Category Atlanta (Outside the Perimeter)

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, […]

Tom + Chee – Kennesaw, GA 

Over the last ten months, I’ve eaten at two different Tom+Chee restaurants, on three different occasions.  Ever since I was a kid, I’ve LOVED grilled cheese and tomato soup together and thought the idea of a restaurant focused on that pairing was brilliant.  These guys got their big start on Shark Tank and have now […]

Dreamland Barbecue – Duluth, GA

The newest location of Tuscaloosa’s Dreamland Bar-B-Que opened in the renovation of downtown Duluth’s Parson’s Alley, last summer.  The northeast side of town has been without a Dreamland since the Peachtree Corners location burned down several years ago.  At one time, there were three Atlanta locations – with the opening of this one, there are […]

L’ Thai Organic Cuisine & Wine Bar – Tucker, GA

Another place from the original list, L’Thai was a newcomer to the Atlanta scene, back in 2006.  Cut to 2017 and they’re now one of the longest tenured Asian restaurants in Atlanta.  And the first organic Thai restaurant, according to one source, in the South.  This may be the weirdest interior I’ve seen in a […]

Poke’ Bar – Suwanee, GA

Several weeks ago, I saw an emailed article about the rise of poke’ (or Hawaiian poke’) in Atlanta and have been wanting to give it a try.  Last night, heading down Buford Highway I searched for a poke’ place, via Google maps, and found none.  Undaunted, I determined to try it today, for lunch.  Looking […]