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Best Soul Food

Busy Bee Cafe Vine City436
These are some of the past winners for the Best Soul Food restaurant category:

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Mary Mac's Tea Room (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Home grown GA Restaurant (Featured)
Their fried pork chop makes me wanna fight people.

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2017
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2016
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2014
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2013
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2012
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Soul Vegetarian Restaurant (Featured)

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2010
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Willingham's Kitchen (Permanently Closed)

Runner-up: Mary Mac's Tea Room


224 Ponce de Leon Ave., 404-876-1800, www.marymacs.com

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Busy Bee Cafe

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Soul Vegetarian Restaurant (Featured)

Runner-up
Busy Bee Cafe
810 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, 404-525-9212, www.thebusybeecafe.com

Best soul food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)
The term “soul food” refers to more than just fried chicken and greens. It's the feeling behind the cooking and the pulse of the restaurant. Atlanta has loads of places that make great soul food, but there's a reason BUSY BEE CAFE is always packed with a line out the door. The placemore...
The term “soul food” refers to more than just fried chicken and greens. It's the feeling behind the cooking and the pulse of the restaurant. Atlanta has loads of places that make great soul food, but there's a reason BUSY BEE CAFE is always packed with a line out the door. The place has history, heart and damn fine food. Any of the fried items — such as pork chops, chicken and fish — are crackly and full of flavor. A serving of baked chicken with hot gravy and a corn muffin exudes the coziness of your mom's cooking when you can't get the real thing. And the long, long, long list of side dishes provides more than enough choice for the pickiest of folks. Hot cobbler is made with seasonal fruit when it’s available, but the brightly colored slices of homemade cake at the register are a great takeaway for a sugary snack. 810 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. 404-525-9212. www.thebusybeecafe.com. less...

Best Soul Food and Best Fried Chicken BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Busy Bee Cafe (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Soul Vegetarian Restaurant (Featured)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2007
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Son's Place (Permanently Closed)
The corner of Hurt Street where SON’S PLACE has stood for 12 years may have become a lot trendier over time, but Son’s still serves the best honest, old-fashioned Southern soul food in town. The cheery, yellow-checkered tablecloths and the stellar collards, mac-n-cheese and baked chickenmore...
The corner of Hurt Street where SON’S PLACE has stood for 12 years may have become a lot trendier over time, but Son’s still serves the best honest, old-fashioned Southern soul food in town. The cheery, yellow-checkered tablecloths and the stellar collards, mac-n-cheese and baked chicken are all reasons to be glad to live in Atlanta. If you happen in when the ethereal squash casserole or the peach cobbler (from the peach tree out front) sre being served, you’ll know once and for all that living in the South is a true blessing. less...

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2007
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Son's Place (Permanently Closed)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Son's Place (Permanently Closed)
100 Hurt St. 404-581-0530 The corner of Hurt Street where SON'S PLACE has stood for 12 years may have become a lot trendier over time, but Son's still serves the best honest, old-fashioned Southern soul food in town. The cheery, yellow-checkered tablecloths and the stellar collards, mac-n-cheese andmore...
100 Hurt St. 404-581-0530 The corner of Hurt Street where SON'S PLACE has stood for 12 years may have become a lot trendier over time, but Son's still serves the best honest, old-fashioned Southern soul food in town. The cheery, yellow-checkered tablecloths and the stellar collards, mac-n-cheese and baked chicken are all reasons to be glad to live in Atlanta. If you happen in when the ethereal squash casserole or the peach cobbler (from the peach tree out front) sre being served, you'll know once and for all that living in the South is a true blessing. less...

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Red's Tasty Express (Permanently Closed)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Soul Vegetarian Restaurant (Featured)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Son's Place (Permanently Closed)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Soul Vegetarian Restaurant (Featured)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Soul Vegetarian Restaurant (Featured)

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2004
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Gladys Knight and Ron Winans' Chicken & Waffles

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2004
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Red's Tasty Express
Yeah, yeah. We know the names of the gentrified soul food spots, but when we are jonesing for the real thing, we go to RED'S TASTY EXPRESS at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market. Climb onto a stool at the counter, giving your back to the piles of cured entrails on refrigerator cabinets, and sample the ladies'more...
Yeah, yeah. We know the names of the gentrified soul food spots, but when we are jonesing for the real thing, we go to RED'S TASTY EXPRESS at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market. Climb onto a stool at the counter, giving your back to the piles of cured entrails on refrigerator cabinets, and sample the ladies' flawless fried chicken and vegetables simmered with smoked meats. The menu changes slightly from day to day. You can eat meat loaf one day and pig's ears the next. Fried green tomatoes are worth the extra wait and 50 cents when added to your meat-and-three plate. The ladies also operate a bakery. "209 Edgewood Ave., Sweet Auburn Curb Market. 404-681-0054." less...

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Busy Bee Cafe

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2003
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Thelma's Kitchen
Folks tend to disappear into their plates when they eat at THELMA'S KITCHEN. Maybe Thelma Grundy's fried chicken - salty and crispy in all the right ways - reminds people of their childhood. Maybe the food is just so damn good that conversation seems pointless. Choose from a lip-smacking array of meatmore...
Folks tend to disappear into their plates when they eat at THELMA'S KITCHEN. Maybe Thelma Grundy's fried chicken - salty and crispy in all the right ways - reminds people of their childhood. Maybe the food is just so damn good that conversation seems pointless. Choose from a lip-smacking array of meat and vegetable dishes (collards and mac-n-cheese are particularly yummy) from the cafeteria-style steam table and grab a seat. Downtown office workers in suits comprise the bulk of the crowd during weekday lunches, but everyone should make the pilgrimage here at some point. It's an Atlanta classic. "768 Marietta St., 404-688-5855." less...

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Year » 2003
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Collard Green Cafe

Best Soul Food BOA Award Winner

Busy Bee Cafe
810 Martin Luther King Drive 404-525-9212 For decades the venerable, invariably crowded diner in Southwest Atlanta has been a sanctuary for Southern cooking, providing not just comfort food but a cozy, comforting environment. Squeeze up to the counter or into a booth for smothered pork chops, pipingmore...
810 Martin Luther King Drive 404-525-9212 For decades the venerable, invariably crowded diner in Southwest Atlanta has been a sanctuary for Southern cooking, providing not just comfort food but a cozy, comforting environment. Squeeze up to the counter or into a booth for smothered pork chops, piping hot corn muffins or dishes fried to perfection, be they okra or chicken. If you've been looking for a place that knows how to do home-style whiting, chitlins and oxtails, without costing a lot of money, follow the buzz to the Busy Bee. less...

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