Food & Drink

Dishes I Think About Every Day

After 10 years of being in the service industry, I’ve become a snob. I admit it. I began from the bottom-barrel chain restaurants to somehow working with James Beard nominees (humble brag). At the end of the da...

Kitchen Classics for Christmas

Strippaggio!  It’s time to break bread with the fine folks down at Strippaggio! (Strippaggio is a term used for the actual slurping of olive oil as it’s being taste-tested by a potential buyer.) Inside this ...

Of Whining Queens, Mexican Flavors, and Halibut Nipples

Last Friday, my regular dining pals and I headed to Nuevo Laredo Cantina (1495 Chattahoochee Avenue). It’s been several years since I dined there and I’ve always liked it. It’s not for purists in search of so-c...

40 Must-Try Dishes in Atlanta

Here are 40 Georgia Voice staff picks of fare around our fair city that qualifies as “must-try” dishes.    Senior Digital Content Staffer Katie Burkholder’s Picks White Tonkatsu Ramen Wagaya ...

No Tex-Mex on the Menu? Caramba!

There’s barely an inch of intown Atlanta that hasn’t been deformed by “gentrification.” Gentrifiers hate the word because it alludes to a prosperous class that drives traditionally poorer residents from their n...

Murphy’s: Go For The Corn, Not The Clink

I can never write about Murphy’s Restaurant in Virginia-Highland without telling this story: Over 30 years ago, I landed at my first meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous. The lead-up wasn’t pretty. I was driving hom...

It’s All Going to Kale

Our attitudes toward many foods are strongly affected by memory. Your mother fed you SpaghettiOs on Sunday afternoons while she let you wear her jewelry, for example, and you still crave the stuff. Perhaps you ...