Krista Miller

Krista Miller is a writer and online producer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and ajc.com

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5 old school Atlanta steakhouses to revisit
 For some, a steakhouse is a place to wheel and deal. For some, it's an excuse to get dressed up and hit the town. And for others, it is a way to slide back into the past. A time when the martinis were strong and dry — not a cosmo or a lemon drop to be found.  A time when your waiter might just be dressed better than you and soft...

Posted: 11 days ago

For some, a steakhouse is a place to wheel and deal. For some, it's an excuse to get dressed up and hit the town. And for others, it is a way to slide back into the past. A time when the martinis were strong and dry — not a cosmo or a lemon drop to be found.  A time when your waiter might just be dressed better than you and soft...
7 lobster rolls you’ll love
 For being so far from the ocean, Atlantans love their seafood. This summer, we are flocking toward the New England staple, the lobster roll. And why not? Sweet, fleshy lobster piled onto a toasted top-split bun. Sounds like heaven. As for what makes up the rest of that sandwich you're about to inhale is a bit of a debate. Mayo vs. butter...

Posted: 21 days ago

For being so far from the ocean, Atlantans love their seafood. This summer, we are flocking toward the New England staple, the lobster roll. And why not? Sweet, fleshy lobster piled onto a toasted top-split bun. Sounds like heaven. As for what makes up the rest of that sandwich you're about to inhale is a bit of a debate. Mayo vs. butter...
Satisfy your cravings with these fries in Atlanta
 One of the most common dishes in America, the humble French fry, is finally getting its due.  Atlanta chefs are looking at the deep-fried potato with new eyes, and promoting it from side dish to main star.  887 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta What does one of the best burgers in Atlanta need to be complete? A perfect side of fries. Bocado&rsquo...

8:01 PM Wednesday, Jul. 12, 2017

One of the most common dishes in America, the humble French fry, is finally getting its due.  Atlanta chefs are looking at the deep-fried potato with new eyes, and promoting it from side dish to main star.  887 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta What does one of the best burgers in Atlanta need to be complete? A perfect side of fries. Bocado&rsquo...
5 dishes worth the drive to Buford Highway
 There’s no doubt that Buford Highway is one of the best food destinations in Atlanta. From Vietnamese pho to authentic tacos, this 49-mile stretch of culinary bliss has it all. It’s a magical place, but it can be a little intimidating to explore for first-timers. Fear not, newbies; we’ve put together the ultimate guide to...

10:00 AM Thursday, Sep. 01, 2016

There’s no doubt that Buford Highway is one of the best food destinations in Atlanta. From Vietnamese pho to authentic tacos, this 49-mile stretch of culinary bliss has it all. It’s a magical place, but it can be a little intimidating to explore for first-timers. Fear not, newbies; we’ve put together the ultimate guide to...
What makes Smyrna a top 5 restaurant town
The past decade has seen Smyrna completely transform. Between a population growth of nearly 30 percent in recent years and the scoring of the Braves stadium, Smyrna is getting its due.

9:24 PM Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

The past decade has seen Smyrna completely transform. Between a population growth of nearly 30 percent in recent years and the scoring of the Braves stadium, Smyrna is getting its due.
14 things to do in Atlanta before summer ends

2:33 PM Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

We have good news and we have bad news. The bad news: Summer is almost over. The good news, though, is that there is still so much to do. From festivals to lobster rolls and swimming in every body of water that can be found, here is your 2015 end of summer bucket list. • Get on a river: Grab a kayak, a boat or a float and get to the...
Batter up! Where to satisfy your waffle cravings in Atlanta
 There's nothing quite like taking a bite out of the perfect waffle. Crisp and golden on the outside, fluffy and light on the inside. Divots filled with warm maple syrup. You can add fried chicken or berries, icing or whipped cream. A waffle can be savory or sweet. So: Where do you go to find brunch bliss in Atlanta? Here are six spots...

11:11 AM Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

There's nothing quite like taking a bite out of the perfect waffle. Crisp and golden on the outside, fluffy and light on the inside. Divots filled with warm maple syrup. You can add fried chicken or berries, icing or whipped cream. A waffle can be savory or sweet. So: Where do you go to find brunch bliss in Atlanta? Here are six spots...
Treat yourself on National Watermelon Day with these refreshing Atlanta dishes
 Another day, another food holiday. This time though, Georgia can really get behind it. August 3 is National Watermelon Day. From being home to the Watermelon Capital of the World (Cordele, Ga) to growing nearly 36,000 acres of them, you could say we know our watermelons. From eats to drinks, there are a ton of ways to celebrate the great...

5:05 PM Wednesday, Aug. 03, 2016

Another day, another food holiday. This time though, Georgia can really get behind it. August 3 is National Watermelon Day. From being home to the Watermelon Capital of the World (Cordele, Ga) to growing nearly 36,000 acres of them, you could say we know our watermelons. From eats to drinks, there are a ton of ways to celebrate the great...
7 days of fried chicken in Atlanta

2:10 PM Wednesday, Jul. 06, 2016

Atlanta is a town that loves its fried chicken. And every night of the week there’s some fantastically juicy, crunchy and delicious fried bird to be found. So, we did some exhaustive - and very tasty - research to find the best bets for fried chicken each night. So, who’s down for a Southern fried chicken crawl? Every Monday...
Fourth of July specials at your favorite Atlanta restaurants

4:00 PM Monday, Jun. 27, 2016

We’re only a few days out from the Fourth of July, Atlanta. That’s right, America’s birthday is Monday and it’s time to celebrate. Whether you’re running or watching the AJC Peachtree Road Race, hanging out at home with friends, or going out to watch some fireworks, there’s plenty to do around...
Where to carb up before the AJC Peachtree Road Race
 Every year on July 4th, thousands line up next to Lenox Mall and get ready to run the largest 10K in the world. Now in it’s 46th year, the AJC Peachtree Road Race is an institution that brings in folks from all over the globe. The stretch from Buckhead to Piedmont Park is a giant party and the entire city is invited to take part, either...

11:58 PM Monday, Jun. 20, 2016

Every year on July 4th, thousands line up next to Lenox Mall and get ready to run the largest 10K in the world. Now in it’s 46th year, the AJC Peachtree Road Race is an institution that brings in folks from all over the globe. The stretch from Buckhead to Piedmont Park is a giant party and the entire city is invited to take part, either...