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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.

July-August 2016 Restaurant Guide

  Wild Wing Café 3265 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd. Suwanee  |    770-945-9090 | | $$   Wild Wing Café is a laid-back chain offering the best wings in the South in 33 different made from scratch flavors amid a sports bar atmosphere! While you might come for the wings, you will be tempted

Amazing Summer Wines

Nothing says summer like  family gathering, backyard barbecues, easy days on the lake, or siting by the pool with friends. Sweet smells of burgers, hotdogs, ribs, chicken, and maybe even wings lingering on the weekends beckon even the sternest of homebodies outside. The bright sunlight and longer days give us every excuse to roam. Now

10 Local Beers to Get You Through Summer

By: Derrick Atkinson, Taproom Manager, Jekyll Brewing From Kolsch to Sour, Saison, Radler, and Gose, local Georgia breweries are coming out with unique twists on classic styles this summer. For the days when heat tops 90 degrees, and you need a beer that is drinkable all afternoon, grab a Kolsch: light, refreshing, delicate, and slightly

Caffe Bene – Coffee and Waffles

BY: MICHELLE FASIG / PHOTOS BY: KARL LAMB CAFFÉ BENE Serving classically brewed European-style coffee, Caffé Bene also prepares authentic Korean pastries and desserts in-house using fresh ingredients… Caffé Bene, a South Korean-based coffee chain has opened their doors at their first location in Georgia, right here in Suwanee. Tucked away in an unassuming corner

The Gwinnett Beer Fest Returns

BY: Michelle Fasig Craft beer lovers rejoice! The 2nd annual Gwinnett Beer Fest is back for a day of good brews, a good time and a good cause. On June 4th Coolray Field will be transformed into a beer lover’s paradise with over 150 craft beers to sample, live entertainment, festival games, and exclusive merchandise

The Spirit of America: Bourbon

The quintessential American whiskey is bourbon. Whiskeys are made all around the world, but Bourbon is ours. What makes this delicious, sweet, smoky spirt unique? First and foremost, bourbon must be made in the United States. They can’t make it in Canada, can’t make it in Japan, Scotland or Ireland. It’s all ours. The home

Restaurant Spotlight: Bare Bones Steakhouse

“Common Man” Steakhouse Celebrates Traditions of the South with a Nod to the Area’s Contemporary Movement.  BY: RACHEL PILLOW / PHOTOS BY: KARL LAMB   Raising the Steaks At 77 years of age, Master Meat Cutter, Buddy Maughon, alongside his wife, Gaye Baldwin Maughon, has finally achieved his 40-year dream of opening a family-oriented steakhouse.

The Grapevine: Lighter Spring Wines

Lighter Wines BY: Karl Furem WINE MANAGER, BEVERAGE SUPERSTORE Spring is upon us. The days start to get longer, the weather gets warmer and pollen coats everything like a blanket of yellow sawdust. As meals become lighter, with fruits and vegetables battling the entrées for prominence on our plates, many of us start to transition

Qebaptore, A Bite of Europe

Hidden in the heart of Suwanee, a little gem serving authentic European cuisine has newly opened. Qebaptore, A Bite of Europe is a fast casual dining establishment run by Owner and professionally trained Chef Fatmir Murtezi, who recreates dishes influenced by his Swiss, Italian and Kosovan background.

Bring On The Winter Beers

By: Michael Lundmark Owner, Jekyll Brewing Brews hitting the shelves and taps around this time of year include stouts, barleywines, and winter warmers. Cold-weather styles also mean higher alcohol by volume (ABV), so sip with care… ➼ Stouts are jet black, roasty, malty, and usually have a pronounced roasted character. You would not be alone

thanksgiving wine pairing tips

Thanksgiving Wines

By: Karl Furem, Wine Manager Beverage Superstore Suwanee Thanksgiving is almost here. Time for family and friends to gather, watch football, drink and of course eat! But now comes the question: what wines to serve with the feast? My family has made me responsible for selecting our Thanksgiving wine for the last 15 years or so.

What’s Brewing: Fall Beers Are In

By: Michael Lundmark- Owner, Jekyll Brewing As we retire from our light, crisp summertime brews, we welcome a new crop of styles for the upcoming season. Fall is that time of year when we invite a fresh lineup of beer styles to the table. From spicy pumpkin styles, to bready and sweet Oktoberfest beers to

The Grapevine: Everyday Wines

By: Claire Addision- Wine & Beer manager Beverage Superstore, Grayson Most of us have busy schedules in the fall. Kids are back in school, the vacation time is over and it’s back to the grind. With all the stress of settling back into a fall schedule of late meetings and soccer practice, we need a

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