10 MOST EXCITING NEW RESTAURANTS

THE ALDEN 
It’s a full-circle moment for chef Jared A. Hucks—he’s a Brookhaven native and now finds himself helming the kitchen of The Alden, located not far from the house he grew up in, after cooking all over the world. (Alden—which means “old friend” in Old English—is Hucks’ middle name.) Hucks’ goal is simple: casual setting, elegant food. And he delivers it flawlessly. You’ll want to grab a seat at the counter to see the chef in action, serving up everything from a Pan-Asian coddled farm egg with bok choy, kimchee and housemade popped rice crackers to a hickory cold smoked Brasstown beef strip loin with black onion jam and red wine jelly. Keep your eye on Hucks—The Alden is worth the drive for in-towners and a great neighborhood experience for those in northeast Atlanta. 5070 Peachtree Blvd., Chamblee, 678.395.6982

 

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