Peach Plate (blog)

Refugees get a sweet start

If you frequent some of the farmers markets around Atlanta, you may have had a chance to taste the fresh baked cinnamon rolls and cheddar scallion scones from Just Bakery Atlanta (JBA). Since 2017, this unique bakery has been serving…

Sample locally made chocolates

If you are planning to celebrate Easter by purchasing store-bought chocolate eggs and bunny-shaped candy, you may want to think outside the box – literally. Handmade artisan chocolate not only tastes better, it also helps local small business owners thrive…

Service of a different kind

When you dine at a trendy restaurant, you may not think of army veterans in middle Georgia. But a group of vets may have grown the heirloom tomatoes or raised the pork that’s on your plate. For them, working the…

Christmas Day dining

The holidays are a time to come together with family, create new memories and be grateful for the years past. But it’s easy to get stressed by the thought of planning the perfect meal that meets every dietary need. We…

Go Nuts for Thanksgiving

Pecans, peanuts, pistachios, walnuts, macadamia – oh my! Georgia produces a wide variety of nuts. In fact, Georgia leads the way as the nation’s top pecan producer, growing 142 million pounds last year. Nuts are a good source of protein,…

Spooky sips and bites

Tis’ the season! With pumpkins, turkeys and candy on our minds, the last quarter of the year is all about celebrations over food. Restaurants and bars across the state are getting creative with food and drink items to get customers…