Garden Gathered

Garden Gathered

By Griffin Nelson | Photo by Amy J. Owen  Though Garden Gathered is the newest edition to the lineup of Augusta floral shops, they are not new to the industry or the area. Owner and lead designer Rachel Frisell has lived in the Augusta area for several years, formerly...
Taste November/December 2020

Taste November/December 2020

SIP – The SolFood Kitchen Sample the world from a new perspective By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki I wanted to try basically everything on the menu at The SolFood Kitchen. When I hear the phrase “there’s something for everyone,” this is what comes to...
Taste October 2020

Taste October 2020

EAT – The Crazy Empanada By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki In a nondescript building on Riverwatch Parkway, tucked into a corner under beautiful big trees, you’ll find The Crazy Empanada– home of the best empanadas outside of Puerto Rico. Made by hand...
Taste August/September 2020

Taste August/September 2020

EAT – El Borikuazo By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki More than anything else this year, I’ve missed traveling. Puerto Rico has been on my list for a while, but I’ve yet to get there in person. In the meantime, a short drive to Aiken to eat at El...
Good Taste July 2020

Good Taste July 2020

EAT – Cafe 209 By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki I walk in the door to a hearty welcome and what would certainly be a huge hug if it weren’t for COVID-19 restrictions. I’ve never felt so at home despite 6 feet of separation. And I get the impression...