Going Dutch (Jezebel)

Even with 20 years in Atlanta and 17 at 10 Degrees South under his belt, acclaimed restauranteur Justin Anthony had begun to lose faith in the innovativeness of the local culinary scene. A few years ago, he was even shopping for real estate in California before everything changed. “I noticed Atlanta starting to become more of a foodie town. West Midtown blew up; Inman Park blew up; then Old Fourth Ward,” he says.