Category Virginia-Highland

Woody’s Famous Philadelphia Cheesesteaks – Atlanta, GA

So for about the last four or five years, I’ve driven by this giant sign for Woody’s Famous Philadelphia Cheesesteaks on Monroe Drive and told myself, “Self, you’ve got to get one of those cheesesteaks.”  But every time that I drove by there (mostly on Thursdays, mostly between 7:00 and 8:00 pm), it was closed.  […]

Sotto Sotto – Atlanta, GA

After the “City’s Fifty Best Restaurants” article came out in Atlanta magazine, I set a goal to try the ones in the top ten to which we hadn’t been.  Second reservation, after the yet-to-be-topped Restaurant Eugene, was at Sotto Sotto. Early on a Saturday we went.  This seems to be our best time for dinner […]

Super Pan – Atlanta, GA – CLOSED

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED. For several months, I had been hearing about a killer new lunch spot in town, Super Pan.  Only open for lunch, and only Tuesday to Friday, Super Pan is the brainchild of Top Chef contestant Hector Santiago, who owns Pura Vida, the Costa Rican tapas restaurant in whose basement this gem […]

P’Cheen International Bistro & Pub – Atlanta, GA – CLOSED

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED. Word had spread among the barbecue cognoscenti, thanks to an article in Atlanta magazine, that P’Cheen had some of the best barbecue in town. But the kicker was, it was only available on Monday nights. So one Monday evening, after the girls went back to college, Jo and I headed downtown. […]