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Char Korean sizzles in popular Inman Park development

The Southerner

December 8, 2016

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 friends and local critics, we were more than excited to try it out and have Kore...

Local hot chocolate impresses as competition heats up

The Southerner

December 8, 2016

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 get hot chocolate. I tested four different coffeehouses to find the best tas...

Mac and Cheese festival is successful, gives back to community

Mady McDaniel

November 30, 2016

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 about a year, finally getting the permits in  spring of 2016. KaeAnne P...

‘Java Vino’ revamped for a day to honor ‘Gilmore Girls’

The Southerner

November 10, 2016

By Kaitlyn Carroll and Tabby Hatem Review The typically relaxed environment of the North Highland Java Vino has been replaced with a loud, anxious crowd of Netflix-lovers. On October 5th, Java Vinos all across the United States and Canada transformed their looks to mimic Luke’s Diner, a small diner from the popular TV show Gilmore Girls. To promote a four episode rev...

‘Taco Cowboy’ lassoes in new, refreshing take on Tex-Mex

‘Taco Cowboy’ lassoes in new, refreshing take on Tex-Mex

November 10, 2016

By Parker Killenberg and Max Nevins Review With an inviting atmosphere and noteworthy cuisine, the new Virginia-Highland restaurant Taco Cowboy offers an interesting alternative to a r...

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

The Southerner

November 10, 2016

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 entered the restaurant, I wa...

Kiri restaurant doesn’t go unnoticed

Anya Lomsadze, Managing Editor of News

November 9, 2016

By: Anya Lomsadze In the Harry Potter books, Platform Nine and Three Quarters, the train station that takes students to Hogwarts is hidden from the magicless population by spells that draw your eyes from platform nine to ten. Similarly, the magically affordable but good quality Kiri Rice Bar escapes from sight as your eyes drag over from the Starbucks to the Mellow Mushroo...

Students Choose Chick-fil-A

The Southerner

October 13, 2016

By Lea Davis Review If you prefer recommendable customer service and an optimal food choice, you’ve come to the right place.  Chick-fil-A is the number one choice for students. Chick-fil-A has spent their last couple of years expanding across the globe and adding healthier options to the menu. Despite being closed on Sundays, they still hold the rank for satisfying th...

King of Pops opens new farmers’ market in Ponce City Market

Reid Barry

September 20, 2016

Review The Rainbow Umbrella corporation, best known for the creation of King of Pops, opened a  “King of Crops” farmers' market in Ponce City market next to the already existing King of Pops Bar. This event is another step forward for the ever growing Atlanta company. The idea started at the farm run by King of Crops, which is located in Winston, Georgia. To provide...

Mucho Gusto! New restaurant provides unique dining experience

Mucho Gusto! New restaurant provides unique dining experience

Jack Rafferty

September 9, 2016

Gusto! is a hip restaurant with a modern style and fast, healthy food. Drawing from a wide variety of cultures and styles, the menu offers numerous fasci...

Chick-fil-A serves up new menu design

Chick-fil-A serves up new menu design

September 1, 2016

Early this summer, Chick-fil-A launched a different menu design that introduced several new breakfast items. With this new design, they stopped serving s...

Coffee shop covers new grounds

Coffee shop covers new grounds

September 1, 2016

The summer days of staying up late and sleeping until noon have come to their bitter end. Students are thrown into the sleeping schedule of late night studies...

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