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Category: Quest for the Best

Quest for the Best Burger: ‘Five Guys’ reigns victorious

By Cory Dillard Review The burger is a well loved American classic so I took the initiative to discover the greatest burger in Atlanta, which led me to Grindhouse Killer Burgers, Yeah! Burger, George’s Bar and Restaurant, and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. The first stop on my quest for the best burger was George’s Bar and Restaurant. When I […]

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Rockin’ Ritos Quest for the Best Burritos

Rockin’ Ritos Quest for the Best Burritos

Rather than heatedly debate over presidential candidates, students incessantly argue over the leading burrito joint in Atlanta, each presenting their case for why their favorite is the best. On an empty stomach and with some cash to blow, I journeyed around the city to find the finest burrito, visiting the most prominent burrito restaurants, Willy’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Chipotle, and […]

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QFTB: Jack’s Pizza and Wings slices the competition

QFTB: Jack’s Pizza and Wings slices the competition

First created in Naples, Italy during the 18th and 19th centuries, pizza has since become an American favorite. Pizza, which is traditionally comprised of melted cheese, tomato sauce and additional toppings atop a flatbread crust, has caused great rifts between cities like New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles, which all claim to have the cheesiest, most savory and most […]

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Quest For The Best: BBQ

By: Harrison Thweatt Nothing is more of a Southern staple than barbeque, so to honor my heritage, I set out on a quest for the best BBQ.  To find the best pork I visited Fox Brothers’ BBQ, Fat Matt’s, Community Q and Sweet Auburn. Each restaurant had its own unique flare on the “king of meats.” Upon entering Sweet Auburn […]

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Quest for the Best: Lee’s Bakery pho the win

Quest for the Best: Lee’s Bakery pho the win

Inspired by the growing popularity of international street food, we decided to stray from  typical ethnic cuisines in our search to find the most authentic pho. Pho is a traditional Vietnamese dish served with beef broth, herbs, thin rice noodles and either chicken or beef. Our Quest for the Best: Road Trip Edition took us to Noodle: pan-Asian Noodle House, […]

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Quest for the Best: Octane Coffee Bar and Lounge worth the buzz

Quest for the Best: Octane Coffee Bar and Lounge worth the buzz

Crisp temperatures and colorful leaves are quickly replacing summer’s sweltering heat — fall has once again arrived. For this month’s Quest for the Best: Road Trip Edition, we set out in search for the perfect autumnal beverage. Our first stop was Dancing Goats Coffee Bar at 419 W. Ponce De Leon Ave. The shop, which opened in 2007, specializes in […]

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Quest for the Best: Croissing into new territory; Little Tart Bake Shop savory, sweet

Quest for the Best: Croissing into new territory; Little Tart Bake Shop savory, sweet

The croissant, a French pastry known for its rich layers, flaky goodness and traditional crescent shape, is a delicacy favored by many. On our latest Quest for the Best: Road Trip Edition, we headed out to visit Highland Bakery, Alon’s Bakery and Market, and Little Tart Bake Shop to find the best croissant.  Our first stop was Highland Bakery (655 […]

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Quest for the Best: Tacos turn staffers into Sol men

Quest for the Best: Tacos turn staffers into Sol men

By Chris Brown and Ike Hammond Tacos have been a staple of American cuisine since the early 1900s when the delicious snacks were first popularized in San Antonio by the infamous Chili Queens, a group of Mexican-American women who first sold tacos as street vendors. Since then, entire restaurant chains have been built around the dish, as Americans have grown […]

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West Egg's waffle with spiced honey butter

Quest for the Best: No Waffling on this; West Egg it is

By Lucy Lombardo The story of Southern food is teeming with generations of visionary chefs who have spent their lives refining their craft. Though not as popular as fried chicken, waffles are an integral part of Southern culture. One only has to drive a few blocks before seeing the inevitable gold and black block letters of a Waffle House sign. […]

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Holy crepe! Family-owned restaurant takes the crepe, eats it, too

Holy crepe! Family-owned restaurant takes the crepe, eats it, too

  When it comes to food, we can thank Paris for many of our favorite dishes. Without France, there would be no baguettes, croissants, eclairs or crème brûlée. French chefs are cuisine geniuses in their own right, but no one knew crepes better than my dear grandmother, Tammy Guensler. She perfected her crepe recipe throughout 40 years of home cooking. […]

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