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Two Stars for Pallookaville and Alpharetta's di Paolo

Pallookaville.
Pallookaville.
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In this week's Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jenny Turknett revisits Alpharetta upscale Italian restaurant di Paolo. It opened in 1995 and is now run by chef Darin Hiebel, and Turknett awards it two stars. She recommends the "safe bet" thin-crust pizzas, the chicken and risotto, and the housemade tagliatelle con sugo di carne and selection of gelati, but warns that some dishes can be "thick and heavy.'

Because the city's dining scene is getting exciting, Atlanta's Bill Addison will now critique a few restaurants online in addition to his once monthly print review. First up is Pallookaville, and the Avondale Estates estalbishment gets a "very good" two out of four stars for its "carny fare."

THE ELSEWHERE AND THE BLOGS: East Cobb's Zeal gets one star from the AJC, Creative Loafing talks corndogs and more at Pallookaville and Sobban and gives a first look at skewer restaurant Bob, Bella Vivere says the Bocado burger lives up to the hype, this week's Best Thing We Ate on Zagat is Ssam Burger's Seoul burger, Marie, Let's Eat enjoys the nachos at Red Pepper, Atlanta etc. goes to Takorea, and Burgers, Barbecue, and Everything Else checks out Rodney Scott in Exile at Gunshow, Hot Dish Review has mixed feelings about Kimball House, and MW Eats has some great pictures of a meal at Better Half.
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Bocado

887 Howell Mill Road Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 815-1399 Visit Website

Gunshow

924 Garrett Street, , GA 30316 (404) 380-1886 Visit Website

Bob

660 Irwin St NE, Atlanta, GA 30312 678-705-7945

Red Pepper Taqueria

3135 Piedmont Road Northeast, , GA 30305 (404) 869-2773 Visit Website

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