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5 Reasons to love Tucker
Situated just outside I-285 at roughly 2 p.m. on the clockface of Atlanta’s Perimeter, Tucker has a long history.
The pandemic reminds me of a time when Atlanta was a very different food city
In this hiatus, I’ve had ample time to return to memories of the restaurant scene of Atlanta’s past.
Dine like an old-school Southerner
The Colonnade still serves turkey and dressing every day of the week and has held its ground on an otherwise fluctuating strip of Cheshire Bridge Road since 1962. Or for a cafeteria-style Southern meal, head to Matthews Cafeteria in Tucker.
Technique: How to make Fried Green Tomatoes, from Home Grown GA’s Kevin Clark
It wasn’t until Kevin Clark opened Home Grown GA that he came to like this Southern classic, which can easily turn thin and soggy. What’s his secret?
Technique: Matthews Cafeteria’s Michael Greene on fluffy biscuits
Michael Greene grew up on these old-time fluffy “cat-head biscuits” that have been a Matthews Cafeteria signature for six decades.He learned to make them by watching the cooks mix, roll, cut, and bake some 300 to 500 a day in a sprawling old basement kitchen where he has spent much of his life.
Top ten places to eat fried chicken in Atlanta
Our definitive word on the gospel bird.