Son of A Gun: Man Overboard In LA

At face value, Son of A Gun in Los Angeles serves as the antithesis to its sister restaurant, the highly regarded though disappointing to me Animal.  Animal is simply dressed, whereas Son of A Gun … Read more →

Marea: A Pasta Gold Mine

A masterful dining experience is the consequence of a tapestry of constituents woven together to elicit an inspirational reaction.  That’s the type of grandiose impression a meal at New York City’s Marea can leave.  Quietly … Read more →

Billy Jack’s BBQ And Shrimp Co. Hits Westside Atlanta [Openings]

Hot on the heels of a new hibachi restaurant (the just opened Sakura Stix), a new barbecue joint is set to open in Westside.  The Bunyan-esc Billy Jack’s BBQ and Shrimp Co. is currently in … Read more →

Goin’ Coastal Restaurant Review – Virginia Highlands, Atlanta, GA [First Impressions]

Just last week, Zach Kell and Seth Hendricks brought their Goin’ Coastal concept from Canton, GA all the way down I-75 and into Virginia Highlands.  As the name suggests, Goin’ Coastal is all about the … Read more →

Coast Seafood & Raw Bar Restaurant Review – Buckhead, Atlanta, GA [First Impressions]

The corner of E. Andrews and W. Paces Ferry in Buckhead is choke full of Atlanta’s forgotten culinary greatness.  Yes, the converted home that housed one of Atlanta’s most notable restaurants (Seeger’s) has gradually morphed … Read more →

Capt. Shrimp Seafood House Restaurant Review – Fort Lauderdale, FL [Out Of Town]

The drive up the Eastern seaboard of the United States is daunting to say the least.  Considering the trek from Miami to Atlanta, there is just something wrong about the idea of driving for 12-hours … Read more →

B.O.’s Fish Wagon Restaurant Review – Key West, FL [Out Of Town]

You don’t go to China to enjoy great pizza (though I’m sure it can be found somewhere in the Middle Kingdom).  Similarly, you don’t go to Florida for good Tex-Mex.  No, if you find yourself … Read more →

Kelly’s Roast Beef: A Review In Clams – Revere, Boston, MA

Another year, another trip to Boston, another visit to Kelly’s Roast Beef.  Like clockwork I am.  Boston, and the surrounding ‘hood, is like a second home to yours truly.  It should be no surprise then … Read more →

C & S Seafood And Oyster Bar Restaurant Review – Vinings, Atlanta, GA [First Impressions]

At first glance, C&S Seafood and Oyster bar is another in the long list of Atlanta restaurants that under delivers and over charges.  As with all first impressions, it’s hard for any single diner, myself … Read more →

Steamhouse Lounge Restaurant Review – Midtown, Atlanta, GA [From The Archives]

Originally written 11.6.08 The best way to sum this up: A failure on most fronts.  Seafood (sans sushi) is not well represented in this city; however, that’s not for lack of options. For those craving … Read more →

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