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An Open Letter To Restaurant-Goers On Soft Openings (And the Restaurant Owners, Too)

I really do not like to go to new restaurants when they are brand new. They are still ironing out the kinks, the kitchen is learning what’s going on, many times you have staff that are brand new to restaurants

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Miss Molly’s Bragg Jam Schedule… Complete With Problems

Damn you Bragg Jam.   Why do you always schedule bands at the same time that I want to seeeeeeeeeeeeeeee?!   The first ones I notice are *repeat repeat and Floco Torres.   Screw y’all.   I met two of

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Kandahar Journals – Louie Palu & Macon Film Festival

   The road fills your view. A tarry darkness interrupted by a crisp yellow line, measuring your hurried steps. Panting fills your ears as you and those around you focus on surviving the heat that wants to grind you down

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Shop Local, Paddle Local, Tube Local on the Ocmulgee River

Here in my hometown of Macon, Georgia we’ve got a bit of a brouhaha building.   Two companies have placed bids to be the sole concessionaire for Amerson Park. One is from Macon, the other is out of North Georgia.

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So Long, Farewell My Spicy Love

It feels like a sin to say this, but I’ve never been a huge fan of the Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich.   For whatever reason as a kid it just seemed weird. But those waffle fries were always on point.  

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Tasty Tuesday: the Tomato Sandwich & Grilled Peaches

No, these two items were not served together.   But they were ORDERED together.   Let’s back track.   I can never go to Grow without ordering more than I can eat at once. Just not possible. When I was

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To The Ladies

Today is the birthday of a very dear friend of mine, someone who I haven’t actually seen in right around a year. (Really?! How?!) And it got me to thinking how very dear many of my girlfriends are to me.

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Southern Foodways: Interview with David A. Davis

Southern food is such a hot topic these days, and we Southerners can be a little protective of it.   Here to discuss Southern Foodways is David A. Davis of Mercer University.   Special thanks to GPB Macon for hosting

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Three Southern Festivals: July 15th – 17th

We love a good festival here in the South. Here’s some of our favorites!   Forecastle Festival: Louisville, Kentucky – July 15th- 17th   From their website: “Founded in 2002 by Louisville native JK McKnight, Forecastle has grown from a

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Shop Happy Hump Day: Sassy Owl Boutique

There’s this adorable boutique in Warner Robins, Georgia that we love: Sassy Owl Boutique.   Here’s some of our favorites from that store!   We’ve got new kimonos in stock! They’re perfect for these overcast days and a great way

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