Dining

Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

January 2014 Fayette Woman Cover Lady Maggie Laton (center) chats with Pinewood Atlanta Vice President of Operations Brian Cooper (R) at the Pinewood Gala Saturday night in a soundstage on the Fayetteville studio site. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Lots of tastes on display in Fayetteville

Lots of tastes on display in Fayetteville

There was plenty to eat, and then some, at the annual Taste of Fayette event hosted Sunday by the city of Fayetteville around the Lane Brown Memorial Gazebo downtown. The event was rescheduled from earlier this year when a severe thunderstorm scattered the crowd after descending on downtown Fayetteville. The Finest Taste award went to Broadway Diner, while the Finest Treat award went to Rosa’s Home Cooking and the Most Amazing Booth award went to TCBY. Photo/John Munford.

Senoia invaded . . . by fun-seekers

Senoia invaded . . . by fun-seekers

An unprecedented number of visitors to Senoia flooded into the downtown area June 15 for the first of what is expected to be the annual Senoia Social, a day of live music to benefit Camp Southern Ground for disabled children. A project of Grammy award-winning artist Zac Brown, the fundraiser featured a host of bands on Brown’s record label. The camp is located in central Fayette and serves specials needs children. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Sweet treats

Sweet treats

Downtown Newnan was packed with hungry people Thursday evening who sampled the wide variety of foods available at the Spring 2013 Taste of Newnan. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Plenty of options on the menu at several great Fayette restaurants

Head to Lagniappe Deauxnuts for a little something extra. Photo/Judy Ward.

What are you in the mood for? Breakfast? Lunch? Something spicy? Some down home cooking? Something a little more international? Whatever your current craving may be, there is a spot sure to satisfy you somewhere in Fayette County. In fact, some of the best spots are only a hop, skip and a jump away from each other.

Fayetteville boasts two of the county’s best gems in City Cafe and Bakery and Lagniappe Deauxnuts. The two eateries are less than a mile away from each other and their menus are wildly different. Read More»

Kiwanis pancake breakfast set for Jan. 26

Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City's pancake chefs flip hotcakes at last year's event. Photo/Special.

Over 150,000! That’s the number of pancakes consumed by hungry participants over the past 20 years during Kiwanis Pancake Saturday. Now it’s time to add to that number.

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City presents its 20th Annual Pancake Saturday, touted by many as “Peachtree City’s Premier Mid-Winter Social Event.”

Approximately 3,000 persons are expected to attend.

The function will be held in the cafeteria of McIntosh High School on Walt Banks Road. Serving hours are from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Read More»

Visit the wineries of the North Georgia mountains this weekend

The vineyard shown is owned by Steve Thompson, who lives in Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

The newly formed Mountain Wine Country Cooperative is delighted to present the inaugural Holiday Weekend in Mountain Wine Country Dec. 1-2.

Purchase a limited edition Mountain Wine Country glass at any of the 10 participating wineries for $10 and take it to participating wineries during the special two-day event. Tasting charges will be waived and each winery will be offering a special experience to holiday weekend visitors. Read More»

Civitan's Chili Challenge heats up weekend in PTC

Civitan's Chili Challenge heats up weekend in PTC

Visitors sample chili at one of the many booths at the annual Line Creek Civitan Chili Challenge. Photo/Michael Boylan.

FCHS Tigers Band parades for veterans Saturday in Fayetteville

FCHS Tigers Band parades for veterans Saturday in Fayetteville

The Fayette County High School Tigers Band strikes up a marching tune as they step smartly during the Veterans Day Parade Saturday in Fayetteville. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Chili Fest in Fayetteville Saturday

Fayette Shrine Club and Fayetteville Main Street will host the second annual Old Courthouse Chili Fest and Competition on the lawn of the Historic Courthouse in Downtown Fayetteville on Saturday, October 20 beginning at noon. Over 25 different cooks will be competing and showcasing their best chili and salsa recipes.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, and the public will also vote to select a people’s choice award for chili and a people’s choice award for salsa. Read More»