August 9, 2017

Soul-Food Restaurant Peaches Is Back


Photo Credit: Peaches/Facebook

If you arrived in Athens after 2012, you probably don't know what I'm talking about, but once upon a time there was a wonderful Southern restaurant called Peaches, on the spot where Saucehouse built its palace of barbecue.

In fact, once upon a time, we had a whole lot more restaurants like it. Owner Glenda Brown cooked for a while at The Camp, which was where Big Family Cafe is now, in Homewood Hills, but it's been three years since that was open.

But let me get to the point. Peaches is delicious, and it's open again, this time on the Eastside, in the shopping center behind Trippi's Cork & Bottle on Gaines School Road, near where it hits Lexington.

You won't find a sign that says "Peaches," so look for the banner that says "Eastside Soulfood & African Cuisine" and walk in the door of the market, not the hair salon next door above which the banner hangs. You can get Brown's tasty food Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Go give her your money.

This post has been updated to reflect the restaurant's correct hours of operation.