Amid the blandness of Atlantic Station dining, Todd Richards’s second restaurant (following the Shed at Glenwood) is a safe haven. Skip the expansive raw bar and load up on finely tuned barbecue that’s smoked and seared with gusto. We’d start a war over the buffalo pork skins doused in blue cheese dressing. (See our full review here.) 1380 Atlantic Drive, thepigandthepearl.com
This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.