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The Baking Grounds: A 60-Year Baking Tradition

The Baking Grounds: A 60-Year Baking Tradition

The beautiful cake gracing the cover of our magazine this issue is from The Baking Grounds, a quaint, cozy bakery/cafe, tucked away on Lee Street in historic Buford. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Julie Perdue & Walt Wooden Owned by Lorne and Malinda McCaslin, the Buford location has been open for just a little over three years, but the

2016 Holiday Traditions and Recipes

Edited By: Angela Veugeler  The holidays are a time to make new memories and to celebrate old traditions. We asked our advertisers and friends to send us some of their favorite traditions or recipes. We love hearing about how people connect and spend time with their families during this special time of year, and we’d

You Choose it, They’ll Go-Grill It!

A fresh and healthy new restaurant concept at Suwanee Jubilee Shopping Center features health-conscious fare served in a fun, creative way. By: Michelle Fasig | Photos by: Karl Lamb & Walt Wooden The Suwanee Jubliee Shopping Center, home to The Fresh Market, recently welcomed Georgia’s first Go-Grill location, one of just three locations in the United States.

Mega Package Store Suwanee

Business Spotlight: Mega Package Store

Gwinnett County’s largest selection of beer, wine and liquor offers mega deals and mega service in Suwanee. By: Rachel Pillow Photos: Karl Lamb With the holiday season upon us, many of us will be hosting family get-togethers, parties and extravagant dinners. Whether you are looking for the perfect wine to pair with your Thanksgiving feast, the

Holiday Gifts for the Craft Beer Lover

Chances are you’ve got a beer lover on your holiday gift list, right?  While a six-pack of local craft beer is always appreciated, beer-centric items are a creative alternative. We asked our friends at SweetWater Brewing Co. for ideas and what’s topping their gift lists. SWEETWATER CYCLING JERSEY For your friend who wakes up at

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual Holiday Gift Guide features gift ideas and exclusive deals to help make your holiday shopping easier. Local businesses have given us their top picks for the best gifts this season, no matter who you’re shopping for. Shop on! For the Musician   Town Center Music 4072 Suwanee Dam Road Suwanee, GA 30024 770.831.7936 TownCenterMusic.com

Dr. Shih of Suwanee Family Physicians is Board Certified in Family Medicine

Suwanee Family Physicians

A Family Practice that Goes Beyond Family Medicine By: Rachel Pillow Suwanee Family Physicians, located at 960 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Suwanee, Georgia is celebrating 17 years in practice this year. Dr. John Shih, D.O, FAAFP and his staff are grateful to the community they serve, their patients, and the families who have put their

Game Changer: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Scheduled to open for the 2017 season, the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons NFL and Atlanta United FC Major League Soccer teams, is touted to be the most high tech stadium in professional sports history. Suwanee Magazine was afforded a tour of the progress of the “The City’s Stadium” by Stadium General Manager, Scott Jenkins…

Suwanee Wine Fest Presented by Atlanta Classic Cars

Fall is almost here, and with it comes the return of festival season! From our nearly famous Suwanee Fest to Taste of Atlanta to the Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park, there is a unique and fun event to choose from each and every weekend. However, there is one festival in particular that is a must for your 2016 fall festival lineup… Saturday, November 5th, 2016 marks the return of the 4th annual Suwanee Wine Festival!

Top Tailgate Craft Beers

With tailgating season upon us, we asked our friends at SweetWater Brewing Co. in Atlanta what they’ll be stocking their coolers with this Fall. They are all about the hash this season (see sidebar). When they’re not sipping on SweetWater, they’re always excited to sample the goods from other breweries, especially from friends in the South…

Valentino’s Bakery

Every morning at 6 am, Chef Valentino Hernandez begins his day by preparing fresh dough, handcrafting pastry cream and molding pastry shells for all the delicious and authentic confections customers have come to love from Valentino’s Bakery. Valentino’s Bakery is a fairly new establishment off Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Duluth, having just opened their doors almost a year ago.

Suwanee Magazine Best Pizza in Suwanee Contest

Suwanee’s Best Pizza

By: Rachel Pillow From thin crust to thick, stone-baked to oven-baked, pesto sauce to traditional marinara, from meat-lovers to grilled peach, the pizzas in our first-ever “Best Pizza in Suwanee” contest covered a variety of unique styles, toppings and flavors. It’s clear that Suwanee has some of the best pizza around. But, only one could

Atlanta Falcons 2016 Preview

Edited By: April Miller The Atlanta Falcons will begin their preseason games on August 11th against the Washington Redskins. Suwanee Magazine had an opportunity to meet with Quarterback Matt Ryan, Quarterback Matt Shaub and Head Coach Dan Quinn following a practice to get an inside look at the team, draft picks, off-season changes, the upcoming

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