Monthly Archive:: January 2009

Sometimes, cooking is not an option

OK, some of you may have noticed a new item in the sidebar titled “DinnerBell Twitter Feed”, just below the “About” link. At this point it’s just an experiment – …

Sliced Chicken with Scallion Oil

Chicken with scallion oil is a typical dish from Guangzhou province in China. Incredibly simple and similar to Hainanese chicken, the bird is seasoned with salt and grated ginger before …

Tamagoyaki

I think I’m the only person I know that not only doesn’t gripe when a sushi chef includes tamagoyaki¬† (a thinly layered Japanese sweet omelette) in a selection. I actually …

Pig-N-Chik

I have a hard time waxing on about barbecue restaurants. And this is actually surprising to me. I’m the guy that for years ran atlantabarbecue.com – a web site listing …

Makara’s Mediterranean

Located in a non-descript, re-purposed space at the corner of Roswell Road and Johnson Ferry, Makara’s is a passable spot for a quick Middle Eastern food fix.

Gyro & Turkish

Manchunhong

As I awoke late and had dinner plans on Saturday, I decided not to eat that day. Obviously, this was ill advised as by 1PM I was starving and seriously …

Tairyou

Lunch with a friend at Tairyou, a Korean/Japanese restaurant just outside the perimeter on Buford Highway.

They didn’t offer my standard Japanese lunch (chirashizushi – a bowl of sushi rice

Moka Crema! *Updated*

I like coffee. I should clarify – I really like coffee. I’m not a coffee geek or snob, but I do know what I like. I don’t like Starbucks, but …

Delicious Kabob

So I visited two Northern Chinese restaurants in a week. I’m not sure if this is a trend in Atlanta, but if it is, I’m liking it. Delicious Kabob is …