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DINNERS ON A DIME: CupcakeMania

DINNERS ON A DIME: CupcakeMania

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local cupcake bakeries. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

Described as one of the premier cupcakery in Atlanta, CamiCakes “specializes in gourmet cupcakes for Atlantan’s to enjoy for every occasion. The bakery offers an array of cupcakes like the Lemon Drop, Sweet Potato, Strawberries and Cream and the CinnaSwirl. The shop isn’t open on Sunday’s and sometimes they offer half-price cupcakes on Saturday, in order to sellout. All cupcakes are baked fresh, daily. And this shop has locations in Jacksonville and Tinseltown, Florida. CamiCakes is located at 2221 Peachtree Road in Atlanta.

Tucked away in Milton, Jilly’s Cupcakery is a family owned cupcake bakery which offers cupcakes for every occasion.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local BBQ. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

Harold’s Barbeque is a pretty popular restaurant with those of the “old guard” Atlanta. Perhaps, pretty popular is an understatement because according to some Harold’s is “the Georgia Bar-B-Que”. The restaurant which was frequented by the late Southern writer Lewis Grizzard epitomizes old Atlanta; and they even still have a sign sponsored by Coca-Cola. Harold’s is cash only so bring your wallet. The restaurant is located at 171 McDonough Boulevard in Atlanta.

Popular wrestler Abdullah the Butcher chops and smokes the opposition in and outside of the ring.

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DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local sushi restaurants. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

The Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, Wasabi, is a pretty good sushi restaurant according to Douglasville residents. This restaurant offers hibachi and a long list of sushi selections. Most of the rolls sold at the restaurant are sold for under $10 and although the restaurant doubles as a steakhouse, it offers a three page long sushi menu. The restaurant is located at 9436 Highway 5 in Douglasville.

Popular Vinnings restaurant, Orient Express, is famous for their variety of sushi rolls and creative Asian inspired meals. The restaurant offers house sushi rolls, special sushi rolls and dinner sushi combinations.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local breakfast eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Locals love White House Restaurant, the restaurant which is located in Buckhead is an independently owned Greek-American diner. The place is tiny and easy to miss but diners love this restaurant for its quirky feel. The restaurant serves omlettes, pancakes, sandwiches and other Greek fare; however, people love their breakfast menu, above all. The restaurant is open from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. It’s located at 3172 Peachtree Road in Buckhead.

Ria’s Bluebird which is located in the Grant Park neighborhood is a favorite among the Atlanta’s inTown crowd. Their popular dishes include: Fish and Grits, the Bluebird Burrito and the Southwest Tofu Scramble. The restaurant is located near the King Memorial Marta station.

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

AUSTELL, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local Cinco de Mayo eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

College students and locals enjoy The Border Mexican Restaurant on Maple Street in Carrollton. On Cinco de Mayo the restaurant will be holding their regular karaoke, they’ll also offer drink and food specials. The restaurant is a favorite for its vegetarian offerings and vast selection of imported Mexican beers. Visit the restaurant at 1210 Maple Street in Carrolton.

According to neighborhood residents, Margarita’s Mexican Cantina is the best authentic Mexican food in the area. This restaurant has an extensive vegetarian menu and its staple item is a cornbread dish, supposedly best served with beans.