The 57th Restaurant is on the grounds of Peachtree DeKalb Airport (PDK) in Chamblee. It used to be part of a chain of WW I/WW II themed restaurants at airports, but the original location closed a few years ago. It was reopened by the owner of Epps Aviation last fall; the building is in very nice shape. The restaurant is very close to the taxiway with a great view of the airplanes. If you go there, some of the tables have headphones that allow you to listen to the communication between the planes and the tower.
This is the grilled romaine salad. Yes, the lettuce is actually grilled. I didn't try it, but my friends said that it worked very well. Lettuce should be hard to burn so the grilling should be a very nuanced taste. I tried one of their signature dishes, the beer cheese soup. It was thick and hearty, simple but an interesting combination of flavors.
I was in a steak mood, so steak it was. The steak was very flavorful. I also ordered the mushrooms, which I always find to be a good addition to a steak. The potatoes gave a welcome combination of crunchy outside and soft interior. I do wish the green beans had been cooked to be a little softer, but overall the plate was very well done.