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Chicken and the Egg

800 Whitlock Ave., Ste. 124 (Burnt Hickory Rd.) Send to Phone
678-388-8813 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Southern traditions benefit from Marc Taft's farm-to-plate philosophy.
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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Dining room at Chicken and the Egg, Marietta, GA

Chicken and the Egg Restaurant Review

: Chef/owner Marc Taft presents fresh-flavored Southern food. Thus you’ll find skillet cornbread with sorghum butter; black-eyed pea hummus and house-made pimento cheese; and a good rendition of country fried steak. Lunchtime brings changing blue plate specials (meat and two or a vegetable plate); portions are large enough to leave plenty for take-home. Fried chicken livers and meatloaf are the star attractions. Sides include home-style mac ‘n’ cheese, green bean casserole and fried okra. Dinner is dutifully called "supper" in the Southern tradition. Among Taft’s regional sources, Ashley Farms in North Carolina supplies the chicken, and the trout is from North Georgia. Taft fashions a version of stroganoff using pork belly, and reaches to nearby Heywood’s Provision Company for the kielbasa that centers his German plate. Pecan bread pudding with house-made salted bourbon caramel sauce nails it for dessert. The wine list offers value, although we do wish for a few Georgia wines and more Georgia craft brews. Americus, Georgia, Thirteenth Colony distilled spirits, though, are used in a couple of the cocktails.

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Chicken and Egg
by ltfloyd on Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:07 am
 
I would never go back to this establishment. Food was cold, staff never came back to check on status of your food, ask if you needed anything and felt as though it was an imposition to even eat there. Biscuits were as hard as a rock, butter would not melt on them. Butter would not melt in the grits. Unbelievable that people think this is quality.
 
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