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We chatted with owner and Hollywood producer Stratton Leopold about the Savannah institution's history and longevity.
After several years in Atlanta, Liz Mennen, 29, realized what was missing from her life in the South: knishes. The New York-bred actuary had grown up eating the Eastern European comfort food. “To me, they taste like a hug.”
Can't bear to be without your farmers market haul in the winter? Here are five metro Atlanta markets that stay open year-round.
Atlanta’s largest collective of farmers markets has launched a new series of seasonal cookbooks. In May, Community Farmers Markets released the first edition, Spring.
After I made a cookie cake for a friend’s 25th birthday, I just got obsessed. I am definitely a self-taught baker and continue to learn all the time. My inspiration comes from many resources. For a long time, I pored over baking blogs and cookbooks. However, now I just like to add one cookie sandwich at a time to my repertoire and try to think of something that is both unique and that reminds my customers of tastes they loved as kids. My husband actually came up with the filling on my most popular cookie sandwich. It’s a browned butter snickerdoodle with a dulce de leche filling.
If there were ever a community that ought to have a big, bustling farmers market, it is Decatur. After all, this is a town filled with granola-crunching college professors, health-happy researchers from nearby Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, artists and authors, aging hippies and younger hipsters.
Just as an English clothbound cheddar or a delicate handcrafted chèvre expresses cheese at its highest potential, a gulp of milk from Johnston Family Farm in Newborn, Georgia, makes you realize how sublime this everyday schoolchild’s drink can be. In fact, it tastes like the kind of milk that would be used to make exceptional cheese: complexly sweet and creamy. The cream that floats on the surface of Johnston’s whole milk will invoke nostalgia in those who remember the milkman’s daily deliveries in bottles. (The farm also produces skim milk and 2 percent for the calorie-conscious.)