Diners looking for staples of Atlanta's food scene, take notice. It’s time to round up a few of the dishes defining ATL’s culinary scene at the moment. Some have been around for years, while other dishes have just recently achieved “icon” status. Atlanta is full of great food, and there’s not a list large enough to contain every dish making Atlanta and its sprawling metropolitan area a great place to dine. From tlayuda south of town to a chicken liver tart in the Old Fourth Ward, check out these iconic dishes found at Atlanta restaurants and markets.
This list is updated twice a year to keep it fresh with new dishes to try.
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