Choosing the Choice Cuts

Yum! Georgia Voice staff shares their all-time favorite eats from around the city.


Jim Brams, Sales Executive: 

Enchiladas Verdes, La Hacienda 

Two chicken enchiladas covered with salsa verde, topped with lettuce, sour cream and shredded cheese, served with rice and beans. 900 Monroe Drive NE, 404-941-7890,


Greek Lemon Chicken, Taverna Plaka

Half chicken served with roasted red potatoes and fresh cut green beans.
2196 Cheshire Bridge Rd., 404-636-2284,


Chicken Fried Chicken, The Colonnade

Battered boneless chicken breast served with peppered gravy with two sides. 1879 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, 404-874-5642


Prime Rib, Highland Tap

Slow roasted prime rib with one side.
1026 North Highland Avenue NE,


Tim Boyd,
Managing Partner/Publisher:

Grilled Street Corn, Agave

Sweet yellow corn on the cob chargrilled and topped with spicy roasted garlic butter, citrus crema & queso fresco. 242 Boulevard SE, 404-588-0006, 


Lime & Garlic Marinated Flatiron Steak, Agave 

Grilled and sliced served with an ancho chile steak sauce & topped with peppers and onions accompanies with chile grilled creamed corn and a flour tortilla. Beef and Pork Meatballs, Campagnolo San marzano tomato sauce, creamy polenta, pecorino romano, and oregano. 980 Piedmont Ave NE, 404-343-2446, 


Lasagna Matta, Campagnolo

Fresh pasta, beef and pork bolognese, béchamel, mozzarella, and parmesan.

Bone-in Dry Aged Prime Kansas City Strip, Parker’s on Ponce

Dry aged 28 to 35 days for tenderness and robust flavor. 116 E Ponce de Leon Ave,


Blue Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates, Parker’s on Ponce

Pine Street Market bacon, balsamic glaze, and fried mint.


Katie Burkholder, Deputy Editor:

Basil Fried Rice, Hawker’s

An herbal take on a classic favorite.
Eggs, onions, fresh basil and soy sauce.
661 Auburn Ave. NE Unit 180,


Roti Canai, Hawker’s

Malaysian flatbread dipped in curry.


Chicken and Waffle Taco, Velvet Taco

Crisp chicken tenders, peppered bacon, peppercorn gravy, green apple slaw, maple syrup, red chile aioli, chives, and a waffle tortilla. 77 West Paces Ferry Rd NW Suite 35A, 470-400-3900,


East Pole Coffee Ice Cream, Butter and Cream

Coffee ice cream made with East Pole Coffee Co. Traffic coffee beans. Rich and bold with the perfect amount of cream.
661 Auburn Ave. NE Suite 130,


Sophia Pizza, Antico

Bufala, cipollini onions, roasted mushrooms, and white truffle oil.
1093 Hemphill Ave NW, 404-724-2333, 


Russ Youngblood,
Sales Associate: 

Shrimp Fajita, Las Margaritas

Served with Latin rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, salad, pico de gallo, grilled onions, bell peppers, and grilled tortillas. 1842 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE,


Camarones al Ajillo, Papi’s Cuban and Caribbean Grill 

A Mediterranean favorite! Succulent shrimp slowly simmered in garlic, butter and Spanish seasoning. Served over white or yellow rice with tostones and salad. 216 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, 404-607-1525, 


Black Bean Soup, Papi’s Cuban and Caribbean Grill

A filling blend of black beans, malanga, garlic, cilantro, and Papi’s Secret Seasoning.


Guava and Cream Cheese Empanada, Papi’s Cuban and Caribbean Grill 

A savory pastry turnover filled guava and cheese and fried with Guava drizzle.


Chicken and Waffles, LIPS Atlanta

A crispy fried chicken breast served over waffles with a cognac and peach maple syrup. Served as part of the Dragalicious Gospel Brunch. 3011 Buford Hwy NE,


Rob Boeger, Art Director: 

Southern Marinated Fried Chicken, Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours 

Marinated fried chicken served with 3 cheese macaroni, collard green roll, and garnished with a sweet potato apple chutney

1133 Huff Rd NW #D, 404-350-5500,


Carnitas de Puerco, Superica 

2X cooked heritage pork belly, tomatillo salsa with Mexican butter, lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, cheese, and house made flour tortillas. Served with Charro beans. 99 Krog Street, 678-791-1310,


Bucatini alla Bolognese, a mano 

Pork and beef ragu, ricotta over gluten-free fettuccini. 587 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE,


Lobster Fried Rice, Poor Calvins 

Fried rice with eggs, diced greens, and tempura lobster tail. 510 Piedmont Ave NE, 404-254-4051,