Maine Street Coastal Cuisine: Fresh Seafood in Cartersville, Georgia

Maine Street Coastal Cuisine is located on Main Street in Cartersville, Georgia, but the spelling of the first word hints at the decor you’ll find inside and the fresh seafood you’ll enjoy on your plate. Location: 24 West Main Street, Cartersville, Georgia Menu: Diners who prefer something other than seafood can find non-seafood selections at…

Wes-Man’s Restaurant: Southern Classics Near Cartersville, Georgia

Look for the vintage truck weighted down by daily coats of paint, and you’ll know you’re about to taste Wes Wesley’s brand of downhome Southern cooking at Wes-Man’s Restaurant right outside Cartersville, Georgia. Location: 3167 US-411, White, Georgia Menu: At Wes-Man’s Restaurant, a meat-and-three plate can be ordered with meat only, with vegetables only, or…

Bodensee Restaurant: Authentic German Cooking in Helen, Georgia

For a surprisingly authentic European dining experience in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia, look no further than Bodensee Restaurant in Helen. Location: 64 Munich Strasse (Street), Helen, Georgia Menu: Just saying words such as “schnitzel,” “spaetzle,” “goulash” and “schweinebraten” will put a smile on your face, but sampling those dishes,…

Bernie’s at Nacoochee Valley Guest House: Helen, Georgia Gem

For an exceptional meal served with elegance, Bernie’s at Nacoochee Valley Guest House near Helen, Georgia, is a perfect choice. Location: 2220 Highway 17, Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia Menu: Chef Monda Dodge has complete creative freedom in the kitchen of Bernie’s at Nacoochee Valley Guest House, a restaurant and bed and breakfast owned by her mother, Bernie…

Mully’s Nacoochee Grill: Cozy Eatery in Helen, Georgia

Mully’s Nacoochee Grill in Helen, Georgia, is attracting diners from all over north Georgia with its wood-fire grilled entrees, trout and great music. Location: 7277 South Main Street, Helen, Georgia Menu: North Carolina trout is the best seller on Mully’s menu, but the shrimp and grits and baby back ribs come in a close second…

Made-From-Scratch Goodness: home.made, Athens, Georgia

For Southern dishes a cut above what your grandmother might have served, home.made in Athens, Georgia, is serving up some surprising twists on traditional favorites. Location: 1072 Baxter Street, Athens, Georgia Menu: home.made actually has a number of menus beyond lunch and dinner. Those include Meat and Tuesdays Dinner, Saturday Brunch, Supper Club and Happy…

Five and Ten: Creative Southern Dining in Athens, Georgia

A meal at Five and Ten is guaranteed to be an outstanding experience from walking through the door to the last bite of dessert. Afterall, Five and Ten’s Executive Chef and Owner, Hugh Acheson, was a James Beard nominee for Best Chef in the Southeast in 2012 and has just been announced as a 2019…

Paula Deen’s Lady & Sons in Savannah, Georgia

Intro:  Paula Deen started as The Bag Lady, making bag lunches in her home for sons Bobby and Jamie to deliver to local Savannah offices.  Her cooking because so popular she opened her first restaurant, The Lady, in the Best Western Hotel in 1991.  In 1996 she moved to the old Sears & Roebuck building…

Tasty Tacos at Minero’s Atlanta Location

Nestled in amongst the hustle and bustle of Atlanta’s Ponce City Market is a veritable taco heaven: Minero. The Mexican joint is part of the Neighborhood Dining Group. In case you’re not familiar, they’re a conglomerate helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef  Sean Brock. While the PCM location is the second Minero outpost (the original location opened…

Pasta Max Cafe: Northern Italian Food and Vibe in McDonough, Georgia

When you enter Pasta Max Cafe in McDonough, Georgia, the close resemblance to an authentic Italian trattoria might surprise you. The smells and lively family atmosphere are similar, but the Southern drawls of fellow diners are dead giveaways that you’re not actually in a Northern Italian village. Location: 50 Griffin Street, McDonough, Georgia, just off the town…