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a highly decorated bowl of ice cream

Ice Cream Is Happiness

By Brian Benefield [This is the latest of Brian Benefield’s Second Helpings columns, highlighting food in Cobb County. To read more of his reviews, follow this link] The thermometer is…


a huge hamburger with french fries

BBQ, Burgers, and Dogs

By Brian Benefield [This is the latest of Brian Benefield’s Second Helpings columns, highlighting food in Cobb County. To read more of his reviews, follow this link] Summer in the…



avocado wedges topped with chili campana, double dressed with avocado crema, balsamic glaze, and topped with microgreens.

Art and Science of Good Kitchen+Market

By Brian Benefield For more articles on food in Cobb County follow this link to all our Second Helpings columns by Brian Benefield. Walking into Good Kitchen feels like visiting a clean,…




Photo of cupcake and loose sprinkles

Southern Biscuits and Chocolate Bombs

To read all of Brian Benefield’s food column Second Helpings about local restaurants in Cobb County follow this link. By Brian Benefield Elizabeth Hodges Weaver has deep roots in Marietta,…


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Small places, big tastes!

By Brian Benefield We have many places in Cobb county that may be small in the size of the restaurant or cafe but offer big tastes on their menus!   We…


A row of narrow storefronts along Marietta Square, directly across from Glover Park

Second helping

By Brian Benefield I have unique culinary stories to tell, but first, I must say that being a server in a restaurant should be something that everyone experiences at some…