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Tried-and-true favorites continue to deliver

In a time when ever-changing menus that rely on what is in season are nearly the norm, there is something refreshing about an old...

June 9, 2019 1:00 am

Transformed space isn't typical hotel eatery

The best item I had was something I didn't expect to find at such an upscale-looking place, much less fall in love with there.

June 2, 2019 1:00 am

Burgers, more hit home run at Calhoun spot

With baseball season in full swing, I can't help but think “knocked it out of the park”.

May 26, 2019 1:00 am

City chain's salsa bar something to behold

Everything good about the newest Salsa Grille on YMCA Park Drive was also everything that was bad about it.

May 19, 2019 1:00 am

Meatballs still shine under new ownership

It is really more inevitable than it is simply possible.

May 12, 2019 1:00 am

Meals, cocktails done to upscale perfection

What has changed about the former Wine Down in The Harrison along West Jefferson Boulevard made it a place I will frequent.

May 5, 2019 1:00 am

Decatur chef returns to smoke competition

Soul Pig proved to me that not only has Mark Graves mastered the smoker, he is still sprinkling in the unique Southern dishes I grew to...

April 28, 2019 1:00 am

Choose-own-ingredients spot a good choice

AA is a fast-casual place where you make your way along a counter choosing fresh ingredients to make whatever dish you select.

April 21, 2019 1:00 am

Behind-the-scenes look at reviewing eateries

I get questions all the time about how I do my job, what the “rules” are when I go in to review a restaurant and how I don't...

April 14, 2019 1:00 am

Coffeehouse hits right note with bread, soup

Was this new version of Firefly Coffee House better?

April 7, 2019 1:00 am

Differing scenes, but Crossing has options

The food Dupont Bar puts out is solid and satisfying.

March 31, 2019 1:00 am

Find top-notch service, Thai in Huntertown

You won't mind the limited choices, the waiting, dealing with the cold or making the drive to Huntertown to enjoy what Nine House serves...

March 24, 2019 1:00 am