Monthly Archives: October 2010

Thiên Thanh

I’d started to think things were getting a little boring with the Vietnamese restaurant scene around here. The old favorites were still there – Quan Ba 9, Yany Express, Phở Dai Loi, Phở #1, but I was craving something new… … Continue reading

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Cafe Versailles

You know, I’ve been holding back my opinions on the blog a bit lately, because sometimes, being a “food guy” (again, do not EVER call me a “foodie”) gets to be a bit much – for me and everyone around … Continue reading

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El Palacio de los Jugos

A recent weekend in Miami resulted in a whirlwind tour of Cuban food, in restaurants, fruterias and home cooked. As I’d never had a “true” Cuban sandwich – only what I had been assured were Atlanta’s half-assed attempts – I … Continue reading

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Park’s Edge

More pics from an afternoon in Inman Park – these from Park’s Edge, a little spot hidden away on Bernina Avenue, overlooking Freedom Park. Chef Jorge Pacheco turns out an eclectic array of small plates and entrees. Roasted Garlic Crispy … Continue reading

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I’m not going into a lot of detail about Fritti ( Jimmy covered his experience well at Eat It, Atlanta and the U Restaurants web site goes into detail about their pizza qualifications).  I was just out traipsing around Inman … Continue reading

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Kofta (kefta, kufta, kifta, keftes – whatever you choose to call it) is one of those foods that is so pervasive throughout the Middle East and parts of Asia, that I don’t think there is anyway to truly give it … Continue reading

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