June 12, 2014 Food & Drink

Pretty Southern was privileged to take a sneak peak inside Polaris – now spinning above Downtown Atlanta. Upon entering the Hyatt Regency, you’ll find a private elevator to whisk you up 22 stories to Polaris. Back in his prime, Jim Morrison partied at Polaris and likened the experience to flying in “Victorian Rocket Ships”. Polaris… Read more »

Maple Bacon Donuts
June 4, 2014 Food & Drink

This Friday, June 6, is National Donut Day! Obviously we love the sweet treats here at Pretty Southern and have a few ideas of how you can celebrate. Over at BLT Steak, Chef Nicholas Alicea and Pastry Chef Sarah Biggard combine their talents for a blackboard menu salute to the donut. The Maple Bacon Donut… Read more »

Horseradish Grill Appetizer
May 7, 2014 Food & Drink

Pretty Southern is proud to announce our membership in the Atlanta Food Bloggers Society. We just attend our first event at Horseradish Grill, and we’re still stuffed full of Southern goodness! First Course: Pimento Cheese Grit Fritter, Country Ham Aioli, Homemade B&B Pickles; a Fried Fish Filet with Garlic Chips and Alabama White Sauce; plus… Read more »

May 5, 2014 Food & Drink

Happy Cinco de Mayo! This festival of fajitas has become a rather notorious day for partying, while of course celebrating Mexican independence. Alas, this year Cinco de Mayo falls on a Monday, so we’ve got to keep it pretty tame. Our friend Hess at Witty + Pretty has a whole list of the places to… Read more »

April 9, 2014 Food & Drink

As a native North Carolinian, a love for barbecue runs in my blood. This weekend, I made a day trip down to North Carolina from Blacksburg to visit Elon University, where I will go for my master’s degree next fall, and to stop at one of my family’s favorite barbecue restaurants. Prissy Polly’s Pig-Pickin’ Barbecue,… Read more »

Steak in the broiler at New York Prime.
March 7, 2014 Food & Drink

When it comes to fine dining in Atlanta, the classic steakhouse is in a category all its own. Atlanta is the Southeast’s mecca for delicious filet mignon thanks to local providers such as Buckhead Beef, Brasstown Beef, and a bevy of other sources for grass-fed beef from local farms. Before we sit down to supper,… Read more »