Monthly Archive:: September 2009

Roasted Chicken Wings

I’ve been trying to be a good citizen. As I was exposed to swine flu last week via a festering public petri dish (my son’s elementary school), I decided to …

Nightcap – Xtabentun

Xtabentun is a Yucatecan liquor, made with fermented honey from the nectar of the xtabentun flower (go figure), with anise seed and rum. Difficult to find in the US …

Nightcap – Pastis!

Pastis sprung to life to fill the void left by the banning of absinthe in France in the early part of the last century. Well, that’s probably a misstatement, as …

Too Much Freakin’ Rain, or How I Spent My Damp-Ass Weekend

God I need to stop eating for a while. But the rain in Atlanta is making that very difficult. Lately it doesn’t seem to stop raining, and when it does, …

Abattoir

My latest happy place (can’t eat every meal on Buford Highway).

Abattoir
1170 Howell Mill Rd NW # 100
Atlanta, GA 30318-8636…

Anderson Jockey Lot – Pt. 2

Anderson Jockey Lot – Pt. 2

Anderson Jockey Lot – Pt. 1

Let me start off by saying that I don’t want to give anyone the wrong impression (and I’m not going to win any friends by speaking the truth) so I’ll …

Iron Skillet

I rode out a late night thunderstorm at this Iron Skillet years go, passing the time with one of their big/cheap steaks (it’s not Peter Luger’s – but this is

August Recap

It’s hard to believe, but I don’t post everything I do or eat. But here’s a few things that didn’t get posted that helped me through August (and no –

Tacos La Norteña

I’ve written about the unearthly “Torta Cubana” in the past – a sandwich that typically includes no less than 3 proteins and a plethora of other cholesterol inducing …