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Burger joint a treat for tastebuds, wallets

Burger joint a treat for tastebuds, wallets

May 20, 2014

As I wove my way through the busy Edgewood parking lot on a Friday afternoon, a strong burger-scented breeze wafted into my nostrils. Despite waiting 10 m...

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

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

May 12, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='28640']   When it comes to food, we can thank Paris for many of our favorite dishes. Without France, there would b...

Dieters beware: burgers sizzle at downtown stand

Dieters beware: burgers sizzle at downtown stand

Margo Stockdale

April 22, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='25527'] A health craze is sweeping the nation. Obsessed dieters are consuming gallons of juice, piling avocado on everything...

Bob serves up disappointment, offensive menu labels

Allison Rapoport

April 14, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='23998'] Though I had never been to Bell Street Burritos, I knew that the restaurant that replaced it had a lot to live up to. Unfortunately, “Bob” did not rise to the occasion. According to its menu, Bob (as in kabob) is “a healthy, portable, yummy concept for the people.” All of the food is served on a stick and is designed to be eaten on ...

Say cheese: quest yields wide variety of cheese dips

Say cheese: quest yields wide variety of cheese dips

March 21, 2014

Spring Break is just around the corner, and what better way to spend yours than lounging poolside, getting your tan on and eating chips and queso? With t...

Gato is the cat’s meow

Gato is the cat’s meow

Anna Braxton

March 14, 2014

Tucked in the Candler Park storefront across the street from the Flying Biscuit, Gato an oft forgotten gem. The restaurant is only open Wednesday through Sund...

Freaky foods frighten customers, enlighten tastebuds

Freaky foods frighten customers, enlighten tastebuds

March 7, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='14351']   My sister is an incredibly picky eater. She won’t touch cheese, she hates soup and she is legitimately af...

Inman Park, Fourth Ward home to culinary secrets

Inman Park, Fourth Ward home to culinary secrets

March 4, 2014

When looking to dine at a fancy-schmancy restaurant, one might think to go to the neighborhood hot spot or the hustle and bustle of the city. But in my...

Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward home to culinary secrets, surprises

Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward home to culinary secrets, surprises

February 27, 2014

When looking to dine at a fancy-schmancy restaurant, one might think to go to the neighborhood hot spot or the hustle and bustle of the city. But in my...

Wide array of exotic foods and fresh finds for all

Wide array of exotic foods and fresh finds for all

February 27, 2014

           I arrived at the Buford Highway Farmer’s Market on a Sunday afternoon and blended in with the afternoon church rush and a stampeding...

Smoking the competition: Atlanta’s finest barbecue

Smoking the competition: Atlanta’s finest barbecue

Olivia Volkert

February 26, 2014

In the true spirit of a southerner (no pun intended), for this issue’s “Quest for the Best,” I searched for intown Atlanta’s best barbecue. ...

The search for a sublime donut ends at … Sublime

The Southerner

December 13, 2013

By Conor Downey I edged the 12th donut towards my mouth. My jaw was sore and my stomach was full. I took a bite…eww. After testing donuts at four different restaurants, three flavors from Dunkin’ Donuts helped me indentify everything I wanted in a donut. Or rather, everything I didn’t want. When I first tried Dunkin’ Donuts’ French Cruller, it was the consistency...

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