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January 30, 2012
ATL Food Posse Makes the Glossies
What local bars rate in Garden & Gun and what Southern eats does Hangover star Ed Helms crave?
By Nancy Staab
Garden & Gun calls out some watering holes with true character, Chefs Hugh Acheson and LInton Hopkins spill some of their recipes and native South son Ed Helms talks Waffle House to boiled peanuts
Nary a month goes by without Atlanta chefs, restaurants, and mixologists making the glossies and this month has been no exception. Garden & Gun magazine saluted some of the South’s most character-driven and democratic bars including Atlanta’s H. Harper Station, the Euclid Avenue Yacht Club and, yes, Clermont Lounge. http://gardenandgun.com/gallery/southern-bars
Meanwhile our eating dens were not denied. Ed Helms, the Atlanta native and star of The Hangover and The Office, gave a shout-out to Miller Union and Restaurant Eugene in a January Bon Appetit column, alongside boiled peanuts, Vidalia onion relish, pimento cheese, Waffle House hash browns and other Southernisms. http://www.bonappetit.com/blogsandforums/blogs/badaily/2012/01/ed-helms-interview.html
Lastly, Hugh Acheson shares his recipe for Southern Mac and Cheese in a recent edition of Southern Living magazine with gruyere, aged cheddar and bacon sweetening the pot. Click here for the recipe:
Chef Jason Hill of Wisteria Restaurant parts with his addictive Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs recipe in the Feb. issue of Southern Living magazine. Click link below for the recipe.
And Linton Hopkins of Restaurant Eugene and Holeman and Finch makes the Southern-themed Feb. issue of Bon Appetit with his recipe for Redeye-Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Black-Eyed Peas . Get the recipe here: