Atlanta's 25 Most Iconic Dishes | Restaurants
ATLANTA -- Eater.com has compiled a list of what the food website says are must-try items for residents and out-of-town guests.
"From frozen pops to double-decker burgers, relatively new to old standbys, these are the 25 most iconic dishes in the city," the website says.
The list features, in alphabetical order by restaurant:
Ammazza, 591 Edgewood Avenue
A pizza with "spicy sopressata, house mozzarella, calabria peppers and basil"
Ann's Snack Bar, 1615 Memorial Drive
Eater.com describes the dish as "a double cheeseburger with bacon, grilled onions, ketchup, mustand and chili"
Antico, 1093 Hemphill Avenue
A pizza with "San Marzano tomato, bufala, basil, garlic"
Antico also has a location at Avalon in Alpharetta
Gulf Crab Fritter
Bacchanalia, 1198 Howell Mill Road
A crab fritter with "Thai pepper, avocado, grapefruit, coconut"
Pork and Green Chili Burrito
Bell Street Burritos, 209 Edgewood Avenue (Sweet Auburn Curb Market)
BoccaLupo, 753 Edgewood Avenue
Fresh pasta with "wild mushrooms, Tuscan kale kimchi and butter"
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, 1238 DeKalb Avenue
Gu's Bistro, 5750 Buford Highway, Suite A
A delicious dim sum appetizer
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Heirloom Market BBQ, 2243 Akers Mill Road
Holman & Finch, 2277 Peachtree Road
The days of 24 burgers served only after 10 p.m. are over; the famous burger is now a fixture on the regular dinner menu
Comfy Chicken Biscuit
Home Grown, 968 Memorial Drive
A chicken biscuit "served open faced, blanketed in sausage gravy"
Kevin Rathbun Steak, 154 Krog Street
Available as a steak for two, steak for three or cowboy ribeye
Kimball House, 303 East Howard Avenue
Several varieties, available at the raw bar
Chocolate Sea Salt Pop
King of Pops, 337 Elizabeth Street, Suite B
A milk-based pop sweetened with organic cane sugar
King of Pops products are also sold at retailers throughout the city
Farm Egg in Celery Cream
Miller Union, 999 Brady Avenue
Served with grilled bread
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Morelli's Ice Cream, 749 Moreland Avenue
The ice cream shop's most popular flavor is "a closely guarded family secret" sprinkled with "organic Mediterranean sea salt"
Pho Dai Loi 2, 4186 Buford Highway, Suite G
So Kong Dong Tofu House, 5280 Buford Highway, Suite C
The dish includes "thin sliced beef seasoned with special house sauce"
Star Provisions, 1198 Howell Mill Road
Taqueria El Rey Del Taco, 5288 Buford Highway
Made with regular or handmade tortillas; also available in mini size
The General Muir, 1540 Avenue Place, Suite B-230
An open-faced bagel with "lox, schmear, salmon roe, cucumber, chives"
Chili Cheese Dog
The Varsity, 61 North Avenue
An Atlanta staple
The Varsity also has locations in Alpharetta, Athens, Dawsonville, Kennesaw, Norcross and at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Double Coronary Bypass Burger
The Vortex, 438 Moreland Avenue
A burger "topped with two fried eggs, six slices of American cheese and eight slices of bacon, served between two grilled cheese sandwiches"
The Vortex also has a location at 878 Peachtree Street in Midtown
Watershed on Peachtree, 1820 Peachtree Street
Served on Wednesdays for lunch and dinner
Yakitori Jinbei, 2421 Cobb Parkway
Ramen and pork in a buttery broth