Dining

Kiwanis pancake breakfast this Saturday

Clowns from New Hope Baptist Church try out their flipping techniques at last years’ Kiwanis Pancake Saturday.  Pictured from the left are DeanO T Clown, Otto and Bustin.  The clowns will be present again this year. Photo/Special.

Over 150,000! That’s the number of pancakes consumed by hungry participants over the past 19 years during Kiwanis Pancake Saturday. Now it’s time to add to that number. On Saturday, January 28 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 people are expected to attend. Read More»

The Foodie Awards

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Welcome to an extremely unscientific, highly personal awards column that results in no real awards. That being said, as F.C. Foodie, I do sample lots of the local restaurants and I keep my ears open and hear the buzz from local citizens as well. The winners are all very deserving.

Breakfast

Best Breakfast Item - The Maple Bacon Donut at Lagniappe Deauxnuts in Fayetteville. It is my obsession. I love it. I honestly think of ways I can incorporate it into my life more. “Oh, we’re going to a Christmas party. Let’s bring some Maple Bacon Donuts instead of a bottle of wine.” Read More»

TCBY looks back on a great first year

TCBY looks back on a great first year

TCBY in the Braelinn Village Shopping Center in Peachtree City opened in November of 2010. In the year since opening its doors and serving their first cup of frozen yogurt, the shop has ingrained itself in the community and become a destination for friends and families, the young and old, local residents and people from neighboring communities. Read More»

Sa Za in Newnan is serious about their food

From left are owner Joe DiMaggio Jr., sous chef Frazier Bagwell and executive chef Jason Siegel. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Joe DiMaggio Jr., the owner of Sa Za in Newnan (yes, he’s related - he’s Joltin’ Joe’s cousin), has always loved history and archaeology. With a baseball legend in his family tree and ancestors in both northern and southern Italy, it’s easy to see how the stories that were passed down from generation to generation sparked an interest in him and led him to travel all over the world. Read More»

Dinner on the lawn this Friday in Fayetteville

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host its second Dinner on the Lawn on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse square this Friday, October 21. This all-ages, community event is open to everyone and will have great food and live entertainment from 6-8 p.m. Read More»

TCBY’s newly restored truck delivers street treats

TCBY of Peachtree City owner Mike Murtaugh, right, with son, John, and the TCBY truck. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Since opening at the Braelinn Village Shopping Center in Peachtree City, TCBY has won over a lot of fans with their delicious treats and funky decor. It was only a matter of time before owner Mike Murtaugh was asked if he could bring some of that TCBY magic to fundraising events at schools, churches and other community activities. Read More»

Sister’s Sweet Creations hope to be part of many memorable occasions

Sister’s Sweet Creations hope to be part of many memorable occasions

Sister’s Sweet Creations is a full service bakery located at 2000 Shakerag Hill, Suite B in Peachtree City. Owned by Catherine Simpson, the bakery offers fresh baked cakes, cupcakes, cookies, breakfast pastries, wedding cakes, specialty cakes, gift baskets and much more. Read More»

New produce stand opens in downtown Fayetteville

New produce stand opens in downtown Fayetteville

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to announce the opening of a new local produce stand on the downtown square. The produce stand is now located in the Southern Crescent Mortgage parking lot on the northwest corner of the square. It will mainly offer fresh produce, but will occasionally also have locally made jams, kettle corn, plants and other complimentary items. Read More»

Dinner on the Lawn in Fayetteville Friday

Piggy-backing on the popular Lunch on the Lawn series, Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host its first Dinner on the Lawn on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse square this Friday, June 24. This all-ages, community event is open to everyone and will have award-winning food and live entertainment from 6-8 p.m. Read More»

The lady has a big appetite

The lady has a big appetite

It was a sight to behold. Finalists at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest held May 14 at Junction Lanes in Newnan had 10 minutes to stuff down as many hot dogs and buns as they could muster. The gulping group included local residents and those from as far away as New York and Chicago. The winner of the women’s portion of the contest was Larell Marie Mele (second from right) from Long Pond, Penn. She will join men’s winner Gravy Brown from Chicago on July 4 at Coney Island, New York, for a chance to win the national title and a $20,000 prize. Read More»