Just 5: The stories to read if you love food

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

From the Earth Georgia Pork Belly with gala apple puree, roasted granny smith apples, and crisped fennel. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

  1. Get a first look at From the Earth Brewing Co. in Roswell. While From the Earth certainly is a brewpub, it aims to elevate both the atmosphere and the menu well beyond beer and burgers.

The Tap on Ponce at Ponce City Market features beer, wine and other beverages on draft.

2. Find out where to find your favorite beverages on tap in metro Atlanta, from beer and wine to kombucha and cocktails.


General Tso’s broccoli served at Oak Brewpub paired well with a hoppy IPA. Photo by Wyatt Williams.

3. Is Oak Brewpub a good fit for Oakhurst? AJC food writer Wyatt Williams weighs in, and takes a look at some of Oakhurst’s other spots to grab a bite and a pint.

Mohomad Gehad Aldarra (left) and Samer Tammour (right) at Shami Kitchen in Sandy Springs. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

4. AJC food editor Ligaya Figueras visits Shami Kitchen in Sandy Springs, owned and almost entirely staffed by refugees from the conflict in Syria.

Muss and Turner’s Truffleupagus. / Photo by Chris Hunt

5.  Check out three ways to dress up macaroni and cheese, including a recipe for the popular Truffleupagus from Muss & Turner’s.


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

Take a first look at Rose + Rye, the new spot from the owner of 1Kept, in the historic Castle mansion in Midtown.

Sushi Hayakawa recently reopened its doors after it was closed for several months for renovations. Find out what AJC food critic Wyatt Williams thinks of the changes here.

Want sushi with whistles and bells? Kula Revolving Sushi should be right up your alley. Read AJC food critic Wendell Brock’s review here.

Stay healthy this Thanksgiving with this recipe for riced butternut squash risotto.

Have leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Let these 3 Atlanta chefs give you some inspiration with their recipes using leftover turkey.


Explore where to eat in Atlanta with the AJC’s Fall Dining Guide

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