How do you think Atlanta’s restaurant scene compares to other cities? “Southern Living Magazine” thinks it’s superior and has placed the city on its top-ten list of the tastiest towns in the South.

The article cites, “Global flavors on Buford Highway (Vietnamese, Korean), a wave of new hotspots, and a passionate farmer’s market scene (selling everything from seasonal pizzas to paletas)” as reasons Atlanta was named one of the most exciting foodie destinations.

Steven Satterfield’s restaurant, Miller Union, is highlighted in the magazine.

“There are many great restaurants in Atlanta. And I’m proud and happy to be on that list of mentions,”  said Satterfield, the executive chef and co-owner of the Westside restaurant that focuses on fresh food. Satterfield buys from local farmers and changes the menu weekly depending on what is in season.

The magazine says he’s one of the heritage-minded restaurant stars that have “put updated Southern traditions on the national map.”

“Southern doesn’t always have to be greasy and fried,” he said. Still, always a favorite, the restaurant does serve fried chicken on Saturdays.

Even Cardamom Hill serves fried chicken. Open one year, Asha Gomez’s restaurant is a fusion of Indian and Southern American cuisine. Cardamom Hill was recently named of the 50 best in the United States by “Bon Appetit.”

“It’s exciting to be part of this city and the landscape of what this city is turning out to be,” Gomez explained. “We have brilliant chefs in this city…”

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