Paris Baguette — Mont Blanc

Paris Baguette’s Mont Blanc Pastry

Incredibly rich with a piping of dense chestnut paste on top and stuffed with two little roasted chestnuts under the paste, these were divine. We both love just about anything and everything with chestnuts. Yes, the chestnut paste might be [...]

Pho Dai Loi

Bún Bò Huế

Pho Dai Loi offers a version that is truly a delicious thing of beauty. The combination of rich flavors all melt together in luscious harmony.

Tender slices of beef, blood pudding, pork hock, herbs and…

Is it star [...]

Pho Bac

Hủ Tiếu Nam Vang Hu Tieu hoac Mi Nam Vang (Shrimp, Squid, & Pork with Egg Noodles)

Bún

And, there was at least one quail egg, too.

Bún Bò Huế

Tom, Dick & Hank

TDH Tom, Dick, & Hank

Smoked Turkey Ribs

What is a turkey rib? Well, it’s a slice of turkey breast that’s smoked on one bone. That bone gives you something to hold on to while you nibble it up. It’s incredibly tender. [...]

Las Costas Nayaritas

Huanchinango Frito (Deep-Fried Red Snapper)

Three visits and 6 whole deep-fried red snappers in a month, each golden brown and nicely seasoned with salt and pepper.

Served with a very generous order of piping hot fries, buttered rice, lettuce and [...]

The Pub Perimeter

Black Velvet (Guiness over Cider, too sweet and heavy for us)

Fluffy (food court style) pretzels, one of the mustards had a mildly decent kick. The other was simply way too sweet for our taste.

Fish & Chips

Bassett’s Allsorts Licorice & Passion Fruit Gum Pops

Bassett’s Allsorts Licorice

If you have an Italian grandmother that’s over 60, chances are very high that she loves these candies. (And Galliano, Pastis, Pernod, Absinthe, Sambuca, Anisette… and probably most things licorice, anise and fennel flavored) Now, we love them, too. That’s mostly due [...]

Cafe 101 Johns Creek

Kung Pao Shrimp & Scallops

Chicken With Cashews

The sauces were a bit too thick, heavy and overly salty.

Cafe 101 Johns Creek 11950 Jones Bridge Road Suite 112 Johns Creek, GA 30005 770 680 5462

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Raku — Unadon + Tonkostu Ramen

Steamed Buns With Pork Belly

Tender, thinly sliced pork belly with red pickled ginger, scallions, and finely shredded cabbage on a steamed bun, these were lovely.

Unadon

Roasted sesame seeds, red pickled ginger, scallions, seaweed slivers, and [...]

Yummy Garden

Pompano In Spicy Sauce With Soy

When given the option, always opt for the spicy sauce. That’s our rule of thumb, anyway.

With Cilantro Death Shroud

Yummy Garden (Great Wall Food Court) 2300 Pleasant Hill Road B-6 Duluth, GA 30096 770 [...]