Cafe Antalya Restaurant Review – Dunwoody, Atlanta, GA [First Impressions]

Some meals are so transcendent, so illuminating, and so invigorating that you are left speechless.  Some meals are just that good, incapable of being captured in text or image, and ethereally delicious.  This my friends, … Read more →

Maras Dondurmasi (Turkish Ice Cream) Is The Coolest [Laugh Of The Day]

Dondurma is the word used for ice cream in Turkey.  Turkish ice cream is made with goats milk and salep (orchid flour).  The resulting product is extremely thick (as a consequence of the salep), fairly … Read more →

Cafe Istanbul Restaurant Review – Decatur, GA [First Impressions]

Part hookah bar/part Turkish food center/part good-time emporium, Café Istanbul has remained a centerpiece of Atlanta’s Mediterranean culinary community for some time.  With my close proximity to Imperial Fez/Ibiza and Divan, and my own stash … Read more →

ChowDownAtlanta Gets It So Right

It started with a stare … tepid at first.  Gradually, a brow furrowed, the lips quivered, and the eyes turned on me … I had sinned.  Mortally sinned for that matter.  Her hand shot across … Read more →

Cafe Agora Restaurant Review – Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

From the archives (11.09.08) A good buddy of mine joined me for lunch at Café Agora this past Friday; the experience was yet another in a long line of tasty meals at this Mediterranean eatery. … Read more →