Tag Archives: Buford Highway

Pancho’s

Sometimes, I feel a little guilty. I blather on and on about food – ethnic food in particular. I advocate for Buford Highway as a dining destination, a place to explore. People solicit my opinion about the restaurants there. And … Continue reading

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Blogger EatUp – Tacos & Beer at El Rey Del Taco!

A lot of you have already been to El Rey del Taco. I know I’ve been talking about it for years – it’s not a big secret. But it’s good, solid Mexican fare. You can’t miss with tacos (“mini” tacos … Continue reading

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Fil-Am Star Cafe & Bakery

I’ve always been a bit puzzled by the lack of Filipino restaurants in Atlanta. There is a Filipino community here, and the food, while unfamiliar to most Americans, is a delicious amalgam of Hispanic, Malaysian, Chinese and who knows what … Continue reading

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串 Te Wei Chinese Kabobs

I only know a few characters of Hanzi, and this is one of them 串 (chuàn). It has several meanings, but the one that’s important to me is “skewer”. As in, food on a stick. Beef, lamb and sausage chuanr … Continue reading

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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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Don Pepe’s Taqueria

You want to hack me off? I mean, really just irk the crap out of me? Give me a bad taco. Dry, overcooked, stringy meat. Lifeless corn tortillas with all the moisture of a Frito, but none of the taste. … Continue reading

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“If you could see what I’ve seen with your eyes…”

I guess it’s time for my once a year, “one month in a single post” recap. July has been busy, especially with hosting the first Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper).  Nonetheless, I was able to get out and explore a … Continue reading

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3rd Buford Highway Blogger’s “EatUp”

Once again, Atlanta area food bloggers are invited to get together in a casual, informal environment, grab a bite to eat and get to know each other. This isn’t limited to just food bloggers – we’ve got some devoted followers … Continue reading

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Pan American Bakery

You’ve got to love a good pun – especially one that works all the angles: “Pan American Bakery”. Get it? It’s a Colombian bakery (South American), but it’s in the U.S. (North American) – “Pan American” – get it. And … Continue reading

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Best Dishes of Buford Highway 2009

Pork noodles with pickled vegetable – Northern China Eatery Niu ruo mein – Ocean Garden, Chinatown Food Court Sliced fish in chili oil – Delicious Kabob Torta al Pastor – El Pastor Deli Manjoo – Buford Highway Farmers Market Galbi … Continue reading

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