Sometimes, we judge a book by it’s cover — or a restaurant by it’s name. The Peach and the Porkchop was on our list to Scoop for some time, based solely on the name. We were pleasantly surprised that the food and atmosphere were just as cute as we imagined.
The Peach and the Porkchop is owned by Chuck and Alyssa Staley. Chuck from “Up North” and Alyssa from “Down South” have had the idea for a restaurant for many years. 16 years ago, Chuck’s future father-in-law casually suggested that if the two were ever to open a restaurant, they call it the Peach and the Porkchop. And so the idea was born.
The interior is beautifully built, with huge, oversized booths and wooden trim throughout. And we are religious about always checking out the restrooms when we Scoop — and the Peach and the Porkchop gets credited for being the first place we’ve seen to have fresh flowers on display! It was absolutely gorgeous!
Most importantly: the menu. The menu is one of those book-style menus that has several pages of choices. The Peach and the Porkchop uses several locally-sourced ingredients and cooks everything to order. They offer everything from traditional southern items like fried chicken and pimento cheese, to northern favorites like a “Pittsburger” and sausage sub sandwiches.
If you’re looking for something lighter, no worries — they have a huge selection of lighter dishes and salads. We’re looking forward to going back in the evening to enjoy one of their “Adult” milkshakes.
The Peach and the Porkchop had great service, a large menu with lots of options, and a cozy atmosphere. We will most definitely go back, and you should too! And tell them Scoop sent you.
The Peach and the Porkchop is located at 12040 Etris Road in Roswell.