Stories by Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Dine & Dish: Cucina 503 satisfies with Italian style

Cucina 503 is the newest endeavor by Chef Edward Mendoza of Kitchen 1454 - and one of only a few local restaurants in the Martinez area.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dine & Dish: Wrap Em Up has crepes with a twist

Wrap Em Up Crepes opened this past September at 220 Georgia Ave. in North Augusta after gaining a following at their stall at the Augusta Market at the River.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Dine & Dish: Sandwich City serves crowd more than sandwiches

Sandwich City serves more than just sandwiches? That was my surprised thought as I surveyed the diner's interior, warm with the scents of fried chicken, mac and cheese, and Southern veggies.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Dine & Dish: Abel Brown new hot spot for oysters

I love oysters, and whenever they're part of a meal, it becomes a special occasion. So when Bistro 491 closed and then reopened as Abel Brown, a new oyster house concept, I knew I had to go check ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Dine & Dish: Panda Express cooks Chinese for the calorie-conscious

On a recent trip to Panda Express, I zeroed in on the 250-calorie or less options - which make up about half of their entrees.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Dine & Dish: Calvert's sunset dinner whets appetite

Calvert's is definitely a special occasion kind of place, but many may not know that the restaurant offers a prix fixe menu from 5 to 6:30 p.m. that makes it easy for discriminating diners with ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Dine & Dish: Whole Foods has whole lot of treats

Walking in Augusta's new Whole Foods for the first time was almost like Christmas or the first day of vacation. So many pretty fruits and vegetables! A salt bar, freshly ground nut butters, ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Dine & Dish: 'What's the best restaurant in Augusta?' Here's a start …

As my Christmas gift to you, here's a list of my (roughly) top 20 foods. These are the dishes I hunger for when I'm happy or blue, when I'm out with friends or dining as a couple - and that I ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Dine & Dish: French cheeses open eyes to possibilities

It was one of the best voicemails I'd ever gotten: "Can we come feed you some cheese?" The call was from a representative of the Cheeses of Europe, an organization promoting French cheeses in the U.S.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Dine & Dish: Sports Center burgers score with regulars, newbies

The waitresses at the Sports Center look a little surprised when you ask for a menu - and there's only one! - but the burgers are what most people come for.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Dine & Dish: Villa Europa serves German, more

Villa Europa's German food served all year, not just in October.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Dine & Dish: These treats will satisfy pumpkin cravings

So I decided to go on a fall spice food tour - local style. Essentially, this meant that I crammed in as many fall-flavored foods and drinks as I could find in the course of a week and a half. ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Food is fun at the fair

With a little help from my friends, I scoped out the best (and the worst) unusual foods at this year's Georgia-Carolina State Fair, presented by the Augusta Exchange Club.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Dine & Dish: Tasty chicken and waffle is best of Bees Knees menu

Bee's Knees, the funky downtown Augusta tapas bar, has a cool, artistic vibe, and is exactly the kind of restaurant you'd expect to have a secret menu item.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Dine & Dish: Metro Market a fresh idea for anytime

Modeled after Dean & Deluca and other upscale markets, the Metro Market in downtown Augusta features gourmet and high-end grab-and-go items, as well as freshly made meals for breakfast, lunch ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Dine & Dish: Don't miss the treats at Arts in the Heart

The international food offering for the 2014 Arts in the Heart festival sees the return of Germany, says goodbye to Bulgaria and Pakistan, and welcomes Cyprus, Sweden, Lebanon and ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Dine & Dish: Steakhouse is Prime spot for dinner

Prime Steakhouse in downtown Aiken is cozy and the service is welcoming and attentive. Prime is definitely a winner for a birthday dinner - or dinner anytime.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Dine & Dish: Sawasdee is hidden gem for Thai food

You can tell that Sawasdee is truly authentic Thai cuisine. The soup alone is worth the drive to Warrenville, S.C.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Dine & Dish: Osaka Sushi has fun, family atmosphere

The bamboo curtain behind the front window of Osaka Sushi shook vigorously, and I peered inside, trying to make out who was trying to get our attention.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dine & Dish: Diablo's is fresh, fun

Diablo's Southwest Grill has a fun concept and truly fresh ingredients (there is no freezer). If you go, make sure to try the pork.
By Danielle Wong Moores
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