Winner, 2014 Edward R. Murrow Award
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Thu October 17, 2013

The Bird Restaurant on Peachtree

This story, which first ran July 31, 2013, is the winner of the 2014 a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Use of Sound. Take a listen!

An octogenarian, his birds, and his restaurant on Peachtree Street.

R. Thomas Deluxe Grill has several claims to fame. The Peachtree Street restaurant began catering to carnivores and vegetarians alike soon after it opened its doors in 1985. Today, it’s one of the city’s few remaining local 24-hour eateries. 

To explore the third claim, WABE’s Kate Sweeney drove to Buckhead for a visit.

Broadcast version of feature that aired Wednesday July 31, 2013


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