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M572 Restaurant is Creating a Buzz in Tucker, GA

When it comes to haute cuisine, Tucker, GA isn’t exactly what comes to mind. But Chef Jon Allen is trying to change that with his restaurant M572. Chef Allen spent many years working for Chef Kevin Rathbun and was manager of Krog Bar. M572 is his take on upscale southern cuisine. What’s in a name? No, […]

Firebirds Restaurant Now Open in Alpharetta

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill located just up the road from Avalon is the 39th location for the restaurant but marks the first location in Georgia. A signature at each Firebirds location is the beautiful multi-colored bar. Here, guests can take advantage of a happy hour from Monday to Friday between 4 and 6:30 pm. One […]

Bad Moms Movie + Meal Combo at Studio Movie Grill

Mother of All Playdates: The perfect Girls Night Out at Studio Movie Grill From the writers of THE HANGOVER is the hilarious comedy “Bad Moms”starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Christina Applegate. I visited Studio Movie Grill in Alpharetta when the first opened and was impressed with the food quality and atmosphere. I’m excited […]

5 Picks for Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week

Two and Three Course Prix Fixe Menus at Popular Downtown Atlanta Restaurants Downtown Atlanta’s Restaurant Week is back for its fourteenth year Saturday, July 23 through Sunday, July 31. The nine-day event features a number of restaurants throughout the neighborhood that are new to Downtown Atlanta, as well as the return of many classic Atlanta eateries. […]

Venkman’s Sparkles in the Summer Sun

By Alan Fowler Venkman’s Fried Chicken features Local Purveyor, Spring Mountain Farms The heat of Summer has firmly entrenched itself across our entire city. In response to temperatures that regularly push triple digits, clever cooking engineers have developed various ways to combat the extremes by appealing to our taste buds in the form of food […]

Marlow’s Tavern Burgers and Brew Menu Limited Edition Menu

From now through August 1, Atlantans can get their gourmet burger fix at all Marlow’s Tavern locations with their limited edition Burger and Brew Menu.  During this time, locations of Marlow’s will feature special burgers and various dishes that pair well with seasonal beers. Pictured above is the Rib burger. Served on a sweet onion bun, […]

Polaris at the Hyatt Atlanta Downtown

High atop the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta is the much famed Blue Dome or Polaris. Though quite popular from it’s opening into the 1990s, the Polaris closed down in 2004. After being closed for about a decade the beautiful restaurant was redesigned and re-opened. There’s a reason the Polaris was so popular. Just look […]

Park Bar – Fabulous Burgers in a Downtown Atlanta Pub

When it comes to downtown restaurants, let’s be honest, most feel like a tourist trap more than the best choice out there. Downtown Atlanta is where conventions happen and they’ve got a captive audience. So what do you do if you find yourself downtown and wanting to have a decent meal that won’t break the […]

Tupelo Honey Cafe, Sandy Springs, Atlanta Restaurant Review

Bounty of Southern Favorites at Tupelo Honey Cafe You may know that Tupelo Honey Cafe is now open in Sandy Springs. With more than a dozen locations in the Southeast I’m surprised it took them this long to come to Atlanta. But I’m glad they are here. I had the opportunity to get a sneak peek […]

Bonefish Grill’s Seasonal Specials + Two Can Dine for $50 Menu

Bonefish Grill has date night covered for $50. Bonefish Grill, has locations in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. The drink list is as large as the menu with lots of specialty cocktails. I stuck to the Perfect Patron Cucumber Margarita,  a nice departure from most of the gin-based cucumber cocktails you find. This comes with […]

The Cowfish Atlanta: Burgers + Sushi and Burgushi

Like Burgers? Like Sushi? What about a combo of both? Either way, you’re covered at The Cowfish. I did a vacay weekend with my friend Amy in Charlotte several years ago. It was so much fun staying at her place and exploring the Charlotte. During my stay, we visited The Cowfish, one of Charlotte’s attractions. […]

Eight Sushi Lounge Raises the Sushi Bar in Atlanta

When a restaurant has the word “lounge” in it, it’s almost a turn off. I have these visions of thumping music and screaming to communicate with my dining companions. So, color me surprised stepping into Eight Sushi Lounge on the trendy Westside of Atlanta. Though the space was posh and sophisticated, the music was subdued […]

9 Atlanta Restaurants to Celebrate Ceviche Day

Ceviche, a raw seafood dish hails from Latin countries. The dish is made from raw seafood being cured with citrus. Fruit like avocado, mango or even pineapple as well as cilantro are often added to the dish too. Celebrate the dish in all it’s glory at these nine Atlanta restaurants. A Priori – When you think of […]

Lakewood Amphitheatre’s New Lounge

Lakewood Amphitheatre opened in 1989 and has a seating capacity of 19,000. Despite living in Atlanta these many years, I’ve only been to Lakewood Amphitheatre a couple times. I’ve seen Jimmy Buffet, Dave Matthews Band (I think) and Live there. Lakewood has always felt a world away, but it really isn’t that bad of a drive. […]

Culinary Apprenticeship Program at Kennesaw State University

Affordable Culinary Program in Continuing Education Paves Way for Success in Just over Half a Year Have you ever thought of attending culinary school? Was it the cost or time that stopped you?  Then give this podcast a listen. We’ll discuss an 8 month culinary program located at Kennesaw State University that is under $10,000. Unlike […]

Marlow’s Expands in Atlanta

Marlow’s is not your ordinary Pub. The upscale establishment features better than your average pub fare in a friendly atmosphere. What’s incredible is that Marlow’s has managed to expand their footprint across the Atlanta area over the last several years, but has been able to do so without tarnishing their reputation. Sometimes when restaurants expand […]

7 Best Steak Restaurants in Atlanta

June is National Steakhouse Month. Here’s the best restaurants in Atlanta for a fabulous steak dinner. Bones – A longstanding Atlanta restaurant is Bones, known for their fabulous steaks. The old school decor and phenomenal service really set them apart from other restaurants in Atlanta. When dining with groups get the seafood platter. You can’t […]

Tabla Indian Restaurant Still Thriving in Midtown Atlanta

The restaurant business in Atlanta is finicky. Often times, I’ll find out a restaurant I just loved has abruptly shuttered. It’s even more competitive in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. So many choices of where to dine in such a small space make it hard to survive. I’m glad to see that of my favorites, […]

Atlanta Father’s Day Restaurants

Agave – If your dad likes things spicy Latin dishes, then head to Agave in Cabbagetown. They’ll be open early on Father’s Day at 4 pm to start the celebration early. Plus, they have a new summer menu featuring lots of Latin spiced offerings. Cibo E Beve – Make a pizza with dad (hands on […]

Tapas on the Terrace at St. Regis All Summer Long

Diverse offerings every Hump Day this Summer at the St. Regis The St. Regis in Buckhead recently launched a summer event called Tapas on the Terrace. The series occurs Wednesdays throughout the summer months from 6 to 8 p.m. at The St. Regis Bar. The cost is $25 per guest which covers unlimited food offerings, and […]

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