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Farm to Fork at Sidney’s at Lanier Island’s Resort

Farm to Fork at Sidney’s at Lanier Island’s Resort

Sidney’s at Lanier Island’s Resort From Georgia farms to Lanier Island forks By: Rachel Pillow The farm-to-table concept – or “farm-to-fork” as Chef Michael Klein and Chef Richard Sykes of Sidney’s at Lanier Islands like to call it – has become so trendy in recent years that it is almost a cliché in the restaurant industry.

Suwanee Park Tavern

Nestled in the heart of Suwanee Town Center Park, the owners of Suwanee Park Tavern have brought a little piece of the city to our doorstep. Walking into Suwanee Park Tavern you immediately notice the modern feel with a twist of classic elegance. The stained concrete floors mix nicely with the dark wood and white

The Grape Vine Summer Sippers

BY: Warren Dennis, WINE EXPERT- MEGA PACKAGE The long, hot days of summer in Suwanee call for plenty of cool, refreshing vino! Luckily, the different options are as abundant as all the seasonal foods we love to have with them. Whether it’s seafood, chicken, steaks, ribs, or fresh veggies, it’s likely coming off your backyard

Summer Brews- Georgia Craft Edition

BY: Michael Lundmark- OWNER, JEKYLL BREWING You could say that summer is the South’s time to shine- and it’s not because of the sun’s relentless heat! In the craft beer world, several refreshing, light-bodied brew styles such as Blonde/Golden, Kolsch-style, Wheat and even Amber emerge at this time to coincide with these warmer temperatures. As

Your Pie Suwanee

Craft Pizza! Your Pie Suwanee offers customers the opportunity to build their own custom pizza… BY Aoife Healy Think back to the good ol’ days in a small town where the place to be was always the local pizzeria – think Mystic Pizza- circa 1988. Kids would hang out after school, families would head over

2015 Beer Fest Home Brew Contest

The Home Brew Contest, sponsored by Brew Depot, saw 100 home brewers enter over 250 different styles of beer into the heated competition. Judging took place prior to Suwanee Beer Fest with the finalists of each category making their way into the “Best in Show” heat at the event. Congratulations to Bill Gillespie who ran

How Beer Single-Handedly Saved the State of Georgia

BY: Michael Lundmark The story of beer in Georgia is almost as old as the state itself. with the explosion of craft breweries across the United States and right here at home, beer has taken a new place in the spotlight. Craft beer drinkers now enjoy a vast selection brewed right in their own neighborhoods.

“Hop Dang Diggity” Crowned Georgia’s Best Beer!

Congratulations Jekyll Brewing: winner of the inaugural Brew Battle powered by DraftServ Technologies! Hop Dang Diggity quickly took the lead and stayed there almost all day, as thousands of beer lovers poured their favorite Georgia brew. Terrapin’s peanut butter chocolate porter, Liquid Bliss, rose to the top of the Leaderboard for a few minutes, but Jekyll’s powerhouse of an IPA came out strong in

The Grapevine

Spring Wines are in Bloom… BY: Claire Addison Spring is finally here! The winter chill has receded and we are now relishing the warmer weather and the sun shining on our faces. But, weather isn’t the only thing that changes throughout the seasons. We choose our foods, the clothes we wear, and our drinks of

The Next Big Thing: Red Blends

What is the Next Big Thing? BY: Warren Dennis “What is the Next Big thing?” That is the question everyone is asking these days in the wine business. The most recent trend to come and go was the “it’s okay to drink sweet” revolution focusing on Moscato, but more recently I have noticed a turn

A Taste of Greece in Suwanee

Greek Island Grill & Bar dishes up traditional heart-healthyMediterranean cuisine with unabashed authenticity… BY: Rachel Fasig Greek Island Grill and Bar is a beautiful new restaurant in Suwanee that lies in stark contrast to the neon, Americanized, pseudo-Greek diners most of us are accustomed to. “From the outside, people don’t know what to expect,” admitted

Drink to Good Health

Exploring the surprising health benefits of wine, beer, and spirits By: Sean Wilborn, Tasting Room Manager, Chateau Elan Winery & Resort You’ve heard by now that a glass of wine a day is actually quite good for you. Recently, loads of research has been committed to the topic of wine, beer and spirits and their

What’s Brewing

By: Curtis Stockwell As the craft beer movement continues to heat up (well, cool down this time of year), Georgia has become an attractive market for breweries. We have amassed quite the selection to date and in 2014 several additional breweries began distributing here in Georgia. Hopefully, after reading this article you will be inclined to try

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