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A Coop With A View: Raising Chickens at Manuel’s Tavern

Manuel's Tavern owner Brian Maloof with one of his chickens
Credit Myke Johns / WABE
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Many restaurants around Atlanta have embraced localism by getting their meats and produce from area farms or even growing their own vegetables. Manuel’s Tavern, though, has gone a step further by building a chicken coop on their roof. The North Highland Avenue mainstay is now offering organic eggs courtesy of the twenty four chickens living on-premises.

WABE’s Myke Johns paid them a visit and has this story.Manuel's Chickens

This story was originally broadcast on January 22, 2014.