Eater's Digest: Atlanta

the general muir / pie shop / illegal food / the food shoppe / victory sandwich bar / fox bros. bar-b-q / gunshow / bell street burritos / crave pie studio / blue fin sushi / local republic / blue rooster bake shop and eatery / golden house / one flew south

The General Muir is a Jewish deli located across the street from the Center for Disease Control.

Avenue A Open Faced Bagel (The General Muir)
nova, schmear, avocado, grapefruit, cucumber, onion, dill

Smoked Hash (The General Muir)
crisped pastrami, potatoes, cabbage, peppers, caramelized onions, sunny eggs

Blueberry Ginger Kugel (The General Muir)

Illegal Food is the kitchen of an arcade bar.

Hand-Cut Double-Fried Okonomiyaki Style Fries (Illegal Food)
japanese mayo, okonomi sauce, fermented chili sauce, bonito flakes, shredded nori, green onion, sesame seed, beni shõga

I did not care for the okonomiyaki toppings, but the fries are quality.

Hand-Cut Double-Fried French Onion Dip Fries (Illegal Food)
Hand-Cut Double-Fried Sriracha Honey Fries (Illegal Food)

(Victory Sandwich Bar)

I couldn't decide among the Jack and Coke Slushie, Jackyl Juice, and Root Canal, so I ordered all three.

Bell Street Burritos' soda fountain dispenses Cheerwine!

Coca-Cola Chess Pie (Pie Shop)

Chocolate Pecan Pie (Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q)
I effort to try a chocolate pecan pie in every city I visit. This one is pretty good and served with cinnamon-flavoured whipped cream.

Gunshow is Top Chef fan favourite Kevin Gillespie's dim sum concept. You accept or pass on dishes circulated by the chef who cooked the food.

the menu for the day I visited

The special that day was West Coast Burger, a fancy In-N-Out animal style Double-Double.

Key Lime Pie Taken Apart and Put Back Together (Gunshow)
Best pie I ate in Atlanta.

Mr. Jones Burger (Local Republic)
pimento cheese, jalapeno, bacon

Taco Bell should add pimento cheese to its ingredients. Imagine: a pimento loco taco, a pimento quesadilla, pimento nachos…

Pizza Hut pimento stuffed crust.


Please, Waffle House, update your logo. I implore you. It's painful to look at.

One Flew South is regarded as one of the best airport restaurants in America.

While I only tried its

Pulled Duck Sandwich (One Flew South)
duck confit, fig and toasted peanut relish, scallions, slaw

I believe the hype.


Chef's Breakfast (One Eared Stag)
four small portions of whatever the kitchen is feeling artfully arranged on a shiny silver tray with a can of schlitz

Gobbler Sandwich (Muss and Turner's)
roasted turkey, ritz cracker stuffing, lingonberry coulis, thyme aioli, french bun

Churro Bread Pudding (Takorea)
hot chocolate sauce

Krispy Kreme Milkshake (FLIP Burger Boutique)
Foie Gras Milkshake (FLIP Burger Boutique)

Jalapeño Cherry Pie with Bacon Streusel (Crave Pie Studio)
Pineapple Habanero Pie with Coconut Macadamia Crumb (Crave Pie Studio)

$9 All-You-Can-Eat Pie Bar (Sway)

If you can't tell, I am obsessed with pie.


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