Most people don't think of Atlanta as having its own cuisine, especially when compared with parts of the South like Louisiana and South Carolina, but they clearly haven't been on a tour with Atlanta Food Walks.
Created by world traveler and food blogger Akila McConnell, Atlanta Food Walks takes visitors through the city's historic neighborhoods, weaving together stories from the Civil Rights Movement with dishes from around the region.
The Downtown Southern Food Walk starts at Paschal's, a restaurant that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. frequented, for their famous fried chicken and ends two miles away at Sweet Auburn Curb Market, a short walk from his childhood home. The tour lasts three hours and provides hearty samples, so be glad to be walking. They can also accommodate special diets with prior notice.