11 epic new dishes to gorge on in Fatlanta
Memphis Barbecue Co. (address and info)
This 6oz burger is topped w/ 6oz of pulled pork, American cheese, slaw, and original BBQ sauce. It's named after the largest city in the Deep South, but it's clearly designed to give you the South's largest mid-section.
Hot chicken sandwich
Southbound (address and info)
Be warned: too many of these sandwiches (made with deep fried poultry, house-made Schezuan mayo, fried green tomato, chèvre, pineapple habanero jam, and a brioche bun) will have you looking the opposite of hot... provided your definition of "hot" conforms to society's narrow, and often harmful, body image standards, which our totally doesn't. We like you with a few extra pounds.
Don Antonio by Starita (address and info)
Don Antonio’s hand-crafted dough is not limited to rich sauces, cheeses, and meats. No, this "pie" has Nutella filling all the puffy crevices and is topped with bourbon-sautéed Georgia peaches and raspberries.
Thirteen Pies (address and info)
Spanish sausage with queso fresco, serrano & cilantro pesto, all made in-house in what is seemingly an effort to make you as big as one.
Camp Fire Treat
Pig and Pearl (address and info)
This is the Southern version of a French classic that you didn't know you were waiting for. The smoked chocolate crème (toasted marshmallow optional) is stabbed with salty pretzels, and yes, they are for dipping, so get to doing that.
Pork belly torta
Mavericks Cantina (address and info)
A classic Mexican sandwich with chipotle mayo, avocados, tomatoes, a fried egg, pickled red onions, sweet potato fries, and the part of the pig most likely give you a belly.
World of Beer (address and info)
Tater tots topped with house-made beer cheese, jalapeños, crispy bacon, scallions & sour cream, which goes great with an IPA and should probably be ordered by the pair.
Beef Tenderloin Tips
Gypsy Kitchen (address and info)
Pepper-potato hash of varying types, blue fondue cheese for dipping, and a whole pile of steak.
Tailgate Pops Box
King of Pops (address and info)
Whether you're pro-Georgia or pro-Tech, the King doesn’t take sides. UGA is represented with a new chocolate-covered strawberry, while Tech gets a pineapple-blueberry, which is close enough, right? However you fall in the rivalry, the winner is delicious.
Sweet Potato Pie
Savor Bar & Kitchen (address and info)
These little goblets of Atlanta fall flava’ start with a Southern sweet potato pie filling, boast a little graham cracker crust, and come with a toasted marshmallow meringue on top.
Ice cream waffle sandwich
Dolphin’s Water Ice Factory (address and info)
What's better than chicken & waffles? Probably, nothing... but this combination of fresh Belgian waffles sandwiched around an impressive slab of ice cream that's been rolled in chocolate chips comes so close that you'll have to try it a few times to be sure.
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1. Memphis BBQ Co.4764 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody
2. Southbound5394 Peachtree Rd, Chamblee
3. Don Antonio by Starita102 E Paces Ferry Rd NE , Atlanta
4. Thirteen Pies250 Buckhead Avenue, Suite 317, Atlanta
5. The Pig & The Pearl1380 Atlantic Drive Suite 14180, Atlanta
6. Maverick’s Cantina11030 Medlock Bridge Rd, Johns Creek
7. World of Beer855 Peachtree Street, Atlanta
8. Gypsy Kitchen3035 Peachtree Rd NE Suite A209, Atlanta
9. King of Pops1079 North Ave NE, Atlanta
10. Savor Bar & Kitchen7 Concourse Pkwy NE, Atlanta
11. Dolphin’s Water Ice Factory1963 Hosea L Williams, Atlanta
They forged our reputation at some of the world’s toughest BBQ competitions, but they aren't just a BBQ joint -- the menu offers a variety of items like cheese fritters, BBQ shrimp, and pork rinds.
People might not be used to peanuts boiled in pork broth or using avocado as a base for their chicken salad, but they better start liking it soon because Southbound is all about soul food with a twist.
Antonio Starita is using Atlanta as the only expansion city for his wildly popular New York pizza masterpiece. 60 insane varieties of pie will make you swear off the greasy stuff in the cardboard box for good.
You won't find apple pie here. But this pizza joint slings some great pies, including the house-made chorizo -- Spanish sausage with queso fresco, serrano & cilantro pesto.
This Atlantic Station joint has BBQ, oysters and a large beer menu. They also fancy it up on occasion with things like chicken liver paté w/ cranberry preserve & brioche, a lobster & shrimp salad, and more.
Mavericks is a reminder of your youth, so grab a pork belly torta or popcorn chicken and catch a wave.
Sure, they've got a lot of beer, but you should also try the Tavern Taters that're topped with house-made beer cheese, jalapeños, crispy bacon, scallions & sour cream and go perfectly with an IPA.
Their beef tenderloin tips with pepper/potato hash of varying types, blue fondue cheese for dipping, and a pile of steak are definitely worth a try, but then again so is the rest of the of this Buckhead joint's menu.
This roving popsicle cart has over 20 flavors of frozen treats, ranging from Banana Puddin' and Coconut Lemongrass to Eggnog and Watermelon Mojito. Check out their website to find out where they'll be... and then get there before everyone else, as the line builds quickly.
This spot is serving up some great Sweet Potato Pie with the perfect blend graham cracker crust and marshmallow meringue.