Category Archives: soul food

Farewell Hotlanta

On my last day in Atlanta, my taxi driver/local guide turned me on to this sort of Farmers Market/Granville Island collection of food and shops called Curb Mart. Red Velvet Whoopie Pie. Wouldn’t you?   For my last meal in … Continue reading

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Hotlanta Monday: Gladys Knight Chicken and Waffles

Gladys Knight and Ron Winans opened their Chicken & Waffles with her son Shanga Hankerson. Shanga, who started out working in his father’s butcher shop, continues the tradition today. The decor is upscale coffee shop, and the clientele is diverse, from tourists to … Continue reading

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Hotlanta: Mary Mac’s

Sunday morning was my first real exposure to Atlanta. Everyone had told me I would be shocked by how friendly people were, but I’m so aggressively friendly myself I felt very much in my element. My cab driver, Alatese, and … Continue reading

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Hotlanta: Walter’s Soulfood Express

I emerged from the airport into the heat of Atlanta and approached the taxi dispatcher, “Is a taxi or a town car more likely to stop somewhere to eat? “You wanna eat?” “Just you know, like a chicken shack or … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Eats: Mama’s House

I think I have found it. I have found The One. True, I have not eaten at every soul food restaurant in LA (yet), but if I had to pick the one to settle down with, Mama’s House would be … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Eats: M&M Soul Food

When people think of Leimert Park, they usually focus on Leimert Plaza Park and the one block of Degnan to the north. But the neighborhood of Leimert Park encompasses the eastern side of Crenshaw Boulevard, including Crenshaw and King Blvd … Continue reading

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