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Archive for October, 2009

Favorite local blogger

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1) Charm Home

You say, “Atlanta interior designer Cristi Holcombe has a come up with a terrific blog. It gives you great ideas – both small and large. Really, from just sprucing up an area, to ideas/concepts for an entire house.”

2) The Broke Socialite

3) High Gloss Blue

4) You Are What You Eat…or Reheat

5) The Blissful Glutton

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1) Running With Tweezers

We say, “This might be subtitled ‘tales from the frontlines of food,’ but food stylist Tami Hardeman’s blog has more heart, soul and personality than your average food blog.”

2) The Broke Socialite

3) The Coupon Diva

4) Eat It, Atlanta

5) Braves & Birds – The Atlanta Sports Blog

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Best cup of joe

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1) Dunkin Donuts

You say,  “I sound like such a sell out… But seriously,  I love Dunkin Donuts, they are the best. Their regular blend … It’s like utopia in a cup.”

2) Starbucks

3) Dancing Goats

4) Aurora Coffee

5) Octane Coffee Bar

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1) Octane Coffee Bar

We say, “With a new location just opened in Emory Village, the east side of Atlanta will get a taste of the beautifully brewed cups and rare, sustainably-sourced  beans that have made this spot a Westside favorite.”

2) Aurora Coffee

3) Dancing Goats

4) Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee House

5) Caribou Coffee

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Best desserts

YOUR PICKS

1) Cakes by Coco

You say, “Cakes by CoCo has the best cakes I’ve tasted since moving to Atlanta 6 years ago! I was first introduced to the rich, indulgent sweets at a gathering. Many of the attendees inquired about the desserts and several of us have been hooked ever since.”

2) Piece of Cake

3) Café Intermezzo

4) Southern Sweets

5) Metrotainment Bakery

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Tres Leches cake from Tierra.

1) Tierra

Dining critic Meridith Ford Goldman says, “The tres leches cake at Tierra makes me want to cake dive my face into the plate: sweet, almost pudding like, and blanketed with swirls of soft meringue.”

2) JCT Kitchen

3) Shaun’s

4) Cakes & Ale

5) Rexall Grill

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Best seafood

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1) Atlanta Fish Market

You say, “I love Atlanta Fish Market, the menu is really simple and really relies on the freshest fish.”

2) Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

3) Spondivits Seafood & Steaks

4) Legal Sea Foods

5) Oceanaire Seafood Room

OUR PICKS

Oysters1) C & S Seafood and Oyster Bar

Dining critic Meridith Ford Goldman says, “For a landlocked city like Atlanta, a classic fish house is a refreshing change from the usual steak-and-sushi gig, and C & S proves its mettle when it comes to making simple preparations — broiled or chargrilled fish, elegant but simply prepared with sides of roasted fingerling potatoes and haricot verts — into big, bold plates of beauty.”

2) Kyma

3. Oceanaire Seafood Room

4. Legal Sea Foods

5. McCormick & Schmick’s

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