Just 5: Stories to read this week if you love food and drink in Atlanta

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

Noona Beef Tartare with cured egg yolk, preserved yuzu, korean chili, shallot, smoked salt, and rice puff. Photo credit- Mia Yakel

  1. AJC food and dining editor Ligaya Figueras reviews Noona in Duluth’s Parsons Alley development, writing, “The restaurant is a cross-cultural marriage of dining concepts, ingredients and even cooking techniques that feels right for the time.” Read the full review here.


Pinch of Spice in Kennesaw offers some classic street food like this samosa chaat as appetizers.
PHOTO CREDIT: Wendell Brock

2. AJC food writer Wendell Brock reviews Pinch of Spice in Kennesaw, writing, “The menu reads like the greatest hits of India. Everything is good and filling but hardly extraordinary.” Read the full review here.


Punch Bowl Social Big Baller Platter A Colonel of Truth, 12 piece bucket of OMFG GF Fried Chicken, bread and butter pickles, house-made slaw, buttermilk biscuits and hot sauce butter. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

3. We take a first look at Punch Bowl Social, the new spot at The Battery at SunTrust Park featuring food from celebrity chef Hugh Acheson.


Recipe: The Optimist’s Smoked Fish Chowder

4. Looking for something to warm you up when it gets chilly? Check out The Optimist’s recipe for smoked fish chowder.


Compostwheels picks up food waste from commercial clients like hotels and restaurants and delivers it to their commercial composting facility, King of Compost, at the King of Crops location in Winston, Georgia. Photo credit: Compostwheels

5. Dining out this Earth Day weekend? Check out some of the ways that local businesses and restaurants are combating food waste.


Get a taste of the new fusion revolution with the 2018 AJC Spring Dining Guide: Global Mashup

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