Cheeseburger – The Rusty Nail

IMG_4460Now, granted it is a dive, but doesn’t that usually give us the greatest surprises? IMG_4461I have to honestly say everything I have ever tried here has been very good and no I have not tried the lasagna yet. Their wings are awesome, but I came for the cheeseburger. Cheeseburger 8I am not sure what the gold record is for, I will check it out next time. Cheeseburger 3The bun is toasted perfectly. The burger was cooked perfectly and it was delicious.

Cheeseburger 2The Rusty Nail is located on Buford Highway, near North Druid Hills. (The fries were great too!)

Pho Bac

IMG_4453Today’s comfort food is Pho from Pho Bac on Buford Highway across from the CDCIMG_4455This is the most craveable dish in town.pho1They bring you a plate of sprouts and basil and jalapeños.pho2If you see that little bowl next to the plate it is filled with Chili sauce that I dip the steak from the pho into, yummy!pho 5You can add any of these to help flavor your pho but I love the richness of the broth as is.

Again, if there is anything you would like to see specifically let me know.

Why we cant? A true kindness story from Japan……

Love this!

A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces

This is a true story that happened in Japan.

In order to renovate the house,

someone in Japan breaks open the wall.

Japanese houses normally have a hollow space between the wooden walls.

When tearing down the walls, he found that there was a lizard stuck there

because a nail from outside hammered into one of its feet.

He sees this, feels pity, and at the same time curious, as when he checked the nail,

it was nailed 5 years ago when the house was first built !!!

What happened?

The lizard has survived in such position for 5 years!!!!!!!!!!

In a dark wall partition for 5 years without moving, it is impossible and mind-boggling.

Then he wondered how this lizard survived for 5 years! without moving a single step–since its foot was nailed!

So he stopped his work and observed the lizard, what it has been doing, and what…

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Matthew’s Cafeteria

It’s another overcast chilly day in Atlanta. So what’s a girl to do? Go get some comfort food. Some down home country cooking at Matthew’s Cafeteria in Tucker, GA. Matthews 3It is located in Downtown Tucker. They serve a meat and two and sweet tea (but I noticed they are serving Lemonade also and unsweet tea).

This is just yummy comfort food.Matthews 5This is Salisbury Steak and green beans and mashed potatoes, along with sweet tea mixed with unsweet tea.Matthews 2

This was featured a few years ago on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive Ins and Dives.

I am going to be featuring great places for Staycationers to get the best food in different areas of town. Let me know what you are interested in.