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Archived Since:August 19, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Goldberg’s Deli: Bagels, Brisket, Burgers and More!

Goldberg’s Bagel and Deli has been in Atlanta since 1972. Since that time, they’ve expanded to several locations, including one in the Atlanta Airport. On a recent menu tasting, I was surprised to learn about the many other menu items they offer other than bagels. Have you ever heard of celery soda? I hadn’t either. […]

Celebrate National Cheesecake Day at These Sweet Spots

National Cheesecake Day is July 30. Where are you celebrating? What is your favorite kind of cheesecake? Me? I’ve never meet a cheesecake variety I didn’t like. Here are 5 spots in the Atlanta area with delicious cheesecakes to enjoy the special day. 1. Cafe Intermezzo – Though their espresso machine was broken the last […]

Destination Dinners with Go Eat Give: Gateway Drug to Volunteer Travel

What if I told you there were a way to be transported to exotic locales without ever leaving Atlanta? There is, and you can do it once a month with the non-profit group, Go Eat Give. Founded by Sucheta Rawal (pictured above right), an avid traveler, food writer and chef here in Atlanta, Go Eat […]

Emory Point: A Vegetarian’s Delight

The newly opened Emory Point offers a terrific shopping and dining destination for the Emory / Druid Hills folks. Earlier this month, I was able to go on a food tour, sampling many of the diverse restaurants in the complex, and what I found is that it turned out to be a lovely selection of […]

Chequers Relocates to East Cobb

After many years in the Perimeter area, Chequers Steaks and Seafood relocated to East Cobb. Taking over the old Houlihans space, they seem to be a welcome addition for East Cobbers. We were invited to sample the menu at Chequers in its new home. The wines by the glass list didn’t pique my interest very […]

True Food Kitchen Lenox Mall, Atlanta, GA Preview

With eight locations in other parts of the country, True Food Kitchen opened in the super chaotic Lenox Mall last month. The first True Food Kitchen restaurant in Phoenix opened in 2008, with a menu based on the principals of Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory diet. They serve local, sustainable and seasonal foods in a green […]

Buckhead’ s Blue Ridge Grill

Blue Ridge Grill has been a staple in the Atlanta community for years. The restaurant is designed to resemble a luxury cabin with its stacked-stone fireplace, and timbers rescued from an 1890s cotton mill. While you won’t find the trendiest decor or haute new cuisine here, what you will find is consistently well-executed dishes, excellent service […]

Win 2 Tickets to Dad’s Garage & Friends Event at the Goat Farm

You know shows at Dad’s Garage are a riot. But they’re doing something they’ve never done before. They are having a kick-ass comedy show at one of the coolest venues in town, the Goat Farm. And I’m giving away a pair of tickets to this night of mayhem (Friday, July 11)! Dad’s Garage Theatre Company […]

Saltyard Does Brunch

The Buckhead popular spot for Americanized tapas has entered into the Brunch game. Since I’ve really enjoyed dining at Saltyard since it’s opening last year, I was interested to see what their take on Brunch would be. At 12:30 on a Sunday, there was no wait for table, though the restaurant did start to get […]

Fourth of July $17.76 Prix Fixe Menu

Both Double Zero and Sugo are offering special prix fixe menus for the Fourth of July holiday. The prix fixe menus include three courses and are available on July 3rd, 4th and 5th at Sugo and July 4th only at Double Zero according to the menus below. Double Zero will feature two meat options made […]

Chow Bing Opens Buckhead Location

I was first introduced to Gary Lin’s fast casual concept, Chow Bing, last year. His first Chow Bing is located downtown in the Pencil Factory lofts. I instantly loved the light and healthy ingredients used in his foods. More than that, the decor was a minimalist and modern look, as is his newest location, in […]

Meehan’s New Spring / Summer Menu

Meehan’s may be a pub, but their food is anything but pub-like. For starters, the Ahi tuna bites were chopped tuna atop an English cucumber with pickled ginger and feta. And how do you put an interesting twist on hummus? Use a mixture of Edamame and goat cheese for a delicious and unique dip.   […]

Bloody Amazing Bloody Mary Mix

I think it is fitting, I’m writing this the day after judging the ACVB Cocktail Contest.  James, Mara and myself had a blast last night judging the this cocktail competition with Gone with the Wind inspired drinks. Anyway, as I said before the contest began I don’t discriminate when it comes to liquor. And I […]

Vine and Tap, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA Restaurant Review

Ian Mendelsohn knows good wine. He has worked in Las Vegas at the Windows of the World, as the Wine Director of the Mirage Hotel and Casino, and eventually moved into the same position at the St. Regis in Buckhead. With his passion for wine, he opened Vine and Tap in Buckhead. He has visited […]

The Counter Burger New Menu Items: Hippie Salad + Ahi Tuna Burger and More!

If you think you have to travel ITP to get a well-made-non-hormone-injected-grass-fed burger, then you have to try The Counter Burger in Roswell. I’ve been patronizing The Counter for years, and was excited to learn that they’ve got a revamped menu. I started with the Hippie Salad. This comes with quinoa, herbed goat cheese, sprouts, […]

Common Quarter: A Departure from Chains in East Cobb

Common Quarter, open less than a year in East Cobb, is owned and operated by the guys behind Local 3 and Muss and Turner’s. I’ll admit, on my first visit to Common Quarter in Marietta, I was disappointed. There were dishes executed poorly and service issues. I chalked it up to growing pains and vowed […]

Dinner at Lusca with Hush Dinner Club

Hush Dinner Club is creation of Bea Lewis. She has been hosting dinners at trendy restaurants around the city for a little over six months now. Bea has traveled extensively and wanted to bring diners together to try some of Atlanta’s hot spots. I was invited to accompany Bea on her most recent adventure at […]

Keeping it Local at the Atlanta Airport

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, time spent in an airport isn’t the most fun. Between delays and cancellations it can be quite lengthy. But you can take some comfort knowing that you have some fantastic dining options if you find yourself at the Atlanta airport. The world’s busiest airport has stepped it […]

Woblet Supper Club Introduces us to Ink and Elm in Emory

It seems that supper clubs are pretty ubiquitous nowadays. Instead of being an underground dinner at a chef’s home, they are now a group of individuals meeting at a hot new restaurant. Some even have their own fancy smancy mobile app like Woblet supper club. They recently introduced us to Ink and Elm for their […]

La Tagliatella, Atlanta, GA Restaurant Review

La Tagliatella is a European chain that opened its first restaurant on US soil in Midtown Atlanta. Unfortunately, Atlantans said “no thanks” to La Tagliatella and it shuttered several months ago. One other location remains in Atlanta at Emory. Having eaten at La Tagliatella before it shuttered, I can see some of this things that […]

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