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Calcutta Palate, Doraville GA

Calcutta Palate, Doraville GA

I met friends for lunch at this newly-opened Indian restaurant for a lunch buffet that’s surely one of the best deals in the city right now. It’s very good food for a delightfully low $5.99, and right next door to one of the Atlanta area’s best grocery stores. Continue reading

Monterrey, Doraville GA

Monterrey, Doraville GA

Consider this chapter a postscript to the recent story about the defunct Shrimp Boats chain. Would you believe that there is a connection, admittedly a tenuous one, between that chain and all the queso dip that you ate too much of with your buddies in high school? Read on! Continue reading

1968 at Cafe 101, Doraville GA

1968 at Cafe 101, Doraville GA

Everybody recognizes this really weird building on Buford Highway, which has been home to several different restaurants called Cafe 101. But once upon a time, it was an Oogleblook, which is what really interested me. What in the world, you might fairly ask, is an Oogleblook? Read on. Continue reading