Category: Dining

The 2018 Taste of Conyers

Come hungry to this annual signature event showcasing restaurants in Conyers and the Olde Town district! Purchase samples of restaurant specialties from dozens of restaurants ranging in price from $1-$3. Admission is free! Enjoy the Conyers Car Show while you sample savory and sweet treats. Enjoy a children’s area for the little ones! Live music and fun for all ages! For more information, call 770-602-2606.

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Irish Bred Pub, Covington, GA by Jason Fuchs (The Fooding Fuchs)

Top of the morning to you!  While browsing the town of Covington might not lead you to find any leprechauns, it doesn’t mean you can’t find a pot of gold.  That pot of gold is what’s cooking up at Irish Bred Pub. Irish Bred Pub is a franchise based out of the West side of Georgia and two cities in Alabama.  Owners Jack and Lisa Phillips remodeled the former Church Street Antiquities building in 2016. You’ll find them on the Square next door to The Cork. 

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The Fooding Fuchs – Taco’N Madre

Today I would like to highlight one of my absolute favorite Mexican restaurants. After discovering their table at the Taste of Conyers event in Olde Town this past Spring, I felt compelled to stop by. Quite honestly, I just can’t seem to get enough. From the house-made corn tortillas to the wide variety on their freshly made salsa bar, Taco’N Madre features authentic Mexican food.

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For the Love of Chocolate and Wine

Love is in the air! The month of February is considered by many as the month of love.  The day of romance, which we call Valentine’s Day is named in honor of a Christian martyr. Valentine’s Day dates back to the 5th century but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.

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A Serving of Love

Watching people in restaurants is informative. Being a server, especially, gives you a feel for what loving people are like and what unhappy people are like. If a party comes in and orders sweet tea and sits there on their phones until the meal is over, they usually are not pleasant people. They will find more things wrong with their service.

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“I’ll Take the Same, Please”

Alcohol is a social drug because it reduces inhibitions and allows for conversation and camaraderie to spring forth. One would argue that this is alcohol’s main contribution towards human society. Dating back thousands of years, humans have gathered and experienced the shared euphoria of alcohol ingestion. However, the effects of alcohol do vary based on the other constituent parts of the vehicle.

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