Just 5: The stories to read if you love food in Atlanta

What should be on your plate this week? Here are 5 ideas for where to eat and what to cook:

Banchan, tradtional Korean side dishes, surround the in-table grill at ARI Korean Steakhouse. / CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

1. AJC food writer Wyatt Williams visits Ari Steakhouse in Johns Creek, which he says “isn’t a steakhouse or a Korean barbecue restaurant, at least as I know them. That’s exactly why I’ve grown fond of Ari.” Read the full review at myajc.com.

Atlanta Breakfast Club’s breakfast bowl comes with grits, scrambled eggs, sharp cheddar, and choice of meat. It’s shown here with pork sausage and a biscuit. /
PHOTO CREDIT: Wendell Brock

2. Atlanta Breakfast Club brings a taste of the South to downtown Atlanta — how does it rate when it comes to brunch? Read AJC food writer Wendell Brock’s review at myajc.com.

Ja’Den St. Hilaire (left), 7, and his brother Anthony Roberson, 10 are the owners of Brown Boys Lemonade. / Photo by Ligaya Figueras

3. AJC food editor Ligaya Figueras talked to Ja’Den St. Hilaire and his brother Anthony Roberson, Doraville brothers who own the successful Brown Boys Lemonade. Read more at myajc.com.

Chef Jarrett Stieber’s Chocolate AF Torte. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

4. Eat Me Speak Me chef Jarrett Stieber shared some recipes for creating your own pop-up parties. Find out how it’s done at myajc.com.

Hoyle’s Kitchen and Bar Pulled Pork tacos with Jalapeno Jicama slaw, cilantro, pickled red onion, avocado creme BBQ aioli. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

5. We took a first look at Hoyle’s Kitchen in Marietta, which melds family tradition and out-of-the-ordinary food. Read more at myajc.com.


Here are the top food stories you might have missed last week:

1. AJC food writer Wendell Brock picks seven of his favorite places in metro Atlanta for doughnuts — see the whole list, and which doughnuts to try when you go — here.

2. AJC food writer Wyatt Williams reviews Loyal Q and Brew, a new barbecue restaurant in Marietta that serves up barbecue staples as well as some unexpected dishes.

3. We bring you the recipe for the cheesy grits tots from The Pinewood in Decatur — find out how to make them here.

4. AJC food editor Ligaya Figueras talks with Mashama Bailey, executive chef at The Grey in Savannah, about how she’s fostering the legacy of famed Southern chef and cookbook author Edna Lewis.

5. We take a first look at Noona, the Duluth steakhouse with Korean influences from the team behind Double Dragon in Oakhurst, Suzy Siu’s in Krog Street Market and Taiyo Ramen in Decatur.



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