Kool Local Bar at Dive N Boar

Located in the Cherrydale community of Greenville, sits an inconspicuous joint called the Dive-N-Boar.  Sitting in a strip center, off a busy Hwy 291, you would not suspect that great things happen inside this place, like good food and great music!  Locals probably realize the appeal with Happy Hour from…


Sizzling Steaks at Appalachian Grill

This photo of Appalachian Grill is courtesy of TripAdvisor Appalachian Grill in Cartersville, Georgia Located just 30 minutes northeast of Dallas, Cartersville can lay claim to one of the most quaint, romantic steak house restaurants in this area. The Appalachian Grill offers all standard cuts of beef (rib-eye, strip, filet,…


Whistle Stop Cafe in Travelers Rest

The Whistle Stop Cafe in Travelers Rest, South Carolina was originally built in 1932 and billed as The American Cafe.  Renovated in 2013, the restaurant is now known as The Whistle Stop American Cafe and is one of the most popular restaurants in Travelers Rest.  Adjacent to the Swamp Rabbit…


Mac’s Speed Shop Offers More Than Barbecue

Mac’s Speed Shop is a restaurant originally opened 11 years ago, in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Currently with six locations between North and South Carolina, the five owners take pride in their concept of “traditional barbecue” matched with good beer; however, the restaurant offers other comfort foods such as burgers, wings…


A Good Mexican Restaurant in Hiram

Mexican Restaurant in Hiram? Apprehensive about  just another Mexican restaurant in Hiram, I was intrigued by the name Huey Luey’s Fine Mexican Food.  Skeptical “fine Mexican Food” could mean higher prices and gourmet style, I was reluctant. Regardless of very little research, I visited on a weekday evening for dinner.…


Stoney River Legendary Steaks – Review

Pleasurable dining experience at Stoney River of Atlanta Always looking for a good steak, this cuisine critique takes us to an exclusive, upscale steak house, Stoney River Legendary Steaks. Although, they have locations in six cities throughout the country, their motto is “a collection, not a chain.”  From the moment…


Suffering at Shillings On The Square

A 30 year old establishment on the historic Marietta Square, Shillings On The Square offers brunch, a “street side grill,” group dining and an upper level.  Dining late on a Friday evening (9 pm), my husband and I were looking forward to a romantic atmosphere with a worthy level of…


The Marietta Diner Landmark

With a shiny, chrome exterior and a warm chestnut interior, The Marietta Diner serves pancakes at midnight, or pasta for breakfast, possibly a slice of delectable cheesecake anytime of the day.  Over 150 items offered on the menu, customer with the most finicky taste buds can find something to please…


Grill Marks Makes an Impression

Grill Marks is a casual, quaint burger restaurant that offers not only fries, burgers and shakes – but also, comfort and southern hospitality.  Established restaurateurs, Mark & Larkin Hammond  constructed over a dozen burger options, blended with Angus beef, chuck, brisket and short ribs, Grill Marks offers indispensable burgers in downtown Greenville.  Located on…


Flying Biscuit Cafe Had Me Soaring

The Flying Biscuit Cafe is a franchise chain restaurant with 14 locations between Metro Atlanta, North Carolina and Florida.  I stopped to have lunch at the Norcross, Georgia location.  Reminiscent of a diner style atmosphere, The Flying Biscuit offers casual dining with breakfast served all day.  Each location serves up…