Fall is in the air and on the menu in Alpharetta, with creative takes on the flavors of fall in every restaurant, brewery and café in town. From classic flavors like caramel apple to unique combinations like crispy bourbon chicken, Alpharetta’s eateries are cooking up fall menu items that will satisfy any palate. Here are a few of our favorite fall dishes that can be found on menus throughout Alpharetta.
1. Pecan Pie Donut at Scream’n Nuts
If you’re looking for a change from the classic fall desserts, pay a visit to Scream’n Nuts to try their unique twist on the iconic pecan pie – a delicious gourmet doughnut. Scream’n Nuts’ Pecan Pie Donut is a gooey burst of fall flavors, with glazed pecans in the center of a fluffy, deep fried cake, it is a must-try menu item for any autumn lover. To elevate your doughnut experience, try pairing this tasty treat with Scream’n Nuts’ homemade vanilla ice cream and a cup of locally roasted coffee.
2. House Deluxe at Valor Coffee
For a taste of fall in every sip, pop into Valor Coffee at their new location in Downtown Alpharetta to try their popular House Deluxe chai tea latte. This local favorite features a delectable blend of fall spices including ginger, cardamom, clove, allspice, nutmeg and orange zest mixed with yam puree, black assam tea and local milk, topped with organic marshmallows. This smooth and creamy fall drink is the perfect way to put some pep in your step during those crisp autumn mornings.
3. Caramel Apple Bread at Great Harvest Bread Company
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a freshly baked loaf of Caramel Apple Bread from Great Harvest Bread Company. Great Harvest Bread Company bakes all of their breads fresh daily so you can always count on the loaves to be fresh, fluffy, and flavorful. Their seasonal Caramel Apple Bread features a sweet dough with caramel chips and green apple chunks all coated with a crispy graham cracker crust.
4. Der Betrunken at Currahee Brewing Company
Celebrate your own personal Oktoberfest with a seasonal brew from Currahee Brewing Company, located in the heart of Downtown Alpharetta. Currahee’s Der Betrunken beer is the breweries take on a traditional Oktoberfest-style lager, brewed with authentic German ingredients including Vienna and Munich malts, German yeast and Noble German hops. Grab das boot and fill your glass with the flavors of fall!
5. Crispy Bourbon Chicken Sandwich at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Sink your teeth into fall with a Crispy Bourbon Chicken Sandwich from Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. Firebirds is a neighborhood favorite for lunch thanks to their scratch kitchen and bold flavors. Their Crispy Bourbon Chicken Sandwich combines all the best flavors of fall with bourbon mustard sauce, pickle slaw and charred pickled jalapeños, all on a toasted brioche bun. Finish off your meal with Firebirds’ Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Cake which is topped with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream and a warm caramel drizzle.
These seasonal flavors are just the beginning of the fall fun that can be found in Alpharetta.