Southern Cooking in Atlanta

By Safaria Bell

A buttermilk biscuit isn’t a buttermilk biscuit without gravy!  The same rules apply to real southern cooking; you have to experience it in the South.  Whether you’re a true Southern Belle’ or just want to eat good food, you’ll find yourself wondering how you’ve gone through life without dining at the best Southern restaurants in Atlanta.  I have included a short list of some of the most mouth-watering, deep fried recipes from the area below.  Happy eating!

Biscuits and Gravy
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Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q

Real barbeque isn’t hard to find if you’re dining at Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q. With the pork smoked slow, the ribs and the barbecue are made with the best ingredients. Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q has it’s customers satisfied with every dish. Be sure to try their classic ribs, and a side of crispy onion rings when you visit.

 Mary Mac’s Tea Room

Mary Mac’s has been providing a standard way of southern cooking to its customers for over 70 years. The menu has countless traditional southern specialties to choose from Fried Green Tomatoes to Pan Fried Cube Steak with Brown Onion Gravy. This restaurant definitely knows the southern way of cooking.

Busy Bee Cafe

This Cafe is a casual diner serving southern style soul food to its locals, and students. This cafe is very convenient for the students who attend the University nearby. A portion of the menu is southern top picks like chitlins, ham hocks, meatloaf, and fried chicken. Check out this cafe if you’re in the Atlanta area and be sure to come before 7 pm closing time.

Busy Bee Cafe
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Colonnade

Customers will expect to find the tastiest chicken livers here at Colonnade. This southern restaurant serves the best of southern favorites like fried chicken, grilled trout, and cornbread. Open since 1927, the restaurant has a polite and helpful staff.

Fried Chicken
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Fried chicken is food for the soul. Atlanta, Ga doesn’t play any games when comes to good Southern cooking. All of the suggested restaurants above make their meals with Southern love and traditional southern ingredients. If you’re in the Atlanta area, please be sure to visit one of these delicious top suggested restaurants for a real. down south meal.

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