Olympic Flame Best Fish Sandwich

fish sandwich

Served here with grilled onions, the Olympic Flame Restaurant fish sandwich is a staple of Friday food for the west midtown crowd. Don’t get us wrong, the McDonald’s Fish sandwich is amazing, but in this presentation, the Olympic Flame version is served with Mayo, Tomato, Lettuce and a side of fries. Unless you ask for tartar sauce, you get mayo. That’s the way Maria has done it for 40 years.

The tradition of eating fish on Fridays dates back to the early days of Christianity. It is believed that Jesus Christ died on a Friday, so Christians began to fast on Fridays as a way to commemorate his sacrifice. Fish was considered a suitable alternative to meat on these days because it is not a warm-blooded animal.

In the Catholic Church, the tradition of eating fish on Fridays is still observed during Lent, a period of 40 days leading up to Easter. During Lent, Catholics are required to abstain from meat on all Fridays, except for Solemnities. Solemnities are feast days that celebrate important events in the life of Jesus Christ or the Virgin Mary.

The tradition of eating fish on Fridays is not limited to the Catholic Church. Many other Christian denominations, such as the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Anglican Communion, also observe this tradition.

In addition to its religious significance, eating fish on Fridays can also be a healthy choice. Fish is a good source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and other nutrients. It is also a relatively low-fat food, which makes it a good choice for people who are trying to eat a healthy diet.

Healthiest kinds of fish

The healthiest kinds of fish are those that are high in omega-3 fatty acids and low in mercury. Some of the best choices include:

  • Salmon
  • Mackerel
  • Anchovies
  • Trout
  • Herring
  • Tilapia
  • Cod
  • Flounder
  • Sole

These fish are all good sources of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for heart health, brain health, and fetal development. They are also low in mercury, which is a heavy metal that can be harmful to human health.

It is important to note that some fish, such as swordfish, tuna, and shark, are high in mercury. These fish should be eaten in moderation, if at all.

Cod Filet Sandwich Combo from the Olympic Flame Restaurant at Uber eats

Olympic Flame Pork Chops

Here we have a fine example of some Olympic Flame Restaurant pork chops with blackeyed peas and cole slaw.

The black-eyed pea is native to Africa, and it is believed to have been first domesticated near Africa’s Lake Chad in what is now northeastern Nigeria and northern Cameroon. It was then brought to the Americas by enslaved Africans in the 17th century. The black-eyed pea quickly became a popular food in the South, and it is still a staple of Southern cuisine today. Especially with pork chops.

Coleslaw is a salad of finely shredded raw cabbage and other vegetables, such as carrots, onion, and celery, dressed with a vinaigrette or mayonnaise-based dressing. It is a popular side dish in many countries, and is often served with barbecued meats, hot dogs, and hamburgers. Plus coleslaw goes with pork chops.

The word “coleslaw” comes from the Dutch word “koolsla,” which means “cabbage salad.” The dish originated in the Netherlands in the 18th century, and was brought to the Americas by Dutch settlers. Coleslaw quickly became popular in the United States, and is now a staple of American cuisine.

There are many different variations of coleslaw, but the basic ingredients are always the same: shredded cabbage, a dressing, and other vegetables. The dressing can be made with mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, sugar, and other spices. Other vegetables that are often added to coleslaw include carrots, onion, celery, and peppers.

Coleslaw is a versatile dish that can be served with a variety of main courses. It is often served with barbecued meats, hot dogs, and hamburgers. Coleslaw can also be served as a side dish with fish, chicken, or pork.

Coleslaw is a healthy and refreshing dish that is perfect for a summer barbecue or picnic. It is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium.

A pork chop is a cut of meat from the loin of a pig. It is a bone-in or boneless cut of meat that is typically grilled, broiled, or pan-fried. Pork chops are a popular dish in many countries and can be served with a variety of side dishes.

Pork chops are a good source of protein and iron. They are also low in fat and calories, making them a healthy choice for a meal. Pork chops can be cooked in a variety of ways, depending on your personal preference. They can be grilled, broiled, pan-fried, or baked.

Here are some tips for cooking pork chops:

  • Choose pork chops that are about 1 inch thick.
  • Season the pork chops with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs and spices.
  • Cook the pork chops over medium heat until they are cooked through.
  • Let the pork chops rest for a few minutes before serving.

Here are some side dishes that go well with pork chops:

  • Applesauce
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Green beans
  • Rice
  • Salad

Pork chops are a delicious dish.

