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Top Five Best Atlanta Barbecue Restaurants

Best Atlanta Barbecue Restaurants: We're all aware the south represents the Mecca of delicious barbeque, but Atlanta is unique.  Unique because we're not stuck with one particular influence or style.  We don't eat just St. Louis style ribs because we're not in St. Louis, and we don't eat … Read Full Article

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Sweet Auburn Barbecue Reviewed

I walked in to Sweet Auburn Barbecue with high expectations as they took the place of one of my favorite restaurants, Pura Vida.  The latter always seemed packed, but I guess some things just aren't meant to be.  Sweet Auburn isn't just one of Atlanta's favorite BBQ restaurants it's also … Read Full Article

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Rumi’s Kitchen Reviewed

I travel OTP (outside the perimeter) about as often as I drink vodka, which only happens when somebody tricks me into it.  That happened recently when my father tricked me into going OTP for my brother's birthday dinner at Rumi's Kitchen on Roswell Road.  This go-to restaurant for … Read Full Article

Better Half Restaurant Review

Since readers of this Blog are attuned to the comings and goings of our local chefs, I won’t bore you with the history of this restaurant. Located in a storefront at the intersection of 14th and State Streets in the Georgia Tech area, it is in the same building that houses Jerry’s Barber Shop – … Read Full Article

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Fontaine’s Oyster Bar

Fontaine's Oyster Bar Atmosphere I've always liked the atmosphere inside Fontaine's Oyster Bar as it reminds me of an old-timey beach bar where sailors might hang out. Of course sailors don't hang out there, as far as I am aware, but they do serve up some delicious seafood, and especially … Read Full Article

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Two Urban Licks

Two Urban Licks Atmosphere: Two Urban Licks is my go to "fancy" restaurant for many reasons. For starters, half the kitchen is in the middle of the restaurant where all sorts of delicious meats are being roasted over the fire.  The smell of cooking meat over the open fire, combined with the … Read Full Article

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La Parilla

La Parilla Atmosphere: La Parilla is the Mexican destination for the Toco Hills area near Decatur.  The other top Mexican spot near Toco Hills is Los Loros, but I haven't been there for a while since they were renovating.  Eating Mexican food while people do construction around you is not … Read Full Article