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James Beard Foundation Awards; Where to Eat on Mother's Day; A Food Truck Park Update

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AWARDS— Atlanta chef Hugh Acheson's cookbook, A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen, took home Best American Cookbook at the James Beard Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards Friday night.

MORE AWARDS— In a surprising turn of events, Hugh Acheson and Linton Hopkins tied for the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef in the Southeast. Both had been nominated for the honor multiple times. Hopkins won for Restaurant Eugene and Acheson won for his restaurant Five & Ten in Athens, but also runs Empire State South here in Atlanta.

Citywide— Haven't made a reservation for Mother's Day yet? Check out this map of where Eater Atlanta recommends you take mom on Sunday.

Westside— The Atlanta Food Truck Park on Howell Mill closed down because the vendors weren't permitted properly, but now it's back up and running again.

Citywide— Holeman and Finch mixologist Greg Best and chefs Ford Fry and Kevin Gillespie from The Optimist and Woodfire Grill, respectively, all have dining guides out this week. Find out where they recommend eating and drinking around Atlanta.