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Cheesecake after Gyro and Onion Rings

A gyro with onion rings gets even better with a piece of cheesecake for desert. The Olympic Flame Restaurant on Marietta Blvd near the Top Golf also serves Coca-Cola products, sweat tea, regular tea and lemonade. They also have a selection of juices and energy drinks.

gyro onion rings

Maria’s Cheesecake on top of a Gyro and Onion Rings and a side of black-eyed peas makes for a high fiber, high protein lunch. This is the best gyro in Atlanta, the best black-eyed peas and pretty good onion rings, right up there with steak house onion rings. Add some Tiramisu for desert and it makes an excellent meal.


  • New York-style cheesecake is a classic cheesecake that is dense and creamy. It is typically made with cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and sour cream.
  • Chicago-style cheesecake is a variation of New York-style cheesecake that is made with more cream cheese and eggs. It is also baked in a water bath, which gives it a more custard-like texture.
  • Philadelphia-style cheesecake is a light and airy cheesecake that is made with cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and milk. It is typically baked in a springform pan.
  • No-bake cheesecake is a cheesecake that does not require baking. It is typically made with cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and condensed milk. It is often served chilled.
  • Vegan cheesecake is a cheesecake that is made without dairy products. It is typically made with tofu, cashews, or another plant-based cheese.

Classic New York

Here is a recipe for classic New York style cheesecake:


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press into the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Beat in sour cream until smooth. Stir in salt.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until center is set.
  5. Let cheesecake cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.


  • For a crispier crust, bake the crust for 5 minutes before adding the filling.
  • To prevent the cheesecake from cracking, wrap the outside of the springform pan with aluminum foil.
  • Let the cheesecake cool completely before refrigerating. This will help prevent it from cracking.
  • Enjoy!

Philly Cheesesteak

Cheesecake Factory

Local Moving Checklist

While the cheapest way to move is to hire your own truck, you can avoid the strained muscles and possible mishaps by hiring professional movers. If moving long distance, the least expensive option is to hire a van lines, however the quicker way is to hire a dedicated truck or trucks to move you out and head straight to your new home. Other modern alternatives include “you pack, we drive”, which takes all the fun out and the easy part out, driving the big moving truck, and there is the portable container alternative. Check with your homeowners association, many frown on the placement of moving containers in your driveway or front yard.

Mark the Mover provides a checklist for Atlanta Movers that is free to download and print.

Watch out for all inclusive low rate quotes, the contract will be strewn with loop-holes that allow the moving company to charge extras for weight, distance, stairs, etc.

Throw away stuff !!! Sort through and pitch, sell, or give to neighbors or charity, toss anything you haven’t used in 2 years. Hold a yard sale.

Buy packing supplies. While the home improvement stores sell a lightweight style of moving cartons at a very low price, their tape and padding materials are really overpriced. Check prices at U-Haul or at Mark the Mover, we sell a heavier grade of box that is more suited to packing household goods. We are also better able to provide you a complete set of packing supplies to prepare you for moving day. You can also get used boxes from local stores, or purchase them from moving companies. Moving companies often have uniform sizes which make packing the truck more predictable and trustworthy. Consider having the moving company doing your packing, they will assume liability for damage to household goods that they have packed when the proper valuation is applied.

Be there on moving day – Even at Mark the Mover we may have questions plus there will be paperwork that can be completed while the movers are handling your heavy household goods.

Grilled Salmon

Grilled Salmon with Blackeyed Peas and home made Coleslaw. At the Olympic Flame Restaurant on Marietta Blvd. Check out our online menu too at Ubereats and Grubhub. Breakfast and Lunch, open til 5pm.


Cole Slaw

Grilled Salmon
Salmon & colelsaw

The main ingredients in coleslaw typically include shredded cabbage and carrots, mayonnaise or a similar creamy dressing, vinegar, sugar, and sometimes other seasonings such as salt, pepper, and celery seed.

Some variations may also include additional vegetables such as onions or peppers, or alternative dressings such as vinaigrette or yogurt-based dressings.

Blackeyed Peas

Black-eyed peas are a popular food in many cultures and are traditionally eaten on various occasions. Here are some examples:

  1. New Year’s Day: In the southern United States, it is a tradition to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day for good luck and prosperity in the coming year.
  2. Kwanzaa: Black-eyed peas are also a traditional food during the week-long Kwanzaa celebrations in African-American culture.
  3. Weddings: In some African and Caribbean cultures, black-eyed peas are served at weddings as a symbol of good luck, fertility, and prosperity for the newlyweds.
  4. Religious holidays: Black-eyed peas are also a popular food during religious holidays such as Eid al-Fitr in Muslim culture and Rosh Hashanah in Jewish culture.
  5. Everyday meals: Black-eyed peas can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a main course in everyday meals, particularly in Southern cuisine in the United States.

