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Praise for St. Cecilia, Two Stars for Common Quarter

St. Cecilia.
St. Cecilia.
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In the latest installment of Knife & Fork, Christiane Lauterbach praises Ford Fry's latest concept St. Cecilia. Go for the service, Lara Creasy's cocktails, and seafood dishes like the "awesome" spaghetti with Jonah crab, razor clams, and "perfect" triggerfish. New Buckhead destination pizzeria Don Antonio gets two and a half stars for housemade burrata, flash-fried pizzas, and irresistible pre-pie dishes like montanarine, angioletti, and battilocchio del giorno. Lauterbach awards the new brunch service at Cakes & Ale two stars for good cocktails and entrees like the croque madame, classic quiche, and six-minute egg on polenta. Sprinkles gets one star for "squat" cupcakes that cost more outside at the ATM than inside the actual shop, and Castleberry Hill's Smoke Ring gets the same for its "moderately trendy southern-inflected comfort fare."

THE ELSEWHERE AND THE BLOGS: East Cobb's Common Quarter gets two stars in the AJC, Kessler returns to The Lawrence, Food Wolf Blog goes to Vintage Frozen Custard, Hot Dish Review celebrates a birthday at Watershed on Peachtree, ATL Food Snob checks out C'Om Vietnamese Grill in Dunwoody, Eat It, Atlanta sits down with the Meatstick at One Eared Stag, and Marie, Let's Eat did not enjoy Williamson Bros. Bar-B-Q but had a magnificent meal at Smoke Ring. Burgers, Barbecue, and Everything Else had a great first meal at Sweet Auburn Barbecue but was left underwhelmed by West & Mill.
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One Eared Stag

1029 Edgewood Avenue Northeast, , GA 30307 (404) 525-4479 Visit Website

Sprinkles Atlanta

3393 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326 404 846 1599 Visit Website

Cakes & Ale

155 Sycamore Street, , GA 30030 (404) 377-7994 Visit Website

Vintage Frozen Custard

1075 Canton Street, , GA 30075 (678) 694-8903 Visit Website

West & Mill Bistro and Bar

1000 Marietta St NW, Ste 202, Atlanta, GA 30318 678 974 8953

Common Quarter

1205 Johnson Ferry Dr., Marietta, GA Visit Website

Smoke Ring

309 Nelson Street Southwest, , GA 30313 (404) 228-6377 Visit Website

The Lawrence

905 Juniper Street Northeast, , GA 30309 (404) 961-7178 Visit Website