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Fall Beers

by Dina Alvarado Staff Writer  Fall is my favorite season for many reasons. For me, Fall means awesome sweaters, cold weather that’s not too cold, Halloween, and of course, great seasonal beers. The two beer styles that immediately come to mind are Pumpkin Ales and Stouts, but there are beers outside of those two styles […]

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A Decatur dynasty: Leon’s Full Service and the Brick Store Pub

Take a stroll in downtown Decatur and you will have no shortage of options for food. Whether you want a burrito, a sushi roll or a stiff drink, there is something that will get you a fix. But not all of them have an intrinsic tie to the land beneath them, in more ways than one.

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From our advertisers: Valentine’s Special at Leon’s

Leon’s Full Service will be serving up something extra-special for this Valentine’s Day. On Tuesday night they will offer a four-course meal with beer pairings designed especially by the chef for $75 per person (a steal considering some of the best beers cost over $10 — and you’ll get four!).

Call ahead (404-687-0500)to ensure you get a reservation for you and your special someone, and take a peek at their seasonal menu online.

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Scoutmob: A New Way To Coupon or a Ripoff?

coutMob is a downloadable mobile app that brings local deals to your fingertips. I recently had a chance to take a stab at it when I went to dine out with friends at Decatur’s own Noodle. And I must say my experience using the app was not what I expected it to be. The deal available was 50% off your meal at Noodle. Who wouldn’t want that? But looks can be deceiving. The deal listed was only for dine in orders, which would suck if I was trying to take it home, fortunately I wasn’t. The app also neglected to tell me I could only use one coupon per table despite the fact we all agreed to pay separately. Lastly, the app added its own gratuity to make sure the waiter received his tip, which kind of sucked because I felt it over-tipped his crappy service. So the question is does this app in my opinion fail or pass?

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Your Dekalb Farmers Market Fosters Global Connectivity

he search is over, the best food in Atlanta has been found. The freshest most diverse array of colorful produce, pasteries like you would find in pâtisseries in France, and a buffet-style assortment of dishes from around the world that are available by the pound for lunch or dinner can all be found at Your Dekalb Farmers Market. Not only is this low-priced, high quality market 5 minutes from the main loop at Agnes Scott College, but it is one of the largest employers of local refugees in the city. YDFM’s commitment to supporting the large refugee community in Decatur, GA is what sets this foodie-paradise apart from the rest.

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Bleeding Heart Martinis: why Martha Stewart could drink me under the table

by Christen Thompson Managing Editor, Online So. Halloween happened, and drinks were to be had for the over 21 set. What was a party host to do? Turn to Martha, of course! Kidding, I really just StumbledUpon an article on Martha Stewart’s website. But, either way, that is where I found the recipe (which has […]

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