Category Archives: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Under the Cork Tree: A New Tapas Bar for Sandy Springs

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Fill your craving for delectable Spanish tapas without having to drive ITP at Under the Cork Tree If you’ve visited Hammock’s Trading Company in Sandy Springs, then you already know what an incredible chef William Sigley is. Owning and operating one restaurant is tough enough as I can only imagine. So, when co-owner, Jason Sheetz, […]

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Nando’s Gets Atlanta Sauced

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Atlantans are going ga-ga for Nando’s Peri-Peri sauce, and for good reason – it’s amazingly delicious! By Lia Picard Back in the 80’s, two gentleman dined at a Brazilian chicken shop in Rosettenville, South Africa and dined on the chicken marinated in Peri-Peri sauce. They enjoyed it so much, they bought the place! That was […]

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Blacklane Car Ride + New Midtown Bar Tried

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

With an offer to try a new car service, I thought, why not take it to Midtown’s hottest new bar? Blacklane car service works not with an app but is web based. You schedule your service and a driver picks you up. Most are professional, full time drivers looking  to add to their income, not people […]

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Here’s Why You Need to Visit Tavernpointe in Midtown

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Located in the heart of Midtown is Tavernpointe, a new gastropub. If you are a fan of GRAIN or Seven Lamps, two restaurants churning out excellent food and cocktails, Tavernpointe will not disappoint. Besides many local beers on draft and a terrific selection of wines, all offered by the glass, cocktails are outstanding. Looking to save some […]

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Here’s Why You Need to Visit Tavernpointe in Midtown

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Located in the heart of Midtown is Tavernpointe, a new gastropub. If you are a fan of GRAIN or Seven Lamps, two restaurants churning out excellent food and cocktails, Tavernpointe will not disappoint. Besides many local beers on draft and a terrific selection of wines, all offered by the glass, cocktails are outstanding. Looking to save some […]

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Healthy Eats: Fried Broccoli Recipe

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Ramen Hood is a vegan ramen stall at the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles.  At Ramen Hood they serve a simple yet delicious dish of fried broccoli florets, dousing them with a spicy sauce. Now you can enjoy it at home. Sauce:1/2 cup malt vinegar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon chile […]

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Veteran’s Memorial Walk: A Tribute to Veteran’s Past and Present

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

A new Memorial Park is open that commemorates all veterans. One of the things I love about my blog (besides all the amazing food I eat) are the incredible people I meet through it. Mostly, my blog affords me the opportunity to sit down and talk with chefs, which I love. Last month, however, I […]

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Recipes Under $10: Swordfish Steaks from Sprouts Farmer’s Market

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Sprouts Farmer’s Market had been open for several months before I visited. Sprouts’ flyers and appearance made me think it would be super pricey, but a deal on some Swordfish steaks lured me in. This is NOT a sponsored post. So, if you ever see Swordfish on a menu it’s usually somewhere between $26 and […]

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Revival and Communion: Southern Food is Resurrected in Decatur

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

It doesn’t get more southern that Kevin Gillespie’s Revival in the heart of Decatur. Establishing roots in a refurbished elegant southern home, great care was taken to keep elements the same like the original windows and hardwood flooring. Artwork on the walls and above the fireplace mantle were created by chef / owner, Kevin Gillespie’s […]

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Tacos and Tequilas, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA Restaurant Review

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Atlanta has no shortage of Mexican restaurants. Tacos and Tequilas strikes a perfect mix of laid back, yet a fun atmosphere that makes you want to linger and slowly sip on your margarita. It’s rather large so good for groups and a nice choice as Mexican is certainly a crowd-pleaser. Their jalapeno margarita is perfection. It […]

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Tacos and Tequilas, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA Restaurant Review

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Atlanta has no shortage of Mexican restaurants. Tacos and Tequilas strikes a perfect mix of laid back, yet a fun atmosphere that makes you want to linger and slowly sip on your margarita. It’s rather large so good for groups and a nice choice as Mexican is certainly a crowd-pleaser. Their jalapeno margarita is perfection. It […]

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Sunday Brunch at Portofino in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

The pop up brunch series Portofino was doing became so popular, they changed it to a regular thing. So you know we have a couple weekends in spring and if we are lucky in the summer where the weather is just perfect. I’m talking not a cloud in the sky, low pollen counts and low […]

