Atlanta’s Dining Room: Mary Mac’s Tea Room (8/10)
Mary Mac’s is a necessary pit stop if you’re looking for traditional Southern food. Known as “Atlanta’s Dining Room,” this restaurant first opened in 1945 and is beloved by many, from locals to tourists, from plumbers to congressmen and everyone in between. Continue reading
8 Fahrenheit: the hype surrounding rolled ice cream is REAL
At this point, you’ve no doubt seen the pictures and videos on social media of cream being frozen and manipulated into rolled ice cream before your very eyes. The question is, is the hype real? Continue reading
Atlanta’s best bánh mì? Lee’s Bakery on Buford Highway
Lee’s Bakery on Buford Highway serves some of the best bánh mì sandwiches I’ve had in my life. This bakery/restaurant offers authentic and speedy Vietnamese food for a serious bargain. Continue reading
Gladys Knight & Ron’s Chicken & Waffles
Many believe chicken & waffles to be a Southern thing, but actually, the modern concept of the dish started in Harlem, New York in the 1930’s. The delightful combination of arguably the two best breakfast and dinner foods eventually grew popular and spread around the country, reaching Los Angeles in the 1970’s.
But it’s the 2010’s now, and Atlanta is doing chicken & waffles exceptionally well at Gladys Knight & Ron’s Chicken & Waffles. Continue reading
Another Broken Egg Café: Another unjustifiable meal
Another Broken Egg, a chain of restaurants based on the original Broken Egg Café in Louisiana, boasts Southern-New Orleans brunch fusion. Not only are their ingredients “fresh and creative,” their website claims, they’re also very Instagram-worthy.
While I agree that the pop of colors from ingredients like green onions and red peppers against bright ceramic serving vessels yields a picture-perfect photo opp, this restaurant chain offers very little else, falling short in terms of both taste and cost.
The mediocre, poorly executed meals don’t justify the bill, and that’s why Another Broken Egg simply is not worth a visit. Continue reading
NaanStop: Authentic Indian made accessible?
For NaanStop’s Buckhead location, being situated just across the street from the Atlanta Tech Village means just one thing: young, inspired individuals looking to grab a quick bite for lunch will inevitably stop in to try their food. Continue reading
Mini review: Troll Tavern, Helen GA (Part of my travel diary)
The Troll Tavern, located right “on the river” and “under the bridge”, was very busy that Sunday evening. It was nearly full, populated with all sorts of crowds. After a 15 minute wait, we sat down at a table riverside watching people “shoot the Hooch”. Continue reading
Fellini’s Pizza is Domino’s older, hotter Italian brother
I hereby declare Fellini’s Pizza an Atlanta favorite.
Fellini’s is pizza upgraded. Fellini’s is how a pizza place should have been created. Fellini’s is Domino’s older, hotter Italian brother. Continue reading
Saltyard, and the urge to splurge with small plates
One of the best meals I’ve had since coming back to Atlanta from college was on the Sunday after the Fourth of July, at dinner with Josh at Saltyard. Continue reading