Three is a trend

Three is a trend

January 24, 2018

After the fall of Poké Perfect, Juicy Drop still remains, but faces another poké competitor: Poké Bar, a popular Californian franchise. It now replaces Poké Perfect in the treasured Yogurt Tap location, as of last week.

Poké Wars

Poké Wars

October 29, 2017

Within a few months of each other, two different restaurants opened within a block of each other, offering the same Hawaiian inspired food: poké. With fast, fresh food, Poké Perfect and Juicy Drop are ready to take on Decatur.

Owner, Michael Lo, wanted to open a bar in the restaurant, which is a relatively new feature for most traditional Chinese restaurants.

Double Dragon opens in Decatur

September 26, 2017

Double Dragon has become a popular dinner location for families in Oakhurst. The restaurant opened in July 2017, replacing Italian eatery Saba located on 350 Mead Rd. They serve authentic Chinese dishes with an American twist, changing classic recipes.

Cajun restaurant opens in Decatur

Cajun restaurant opens in Decatur

October 28, 2016

Fried shrimp, spicy gumbo, and jambalaya accompany a new Cajun restaurant's opening in Decatur.

 Souper Jenny makes Decatur debut

Souper Jenny makes Decatur debut

March 26, 2014

After being delayed by winter storms earlier this year, restaurant Souper Jenny has finally made its way...

In with The Imperial

Sarahn Nazaret, Carpe Diem Staff

February 14, 2014

Friday, December 13th marked the grand opening of one of Decatur's newest restaurant-bar combos: The Imperial. Located on 726 West College Avenue, The Imperial is owned by Robert Holland and Matt Hanes, both of whom have been working in the restaurant industry for years and have children at Decatur. Prior to its official opening last w...

Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand

Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand

January 22, 2014

They put cupcakes into blenders and make milkshakes out of them.   Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand is the ...

Local chef wins televised cooking competition

February 26, 2013

Last November, Atlanta chef Ria Pell of the restaurant “Ria’s Bluebird” competed in and won the...

Neighborhood seafood restaurant is a hit on the Decatur restaurant scene

Neighborhood seafood restaurant is a hit on the Decatur restaurant scene

May 23, 2012

Right across the street from the Decatur gym lies a house that turned into a restaurant. It’s in a...

Corsages, pretty dresses… and T.I.?

Audrey Baxter, Carpe Diem staff

May 18, 2012

Was prom the night to remember? For junior Jeanelle Seals, it was. Seals was in the restaurant Shout, located near Piedmont park, when she and her friends heard some exciting news from their limo driver; the celebrity rapper T.I. was about to enter the restaurant they were in. “Our driver knew T.I.'s driver,” Seals...

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