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Summer is the perfect time for this delicate salad. This potato salad, made with new potatoes, spring onions and an oil and vinegar dressing, is light and bright in flavor, plus there is no mayonnaise so it keeps well for a picnic or camping trip.
Hands-On Time: 10 minutes Ready In: 15 minutes Yield: 4-6 servings
Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds new potatoes (small red-skinned potatoes) 1 Tbs shallots – minced 1/4 cup spring (or green) onion – sliced thickly 1 clove garlic – minced 1 Tablespoon fresh tarragon – finely chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons Kosher salt – divided 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly groundDirections
- Pour 2 quarts cold water into a medium saucepan. Add 1 teaspoon salt and set aside.
- Wash potatoes well and slice thickly — about 1/4-inch per slice.
- Add sliced potatoes to water and heat to a simmer. Simmer until potatoes are tender but not mushy — 4 to 5 minutes.
- While potatoes are cooking, combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl and whisk until well blended.
- Drain potatoes and rinse briefly in cold water. Add to dressing and toss gently but thoroughly. Refrigerate if desired or serve at room temperature.
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The Sweet Auburn Curb Market located near the heart of downtown Atlanta serves up flavor from all over. The historic municipal market rents space to restaurants dishing the best in Caribbean, Venezuelan, African, plus American soul and comfort food. The independently owned restaurants host downtown business people, the staff of local hospitals, Georgia State University students, and the city’s immigrant communities alike. The local hot spots below are open Mon. – Sat. and hours vary but the market closes at 6 p.m. daily.
Operating in Atlanta for over 14 years, Afrodish brings the tastes of the Caribbean and West Africa to the metro area. Lunch specials include ox tail, stewed goat, curry chicken and jerk chicken. The fufu and egasi spinach soup is out of this world delicious.
Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Lisbet Hernandez creates tasty Venezuelan treats. Maybe put the avocado sauce (guasacaca) on EVERYTHING! Arepa Mia accepts cash, debit, Visa and MasterCard.
Metro Deli Soul Food
Macaroni & cheese, enough said? Probably not. Metro Deli is locally owned and pleases the locals’ cravings for southern favorites. If you need something quick fresh deli sandwiches do the trick. This restaurant starts serving breakfast at 8 a.m.
Sweet Auburn BBQ
Sweet Auburn BBQ began as one of Atlanta’s most popular food truck operations before setting up camp at the market. Ribs, chicken, pulled pork, savory sides… They are still driving Atlantans crazy with slow smoked BBQ. Catering available.
While you’re at the market pick up farm fresh produce, meat, seafood, and specialty items to create your own feast. The apartment homes of The Woods at Southlake are great for entertaining.