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When you think of the South, certain comfort foods come to mind. The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, situated on beautiful Lake Oconee, just east of Atlanta, offers guests a true flavor of the South. Dedicated to sourcing local high-quality ingredients, chef James Balster has created a menu at Georgia’s Bistro, the resort’s signature restaurant, that features many regional favorites including roasted-tomato-cheese grits, bacon-wrapped lamb sirloin with yellow grits soufflé, cream of Vidalia onion soup, bourbon-molasses-glazed chicken breast, spoon bread, and of course, fried green tomatoes. Mix in Georgia peaches throughout the menu and you have a culinary experience that is spot-on Southern. ritzcarlton.com/reynolds