Lunch with Lauren: Cafe Sababa

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection Let’s talk about Cafe Sababa. I’m not sure how I didn’t know about this little gem until my friend, Felicia, mentioned it. I’ve walked past it numerous times on the way to Simply Thai, another one of my Dunwoody favorites. Cafe Sababa offers Mediterranean and middle eastern dishes […]


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Buttermilk Kitchen’s “Secret” Fancy Fried Chicken Dinner

By Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection You’ve quite possibly eaten breakfast at Buttermilk Kitchen in Buckhead.   If not, you need to go…and soon….but get there early and expect to wait a little while for a table.  It is worth the wait…just ask my always hungry teenage boys. Buttermilk’s Chef, Suzanne Vizethann, is  a local […]

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants on Buford Highway

Note from Audra:  Check out this great article that Lauren Townsend wrote for Atlanta Parent.  Lauren works part-time for The Aha! Connection as our Instagram queen.  I think I need to hook her up with Foodie Patty real soon! The restaurants on Buford Highway are a melting pot of international influences. Navigating the cuisine can […]

Patty’s Foodie Frenzy: Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chão is an authentic Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized in fire-roasting high-quality meats for 26 years. …Fogo is proudly gluten friendly but not vegan friendly…no surprise!! Fairly new on our restaurant scene is the Dunwoody Fogo De Chao.  The other Fogo in town (Buckhead) has been very successful, so I expect […]

Open Table’s “Best Overall Restaurants”

Note from Audra:  The four closest to Dunwoody are in Alpharetta and Buckhead. But keep in mind we also have a La Grotta and a Capital Grille in Dunwoody too! Stone’s Cuisine & Cocktails Nahm Thai Cuisine The Capital Grille – Buckhead, Atlanta La Grotta Click here for the full list in Open Table.

Restaurant Reviews: Black Walnut Cafe, Fogo de Chao, and Peachtree Cafe

Black Walnut Cafe in Peachtree Corners –  My family dined here for Easter brunch and loved it.  It was shockingly affordable.   They save money by a “fast casual” ordering approach.  I recommend getting your menu, choosing a table, sitting down to review the menu (it’s expansive and you’ll want time to look it over), then […]

Patty’s Foodie Frenzy: Da Vinci’s Donuts

by Patty Moncrief After picking my daughter up from school on Wednesday, I told her that we needed to make a quick stop at Publix.  After all of the protests, she began to negotiate.  She would go to the store with me, if we could go to Da Vinci’s Donuts afterward.  It was such a […]