Friday, Jan 20, 2017

It is 6 o'clock on a Saturday evening and the sidewalks of down Alpharetta are bustling with middle-aged moms and dads tossing cornhole bags with one hand and a drink in the other. Some with small children in tow, but for most it's date night. A few singles meander in small packs casually

I've seen some weird cuisine combinations in my day, but this one, well, let's just say it takes you where no other before has dared to take you. The restaurant I am talking about is Affairs (4120 Old Milton Pkwy, Alpharetta, Tel: 678.566.0169). You know, that big beautiful steakhouse looking building on

If you happen to be driving on Highway 9 between Windward Pkwy and Bethany Bend and witness an out-of-control, very oversized black SUV with one window blown out — I recommend you get the hell out of the way. That's me on my way to lunch, and I probably have my face buried

Owners Vic and Diana Bernardini purchased the land behind The Mill Restaurant in Roswell. Then, they broke ground in December of 2015, constructing the restaurant of their dreams from the ground up. Last week the brand new stark white building opened its doors to the public, serving those bubbly, blistery Neapolitan-style pies

Many years ago, back when I was a hip — or, so I thought — city dweller, I remember visiting Zola Italian Bistro (at the original location) and being so amused at the site of families driving up to the restaurant in golf carts.   Now, I live in the burbs and watching people

Alpharetta has made big strides with its culinary scene the past few years, but I believe the area has been waiting on that single hip restaurant to catapult the city to the next level. Perhaps newly-opened Secreto Kitchen & Bar (6195 Windward Pkwy Suite 102, Alpharetta Tel: 770.752.0922) is the answer. Chef Boyd Rose

Great grub can happen in the most unexpected places. Isn't that what keeps us thoroughly-addicted thrill eaters batting down the doors of every new back alley dive and off-the-beaten-path eatery? No, Bello Italian (101 Meadow Dr, Cumming, Tel: 770.888.1998) isn't new, it has been around for several years. But the restaurant is