Best 5 – Curb Side To-Go

Best 5 – Curb Side To-Go

Things are opening back up across Gwinnett, but you may still feel a little unsure or uncomfortable heading out to a restaurant, or frankly have become accustomed to not showing your face in public or wearing pants. But, there comes a time when you just don’t want a...

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CRAVE:Taste Test

CRAVE:Taste Test

photo credit: Rachel Jeffers Sept/Oct  2020 Over The Top Burger Bar 2685 Buford Hwy NE #800, Buford, GA 30518 https://overthetopburger.com/ https://www.facebook.com/OTTburger/ Opening day for Buford’s newest burger restaurant was two days before “Quarantine”...

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In Season – White Chicken Chili

In Season – White Chicken Chili

As we say “hello” to cooler temperatures that means it’s time to pull out your ole’ faithful friend…the slow cooker. Any opportunity to toss a bunch of ingredients together, walk away and then come back five hours later to a fully prepped dinner is a win in our book!...

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In Season- Southern Blueberry Cobbler

In Season- Southern Blueberry Cobbler

The cooler spring weather (which was a blessing if you ask us) gave a few summer crops a later start to their season (and a slightly smaller bounty), but if you find the right bush, you can “U-Pick” to your heart's content!  Blueberry season typically runs...

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A Need to Know List

A Need to Know List

Gwinnettians are proud to live in one of the most diverse counties in the Southeast and this diversity carries over to the wide variety of black-owned restaurants and shops. We have been working hard to curate an updated list of Black-owned restaurants, spas, artists,...

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Crave: Taste Test: King Kong Milk Tea

Crave: Taste Test: King Kong Milk Tea

King Kong Milk Tea & Juice1680 Mall Of Georgia Blvd Ste # 1725Buford, GA 30519kingkongmilktea.com Summer has finally arrive, the ability to conduct “business as usual” either has or is about to return (this is being written during quarantine time) and the need to...

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Salmon Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette

Salmon Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette

Salad Ingredients: Mixed greens Multi colored grape tomatoes cut in half 1 peeled cucumber cut 1 Large piece of Dancin Salmon’s  Smoked Salmon crumbled (https://www.dancinsalmon.com/)  1 Small jar of capers Assemble in a bowl or on a platter Dressing: 1...

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Pick Your Poison: Tequila vs. Mezcal

Pick Your Poison: Tequila vs. Mezcal

Jesus Oñate Jr, owner of Zapata Tacos & Tequila Bar in Historic Downtown Norcross, gave us the dirt on tequila’s lesser known big brother, Mezcal. As the first person in the southeast to be a certified Master Mezcalier from Mexico, Jesus is an expert in...

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LISA’S LIST: BURGER, BEER AND BULGOGI

LISA’S LIST: BURGER, BEER AND BULGOGI

Finding Gwinnett’s tastiest culinary destinations, off-the-beaten path favorites and new ethnic restaurants and incorporating those into Gwinnett’s destination experience is one of the favorite parts of my job. Why? Food is the...

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TASTE TEST: BRASELTON BREWING COMPANY

TASTE TEST: BRASELTON BREWING COMPANY

While tasting our way through the Brew Madness beers, the need for sustenance was required after we finished off the Fast Flyer Cream Ale in our flight. On a rainy Georgia night, craft beer and comfort food is just what the doc ordered in an old cotton...

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DRINKS WORTHY OF A MASTER

DRINKS WORTHY OF A MASTER

Masters Week in Georgia is a tradition unlike any other. If you are not lucky enough to grab a green jacket ticket, travel down I-20 to the AUG and walk around the lush grounds of Augusta National, you can still drink like you are there. Here are three cocktail...

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WE DiG: APPEZITERS

appetizer (ˈa-pə-ˌtī-zər) noun 1. A small portion of a food or drink served before or at the beginning of a meal to stimulate the desire to eat. (Dictionary.com) 2. The best of a restaurant’s tried-and-true menu items which are either perfected or somehow elevated to...

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SOMETHING’S BREWING!

It all really started in 2017. Then-governor Nathan Deal signed SB85 into law, permitting Georgia breweries to sell their product directly to customers, rather than “hosting a tour with samples.” County and local cities followed suit, adopting new ordinances for...

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NEW RESTAURANT COMING SOON TO SUWANNEE!

Jennifer and Rob Taranto will soon be opening Bottles & Bones at 400 Buford Hwy NE in Suwanee. The owners have plucked a couple of Atlanta restaurant industry veterans to lead the restaurant. The menu includes aged prime steaks, seafood and an extensive list of...

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