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 →

Neptune Oyster Review -The North End, Boston, MA: Even Lauded Restaurants Disappoint [Out Of Town]

With a name inspired by the gods and a reputation that follows, one should expect big things from Neptune Oyster in the North End of Boston.  The famed oyster bar, owned by Jeff Nace, seats … Read more →

Wild Thyme Gourmet Restaurant Review – Highlands, NC [Out Of Town]

A few days ago, I found myself running around the town of Highlands, North Carolina.  Sitting comfortably atop the southern portion of North Carolina, Highlands is roughly two-hours via auto from Atlanta.  As such, it’s … Read more →

Johnny’s Bar Restaurant Review – West Side, Cleveland, OH [Out Of Town]

Overall:[rating:3] Tucked away in a somewhat downtrodden area of town, Johnny’s Bar in Cleveland, which serves food from Northern Italy, appears to be an institution.  The restaurant, which has operated under a couple of names … Read more →

Swiss Hot Dog Company In Avon, Co [Out Of Town]

Most everyone who has dropped in on the bustling town of Vail, Colorado remembers the Swiss Hot Dog Company.  The casual eatery had been a fixture in Lionshead for the past couple of decades.  A … Read more →

Bruni Visits The Oak Room, Leaves With Mixed Results.

NYT review guru Frank Bruni recently stopped in for a visit (or two) with Joël Antunès at the Oak Room at the Plaza.  Atlanta denizens called foul when Antunès departed his namesake, Joël, for the … Read more →

Out of Town: Figs Pizza Restaurant Review – Charlestown, Boston, MA

Overall:[rating:0] (epic fail) Oh what a pity … Figs has really fallen flat.  You can sense their hidden, reclusive quality that is masked by a lot (and I do mean a lot) of serious flaws.  … Read more →

FLIP Burger Boutique To Open In Austin, TX

In addition to a new spot in East Atlanta and one in Washington DC, Richard Blais proclaimed Austin, Texas as the luckily winner in the FLIP burger boutique sweepstakes.  As this burger bug continues to … Read more →