1520 Woodland Street
Drawing Diners from All Over the CityThis comfortable neighborhood restaurant stays busy with regulars and newcomers alike, drawn by chef Hal Holden-Bache's food and the welcoming vibe co-owner Cara Graham and staff foster at the front of the house. Arrive early for Community Hour, when a portion of the proceeds goes to the local parent-teacher organization: Offerings are snacks like deviled eggs with chow chow or Korean beef tacos. Dishes at dinner include stellar wood-fired pizzas and entrées that include staples like Porter Road Butcher dry-aged steaks with chef Hal's chimichurri, as well as seasonal options for pasta or fish. Guests can finish on a sweet note with desserts like an old-fashioned sour-cream doughnut with Olive & Sinclair chocolate sauce, sorghum ice cream, and a crunch of popped caramel sorghum.