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8 Southern Dishes To Start Your Day With

by Krista Miller

  Atlanta is a town that loves the first meal of the day. Whether it’s breakfast on a Wednesday at 8AM, brunch on Sunday at 1PM or the 2AM meal on a Saturday, we throw ourselves fully into it. It’s fried chicken, it’s grits, and oh so many biscuits. These are the 8 Southern breakfasts […]

This Fall, Get Your Bourbon On With These 8 Cocktails

by Krista Miller

  Y’all, can we just have a quick chat about bourbon?  The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling down and in the South (and hopefully everywhere else) that means reaching for the bourbon. Ranging from refreshing cocktails to a deeper (and boozier) taste, you are bound to find a bourbon cocktail you’ll love in […]

The Texas Caviar Your Crowd Will Love

by Mary Kennon Lewis
Atlanta Eats | Mom Thyme

It’s pretty easy to find a recipe that everyone “likes”, but how often do you find a recipe that everyone “REALLY LOVES”?  You know, that certain recipe people call and email you for; the dish where the serving bowl is ALWAYS scraped clean at parties and guests are asking for more. Well, if you don’t […]

Illegal Food Coming to Virginia Highland

by Krista Miller

  Oh, happy day! Illegal Food is setting up shop. The former pop-up inside of Joystick Game Bar is taking over the former Bar Meatball space in Virginia Highland.  Fans will be happy to know that favorites including ‘The Hank’, ‘Fungus Among Us’, and ‘Nasty Nate’ will find permanent homes on the menu. They will […]

Stroll the Streets of Avalon

by Krista Miller

    It’s finally here! Avalon is opening on October 31st in Alpharetta. But you can get your first taste of it on Wednesday, October 29th from 6- 10 pm at The Perfect Taste. Walk along Avalon Blvd. while enjoying wine, cocktails and the first bites of many of the restaurants that will be found […]

The Pimento Cheese We Can’t Get Enough Of In Atlanta

by Krista Miller

Photo Credit: Andrew Thomas Lee It’s Southern Eats Week on Atlanta Eats!. And if anything screams the South, it’s pimento cheese. This lunchbox staple for many, has found a new home on many of the best menus on town. And what Atlanta chefs are doing with this Southern spread is mouthwatering. Here are our picks for […]

7 Days of Fried Chicken Heaven

by Krista Miller

  Atlanta is a town that LOVES their fried chicken. And every night of the week there’s some fantastically juicy, crunchy and delicious fried bird to be found. So, we did some exhausted, and very tasty, research to find the best bets for fried chicken each night.  So, who’s down for a Southern Fried Chicken […]

7 Can’t Miss Things at Taste of Atlanta

by Krista Miller

VIP Speaker’s Corner With Greg Best The Cocktail King of Atlanta will be holding court in the VIP Speaker’s Corner. He’ll be hosting two days of boozy speakers including Chris Reid of Hop City, Frozen Pints and a discussion of everyone’s favorite Southern treat with Four Roses Bourbon! Bartaco Because tacos.. Tupelo Honey Cafe The […]

There’s Nothing Scary About This Halloween Recipe

by Mary Kennon Lewis

  Alright busy moms, fire up your Crock-pots, because I’ve got a slow cooker chili recipe you and your family are going to love this Halloween! For many moms, the scariest part of Halloween is figuring out how to get everything done and still feed your family a nutritious meal before all the festivities begin. […]

Weekend Lunch Dates Fit For a Quarterback

by Sarah Ryan

Photo courtesy of When football season is in full swing, Matt is not available for weekend lunch dates. The nerve! So, when the off-season arrives, our favorite thing to do on a Saturday or Sunday (or both) is to take advantage of all the great restaurants in the Atlanta metro area.  While going out […]

Tuesday Great Call | Grand Champion BBQ

by Krista Miller

Deciding on where to eat can be tough in a city as full of great spots as ours. That’s why, every Tuesday we’re making the call, and giving you the inside scoop. This is Tuesday’s Great Call.

A Weekend of Oysters On The Beach

by Krista Miller

    The weekend of November 7th – 9th, you can find us at the beach stuffing our faces with oysters and craft beer!  The annual Hangout Oyster Cook-Off returns to Gulf Shores, Alabama. And this year, Atlanta will be representing in full force. Not only will our own Steak Shapiro be a celebrity judge, […]

Lobster Fest Claws It’s Way to Atlanta

by Krista Miller

    On Sunday, November 2nd, The Atlanta Lobster Festival will be clawing it’s way to Candler Park.  From 1-6 enjoy live music, games and all the seafood you can handle. Participating restaurants include Atlanta Fish Market, The Bishop, Rosebud, Cypress Street and more. Admission includes 10 food and drink tickets and you can buy […]

Going Old School

by Mary Kennon Lewis

  I love getting to write for Atlanta Eats each week because it gives me a chance to share with y’all all of my favorite recipes and those little tips and tricks that I’m learning along the way. This past weekend, I threw a small dinner party and made a new favorite recipe for the […]

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A Moonshine Celebration, Y’all!

by Krista Miller

  On Saturday, October 18th, Andrews Entertainment District will host it’s first annual Andrews Moonshine Festival. Sip on over 60 varieties of ‘shine, from Apple Pie to Peppermint. You’ll also be able to enjoy live music, seminars and meet and greets with the folks bringing moonshine to the masses.  Seminars include; ‘Taste American Craft Whiskey […]

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Battling With Burgers

by Krista Miller

    Saturday, October 18th a battle will be brewing in John Howell Park to find the best burger in Atlanta. Joins scores of your fellow burger enthusiasts as you taste what local chefs and restaurants have to say in this smack down. And before devouring treats from places like Smoke Ring, Cypress Street and […]

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Cajun Mike Brings Us Gumbo!

by Cajun Mike

“crawfish pie and a file’ gumbo”- Hank Williams There’s Creole and then there’s Cajun. The origins of the word are a little confused. Is it Creole, is it Cajun? Does it come from New Orleans, does it come from Acadiana? Some in Mobile claim ownership. Are the recipes West Indies slave or the exiled Acadian’s, or a […]