Monday, July 16, 2012
All the rainy weather in Suwanee recently doesn't have to prevent dining out. GoWaiter is an option.
With the weather that is currently taking over the Suwanee area, many people may not want to venture out of their homes in the thunderstorms to get dinner. With the heat, perhaps cooking in front of a hot stove doesn't sound wonderful either. The predictable options, like pizza and Chinese, can quickly get old. Luckily, Suwanee residents of the option of getting favorite meals delivered right to your door. With a delivery charge of $4.99 per restaurant, it can be worth it to avoid the rain, the hassle of a wait, and to still get the food you want. Suwanee is covered by GoWaiter Gwinnett, which covers several zip codes, including 30024 and 30043. -- Have you ever used GoWaiter? Do you have any dining tips? Tell us in the comments below. …
Monday, July 9, 2012
The newest addition to the dining scene is in the old Antigua building on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.
No sign is left of the previous restaurant, Antigua, at the newly remodeled and renovated Hammerheads Seafood and Sports Grille in Suwanee. From a large bar in the center to flat-screen surrounding the restaurant, and the custom-made beer case, the restaurant (located at 415 Peachtree Indistrial Boulevard) has a fresh look that reflects its diverse menu and new atmosphere. -- Have you tried Hammerhead yet? Tell us in the comments below. According to General Manager Cheryl Lemm, Hammerheads opted not to do a grand opening. Instead, they are letting word of mouth do the work, and so far it has been working. Some of the more popular items, like the grouper, have sold out, and others, like the Smoked Fish Dip appetizer, are equally as popular…
Monday, July 2, 2012
The franchise has opened its newest location in Suwanee.
A paper sign on the door makes it offical: Twisted Taco restaurant has finally opened its doors in Suwanee. Located right next to Taco Mac, the franchised Tex-Mex restaurant has been eagerly awaited. Upon first walking in, the restaurant is anything but your typical Mexican restaurant. Set in an Old Wild West type decor, wanted posters adorn the walls and a deer is mounted right above the hostess stand. Explore a little more, and you will find some booths tucked right into an old-time prison cell, with bars and all. Have you been to the Twisted Taco in Suwanee? Tell us in the comments below. Dinner, as in many Tex-Mex restaurants, begins with a bowl of handmade chips and salsa. Chips are thin and crispy with just a hint of salt. If chips …
Friday, June 15, 2012
The Tex-Mex franchise is set to open at the end of June.
Suwanee will be home to the newest Twisted Taco Tex-Mex restaurant, which is scheduled to open at the end of June on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road. Twisted Taco is a franchised restaurant that was established in 2002. The decor is a cross between an Old West Saloon. With several Twisted Tacos in the Atlanta area, it has quickly become a favorite for many. What are your experiences with Twisted Taco? Tell us in the comments below. Here is what to expect when Twisted Taco opens in Suwanee in less than two weeks. (It will be located in the old Chil's building near Taco Mac.) A visit to Johns Creek Twisted Taco shows off a menu that is filled with fresh ingredients, California style burritos, and homemade salsa. The "twisted tacos" come in more …
Monday, June 4, 2012
The Suwanee restaurant boasts a variety of noodles.
Nestled in between several Korean restaurants in the strip in front of H-Mart in Suwanee sits Umaido, a Japanese restaurant with a particular specialty, noodles. Umaido is not the typical Japanese sushi restaurant that many of us are accustomed to. Here, the menu is full of different choices of Ramen, like the current special, Tonkatsu Ramen. Tonkatsu is a lightly breaded pork and Ramen is the name of the noodles. The pork is thinly sliced and placed on top of the Ramen and broth along with garlic, green onions, and spices. What's your favorite Suwanee restaurant? Tell us in the comments below. The broth is rich with flavors. The noodles are soft and cooked with the broth so that they are packed with the flavors of the pork and the herbs …
Friday, April 27, 2012
The Suwanee Town Center pizzeria offers more than just a slice.
It's different. It is not your ordinary pizzeria. Mellow Mushroom in Suwanee Town Center is an original venue with pizzas and munchies in combinations you have never seen before. An added bonus: You can enjoy the weekly activities that the Mellow Mushroom hosts or are a part of. The flavors are what some may call insane. The Magical Mystery Tour boasts a pesto-based sauce, mushrooms, mozzarella, spinach, feta, and jalapenos. That is only one of the varied items that they make. -- Have you eaten at Mellow Mushroom? Tell us in the comments below. Philosopher's Pie with olive oil and garlic base is topped with grilled steak, portobello mushrooms, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, provolone, and feta cheese. If that combination is not …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
A new bakery opens in Suwanee.
After lunch or dinner at Tanner's or Subway, walk on over to the newly opened Amazing Cupcake in Suwanee for a dessert treat. Amazing Cupcake is now open in the space on 525 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard that used to be Caffenergy. It definitely lives up to the name, as the cupcakes are truly amazing. Baked fresh every morning, the owner, Ms. Tonita, only allows the best in her display case. Visit them at opening time, and you will see her personally decorating and displaying each of her creations. -- Have you visited Amazing Cupcakes? Tell us in the comments below. The signature cupcake , the Blacelvis, is chocolate with chocolate chunks and a chocolate ganache frosting. A chocolate-covered malt ball is placed on top for just a bit of …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Talay is located near the Assi Plaza.
There is no shortage of Asian food options in Suwanee. From H-Mart to Assi, Korean food is readily available at almost every corner. China is also well represented in various restaurants throughout the area. Not as well known, but growing in popularity, Thai restaurants offer delicious options for those searching for new cuisine. The Talay restaurant is a popular restaurant located near the Assi plaza that is a great introduction to Thai food. Talay is located at the intersection of Satellite Boulevard and Old Peachtree on the end of a little strip mall. Known as either Talay Asian Cuisine or Talay Thai Cuisine, it offers a variety of choices. On the Thai menu are the traditional options like Pad Thai and coconut soup. The coconut soup is …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Frontera in Suwanee serves affordable and delicious mexican food.
Note: Suwanee Patch will have a special feature on this matter Sunday. Frontera Mex-Mex Restaurant is located on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, away from the hustle and bustle from Town Center, and is well worth the extra few minutes drive. Many a night, the ambience at Frontera is set by a live Mariachi band that plays a repertoire of familiar Spanish music. They even take requests from diners. Once you are seated, it does not take long for a basket of thin, crispy tortilla chips to make it to your table. With two types of salsa, it is sure to please any palette. Want even more fun? Order a bowl of queso to dip the chips in. If you are not full from the chips, the meals are equally delicious. From fish to beef to chicken, there are many …
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Suwanee restaurants offer specials for your romantic night out.
Suwanee has no shortage of places to eat. For Valentine's Day, many places offer special menus to make for a romantic evening. Here are five options for a Happy Valentine's dinner.