Category Latin American

El Tesoro – Atlanta, GA

A couple of weeks ago, I heard about the tacos and tortillas at El Tesoro and planned on making a trip.  Today, with a journey to Monroe in mind, we stopped by for breakfast.  Located on Arkwright Place, just parallel to Memorial Drive and just east of Moreland, we arrived toward the end of breakfast […]

Takorea – Dunwoody, GA

Here’s a report from a recent visit to the Dunwoody location of Takorea, which is located in the middle of the Kroger parking lot at Chamblee-Tucker and 285.  I’ve eaten there several times over the last two years, most recently when our daughter had her daughter at Northside – and we’d come to visit, with […]

Garbo’s Grill – Key West, FL

On our day of food in Key West, we shopped and ate our way down DuVal Street.   We had our first lunch, of a wonderful lobster roll at DJs Clam Shack, and about two hours later we had arrived for second lunch.   Garbo’s Grill is another Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives find, housed in […]

Nueva San Salvador Bakery – Hiram, GA

Even with it having been open for over a year (they opened in November 2016), I had no idea that we had a Salvadoran restaurant in Hiram.  But, on Saturday, when I ran to Office Max to pick something up, there was Nueva San Salvador Bakery, in the same strip mall.  I got so excited, […]

Cuban Delights 

Months back, I saw a sign, on the side of truck, parked on the side of the road, as I was heading up 278 from Dallas saying “Cuban Food”.  My immediate thought was “where?”  Then, several months later I decided to  turn down the road and look for it and there it was, on the […]

The Stand – Phoenix, AZ

Coming into Arizona from the east coast during the 8 months or so when they’re on Pacific time, always makes eating a challenge.  By the time we landed, got a car and were on the road, it was both time for dinner (6:30 locally) and time for bed (9:30 at home).  I made the executive […]

Casa Grande – Austell, GA

For the last several months, I had noticed Casa Grande Bar and Grill in front of the theatre at the intersection of East-West Connector and Powder Springs Road.  It always seemed to be busy, but I figured it was just another Mexican restaurant.  On this Sunday afternoon, we decided to give it a try.  The […]