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Family Style Fried Chicken Yall!
Family Style Southern treats with Family recipes highlight this Georgia favorite that's been servin it up since 1980.  Fried Chicken is the name of the game but there's more yum than the bird!
Buckner's Family Restaurant
1168 Bucksnort Rd
Jackson, GA
(770) 775-6150
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A Lil' South In Your Mouth at Boners
Turner Sports' Alix Jones says that this place is the bomb.  "It may not be in the best neighborhood, but it's awesome," says Bill Baker. 
Boner's BBQ
634 Fraser St. 
(404) 659-9000
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Chicken n Waffles Yall
Chicken and Waffles... need we say anymore?  From Fried Green Tomatoes to Chicken Wings to Waffles... its yummy
Gladys Knight and Ron Winan's 
Chicken & Waffle
529 Peachtree Street NW 
Atlanta, GA  
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Varsity is Ol Herm's Favorite...
Our pal, racer and spotter Mike Herman Jr loves The Varsity. For a good greasy burger, dog and ESPECIALLY Onion Rings, it's an Atlanta tradition. "What'll ya Have?"
The Varsity
61 North Ave NW 
Atlanta, GA
(404) 881-1706

Donut Time
Not your average donut!  Check this place out. Go for the Strawberries and Cream creation. So many choices. 
Sublime Donuts
535 Tenth Street Northwest  
Atlanta, GA
(404) 897-1801
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Chinese in the A-T-L
Cameraman Tom Wells tells us this Thai and Chinese restaurant is the place to hit. It's a great strip-mall find!
Lil Bangkok
2225 Cheshire Bridge Road  
Atlanta, GA
(404) 315-1530visit their site click here

Steak Time
Turner Sports' Alix Jones says they have the best steak in Atlanta! A tad expensive but great steaks!
Hal's Midtown
30 Old Ivy Road Northeast  
Atlanta, GA
(404) 261-0025
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Pitty Pat's
click here for Colleen's feature on Pitty Pat's Porch
ESPN's Colleen O'Brien is a big fan of this place.
Pitty Pat's Porch
25 Andrew Young Intrntl Bl NW
Atlanta, GA
(404) 525-8228   
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Fine Dining at the Pecan!
Southern Fusion fine-dining and a favorite of ESPN's Chris Bell and's Justin Oppman.
The Pecan, College Park
College Park, GA 
(404) 762-8444
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En Route To Atlanta? 
Driving to the ATL? Check out this place north of town. Polish Food in GA? Who woulda thunk?t!
Gizma Polish Restaurant
3435 Medlock Bridge Road #209 
Norcross, GA  
(770) 441-2268
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Dave Poe's BBQ
THIS PLACE IS WORTH THE DRIVE!'s Matt Roper raves about Dave Poe's as his favorite Barbecue place. Last year he hosted a get-together and had it caterered by Poe's. He was right!  Dave Poe's pulled pork was uber-yummy. The Mac n' Cheese... EPIC!!!! Put the address below in your GPS and you won't be disappointed. 
660 Whitlock Ave  
Marietta, GA
 (770) 792-2272
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Bone Garden Cantina
Awesome Mexican food made from scratch. This colorful eatery is a favorite of Matt Roper and many within the Turner Sports family.  If you like Tequila, their Tequila bar won-t-kill-ya. The decor at Bone Garden is inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday. 
1425 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard Northwest  Atlanta, GA
 (404) 418-9072
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McGhin's Southern Pit BBQ Says "Right Near the Track Yums"
One of the best joints if you are looking to venture somewhere close by Atlanta Motor Speedway.  If you go and dont have the Brunswick Stew you might as well turn around and go home!
2964 N Express Way
Griffin, GA
(770) 229-5887
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Mary Mac's Tea Room
Over 60-years of Atlanta tradition await you at the doors of Mary Mac's, officially named "Atlanta's Dining Room."  Some of the best fried chicken around, and according to Turner Sports' Dan VanDerKooy, a good back rub. Yes, a nice lady named Jo comes to your table and gives you a lil' back rub and greeting. All part of the classic southern hospitality that has made this place a true Atlanta icon.
224 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast  
Atlanta, GA 
 (404) 876-1800
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Sotta Sotta
Sotta Sotta comes to us highly recommended by fellow foodie, and producer Kaity Sullivan.  She urges us that this place needs to be on our list as the best Italian joint in Atlanta.  The romance and menue should make your toes curl. 
313 N Highland Ave NE 
Atlanta, GA (Inman Park)
(404) 523-6678

(Gluten Free Choice of Week)
ESPN's Jose Sanchez showed me this smart-man's burger place in Atlanta. Care about what you eat and where 's burger in Atlanta. Care about what you eat and where your food comes from? Farmburger offers a seasonal menu with ingredients frorms. The meat 100% groundfed beef.  Their burgers are served on Gluten Free Buns too. 
410B W Ponce de Leon
Decatur, GA
(404) 378-5077 

Community Q
In a cafeteria setting, Community Q has quickly become an Atlanta BBQ Legend. From pulled pork to St. Louis style ribs, it will make your mouth water. Two sauces, one vinegar and one tomatoe based creation. Try the baked beans too. They serve until they run out of meat...which has happened!
1361 Clairmont Road  
Decatur, GA
 (404) 633-2080
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Here is the place you go to have a creative burger and an unusual hipster meets rockstar biker atmosphere.  SO much on this creative menu. You can have a "Hell Burger" ... so hot that they say "if you are a p----, don't order it."   They also have a legedary "Triple Coronary Burger - aka: The Triple Stack. Yeah, we are scared of that one!
TWO LOCATIONS - We like this one
438 Moreland Avenue Northeast 
Atlanta, GA
(404) 688-1828
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Pizza in Atlanta? Our friends w/ Turner Sports say yes!  Pizza made from hand-made ovens shipped overseas from Naples. Made from scratch with fresh ingredients in classic artisan style, this place will satisfy any pizza lover's pallete. 
1093 Hemphill Avenue Northwest  
Atlanta, GA 
 (404) 724-2333
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10-Degrees South
This place is one of Mark Martin's favorite places to eat in Atlanta. It's one of Atlanta's most unique restaurants and it's a favorite of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Mark Martin.  10-Degrees specializes in South African cuisine.  South African? To put it simply, South African food is a fusion of French, Portuguese, Dutch and Malaysian foods with Mediterranean influences. 
4183 Roswell Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA
(404) 705-8870
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Fat Matt's Rib Shack
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A place that's reputation has spread like wild-fire.  MD and Erica have been and love it. The ribs are fantastic and atmosphere just what you need while diggin on some ribs!
1811 Piedmont Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA
(404) 607-1622
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