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Grilled Salmon on Rice

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Grilled Salmon

Grilled Salmon on Spinach and Rice at the Olympic Flame Restaurant on Marietta Blvd.

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China is the largest producer of rice in the world, followed by India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Vietnam. These five countries account for over half of the world’s rice production. Other significant rice-producing countries include Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Brazil, and Japan. Rice is also grown in many other countries throughout the world, with varying levels of production.


Both rice and wheat are healthy sources of carbohydrates, and which one is better for you can depend on your individual nutritional needs and preferences.

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Rice farming

Rice and wheat have similar calorie and carbohydrate content per serving, with rice being slightly lower in calories and carbohydrates. However, the nutritional profile of rice and wheat can vary based on factors such as the type of rice or wheat, the processing methods used, and the way it is prepared.

For example, brown rice is considered to be more nutritious than white rice because it is a whole grain that retains the bran and germ, which contain fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Whole wheat, similarly, is a whole grain that contains more fiber, vitamins, and minerals than refined wheat products such as white bread and pasta.

Brain Food

Salmon is often referred to as “brain food” because it is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential nutrients that play a crucial role in brain function and development. Omega-3 fatty acids, such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), are important for the structure and function of brain cells, and they have been shown to improve cognitive function, memory, and mood.

Wild salmon

In addition to omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is also a good source of protein, B vitamins, vitamin D, and minerals such as selenium and potassium, which are all important nutrients for brain health.

While salmon is not the only food that is beneficial for brain health, it is a particularly good source of omega-3 fatty acids, and including it as part of a healthy, balanced diet may have positive effects on cognitive function and overall brain health.

Philly Cheese Steak

Philly Cheese and Onion Rings
Philly Cheese

Philly Cheesesteak sandwich with Onion Rings. Very tender bun, easy to rip in two, and the cheese stretches when you do. Probably provolone.

The history of the Philly cheesesteak is a bit murky, but the most popular story is that it was invented by Pat and Harry Olivieri, two brothers who ran a hot dog stand near South Philadelphia’s Italian Market in the early 1930s. According to the story, one day a customer asked for a sandwich with some of the thinly sliced beef that the brothers were using to make their hot dogs. The brothers obliged, and the cheesesteak was born.

The Philly Cheese quickly became popular, and the Olivieri brothers opened a restaurant called Pat’s King of Steaks in 1933. Pat’s is still in business today, and it is one of the most popular cheesesteak restaurants in Philadelphia.

Another popular story about the origin of the cheesesteak is that it was invented by a man named Joe Fasano, who owned a restaurant called Manny’s Steaks in the late 1930s. According to this story, Fasano was inspired to create the sandwich after seeing a customer eating a hot dog with onions. Fasano decided to try grilling some beef and onions together, and he put the sandwich on a roll. The sandwich was a hit, and Manny’s Steaks became one of the most popular cheesesteak restaurants in Philadelphia.

No matter how you make it, a Philly cheesesteak is a delicious and satisfying sandwich that is sure to please. Here is a recipe for a classic the Philly Cheese:


  • 1 pound ribeye steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 hoagie rolls, split


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Season the steak with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the steak to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through.
  4. Add the onions to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until soft.
  5. Place the cheese on top of the steak and onions and let it melt.
  6. Place the steak and onions on the hoagie rolls and serve.

Where Philadelphian’s go for a Cheese Steak

  • Pat’s King of Steaks: This is the place where the cheesesteak was invented, and it is still one of the most popular cheesesteak restaurants in Philadelphia. Pat’s is located at 1237 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147.
  • Geno’s Steaks: Geno’s is Pat’s cross-street rival, and it is also one of the most popular cheesesteak restaurants in Philadelphia. Geno’s is located at 1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147.
  • Jim’s South Street: Jim’s is a bit further away from the original cheesesteak locations, but it is still a popular spot for cheesesteaks. Jim’s is located at 450 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147.
  • Dalessandro’s: Dalessandro’s is a bit of a hidden gem, but it is known for its delicious cheesesteaks. Dalessandro’s is located at 600 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122.
  • John’s Roast Pork: John’s is not known for its cheesesteaks, but it does offer a delicious roast pork sandwich that is topped with cheese. John’s is located at 105 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

And of course the Olympic Flame Restaurant except that’s a long way from Philadelphia, because we are in Atlanta, Georgia on Marietta Boulevard near the Atlanta Ballet Carlos Dance Centre.

