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Who doesn’t love a good milkshake? I know I do. I’m not talking about the watered down, artificially flavored, syrup laden mess you get from a fast food chain.
I’m talking about a real, honest-to-goodness shake. And that’s what you get at Farmhaus Burgers! (I don’t have enough time to talk about their locally sourced, beefy awesomeness. But if you haven’t tried it – believe me when I say you will not be disappointed. And what goes better with a shake than a burger?)
The two shakes you see before you are, in a word, epic. The shake to the right is the Shake of the Month: Titan Farms Peach & Caramel Milkshake. It’s made from local peaches and is sweet, a little salty from the caramel and has little bits of juicy peach that pop up and surprise you. It’s only available this August, so you have to plan a visit this month if you want to try it! The shake to the left is the Nana’s Pudding. It’s a boozy shake that magically tastes like the most legit liquid banana pudding you will ever try. It has Banana Rum, Irishman Irish Cream and little bites of crunchy vanilla wafer. The Nana’s Pudding shake is part of the regular drink/shake menu. If you’re craving a fun adult beverage you should definitely give this a try. Find them on Facebook at: Facebook.com/FarmhausBurger.
Tues – Thurs: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sat – Sun: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
1204 Broad Street, Augusta GA 30901
Ashton Randall, the Electronic Media Manager at the ACVB, went on her first Moonlight Music Cruise down the Augusta Canal. See video clips and photos from the cruise in this new video blog. For more information visit http://www.augustacanal.com
My friend and I were tired of eating at the same places. Not particularly being a fan of chain restaurants, we decided to try a new place called Taste. Taste is located in North Augusta in the beautiful neighborhood of Hammond’s Ferry, along the bank of the Savannah River.
Taste is a simple, quaint tapas restaurant and wine bar with a Southern feel. They use ingredients grown locally in both Georgia and South Carolina. They offer both inside and outside dining; it’s cute and welcoming and the staff is great!
On special was the white peach sangria, made at the restaurant. It tasted fresh, crisp and fantastic! They also serve a red sangria that looked very good. I’ll without a doubt be trying that on my next visit.
We ordered the smoked apple wood bacon pimento cheese with crackers and toast points to start. Now, I’ve grown up in the South my entire life and no one makes pimento cheese like my grandmama, but it was better than hers! Of course, I’d never tell her that.
Then we had the roasted pear wedge salad with feta cheese and a house-made vinaigrette. It was just right and hit the spot.
What did we have for dessert? Chocolate bread pudding. Yum. We had to wait a little while on this dish, but it was well worth the wait because it was baked fresh to order. It was heaven in a dish.
Taste is one of my new favorite spots and I will definitely be returning to try more of their dishes and weekly specials.
Taste is open Wednesday through Saturday for lunch (11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.) and dinner (5:30 p.m. – until).
Taste is located in Hammond’s Ferry at 465 Railroad Street, Suite 100 in North Augusta, SC 29841. Call today for more information or to make reservations (803) 341-9881 or visit their website: EatAtTaste.com
You could win a fun filled weekend in Augusta, Ga from September 14 – September 16, 2012.! Click here to register.
Shop for local arts and crafts, sample food from around the world, see live performances and much more during the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. Hear bluegrass legend Ricky Scaggs live at the historic Imperial Theatre and eat like a foodie at some of Augusta’s best local restaurants.
Vacation package includes:
- 2 VIP passes to Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival (Learn more about Arts in the Heart of Augusta )
- 2 tickets to Southern Soul & Song presents: Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder (Learn more about the Southern Soul and Song series)
- 2 night stay and breakfast for two days at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
- Dinner at La Maison
- Dinner at Rooster’s Beak
- Lunch at The Boll Weevil
- Gas Card
- 2 VIP Passes to Augusta attractions
Winner will be notified by August 24, 2012.
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