John Perkins’ Juniper Does Dixie Cuisine Proud

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The catfish entree comes encrusted with Zapp's potato chips and is served with sweet potato and red cabbage slaw.

To call Juniper cozy is an understatement. The interior looks as if Brooklyn hipsters rehabbed a barn in Kentucky bluegrass country. Exposed brick, lofted ceilings and built-in bookshelves set an inviting scene while vintage refrigerators and centerpieces of cotton blossoms and juniper sprigs add a touch of whimsy. It’s the kind of place that necessitates craft cocktails and smoked meat, both of which are in abundant supply.

Keep reading: Cheryl Baehr's review of Juniper.

Photos by Jennifer Silverberg for the Riverfront Times.

Published on January 7, 2014