Chef Salad

Chef Salad

A chef salad is an American salad consisting of hard-boiled eggs, one or more varieties of meat (such as ham, turkey, chicken, or roast beef), tomatoes, cucumbers, and cheese, all placed upon a bed of tossed lettuce or other leaf vegetables. Several early recipes also include anchovies. A variety of dressings may be used with this salad.

The chef salad is a popular lunch or dinner option, and it can be easily customized to suit your own taste. For example, you can add or omit different meats, cheeses, or vegetables, and you can choose your favorite dressing.

Here is a basic recipe for a chef salad:


  • 1 head of lettuce, washed and torn
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup of diced ham
  • 1/2 cup of diced turkey
  • 1/2 cup of diced roast beef
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of croutons
  • 1/4 cup of your favorite salad dressing


  1. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, cheeses, meats, eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers, and croutons.
  2. Drizzle with your favorite salad dressing and toss to coat.
  3. Serve immediately.

A chef salad can be a healthy meal, but it depends on the ingredients you use and the dressing you choose. The lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and eggs are all healthy choices, and the meats can be lean if you choose them carefully. However, some dressings can be high in calories, fat, and sodium. If you’re watching your calories or trying to cut back on fat, you may want to choose a lighter dressing or use less dressing.

Here are some tips for making a healthier chef salad:

  • Use lean meats, such as turkey or chicken breast.
  • Choose a light dressing, such as vinaigrette or yogurt-based dressing.
  • Use low-fat cheese.
  • Limit the amount of croutons you add.
  • Add more vegetables, such as carrots, broccoli, or peppers.
  • Top with fruit, such as berries or melon.

By following these tips, you can make a chef salad that is both delicious and healthy.

Turkey Burger and Fries

Turkey burgers are made from ground turkey meat, which is usually a combination of white and dark meat. The meat may be seasoned with various spices and herbs, such as salt, pepper, garlic, onion powder, and paprika, to add flavor. Other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs, egg, and milk, may be added to help bind the meat together and add moisture. Some recipes may also include chopped vegetables, such as onion, celery, or bell pepper, for added texture and flavor.

Turkey burgers are often considered a healthier alternative to traditional beef burgers because turkey is generally lower in fat and calories than beef. However, the nutritional content of turkey burgers can vary depending on the specific recipe and cooking method used. It’s important to read the nutrition label and ingredient list to understand what ingredients and nutrients are in a particular turkey burger.

Turkeys can run quite fast, especially for short distances. Wild turkeys are able to run at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour (40 kilometers per hour) for short distances, which is relatively fast for a bird of their size. This allows them to escape predators such as foxes, coyotes, and domestic dogs.

Domesticated turkeys, which are the ones typically raised for food, may not be as agile or fast as their wild counterparts due to selective breeding for larger size and weight. However, they are still capable of running at a decent pace for short distances.

Turkeys are not inherently stupid animals. Like all animals, they have their own unique set of instincts, behaviors, and capabilities.

Turkeys are actually quite intelligent and have been shown to have good memories, problem-solving abilities, and social skills. They have been observed displaying complex social behaviors, such as forming hierarchies and engaging in courtship displays.

However, domesticated turkeys, which are the ones typically raised for food, may appear less intelligent due to the conditions in which they are raised. Domesticated turkeys are often kept in cramped, crowded conditions that limit their ability to engage in natural behaviors and social interactions. This can lead to behaviors that may appear unintelligent, such as repetitive movements or lack of exploration.

In summary, turkeys, like all animals, have their own unique characteristics and behaviors, and it is not accurate to generalize them as “stupid”.

It’s possible for a turkey, or any bird for that matter, to drown in heavy rain if they are unable to find shelter or take flight to escape the conditions. However, it’s important to note that wild turkeys are highly adaptable and are able to cope with a wide range of weather conditions, including rain.

In general, wild turkeys are able to find shelter in the forest or under trees during rainstorms. They have also evolved to have waterproof feathers that help to keep them dry and insulate their bodies from the cold. If a turkey is caught in a sudden downpour, it may simply huddle under a nearby tree or shrub until the rain stops.

Domesticated turkeys, on the other hand, are not as adaptable as their wild counterparts and are often raised in confined conditions without access to the natural shelter of trees and bushes. In such cases, heavy rain can pose a greater risk to their well-being. Farmers who raise turkeys for food typically take measures to protect their birds from inclement weather by providing them with shelter, such as covered areas or barns, where they can stay dry and avoid the risk of drowning.

Pigs are pigs