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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.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

MABLETON, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features favorite affordable, neighborhoods 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.

Enjoy authentic Italian at Giovanni’s Restaurant on the East West Connector. This restaurant features specials like Chicken Piccata and Ravioli Stuffed with Lobster for under $15. Every meal is served with salad and garlic bread, consistent with the style of a classic Italian family dinner. All desserts are priced under $5 and their most expensive bottle of wine is $26. Bring your family out for an affordable Italian style dinner. Giovanni’s is located at 2495 East West Connector in Austell.

Locals love Gumbeaux’s: a Cajun Grill, the restaurant is known for their moderately priced authentic Cajun fare. The restaurant was established in 1994 and is family owned and operated.

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

WEST METRO – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we’re compiling a list of Inexpensive Date Spots for you to take your special someone.

In today’s economy, it’s important to find companionship which, in our opinion, is the cheapest form of entertainment. However, it’s the springtime, and people like to get out every now and then. So, check out these suggestions for fun under $15.

Take your date on a trip to Sweetwater Creek State Park. On April 30, the park will hold a Twilight Canoe trip. This sunset ride is ranger-led and only open to adults who can swim and have some canoeing experience. $15 includes the canoe, paddle and PFD. The trip will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will return to shore around 9:00 p.m.

Hungry? Don't miss $7 for $15 worth of food at Candi's for Breakfast

Hungry? Don't miss $7 for $15 worth of food at Candi's for Breakfast

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Free Waffle Fries from Chick-fil-a

Free Waffle Fries from Chick-fil-a

To celebrate the release of the new Heinz Dip & Squeeze Ketchup, head on over to Chick-fil-A on March 4 from 2-4 p.m. and you can get a free medium order of waffle fries.

Free Chick-fil-A Waffle Fries

Atlanta: Buckhead Restaurant Week Begins!

Atlanta: Buckhead Restaurant Week Begins!

Atlanta is a melting pot of food integration. There isn’t a favorite dish you can’t find in Atlanta. With so many choices of great cuisine, restaurant week allows you to sample dishes from some of the best eateries in the city.There is nothing more unsettling than visiting a city or better yet living in the city and not knowing where to satisfy your taste buds. Each participating restaurant offers a delectablemouth-watering, pocket conscious menu for your dining pleasure. What a great excuse not to cook for an entire week!

For Restaurant Week dates, Participating Restaurants and Menus click here!

FOOD REVIEW: Peter Chang’s, Smyrna GA

FOOD REVIEW: Peter Chang’s, Smyrna GA

The Peter Chang story epitomizes the American Dream. Born and trained in China, served meals to the Chinese President, came to the United States to prepare meals in the Chinese Embassy. Since then he’s been hop-scotching around the South and mid-Atlantic states being a serial restaurateur, each to widespread critical acclaim.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE >> http://atlanta-food-critic.com/2011/02/peter-changs-smyrna-ga/