Sweet Auburn Barbecue

Sweet Auburn Barbecue

Cocktails

Starters

Sweet Auburn Country Picnic Plate

If you start here, you’ll never be able to finish the rest of your meal. This very generous plate of candied bacon, pimento [...]

‘Cue Barbecue

‘Cue BBQ

Pulled Pork…

And Chicken

Ribs

The meat was a bit dry… even under a rather thick coating of sauce.

Collards & Sweet Potato [...]

Man Chun Hong

Sichuan Wontons With Red Chili Oil

We’ve never been soup lovers. But, oh my goodness, we do love this dish. This is one rich and spicy broth that holds our attention from the first bite to the very last. Both the red chili oil clinging [...]

Paris Baguette Cafe — Another Visit

Paris Baguette Cafe Pastries

Two Canelés, Two Almond Rum Pastries, & One Chocolatine

You can even see the flecks of vanilla dotting the top of the canelé.

Decisions, decisions…

Clearly, the chocolatine must [...]

Paris Baguette Cafe

The Paris Baguette Cafe Cronut

Or Croissant Doughnut

Coffee Cream Croissant Dougnut

Crisp, thin layers flake beautifully on the exterior.

Fluffy layers and generous quantities of cream mingle inside. This was one extremely [...]

Serpas

“Cronuts” Serpas Style

Rich and dense, these doughnuts are made out of danish (or laminated) dough.

Served warm with the buttery glaze just beginning to set, these were a lovely, edible mountain of fried dough. We were expecting smaller bites to start our [...]

No. 246

Brioche Zeppoles With Pecan Praline Cream

So rich, one makes a satisfying start to the meal.

Sadly, two out of three were slightly under-cooked in the center.

The Breakfast Burger

Breakfast burger, or [...]

La Calavera Bakery

La Calavera Bakery Croissants & A Mini Chocolate Babka

Look at all of those beautiful layers.

Delicate, bubbly flakes on the exterior yield to soft, fluffy layers inside.

Chocolate, Plain, Gruyère & Bacon, Chocolate Glazed Babka, Whole [...]

TBM — Three Blind Mice

Shrimp & Grits

So rich and creamy, those grits possess real substance and density. Normally, we wouldn’t think of density as a positive food attribute. But, in this case, it was. There was a dense, creamy custard quality that was extremely memorable in the best possible way.

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Alon’s

Another Alon’s Bakery Breakfast

Apple Raisin Bran Muffin, Chocolate Babka, & Another Divine Baguette

Loaded with finely diced apple pieces and plumb raisins, this muffin fills two needs. It’s healthy and tasty.

Chocolate Babka