Dining

Chomping for chili

Chomping for chili

It was a chilly day but it was just right for a cup of hot chili. Ten-year-old Cayleigh Fitzsimmons (L) and her 7-year-old sister Chloe, of Peachtree City, joined a host of others Nov. 1 for the annual Civitan Great Chili Challenge held at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Vegan chef gives free lessons, samples

Returning by popular request to the Carnegie, Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., chef Michael Laidlaw will again prepare and provide a special food demonstration in the continuing effort to present his introduction to vegan preparation and cooking. Read More»

‘This is the one you really ought to try’

‘This is the one you really ought to try’

Madison Griffin describes each flavor of pork rind freshly made under the Squealing Pigs Restaurant tent at the last Fayette Market Day this past weekend. Griffin’s favorite flavor is salt and vinegar. Photo/Bethan Adams.

Slinging songs in Senoia

Slinging songs in Senoia

There was no practical way to estimate the large mass of people attending the 2014 Senoia Social held July 5. The large stage was set up on the south side of Main Street again this year to accommodate the bands that played all afternoon and into the evening. The Senoia Social is a fundraiser for Camp Southern Ground. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Farm to Table cooks for Southern Conservation Trust

Rick Minter, owner of Minter’s Farm, takes Farm to Table guests on a tour of the premises. Photo/Bonnie Hester.

By BONNIE HESTER
Intern for The Citizen

On Thursday, June 19, the Southern Conservation Trust (SCT) held their fourth annual “Farm to Table” event at Minter’s Farm, located off Ga. Highway 92 South in Inman. The event consisted of a dinner prepared for guests by local chefs from only fresh and locally grown produce.

The food was so fresh, in fact, that much of it had been harvested within 24 to 48 hours prior to the event, according to SCT member Meredith Martin.
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Lunch on the Lawn is Friday in F’ville

Jason Bowen is set to perform. Photo/Special.

Fayetteville Main Street, along with The Citizen Newspaper is proud to present another Lunch on the Lawn event. On Friday, May 30, come be a part of this great lunchtime affair on the historic courthouse lawn that includes great entertainment and an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break and enjoy the beautiful weather and music. Read More»

A taste for line dancing

A taste for line dancing

Members of the Sharpsburg Country Western Line Dance Show Team really put on a show at the annual Taste of Fayette community event held May 18 in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Savor the flavor at dinner under the trees in Senoia

Savor the flavor at dinner under the trees in Senoia

The Senoia Optimist Club always knows how to put on an event. Three hundred diners attended the 5th Annual Taste of Senoia held under the trees April 27 at the Veranda Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn. Photo/Ben Nelms.

A tasty time for all in Newnan

A tasty time for all in Newnan

With more than 45 local restaurants and vendors to sample, the annual Taste of Newnan event in downtown drew a big crowd as usual Thursday. It was a great chance for many local to enjoy the fair spring weather and catch up with neighbors. Photo/Sandy Zimmerman.

Bring on the Pancakes Superbowl!

Bring on the Pancakes Superbowl!

He wasn’t in the pancake eating competition, but Thomas Keohane came to McIntosh High School ready to put away the flapjacks Saturday morning at the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. Participants got all you can eat pancakes and sausage along with entertainment including the pancake eating contest, face painting and a fire truck on display. Photo/John Munford.