There are many things the South does differently than the North. One of those things is food. Southern comfort food has gained a lot of popularity all over the world. There is just something special about the warm and hearty foods here in the South. Even those some places have started to put their own twist on Southern foods, for one to truly understand, they have to come down to the South and taste it. Here in Emerson, GA, there are many local restaurants that can fulfill that desire.
Doug’s Place located on 696 GA-293 in Emerson, GA is one of the finest Southern restaurants in all of Georgia. This rustic restaurant makes exceptional homestyle American and Southern foods. The ambiance of the restaurant is very casual and laid-back. They do an excellent job of making you feel comfortable and at home. Some items on the menu are Fried Chicken, Fried Chicken Livers, and Sliced Porkloin & Gravy. There are also freshly made burgers along with classic sides such as mashed potatoes, coleslaw, fried okra, and green beans.
Appalachian Grill is one of the more classy and elegant restaurants in Georgia. Their style and environment are totally different than Doug’s Place. The Grill would be a perfect lunch or dinner place for a fancier date. Some local favorites on the menu are Calamari, Fried Sweet Onion Straws, Fried Green Tomatoes, Pork Rib Roast, Pecan Chicken, Filet Mignon, Ribeye, and many different styles of burgers. If your mouth is watering with only a preview of the menu, imagine what it would be like if you saw the whole menu.