Category Austell / Mableton / Powder Springs

Scott’s Eats and Sweets – Mableton, GA

There was a recent Yelp email about the best pho places outside the perimeter (off Buford Highway) and I was shocked (SHOCKED, I say) that one of them was in Mableton.  So tonight, when we were looking for a place to eat, and didn’t want to drive into “the City”, I suggested that we try Scott’s […]

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 […]

Johnny’s – Powder Springs, GA

Johnny’s Steaks and Barbecue has been in Powder Springs longer than we have (twenty eight years, for us), and we haven’t eaten there, ever, that I recall.  They went through a period when they weren’t open and then they were open only on weekends.  But they now seem to be open most every day, in […]

Mr. D’s Hickory Smoked Barbeque With Soul – Austell, GA

Mr. D’s Hickory Smoked Barbecue With Soul was not my original dinner destination.  I was originally headed to the Sweetwater Inn, a place that I had driven by for the past thirty-two years and yet had never stopped.  I was determined to not let another birthday pass without knocking this one off my list. The […]

Fred’s Bar-B-Q House – Austell, GA

Over the course of my life, I’ve eaten at the Bar-B-Q House dozens of time, and I honestly don’t think I’ve ever eaten their barbecue (this visit was in February, 2012).  When I was kid, my dad took me to the Bar-B-Q House for “yellow jacket” hot dogs.  For barbecue, we always went to Wallace’s, […]