Chanaa Daal

Tandoor – Looks Can be Deceiving

Atlanta is fortunate to have a large Indian population, and thus hundreds of restaurants that cater to their culinary heritage; unfortunately some of them are not very good and don’t take the time to nurture their craft. This is one of the main reasons why so many “gringos” have negative perceptions of the food. Tandoor…

Marietta Diner – Kicking it Old School

What are your impressions of the classic American diner? Growing up mine was of busy dining rooms full of elderly people where the fare was plentiful but seldom good. Their menus were as thick as phone books and every waitress addressed you as sugar, honey or darling, which can be creepy if not delivered correctly.…

Botekim – Upscale Brazilian OTP

When you mention a Brazilian restaurant to folks in the US they automatically envision various cuts of roasted meat, ushered about and sliced at the command of a colored card. They then remember the pain from overindulging in the “salad” bar that was literally the size of a large school bus; is this really what…