Atlanta Food Lovers Guide – Atlanta Magazine

by Bill Addison, Deborah Geering, Christiane Lauterbach, and Evan Mah

Think of our A(TL) to Z index as your essential shopping list. We scoured the city’s best markets and shops to find fruits and vegetables at the peak of the season, fragrant olive oils, crusty breads, locally raised meats, tempting sweets, and much, much more. Plus, we sneak in a few restaurant recommendations. // Photographs by Greg Dupree; styling by Angie Mosier



Bacon-cheddar scones, buttery croissants, delicate fruit galettes: The Little Tart Bakeshop has so much to recommend it. But the biggest revelation from behind its butcher-block counter may be the quiche—a tall, custardy marvel that rescues the savory pastry from association with 1980s horrors like raspberry vinaigrette. Crème fraîche lightens the quiche, revolving local vegetables like shiitakes or cherry tomatoes cut the richness, and a bit of whole-wheat flour in the crust adds nuttiness. Little Tart owner Sarah O’Brien is opening a stall in Inman Park’s upcoming Krog Street Market this summer, where she assures us the quiche will also be served.

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