Soul Food Restaurants with Everything from Chicken to Chitlins are Plentiful in the South

Malika Harricharan

By , Local Expert, Atlanta
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Some describe Soul Food as the down home cooking that has been passed down from generation to generation in the South. But it is a bit more complicated than that. Chitlins, pigs feet, turnip greens, black-eyed peas, collards, fried chicken and the like are mostly what we think of when the term Southern or Soul Food comes up. Actually, Soul Food really is offal, the parts of the animal that years ago, the poor had to make due with. Because these parts of the animal are not that appealing on their own, they were mainly fried to make them palatable.

Today, Soul Food restaurants are very popular, especially in Atlanta. They...  Read more »

 

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