Eats & Treats: Down Home Southern Food

Historic restaurant in Midtown

On a recent trip to Atlanta, Ga, the ArtBelles visited Mary Mac’s Tea Room. We were in search of some good Southern cooking; Mary Mac’s came highly recommended by locals. The restaurant is located in Midtown and is very spacious.

Pictures of celebrities, politicians and other figures line the walls. An assortment of breads (cornbread, yeast rolls and cinnamon rolls) were placed on the table. The cinnamon rolls tasted good but weren’t over the top with gooey good icing like I like em.

Since it was our first time visiting, we received a “pot likker,” which is turnip greens and a piece of cornbread. Neither ArtBelle is a fan of turnip greens, but the juice was seasoned very well! If you can turn someone that turns their nose up to turnip greens into a believer, then you’re doing something right! I highly recommend the pot likker. Pics & the rest—->

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