A look back at the year in Atlanta dining — and what’s coming in 2017

Triple Torta with three kinds of meat, lettuce, avocado aioli, and a fried egg on bread at Porch Light Latin Kitchen. Photo Credit- Mia Yakel. Styling Credit- Chef Andre Gomez

Triple Torta with three kinds of meat, lettuce, avocado aioli, and a fried egg on bread at Porch Light Latin Kitchen. Photo Credit- Mia Yakel. Styling Credit- Chef Andre Gomez

Summarize Atlanta’s 2016 dining scene in 1,000 words. That’s a tricky task, considering the chef change-ups, restaurant openings and closings, and scuttlebutt that marks the typical 12-month cycle of any big city. We’ve seen all those developments — and more.

Here’s my take, starting with the positive moments.

Click here to read AJC food editor Ligaya Figueras’ take on the metro Atlanta dining scene, and what she sees for the year ahead.

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