What started ostensibly as a trip to reconnect with Kozee and see Scuba DJ at U Street Music Hall, spiraled into a hedonistic food exploration as bad weather and a series of events led me to making the trip solo.
Running a little behind on getting these mini-vacation posts up on to the website but fortunately there is no time limit on these. Two weekends ago I took my first trip back to New Orleans in a decade, marking my first time back since Hurricane Katrina. Similar to every New Orleans trip I have made previously this one was centered around food and music, so… let’s get to the good stuff. Continue reading
Ended up here for lunch, realizing after the fact that this is the same BBQ restaurant that catered my office’s Christmas party last week. Having already sampled their pork and chicken, I decided to give the dry rib a try (w/ Texas Toast + Fries).
The Greater Good BBQ
441 Roswell Road NE
The weather is changing and soup weather is upon us. Granted I tend to go to Umaido even when the temperature is in the 90s, now that it is beginning to feel like fall with only two months left in the year, everybody is going to be pho this and pho that until mid-Spring. Thankfully Chow Down Atlanta has done the dirty work and given a rundown of around a dozen or so options in the metro-Atlanta area.
TL;DR – Pho Da Loi, with locations in Forest Park, BuHi, and L’ville, took the #1 spot
In case you missed it, Eater Atlanta is accusing Yum Bunz of serving frozen pre-made bao. My objection here is not towards Yum Bunz, but instead why a website that considers itself a reputable force in the “restaurant blogging community” (N.B. I just cringed typing that) considers this a news-worth topic. Not to the surprise of anybody reading this, I took the opportunity to let Eater Atlanta know they are finding stories where there are none in a shameless ploy to generate more hits. (i.e. generate ad impressions on their website)
After they started favoriting my tweets but refusing to respond, I turned the screws a bit and was invited by Eater.com to email in my concerns. I have emailed them a copy of this URL because, quite simply, they published their story online, and they want to feign journalistic integrity. In light of both these facts it seemed unfair to take the conversation offline. I stand behind what I publish, otherwise I wouldn’t bother putting it in a public forum. You don’t get to start the discussion in public then take all conversations of it offline when the tenor doesn’t suit you. Sorry, but you’re not getting off the hook that easy.
So without further introduction, I give you my long-awaited treatise against Eater.
@icntmx sorry to hear you’re not happy with the post/the site. feel free to email me [redacted] if you’d like to talk further.
— Eater Atlanta (@EaterAtlanta) August 29, 2013
to go alongside sushi omakase (first portion not pictured)