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What’ll Ya Have? The Varsity!

The Southerner

December 3, 2013

By Sophie Durham The smell of grease and fried food hit me in the face as soon as I walked through the double doors. I figured my body would hate me for what I was about to do, but the aroma coming from the kitchen was too enticing to pass up. "I'll have a 'Steak All the Way’ with Strings and an F.O.," I said with a guilty smile. The cashier smiled back. He could tell...

Which milkshake brings the boys to the yard?

Maxwell Rabb

November 20, 2013

[slideshow_deploy id='8840'] After starving myself for the majority of the day, I was ready to take on the quest: to drink five milkshakes at five different places around Atlanta. In order to judge this correctly I had to understand the basics of a good milkshake: the consistency, taste, preparation and texture or thickness. With an empty stomach and a half tank of ...

It’sugar opens in Atlantic Station

Griffin Kish

November 6, 2013

When people go to Atlantic Station, they usually go to Kilwins chocolate and ice cream shop or Great American Cookies for something sweet. These two stores, however, are no longer the only places in Atlantic Station to go for a treat. A new candy shop, It’sugar, opened on Oct. 9, located right across the street from Kilwins. Jeff Rubin, who has been involved for years...

Flying Biscuits flake while local favorites soar

Flying Biscuits flake while local favorites soar

Ike Hammond

November 5, 2013

When I started writing this article, I realized how small a part of my diet biscuits were. However, like any other food that you eat too much, you become a c...

Farmers markets take root in Atlanta communities

Farmers markets take root in Atlanta communities

October 31, 2013

[wzslider info="true"]The Atlanta farmers market scene has been developing over the past few years with a growing number of local vendors and a noticeable...

Dog gone: HD1 to become FLIP burger boutique

Dog gone: HD1 to become FLIP burger boutique

October 23, 2013

A dark brown building lined with wood panels sits abandoned on the corner of North Highland and Blue Ridge avenues. The once-bustling restaurant is now ho...

Tender loving: gobbling chicken on the cheap

Tender loving: gobbling chicken on the cheap

October 11, 2013

No food has more potential for golden-brown, crispy deliciousness than chicken. When cooked correctly, chicken is succulent, juicy and full of flavor....

True grits: Folk Art offers delicious cuisine

True grits: Folk Art offers delicious cuisine

October 1, 2013

[wzslider autoplay="true"] Until about a week ago, I had never enjoyed grits. That all changed when I paid my first visit to Folk Art. Open since mid-...

Slice & Pint sells alcohol after month-long wait

Jenni Rogan

August 30, 2013

When I visited Slice & Pint, a new restaurant that took the location on the corner of North Decatur and Oxford roads from Everybody’s Pizza, I did not get a slice nor a pint. However, when I arrived at around 8 p.m. on Aug. 16, I spent only a minute over the menu before a waitress named Nica Clark approached our table. Nica listed that night’s specials and Slice...

Edgewood Brunch Destination Dishes Out Healthy Serving of Goodwill

Edgewood Brunch Destination Dishes Out Healthy Serving of Goodwill

Margo Stockdale

August 21, 2013

[wzslider autoplay="true" transition="'slide'" info="true"] While breakfast may still be the most important meal of the day, brunch is quickly becomi...

Prices devouring healthy habits

The Southerner

May 19, 2013

By Maxwell Rabb My parents, being in the restaurant business, have allowed me to see and eat a lot of different foods. I have been raised in an environment where my mother is constantly telling me that it is easier to eat healthier or to stop eating fast or fried food. Every time I sit around my house eating a whole bag of chips or I go out to eat a $5 meal at Wendy’s my m...

Bibimbap, miso soup captivate the Midtown Plaza

Bibimbap, miso soup captivate the Midtown Plaza

March 14, 2013

Sitting comfortably on white cushioned benches, I lean back and try to absorb all the positive energy in Midtown Plaza’s newest restaurant. Kiri, a Ko...

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