Create the perfect holiday feast with recipes from metro Atlanta restaurants

Christmas is nearly upon us, which means gifts, quality time with family -- and food. Lots of it. If you're putting together the menu for your Christmas feast, look to recipes from some of your favorite Atlanta restaurants to help you out for the holidays (and beyond).

Salad from Union Hill Grill


Cilantro salad dressing from Rreal Tacos

Salmon and squash salad from Canoe

Kale salad from Nature’s Table Bistro

Green apple cole slaw from Alon’s

House salad with miso vinaigrette from Union Hill Grill

Kale slaw from Farm Burger

Chickpea salad from Star Provisions

Kale salad from Ted’s Montana Grill

Ginger dressing from Taki

Lentil soup from Petite Auberge


Chicken and wild rice soup from Cantaberry’s Restaurant

Lentil soup from Petite Auberge

Lemon chicken soup from Cosmopolitan Live

Roasted cauliflower from Steinbeck's


Sauteed spinach from KR Steakbar

Roasted cauliflower from Steinbeck’s

Butternut squash and Brussels sprouts hash from The Wrecking Bar

Biscuits from JCT Kitchen

Brussels sprouts and cauliflower from Seed Kitchen & Bar

Cauliflower from Good Measure Meals

Cracked pie from Dovetail


Carrot cake from The General Muir

Tres Leches Cake from Seed Kitchen & Bar

Cracked Pie from Dovetail

Cinnamon buns from The General Muir

Sticky buns from Canoe

Grand Marnier Cake with chocolate ganache from Café Lapin

Stuffed peppers from The Hil


Stuffed peppers from The Hil

Chicken pad thai from Top Spice

Vegetable Plate from JCT Kitchen

Lobster spaghetti from Common Quarter

Coconut curry mussels from Sprig

Chicken marsala from Carrabba’s

Ginger Rogers from Watershed


Ginger Rogers from Watershed


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Yvonne Zusel
Yvonne Zusel
Yvonne Zusel is a digital audience specialist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and