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Sunday Brunch at Portofino in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

The pop up brunch series Portofino was doing became so popular, they changed it to a regular thing. So you know we have a couple weekends in spring and if we are lucky in the summer where the weather is just perfect. I’m talking not a cloud in the sky, low pollen counts and low […]

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DoorDash: Get Food Delivered To Your Front Door

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

We’re all so busy these days, who even has time to swing by a restaurant to pick up food? Going from meeting to evening activities like volunteering, hitting the gym or kids sporting activities. That’s where DoorDash comes in. The food ordering and delivery system will let you easily choose from lots of restaurants and […]

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Industry Tavern, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA Review

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Located in the Terminus building is Industry Tavern at just about two years old. Though it is a sports bar, Industry Tavern serves elevated pub food. Think house made gnocchi and lobster risotto. Though the menus for lunch and dinner have quite a bit of overlap, there are some items you’ll want to visit at […]

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Taste of Alpharetta is May 12, 2016

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

The 26th Annual Taste of Alpharetta will be held Thursday, May 12, from 5 to 10 pm. Taste of Alpharetta will be in Downtown Alpharetta at Wills Park and has over 50 restaurants participating. You’ll be able to sample appetizers, entrees and desserts from the top menus in town. The Taste of Alpharetta also includes […]

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Taste of Alpharetta is May 12, 2016

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

The 26th Annual Taste of Alpharetta will be held Thursday, May 12, from 5 to 10 pm. Taste of Alpharetta will be in Downtown Alpharetta at Wills Park and has over 50 restaurants participating. You’ll be able to sample appetizers, entrees and desserts from the top menus in town. The Taste of Alpharetta also includes […]

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Branch and Barrel: A New Gastropub in Avalon

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Branch and Barrel, the newest opening in Avalon is a quaint spot for a weekday lunch. Branch and Barrel replaced the short-lived Bantu. If you visited when the restaurant was the prior, you’ll be amazed at the transformation. It has done a complete 180 degree turn from the sleek and modern look of Bantu to […]

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TAP Gastropub’s Tasty and Affordable Brunch Menu

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

As I write this article, I just arose from a 2-hour brunch-induced nap. TAP in Midtown has a delectable new brunch menu and after sampling the gluttonous offerings, I had to nap. After a dreadful commute (on the weekend in hellatious Atlanta traffic), I was ready for a cocktail. Bucking the trend of a Bloody […]

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TAP Gastropub’s Tasty and Affordable Brunch Menu

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

I just arose from a 2-hour brunch-induced nap. TAP in Midtown has a delectable new brunch menu and after sampling the gluttonous offerings, I had to nap. After a dreadful commute (on the weekend in hellatious Atlanta traffic), I was ready for a cocktail. Bucking the trend of a Bloody Mary, I wanted to sample […]

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Yebo Beach Haus Opens in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Riding the wave of an accelerating Atlanta food scene, Yebo Beach Haus welcomes those who wish to taste dishes from the shores of South Africa. By Alan Fowler Food invites us to explore the world without leaving our home city. Atlanta has become a particular hotbed for culturally diverse restaurants, all of which provide a […]

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Chic and Modern Home Entertaining with Revol

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Revol, a French-based company that makes modern dinnerware and serve ware, makes a hostess look good. So, when you get new toys, you want to play with them right? So, I decided to have a small gathering to catch up with some friends, use my new items from Revol and have a cocktail or three. […]

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Atlanta Taco Festival Failure – Is Atlanta Too Big for Food Festivals?

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Taco Fest, Nacho Best. That about sums up the comments on the First (and last?) Taco Festival Atlanta has ever had. From long lines, equipment failure and mediocre selections, most festival goers were livid by late afternoon of the one day festival. They took to social media to air their frustrations. So what did the […]

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Vin 25 Wine Bar and Restaurant, Roswell GA Restaurant Review

Source: Atlanta Restaurant Blog

Tucked on a quiet neighborhood street in Roswell, Vin 25 seems like a secret oasis Roswellites keep to themselves. I can’t blame them. It was a warm spring day when I visited Vin 25, the kind you relish, knowing that they are few and far between in Hotlanta. Although Vin 25 is has a beautiful […]

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