Georgia Voice 2017 Best of Atlanta winners: Eats

Asian Little Bangkok Little Bangkok ( is a Cheshire Bridge staple serving up Thai and Chinese favorites. Daily lunch menus include entrees like chicken lad na with hot-and-sour soup a...
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Cozy meals to warm you this winter

Local favorites

The unseasonably warm weather may not be cooperating for roaring fires and snuggly sweaters, but winter is still the season that makes us crave comfort food — simple, hearty meals that both soothe and satisfy.

Don’t feel like cooking at home? Here are 10 of our favorite comfort food meals from LGBT-friendly local eateries. Some are praised by the foodies, some are mainstays of the gayborhood, but all will leave you ready to cuddle up.

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Food Porn #4: Playing it safe, with spices and sex

Food Porn

“Is it spiiiicy?” a man at the second meeting of the Food Porn Supper Club whined to the server. They were at Stir It Up in Little Five Points and the whiner was determined to find the blandest thing on the menu.

“Jamaican food is by definition spicy,” someone at the table said. “But it’s not all spicy-hot.”

Robert, host of the club, wanted to tie the whiner up and torture him with Scotch Bonnet chili peppers, the world’s hottest. Nothing annoyed him as much as people’s aversion to spicy food. He’d given up taking most friends to ethnic restaurants along Buford Highway, for example.