Bella Cucina - Headquarters 1870 Murphy Ave SW, Atlanta, GA30310 The corporate headquarters of the restaurant Bella Cucina, home to some of the best Italian cuisine in the area, is…More located in Southwest Atlanta. The proprietors pride themselves on using the best ingredients, the restauant's elegant atmosphere and artful food.
Muhammad Mosque #15 is the Atlanta regional headquarters of the Nation of Islam, a religious organization based…More in Chicago and led by Minister Louis Farrakhan.
The mosque offers religious services and sponsors economic redevelopment programs to help blighted communities. In southwest Atlanta and across the country, the organization owns restaurants, bakeries and several food-services companies. The Nation of Islam also owns 1,600 acres of farmland in the southwest Georgia town of Bronwood.
For more information about the Nation of Islam, go to: www.noi.org.
Church's Chicken 538 Lee St SW, Atlanta, GA30310 Church's Chicken, located on Lee St. Southwest, is known for its fried and barbecue chicken dishes. But the menu offers…More additional items, as well, such as French fries, biscuits and its cheese and jalapeno snacks, called Bombers. The Bombers snack is one of the most popular items at the chicken chain restaurant. Beverages here include Southern sweet tea and Fanta and Sprite soft drinks.
Having made a name for himself in the world of wrestling, Abdullah the Butcher also is making a mark on Southwest…More Atlanta. The professional wrestler, who is semi-retired now in his more mature years, has operated Abdullah the Butcher House of Ribs & Chinese Food since 1994. The popular eatery offers a diverse menu of veggie plates, including collard and turnip greens, fish, Chinese food, sandwiches, barbecue chicken and ribs. Among the Chinese entrees are sweet and sour chicken, garlic chicken and Mongolian beef.
"We have soul food," says Abdullah (real name: Larry Shreve). "We have Chinese. We have everything." He adds that the community support has been tremendous since the restaurant's opening. "Just like they supported me in the wrestling business, they've supported me with my restaurant."
Pay a visit to the restaurant and you'll find walls lined with memorabilia such as photos from Abdullah's decades of wrestling. You're also likely to see Abdullah's sister and adult son, or the restaurant's manager, Miguel Lopez, working.