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The Gwinnett Beer Fest Returns

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

Fresh & Easy

Fresh ‘n Fit: “Heat and Eat” Ready-made Gourmet Meals By: Natalie Stubbs Fresh ‘n Fit Cuisine offers the convenience, affordability, and flexibility of being able to consume a healthy diet. With “heat and eat” ready-made meals, Fresh n’ Fit President, Elton Collins loves being able to help his customers lead a healthy lifestyle. He shared

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

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