Archive for the ‘East Cobb’ Category

Chequers Relocates to East Cobb

After many years in the Perimeter area, Chequers Steaks and Seafood relocated to East Cobb. Taking over the old Houlihans space, they seem to be a welcome addition for East Cobbers. We were invited to sample the menu at Chequers in its new home. The wines by the glass list didn’t […]

common quarter marietta, ga restaurant review

Common Quarter: A Departure from Chains in East Cobb

Common Quarter, open less than a year in East Cobb, is owned and operated by the guys behind Local 3 and Muss and Turner’s. I’ll admit, on my first visit to Common Quarter in Marietta, I was disappointed. There were dishes executed poorly and service issues. I chalked it up to growing pains and vowed […]

Zeal Opens in East Cobb

Located in strip mall in East Cobb, Zeal is a completely renovated version of it’s former space. There’s something a little sad about to me. It’s probably because I grew up going to the Empress of China, the restaurant formerly in Zeal’s space. The new layout is completely unrecognizable from it once was. It is […]

Bistro VG Roswell, GA Restaurant Review

I hadn’t been to Bistro VG since its conversion from Van Gogh’s. I’d heard rumors that things had gone down hill and quite honestly, I’ve never really been impressed with its sister restaurant, Aspens.  Mr. ARB wanted to have his birthday dinner there this year and I’m happy to say, I was pleasantly surprised by […]

AJ’s Famous Seafood and Po Boys, Marietta, GA

Famished late one afternoon last month, I decided to finally stop in AJ’s Famous Seafood and Po Boys after driving by it a gazillion times. The restaurant is small. Besides a booth and a large round table up front, most seating is tables for two along the back wall. It did have a seafood / […]