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DINNERS ON A DIME: CupcakeMania

DINNERS ON A DIME: CupcakeMania

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local cupcake bakeries. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

Described as one of the premier cupcakery in Atlanta, CamiCakes “specializes in gourmet cupcakes for Atlantan’s to enjoy for every occasion. The bakery offers an array of cupcakes like the Lemon Drop, Sweet Potato, Strawberries and Cream and the CinnaSwirl. The shop isn’t open on Sunday’s and sometimes they offer half-price cupcakes on Saturday, in order to sellout. All cupcakes are baked fresh, daily. And this shop has locations in Jacksonville and Tinseltown, Florida. CamiCakes is located at 2221 Peachtree Road in Atlanta.

Tucked away in Milton, Jilly’s Cupcakery is a family owned cupcake bakery which offers cupcakes for every occasion.

Metro Atlantans line up to win free Chick-fil-A

Metro Atlantans line up to win free Chick-fil-A

TUCKER, Ga.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local BBQ. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

Voted best BBQ in Jezebel Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, Points North Magazine and Atlanta Public Television the One Star Ranch embodies every characteristic of classic Atlanta BBQ. The restaurant that has been “serving up smiles” for over 25 years is a one stop shop when it comes to everyone’s summertime favorite. They are open seven days a week and boast a lunch and dinner menu with  full bar. The restaurant is located at 25 Irby Avenue in Atlanta.

Slopes, which has five locations in the metro Atlanta area is known as a “staple in the Roswell community”. The stores are independently run however; the flavor is consistent, across the board. Most menu items are under $10.

Win free Chick-fil-A for a year!

Win free Chick-fil-A for a year!

TUCKER, Ga. -- Chick-fil-A is gearing up to open its newest Metro Atlanta location at 3967 Lavista Road in Tucker.

Brad Spratte, franchised operator of the restaurant, will award a free one-year supply of Chick-fil-A meals to the first 100 adults in line.

Participants must be at least 18 years old and can line up no earlier than 24 hours prior to the restaurant's 6 a.m.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

BUCKHEAD, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local sushi restaurants. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

According to some, MF Sushibar is the “best sushi restaurant in the city, hands down”. Although many complain that the sushi is pricey, according to, a number of, Yelp reviewers the quality of the sushi can’t be beat in the Atlanta area. In addition to the actual sushi, restaurant goers enjoy the ambiance of the restaurant more than anything. The restaurant has a location in Buckhead and in the Old Fourth Ward. The restaurant is located at 265 Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta.

Nori Nori has, according to some, the best sushi buffet in Atlanta.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Art Walks, 5K's and Street Fests

WEEKEND EVENTS: Art Walks, 5K's and Street Fests

ATLANTA – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Come out to the Taste of the Highlands, tickets sales end on May 13 at noon but the festival starts on Saturday, May 14 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Highlands. This year, participants can enjoy local favorites like La Travola, Murphy’s, El Taco, Atkins Parks, Rosebud, DBA Barbecue, Goin’ Costal and Barefoot Wine. For more information visit them online.

The Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes/5K Road Race will begin on Saturday, May 14 and continue until May 15. This is Kirkwood’s ninth annual festival; the festival features an open air artist market, a concert, a children’s area, food vendors and plenty of fellowship with neighbors. Check out the Victorian style homes and modern bungalows.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local breakfast eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Locals love White House Restaurant, the restaurant which is located in Buckhead is an independently owned Greek-American diner. The place is tiny and easy to miss but diners love this restaurant for its quirky feel. The restaurant serves omlettes, pancakes, sandwiches and other Greek fare; however, people love their breakfast menu, above all. The restaurant is open from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. It’s located at 3172 Peachtree Road in Buckhead.

Ria’s Bluebird which is located in the Grant Park neighborhood is a favorite among the Atlanta’s inTown crowd. Their popular dishes include: Fish and Grits, the Bluebird Burrito and the Southwest Tofu Scramble. The restaurant is located near the King Memorial Marta station.