Valdosta Pecan Pie, photo credit: Christopher Watkins
While pecans are known for being versatile and adding great flavor and texture in everything from ice cream to salads, this must try dish proves there is no better way to enjoy pecans in the Fall/Winter than in a hearty slice of pie. 

Offered at 1KEPT, an intimate restaurant known as Atlanta's "best kept secret", Chef Cary Ruf's Valdosta Pecan Pie features freshly harvested pecans from South Georgia that are baked in a caramel filling with subtle, addictive notes of maple. The dense filling is where the dish differs from the standard Southern approach, which often leans toward the "jiggly" side. It's finished with Madagascar vanilla and sea salt ice cream and is a MUST TRY for anyone in Atlanta. Photos are included below. 

About 1KEPT:
1KEPT is a collective kitchen and bar project serving up a refreshing take on your most-loved comfort food dishes. The restaurant's seasonal new American menu features familiar tastes of the South accented by the best locally sourced ingredients available. Reclaimed wood, candlelight and handcrafted cocktails make this tucked away locale an ideal destination for group celebrations, date night or solo sessions at the bar. 1KEPT iis centrally located between Buckhead and Midtown Atlanta at 2293 Peachtree Road near Imperial Fez. For more information please visit http://www.1kept.com/ and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/1kept/, on Twitter @1KEPT, and on Instagram @1KEPT



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