When the weather outside is frightful, we want comfort food. South City Kitchen has been keeping our bellies warm for 15 years with a delicious stream of Southern delicacies like shrimp and grits, she-crab soup and banana pudding, served with a sophisticated twist. The kitchen is open seven days a week for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

WHERE TO DINE Two locations: 1144 Crescent Ave., Atlanta, 404-873-7359; 1675 Cumberland Parkway, Ivy Walk Place, Smyrna, 770-435-0700; southcitykitchen.com.