Creative Loafing

Best Brunch in Atlanta, 2017

"Rising Son is a calm oasis amid the chaos of Atlanta brunch culture: satisfying but not sloppy, sophisticated yet chill."

First Look: Rising Son, 2016

"On a recent weekday, Rising Son was packed at lunchtime, filled with the melting pot of types that populate Avondale Estates — senior couples out for a leisurely meal, families with young children trying to maintain the peace, hipstery twenty-somethings with tattoos as bright as the art on the walls. It seemed like everyone was perfectly comfortable digging in to the comfort food at the Rouses' Rising Son."

Atlanta Magazine

Fresh on the Scene, 2016

"When Hudson Rouse and his wife, Kathryn Fitzgerald Rouse, opened this earnest meat-and-three in Avondale Estates, the crowds came flocking, drawn to hearty breakfasts and Southern lunches that include fried chicken, country vegetables, and wholesome grain bowls."