Amy Christian



Something for everyone at Andrew’s Place

Something for everyone at Andrew’s Place

Open since the beginning of the year, Andrew’s Place in Furys Ferry Station has spent the past two months searching for its niche and they’ve hit upon a concept they’re sure will work: a high-end bar and grille that offers something for everyone. Originally conceptualized as a fine-dining restaurant, Andrew’s has gotten rid of the […]

A Tradition of Romance at the Partridge Inn

A Tradition of Romance at the Partridge Inn

The Partridge Inn is “the Grand Hotel of the Classic South,” an institution that has a 104-year history that has included hosting U.S. presidents and celebrities. To residents of Augusta, however, the “PI” is more like a second home, and there’s no time of year that’s more apparent than on Valentine’s Day. “Augusta’s close-knit anyway […]

Time flies, Even After 17 Years, at French Market West

Time flies, Even After 17 Years, at French Market West

Day in and day out, Jim Beck can be found in the same place he’s been for almost the last two decades: French Market Grille West. But even though Beck and the restaurant he owns just celebrated their 17th anniversary on January 13, it seems like time has flown. “Not really,” Beck laughed when asked […]

Yummy Christmas

Yummy Christmas

Robert Williams has seen many trends come and go during his almost 18 years as owner of Roux’s Catering. One of the strangest may just be a new trend in employers waiting to hold holiday parties until January. “I’ve got many clients who are doing parties, as odd as this might sound, in January,” Williams […]

Fundraiser Organized for Ailing Deputy

Fundraiser Organized for Ailing Deputy

Friends of retired Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Thompson will gather Friday night, November 22, at 7 p.m. at Sidetrack Bar and Grill to raise money to help his family pay for mounting medical bills. Thompson, a 20-plus-year law enforcement veteran, suffered a stroke in 2010 and retired in 2011. Since then, doctors discovered an […]

Snug Celebration

Snug Celebration

Diners have to get to The Snug pretty early to nab a slice of the family steakhouse’s prime rib. “We roast that in a slow-cook oven every day, so it takes it to a temperature and holds it so that it remains absolutely marvelous,” said Snug owner Kay Bentley. “Fridays and Saturdays we will usually […]

Burgers and More

Farmhaus isn’t your average hamburger restaurant When Chef Sean Wight began thinking of opening a second restaurant in downtown Augusta, he decided to focus on something that seems like it’s on the opposite end of the spectrum from his fine-dining establishment: a counter-service burger restaurant. Farmhaus isn’t just any old burger restaurant, though. And despite […]