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After naming Staplehouse as a finalist for the country's best new restaurant in 2016, Bon Appétit magazine announced today that the Old Fourth Ward restaurant has been crowned number one on their annual top 10 list.
“This isn’t about abandoning anything but about embracing something new—something we haven’t been able to put as much time and effort into,” says founder Jen Hidinger. “It’s an opportunity for us to strengthen what we’ve created.”
The accolades keep rolling in for two popular Atlanta restaurants. Bon Appétit has named both Staplehouse and Bread & Butterfly to its 2016 list of 50 Best New Restaurants in America.
Rusty Bowers wants to help showcase local farmers on a larger platform. “Now that we both have wonderful infrastructure in place, the next step was opening a high-end store that people can come to from all over Atlanta,” he says. “We want it to be a little culinary, meat driven mecca.”
In cities like New York and Los Angeles, I’ve found municipal water is great right out of the tap. But in Atlanta? I can’t stand the foul flavor of our water, which restaurants often pour straight over a fistful of ice cubes.
Staplehouse's Jen Hidinger discusses Grant Park, working with family, and when she started cooking.
This is more good news for the local star, which struggled to pick up steam when the doors opened in October of last year.
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