Since founding Riverside Pizza in Lawrenceville in 1999, Al and Sandy Thompson have expanded their pizzeria business to a total of nine locations across the Atlanta area. The Thompsons oversee each shop, ensuring that pizza chefs top the day's dough with homemade sauce and real cheese grated by real cows. Besides loading pizzas with everything from sausage and mushrooms to barbecue chicken, the Riverside crew assembles roast beef, club, and Italian–style sandwiches alongside caesar and greek salads.
Azar's Natural Foods caravans the Mediterranean to bring back healthy recipes drawing from Spanish, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Lebanese, and Moroccan lands. The menu includes a vast variety including ample vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and seafood dishes. An earthy and relaxing décor sets the tone to dine on dishes such as maza—an appetizer plate overflowing with hummus, baba gannouj, tabbuli, stuffed grape leaves, plus dip-worthy olives, tomatoes, pickles, pita bread, ($12.95)—and stuffed eggplant, which encapsulates ground beef, pine nuts, and onions under a smooth tomato sauce ($13.95). Other delectable edibles include kebab dinners consisting of two skewers threaded through grilled vegetables ($8.95), chicken ($13.95), beef ($14.95), or a combination of all three ($15.95).
Cheeseburger Bobby’s serves gourmet burgers, fries, and rich frozen custard in a family-friendly atmosphere. Its hamburgers, like all the best American Idol contestants, are fresh, never frozen, and prepared by hand. Bobby’s classic cheeseburgers ($3.99) are always cooked to order. Select your hamburger’s make and model, and then truss it up at the condiment bar, choosing from a variety of fresh veggies. The crispy and crunchy french fries are fresh-cut from Idaho’s finest twice each day. This cabin of comestibles expands potential meatsperiences with options such as the Bobby's BBQ chicken sandwich ($5.39) or jumbo beef hot dog ($2.99). Herbivores can enjoy veggie burgers ($4.89) with fries ($2.39) or onion rings ($2.69).
Nestled in the hills at Lake Lanier in Cumming is the Coo Coo’s Nest both upscale casual restaurant and sports bar; the free standing, two-story building’s interior offers an expansive open area with high ceilings that holds a certain appeal; bright, open and homey with huge indoor and outdoor patio bars towering the way!
Evoo Tapas Bar tips the taste-bud scales with a menu of small plates, large plates, and tossed salads. After choosing from more than 20 tapas, diners dig into the cured meat board colorfully composed of violet mustard, cornichons, and blueberry compote ($9), or the popcorn shrimp and grits ($9.50) mixed up with popcorn plucked from authentic vines. Greens eaters can crunch their way through a beet salad ($7.50) or a crab salad of baby greens, lemon gastrique, tomatoes, avocado, and basil buds ($12). If appetites still haven't faded, customers can investigate a carefully selected selection of six large plates to restock belly shelves. The poached Scottish salmon ($22) comes garnished with a sesame skin chip, fingerling potatoes, plus oro blanco and ruby-red grapefruit. The Osso Buco short rib ($19) or 8-ounce Black Angus fillet ($23) make friends with meat-friendly mouths and rev up creative juices with artful plating.
This tune-filled eatery treats patrons' paunches to a range of classic bar fare, including bleu-cheese chips, juicy burgers, tortilla-wrapped meals, and fried catfish. After gaining entrance into the establishment with a secret handshake or multiperson horse disguise, pairs or quartets can build their own fortress using a pile of nachos and fixings or house-made potato chips with melted bleu-cheese crumbles. More than 10 burger choices support such unions as jalapenos with ranch dressing or pineapples with teriyaki sauce. Other handhelds arrive in the form of fried-catfish tacos and a smoky chipotle-chicken wrap. Cool off mouth motors with a selection of soda, beer, or well drinks.