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Food trends take over millennium culture

Food trends take over millennium culture

Rachel Hasson and Lauren VanAtta

October 6, 2017


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By Rachel Hasson and Lauren VanAtta As we grow into teenagers and young adults, it seems as individuality is only on a downfall. Nowadays, we’ve noticed that we eat more of what we think is cool than what we find actually satisfying. Don’t get us wrong, if you find a parfait laid flat on a s...

Baking with Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Bread and Muffin Mix

Jordan Killenberg and Olivia Podber

September 25, 2017


Filed under A&E, Dining

Are you looking for a fun, simple way to make delicious festive desserts for fall? Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Bread and Muffin Mix is a must-have for creating autumnal confections. The easy recipe requires only eggs, oil and water, and you can use the mix to make bread, muffins, and more. The Southerner ...

Whiskey Bird (don’t worry, mom) shows the new take on American Chinese cuisine

Aneska Walrath, Author

August 24, 2017


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By Aneska Walrath A new restaurant opened in Morningside Village named Whiskey Bird. The many restaurants before it, Burger Tap, Waffold, and Timones, never stayed for very long in this area. There is no whiskey in the poultry; the restuarant just wants to highlight their classic cocktails. Locate...

Quest for the Best: masterfully spun milkshakes

Quest for the Best: masterfully spun milkshakes

The Southerner

May 24, 2017


Filed under Dining, Quest for the Best

By Jack Rafferty and Lauren Van Atta As school draws to a close and temperatures rise, it is the perfect time to search for the Grady area’s most appetizing milkshake.  Our journey for the most mouthwatering frosty treat led us to Grindhouse Killer Burgers, Five Guys Burgers and Fries and Cookout. The...

Award-winning restaurant fulfills owner’s dreams

The Southerner

May 24, 2017


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By Parker Killenberg Starting with the complimentary valet, the overwhelming hospitality of Staplehouse was apparent. Jen Hidinger and her late husband Ryan had the idea for Staplehouse many years ago, but it took a horrible tragedy and creative minds to turn their dreams into reality. With the...

Insomnia Cookies

The Southerner

May 18, 2017


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Ever since the creation of Insomnia cookies company, the midnight snackers and sweet tooth lovers of the world have been divulging in warm deserts delivered right to your door. Insomnia cookies delivers freshly made desserts from 9 am-3am and also has numerous locations around the midtown area where p...

Grand Champion BBQ makes a slam dunk

Grand Champion BBQ makes a slam dunk

Frankie Clarke

March 8, 2017


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By Kassidy Kelley and Frankie Clarke Krog Street Market has always been a go-to location for restaurant owners of trendy and multicultural eateries to settle down and open up shop. Since its opening in 2014, the market has seen many businesses come and go. Within the past four months, The Cockentric...

Java Jive

Alex Opsahl

February 2, 2017


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By Maddie McDaniel When you first walk into Java Jive, it takes you back in time. Decorated like a diner from the 1950’s, Java Jive is complete with retro decor and vintage furniture, giving you the feeling that this will be a good, classic breakfast place.  The low-key diner is cash only and closes ...

Nick’s Food To Go

Abby Thomasson

December 9, 2016


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[slideshow_deploy id='63560'] Nestled in the outskirts of downtown Atlanta, Nick’s Food To Go stands as a small inconspicuous building embellished painted with local artist’s murals. “Best gyro” is advertised in the front and a small outdoor eating area with flowers and umbrellas offer an ...

Char Korean sizzles in popular Inman Park development

The Southerner

December 8, 2016


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By Jared Steckl and Allie Krasinski Inman Park seems to constantly have a new restaurant or boutique popping up, and the newest addition is Char Korean Bar & Grill. Since it was one of the most crowded restaurants on the strip, we had to give it a try. After hearing rave reviews from many frien...

Local hot chocolate impresses as competition heats up

The Southerner

December 8, 2016


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By Carolyn Capelouto As winter approaches, the chilly weather makes everyone want to stay inside, curled up with a nice cup of hot chocolate. While homemade hot chocolate is an easy way to satisfy this craving, if you brave the cold and venture outside, here are some of the best places in Atlanta to ...

Mac and Cheese festival is successful, gives back to community

Mady McDaniel

November 30, 2016


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The first annual Atlanta Mac and Cheese festival in Edgewood was held on Saturday, October 8th. Each ticket sold covered five, four ounce portions of mac and cheese of your choosing. The festival was a blow out, selling all 1,650 tickets weeks before it took place..  The festival was in the works for ...

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