Folks Southern Kitchen® has been operating in Atlanta since 1978. Almost immediately Folks® was recognized for its famous Atlanta's Best Southern Fried Chicken and Southern Sweet Tea. As Folks® continued to expand its menu with baked and grilled items, Folks® became recognized as Atlanta's Best Southern Cooking.
- Atlanta Journal & Constitution – 1/29/99 – Voted "Best Southern Cooking"
- Voted Atlanta's "Best Iced Tea"
- Creative Loafing's Best of Atlanta 2002 – "Best Family-Friendly Restaurant"
- Atlanta Business Chronicle Readers Choice Awards – "Favorite Fried Chicken in Atlanta"
- Rockdale Citizen has awarded us with many awards.