Atlanta restaurant reviews and food news with the AJC's dining team

The 3×3 Project: Gardening in Milk Crates

7:10 am May. 21, 2015

On the outskirts around the Georgia Dome, an abandoned parking lot and field has turned into the makings of a community garden. But this isn’t an ordinary garden. You won’t find large plots of land

Watershed’s 20 for $20 wine tastings

8:00 am May. 18, 2015

Whenever you talk to a wine expert and ask their tips for understanding wine better, they’ll say, “taste a lot of wine.” But an average person doesn’t have the same resources that a wine shop

Gluten-Free Dining in Atlanta

7:28 am May. 15, 2015

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. While the restaurant industry has taken leaps and bounds to accommodate gluten-free diets over the past few years, dining out can still be a hassle. Here we team up

Catching up with Asha Gomez

8:07 am May. 12, 2015

Anyone in the restaurant industry will tell you that it’s a sacrifice. Imagine adding the late nights and physical demands, and you can see why many mothers aren’t involved. Take it from successful chef and

Weekend Baking: Hoe Cakes

12:34 pm May. 8, 2015

Matt Ratcliffe’s, the executive chef at

 BLT. Steak’s hoe cakes 

1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup self-rising corn meal
2 eggs
1 cup butter milk
¼ cup water
1 tablespoon sugar(optional if you want them sweet)
1 teaspoon salt
¼ cup bacon grease