Comfort food with a twist: Local eatery facilities smokehouse favorites with …

August 26, 2015 - garden totes

Take advantage of a pleasing day with Double Take’s Picnic in a Park. You get a choice of sandwich, dual sides and 20 unit soda, with a chocolate chip cookie in a reusable lunch tote. Bring your bag behind for your subsequent cruise and get it for 10 percent off.


Double Take Cafe’s shrimp and boiled forage cake.


The grill might be called Double Take Cafe, though there has been no behind greeting in a response to one of Marietta’s newest eateries.

“We’re in week 4 and we’re doing improved than we anticipated,” pronounced co-owner B.J. Shaffer. “We’re assembly all of a sales goals already.”

Located in a 750-square-foot space usually a few stairs divided from a Marietta Square, Double Take Cafe’s menu is a brew of smokehouse favorites such as pulled pig and slow-smoked brisket with a 3 vital informal salsas (sweet and sour Georgia red, sharp Alabama white and a mustardy Carolina gold), along with a restaurant’s possess twists on southern comfort food like residence done mac and cheese fritters and shrimp and grits, that facilities shrimp that are kindly simmered in a farmstead tomato gravy and served over a boiled forage cake. While they last, homemade residence pickles are on any of a restaurant’s 24 tables.

“We indeed started as a cake and fritter association regulating out of a home dual years ago,” Shaffer said. “When we found myself out of a pursuit after a tech association we was operative for shuttered final December, we motionless that it was time to usually go for it and open a possess place.”

Shaffer’s partner, Stoney Morris, is a Le Cordon Bleu-trained Army veteran, who formerly worked during Barnsley Garden’s Rice House and a Century House Tavern in Woodstock.

“I’m a crazy artist, hippy-type, and he’s a imagination French chef,” Shaffer said.

For a first-time customer, Shaffer recommends a residence pickles, mac and cheese fritters, brisket in Carolina Gold salsa and one of their tiny collection desserts.

“We usually make tiny collection desserts, so we never know what it’s going to be until we’re during a marketplace or store,” Shaffer said. “Recently, we’ve had internal apple cobbler with uninformed churned cream, comfortable bread pudding with scotch caramel and uninformed churned cream, scotch chocolate banana pudding, espresso mocha break cake, cheesecake pudding cake and chipotle chocolate cake.”

As an artist himself, Shaffer is also regulating a grill as a approach to foster internal artists, predominately ones with ties to his alma mater, Kennesaw State University.

“When we non-stop we hosted an ‘Art ‘n ‘Que’ to christen a gallery wall,” he said. “It’s unequivocally critical for me to give bearing to internal artists as most as we can since it was critical to me as an artist when people gave me a leg up.”

Next up: A four-to-five-course dessert cooking eventuality Oct. 9, finish with a happening teller who will review Tarot cards.

Double Take Cafe is during 34 Powder Springs St. Marietta. The restaurant’s hours are Tuesday by Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

For some-more information, call (678) 365-0535 or revisit

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