Category Atlanta (Outside the Perimeter)

John’s Fine Food – Jonesboro, GA

For a (of recently) rare Saturday of roaming the city, we were heading to the Scott’s Antique Market.  The State DOT wasn’t cooperating, however, as the exits to both Jonesboro Rd and Moreland Ave, east–bound on 285, were closed with roadwork.  We had to sneak up on it, and found several spots to stop, along […]

Mia’s Bar & Grill and Cafe Wing Max – Hiram, GA

On a Sunday evening, I was looking for dinner near the house and thought that I might try something new.  I had seen several folks talking about places for wings in Hiram or Dallas, on “the Facebook”, and (I vaguely remember) several folks talked about Cafe Wing Max, in the Academy Sports shopping center.  This […]

Slope’s BBQ – Cumming, GA

In the interest of full disclosure, I’m a barbecue snob.  I’ve known it for a while, but today really drove the point home.  When I leave this much on a plate, it’s just not a good sign.. Slopes’s BBQ has been on a secondary list of Atlanta area barbecue joints since July of 2010. They […]

The Nest – Kennesaw, GA

Unless you can read small print, you’d be hard pressed to know that The Nest is a barbecue place.  Unless, as you were driving down Cherokee Street, heading into downtown Kennesaw, you saw the two smokers below on the street.  That may be why they are there, as opposed to in the parking lot out […]

Golden Seven Two – Suwanee, GA

In the continuing exploration of places around my office that I haven’t eaten, today’s episode took me up Buford Highway to Suwanee Town Center.  I’ve dined at most of the places currently there (and a couple that are no longer) and drove all the way to the Lawrenceville-Suwanee end of the complex before finding Golden […]

Stockyard Burgers and Bones – Marietta, GA

As often happens, our dinner at Stockyard Burgers and Bones wasn’t part of the original plan.  It was Christmas Adam (the day before Christmas Eve), and we had dinner reservations elsewhere but, as the menu there changes weekly, when we arrived, nothing jumped out at us.  Or even appealed to us.  We understand that, with […]

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, […]