Krista Miller

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

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4 game-changing grilled cheese sandwiches in Atlanta
 The grilled cheese sandwich is an ooey-gooey favorite for all ages.  Here is a guide to some of the spots in town that are keeping their grilled cheese game on point. If you're in need of more comfort food, this list will keep you well-fed for days. 3073 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-262-3336, https://www.buckheadrestaurants...

2:09 PM Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018

The grilled cheese sandwich is an ooey-gooey favorite for all ages.  Here is a guide to some of the spots in town that are keeping their grilled cheese game on point. If you're in need of more comfort food, this list will keep you well-fed for days. 3073 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-262-3336, https://www.buckheadrestaurants...
The margaritas you'll want to drink in Atlanta right now
 If you love margaritas, you’ve come to the right spot. The margarita is the ultimate happy hour cocktail. Easy to find, easy to drink – sometimes a little too much- and easy to order. But, it’s also easy to make a bad margarita.  A truly great one shouldn’t be too sweet. It should have a little saltiness that...

4:14 PM Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

If you love margaritas, you’ve come to the right spot. The margarita is the ultimate happy hour cocktail. Easy to find, easy to drink – sometimes a little too much- and easy to order. But, it’s also easy to make a bad margarita.  A truly great one shouldn’t be too sweet. It should have a little saltiness that...
The most fried and true fish and chips in Atlanta
 Perfectly crisp batter surrounding moist and flaky white fish. French fries cut to order. The tang of malt vinegar cutting through the oil. A great fish and chips is the ultimate British comfort food. Just because we are not in England though, does not mean we can’t dive in to a basket.   Here are a few versions around town that...

8:07 PM Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

Perfectly crisp batter surrounding moist and flaky white fish. French fries cut to order. The tang of malt vinegar cutting through the oil. A great fish and chips is the ultimate British comfort food. Just because we are not in England though, does not mean we can’t dive in to a basket.   Here are a few versions around town that...
Best bets for seafood in Atlanta
 There's no doubt that Atlanta is absolutely fabulous. The only thing missing is a beach. Although we can't dip our toes in the sand and smell the salty air, we're not deprived of incredibly fresh seafood.  »RELATED: AJC readers named this restaurant as the best seafood in Atlanta From swimming in the ocean to our plate in under...

9:10 PM Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

There's no doubt that Atlanta is absolutely fabulous. The only thing missing is a beach. Although we can't dip our toes in the sand and smell the salty air, we're not deprived of incredibly fresh seafood.  »RELATED: AJC readers named this restaurant as the best seafood in Atlanta From swimming in the ocean to our plate in under...
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. »RELATED: Newly-opened restaurants (and ones to come) on Buford...

5:34 PM Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018

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. »RELATED: Newly-opened restaurants (and ones to come) on Buford...
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...

5:49 PM Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

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...

3:43 PM Friday, Nov. 03, 2017

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...
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...