Nancy G.'s Cafe & Neighborhood Bistro
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Nancy G.'s Cafe & Neighborhood Bistro Restaurant Review: Southern classics such as fried green tomatoes for an opener and mains of fried chicken, cornmeal-crusted catfish, and shrimp and grits (offered in two sizes) are stalwart offerings. Molasses-brined pork chop is good for hearty appetites, with its companion mashed potatoes and green beans (a Thursday-Saturday special). Grilled salmon comes medium rare as ordered. For sweets, fancy a huge portion of banana pudding. The kids' menu is a step up from what most restaurants offer, and all dishes come with fries, fresh fruit, house-made chips or a small salad; vegetables are also an option. There's even a doggie menu, if you're willing to dine with your personal pooch on the patio. The wine list is short but satisfactory. Free WiFi makes possible a relaxing working lunch. Ask about the express lunch if you're in a hurry but still want to eat decent food. Brunch offers classic dishes, such as your basic Benedict, omelets, challah french toast and buttermilk pancakes in addition to some dishes from the main menu. For folks attending concerts at nearby Chastain Park, there are a number of pre-arranged picnic baskets that can be picked up.