Georgia's one of the top producing states for poultry in the country but the lion's share of meat is mass produced with unsightly conditions. There's a movement towards pastured poultry with delicious results. Try the restaurants below and taste the difference
One of Oprah's favorite things is located right here in Virginia-Highland. Get artisan products galore to create an Italian feast at home.
Star Provisions packs quite the gourmet punch into such a small space - a local farm stand with fresh veggies, a nationally acclaimed cheese shop, a meat counter with house cured charcuterie, a mouthwatering bakery and a sandwich shop that elevates dishes, including my favorite, the shrimp po boy.
The first restaurant in Top Chef Judge Hugh Acheson's burgeoning empire - farm fresh eats & a thoughtful wine list
French for slaughterhouse, this restaurant from Chefs Anne Quatrano & Clifford Harrison champions nose to tail cooking & vegetables from the restaurant's own farm
Atlanta has a plethora of fine Southern restaurants, and although new, M-U feels like it's been around forever. There would be riots if the farm egg in celery cream dish was dropped on the menu, featured recently on the Martha Stewart show.
Farm Burger sources as much of their grassfed meats and produce locally to provide a superior product than the massive burger chains. The constantly rotating market salads are a tasty treat and a surprisingly good value
James Beard winner Hugh Acheson's Atlanta outpost is a Midtown favorite & its menu changes daily. I'm a fan of the superfood plate at lunch and you never know what will be on the dinner menu. The wine & cocktail program are killer & don't forget to leave room for dessert
Virginia-Highland's best patio & locally raised beef & veggies power this burger powerhouse
Chef Dan Latham leads the kitchen at this Buckhead offshot of the Decatur original. Farm Burger serves grassfed beef & delicious market salads with local produce