Krista Miller

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

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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...

Posted: 25 days ago

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...
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...

Posted: 29 days ago

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...
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...

1:59 PM Tuesday, Jul. 24, 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...
Neighborhood guide to trivia nights in Atlanta
 Do you love to impress friends with random factoids? Are you the queen of useless knowledge? Do you ponder the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow? Well, you need to get yourself to a trivia night ASAP! Atlanta’s watering holes know you have the need to be quizzed while sipping on brew. So, what are your best bets? We gathered...

2:13 PM Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018

Do you love to impress friends with random factoids? Are you the queen of useless knowledge? Do you ponder the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow? Well, you need to get yourself to a trivia night ASAP! Atlanta’s watering holes know you have the need to be quizzed while sipping on brew. So, what are your best bets? We gathered...
5 ways to get BBQ sandwich bliss in Atlanta
 Obviously, we love BBQ in the South. We love it in every form possible: ribs, chopped pork, smoked chicken with just the right sauce. But if we're honest, it's the BBQ sandwich that gets us the most excited. Great bread with smokey meat, sauce and sometimes something a little special all served together to get that 'cue in your mouth...

4:33 PM Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2018

Obviously, we love BBQ in the South. We love it in every form possible: ribs, chopped pork, smoked chicken with just the right sauce. But if we're honest, it's the BBQ sandwich that gets us the most excited. Great bread with smokey meat, sauce and sometimes something a little special all served together to get that 'cue in your mouth...
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...

3:10 PM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

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...
Where to carb up before the AJC Peachtree Road Race
 Every year on July Fourth, thousands line up next to Lenox Mall and get ready to run the largest 10K in the world.  Now in it’s 49th 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...

3:17 PM Wednesday, Jun. 06, 2018

Every year on July Fourth, thousands line up next to Lenox Mall and get ready to run the largest 10K in the world.  Now in it’s 49th 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...
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 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...
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...