All Reviews by jaymaygm

  • Baroni Casual Italian 1745 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 (404) 724-9100

    4 stars Posted on 06/29/2010 05:00pm

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    Everyone who has ever attended an event at the Fox Theater, has dined at nearby Baronda, with their wonderful individual pies. Now comes the spin-off in South Buckhead/Brookwood, in my hood. Great.\r \r What Wolfgang Puck left behind, that great pizza oven, is now part of the Baroni pizza masters, and their rustic Italian menu. We sat at the bar. And what a bar. It faces straight out onto Peachtree. Are those drivers watching us nosh down these Italian morsels, with a wonderful glass of Italian vino?\r \r We started with a seasonal Salami Antipasto Platter, with various cheeses, and different varieties of salami. That went fast with the crusty bread. The salad of Gorgonzola, walnuts, dry cranberries and apples, disappeared fastly also. The excellent basic Margherita pie, was right on, and I always judge pizza establismnets by the Margherita. I had to order the Linguini w/red Clam Sauce. Terrific! My companion had the Lasagana w/Bechamel Sauce. It was very dry, and had a strange taste. Baroni has a wonderful Italian wine selection.\r \r Did I mention free parking at Brookwood Place. Welcome to the hood.
  • Thirsty Dog Tavern 2110 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 (404) 367-8482

    5 stars Posted on 06/22/2010 05:00pm

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    My good friend Tony LaRocco has done it again. The former Vita, Fratelli de Napoli, and Harrison's-for us longtimer's, has reinvented his place once again. Think Gramercy Tavern, for us intowner's. Much of of Vita is still alive, in his fantastic homestyle Italian dishes, on the menu. But at Tavern prices.\r \r The rest of the menu, is straight on bar grub. But try Tony's Meatball Sandwich. With a sports bar atmosphere now, it retains the same great space as before. And expanded patio, with a doggie grazing area. Did I mention that they have a dog menu? Not just any dog menu. Singles, familys, and those on the neighborhood prowl, Tony has something for everyone.
  • Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft 1745 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 (678) 539-6181

    3 stars Posted on 01/24/2010 04:00pm

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    We have been fans of Tamarind and Nan for years. And they are great. We were excited when we heard Charlie and Nan, and their daughter, were opening in the old Taurus space, in Brookwood. It looks great. We sat at the bar for lunch. Same menu for lunch, as dinner. Gosh those prices are high, for this economy. And the portions were very small. You have to order several items to eat, in order to feel full. That's fine, but it's not a $30 lunch! And that small sign, they have facing Peachtree, looks well.....! Hope they can make it with dinner, but lunch, the place was sitting empty!
  • Duck's Cosmic Kitchen 111 New St, Decatur, GA 30030 (404) 371-8823

    5 stars Posted on 12/06/2009 04:00pm

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    Love this little joint. Like going to your very hip grandmother's house on Saturday morning. Just bring us the warm and gooey cinnamon rolls and coffee to start. We recently had a fluffy cheddar and tomato omelet, made with fresh local eggs. They make a Mexican-style breakfast pizza with fresh salsa. And be sure to grab freshly baked bagles, and country wheat,olive and walnut leek breads.
  • Ra Sushi 1080 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 (404) 267-0114

    4 stars Posted on 12/06/2009 04:00pm

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    RA Sushi is great. Is it a club, a restaurant, or just the usual L.A. hot spot! It's all of this and more. Located in the ultra modern 1010 Condo Building, it's crowded every night. Loud music, loud conversation, and a see and be seen scene. We loved it. They have a great signature sushi and sashimi menu. With indgrediants such as eel sauce, Kochjan chili ponzu and lotus root. We started with the ultra delicious sashimi plates of chili ponze yellowtail. Presented carpaccio style. And yes we did the touristy Viva Las Vegas Roll. It's a tempura-battered roll of kani kama and cream cheese, toppped with spicy tuna, crab, and shaved lotus root. What a mouthful. Coctails here rein supreme. Some guests are just here for drinks and the social scene. Which is hopping. Try the Ra Pleasure(vodka, melon, black rasberry, sake and fruit juices on ice). Check these guilty pleasures out for yourself!
  • Cafe Nineteen 232 19th St NW # 7100 # 7100, Atlanta, GA 30363 (404) 963-6189

    4 stars Posted on 11/30/2009 04:00pm

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    Since we live in south Buckhead, we go to Atlantic Station for our film needs. Now we have a little cafe across the street from the movie theater. We usually drop in after the movie, for coffee, and a slice of a good variety of desserts. Depending on the movie, sometimes it's just a glass of wine, and an evaluation of the film we just saw. Interesting crowds. Especially during the Jewish Film Festival, when certain selections are shown at Atlantic Station. Just a little oasis for us film foodies!
  • Beleza Lounge 905 Juniper St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 (678) 904-4582

    4 stars Posted on 11/30/2009 04:00pm

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    When we first walked into Lupe, all I could think about was our beloved Cuerno, and that big bull in the middle of the room. But we love tacos, and dug in. Straight forward guac, and one with mango/poblano. Very good. Also we shared a queso fundido, good also with a spicy salsa added. We ordered tacos of beef tongue, carnitas, and sauteed shrimp with jalapenos, with a cilantro aioli. Beef tongue was the best, even if I had in the back of my head, the Beef Tongue sandwich at Katz's Deli/NYC. Desert was a goblet filled with Aztec chocolate, piquant with chilies, and toppped with foamed mango cream. Oh Gosh! The Margs were great as well, but the star for me, was the beef tongue tacos. We will be back!