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Wednesday Happy Hours at Rosebud – $5 Cathead Martinis Make It a No-Brainer!

Virginia-Highland staple Rosebud is no stranger to the happy hour scene – the popular “Drinks with Jeff” on Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 gives you three wines with cheese for just $15. But Wednesdays were feeling a little left out  so chef/owner Ron Eyester made happy hour a little bit happier at Rosebud, with the addition […]

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HD1 Offers Up Hot Dogs and “70s-Style” Fare Courtesy of Richard Blais and Executive Chef Jared Lee Pyles

Richard Blais – Top Chef alumni, winner of Top Chef All-Stars and the brains behind Atlanta’s & Birmingham’s FLIP Burger restaurants – has, at long last, thrown his culinary weight behind a new restaurant concept in Atlanta, HD1. The main idea of the restaurant is, indeed (as has been widely rumored around the city for […]

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Mi Casa Su Casa Monthly Dinner Series at El Taco in Virginia Highland – July Dinner is Pacific Seafood

One of my favorite Mexican joints in Atlanta is The Original El Taco, one of Fifth Group Restaurants’ delicious eateries. Their monthly Mi Casa Su Casa dinner series continues next week, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 from 6:30 until 8:00 PM, with a celebration for your tastebuds of the delicious, authentic seafood you can only […]

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Join Me Sunday, March 27 at D.B.A. Barbecue – I’ll Be Guest Bartending & I Want To See You There!

FACT: I’ve never tended bar (unless you count the Guinness-pouring class I took once at a local Irish pub – for the record, I got an A-, according to the bartender). FACT: I’m always amazed at the ability of a good bartender to mix my drink – no matter what I ask for – without […]

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Come Home to D.B.A. Barbecue – Your Neighborhood BBQ Joint

From the moment you walk into D.B.A. Barbecue, you kind of feel like you’re at home. Even if you’re not from the South, even if you’re not a barbecue fanatic. It’s just comfortable, which is what a barbecue joint should be. But D.B.A. is comfortable without being a stereotype – from the warm wood paneling […]

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#359 – La Tavola Serves Up Romance with a Special Valentine’s Day Menu and One of My New Favorite Desserts!

Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a heavenly, chocolatey dessert…except maybe a heavenly chocolatey dessert that follows two other scrumptious courses at the romantic La Tavola in Virginia Highland. La Tavola makes me think of Billy Joel’s “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant” – you know, “A bottle of white, a bottle of red / Perhaps a bottle […]

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#345 – Take Your Tastebuds to Italy Tonight at La Tavola’s “A Taste of Tuscany” Tonight – Saturday, January 22, 2011

La Tavola’s Executive Chef Craig Richards is a master at creating tempting, tasty menus for special events (you may have experienced Tomatofeast over the summer – just thinking about the prospect of fresh summer tomatoes is enough to get me through the rest of this frigid winter!) Tonight’s menu for A Taste of Tuscany looks […]

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