Hog & Hominy
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Southern
Price Range: $
The more casual brainchild of young chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, Hog & Hominy is a tribute to the pair's roots - both Southern and Italian. The result is a mix of vegetable dishes,... Read More
The more casual brainchild of young chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, Hog & Hominy is a tribute to the pair's roots - both Southern and Italian. The result is a mix of vegetable dishes, pork-focused main dishes and wood-fired pizzas – all set in a super-casual atmosphere yet with refined service. Located just across from their namesake Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen on Brookhaven Circle, H&H, like it's sister restaurant, is housed in a former ranch-style residence. Walls have been moved and opened up to create an active space - and a wall of windows infuses the dining room with light. The bricks from from old chimney found new life as the brick oven, and colorful metal chairs add pops of color to the open dining space. Outside, there's not only a nice patio for al fresco dining - there's a bocce court. My Italian ancestors are rejoicing. There are loads of locally-sourced veggies, killer charcuterie, and a variety of wood-fired pizzas which feature - you guessed it - pork.
- Best for Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus Because: All of the sides and seafood dishes at Hog & Hominy are gluten-free, and GF pizza crust is also available.
- Best for Lunch Because: Hog & Hominy is one of the hottest restaurants in the country, but for lunch it's easy to get a table at lunchtime and indulge.
- Best for Italian Because: H&H excels at pizza, and the polenta, which is not always on the menu, is a creamy delight.