mother-in-law is love
“So, ya gonna cook it with olive oil or buttah?” The cab driver was grilling me on my recipe for shrimp scampi. He was...

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Fairground memories: Rides, games, smells, ‘fried something-on-a-stick’
Anyone who grew up in the 1960s remembers that special week each fall when the local fairgrounds suddenly came to life...
Atlanta Dishes to Try

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Savory delight in a crispy, fried wonton at this metro Atlanta restaurant
For the pure amusement of feeling as if you are enjoying dessert before dinner, try beginning a meal at Jinya Ramen Bar...

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This Atlanta restaurant offers a tasty trifecta on one plate
They say good things come in threes. The chicken salad at Petite Violette is an instant ooh-la-la experience, via...

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Get Lone Star flavor from a gas station
If you have a hankering for authentic Texas barbecue, take a little road trip to Gordon County, for a sandwich...

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Here’s a metro Atlanta feast that’s a bargain
The business lunch at Mediterranean Grill is delightful, and no corporate negotiations are necessary to score the $10...

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You can make a meal of this Norcross appetizer
You can order shrimp in velvety tom kha (coconut milk soup), or in curries, fried rice dishes and noodles. But, a...

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Try this flavorful triple-decker on rye from a metro Atlanta cafe
You could eat it with your hands, but this smoked salmon tartine is so thoughtfully put together that it deserves...

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This Atlanta spiced street food will transport you to an island paradise
Beef patties are a street food in Jamaica. I remember the breeze, sunshine and people around me on the day I first had...

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Longevity the secret to this Atlanta restaurant’s dish
A tandoor is a bell-shaped, clay oven designed to reach extremely high temperatures. It’s a cooking powerhouse that has...