Stories by Danielle Wong Moores

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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

Monday, July 28, 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

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Dine & Dish: Aiken Speakeasy is code for delicious

First came the hurried e-mails. Then phone calls to confirm. Finally, with "secret" pass code in hand, in downtown Aiken we entered a glittering world of fine dining, and well-heeled gents and dames.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Dine & Dish: Marco's Pizza franchise delivers on yummy pizza

Marco's Pizza bakes up oven-fresh, hot pizza with a variety of toppings.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Dine & Dish: Pauley's worth a visit for the steaks

With the quality of the steaks, Pauley's Steakhouse in downtown Augusta should be filled with customers.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Monday, June 2, 2014

Dine & Dish: Variety certain with Augusta Market lunch

The Augusta Market at the River has grown into an eclectic and crowded mini-festival on Saturday mornings in downtown Augusta from March to November. Lunchwise, there are many options.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Dine & Dish: Craving barbecue? Head over state line to BBQ Barn

I can tell you this: I love my Georgia barbecue, but this South Carolina version does what it says, aiming to please diners across state lines.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Dine & Dish: Trip to O'Donovan's Irish Pub turns into nice surprise

Irish food typically combines two of my favorite things, meat and starch, and this menu didn't disappoint.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Dine & Dish: Hungry? You have to try this place!

Here's a list of recommendations for "don't miss" dining in Augusta. These are the places I'd tell my friends and family, "If you come to Augusta, we have to try this place!" I also surveyed my ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Friday, March 28, 2014

Dine & Dish: Doughnuts at Whoa-Nuts will make you pause

Most of us are familiar with the froyo concept: frozen yogurt that you top with fruits, candies or syrups, then purchase according to its weight. Whoa-Nuts Donuts has the same concept, but with ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Dine & Dish: Craft & Vine is inspired cocktail lounge

Craft & Vine is a spot suited for sipping great drinks, snacking on creative new dishes and enjoying a fresh and unique restaurant experience.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Dine & Dish: Hawaiian Style BBQ brings taste of islands to South Augusta

I've subconsciously kept my ears perked for any mention of a restaurant serving a Hawaiian-style plate lunch. Hawaiian Style BBQ on Gordon Highway does.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

Dine & Dish: Izumi buffet is this sushi-lover's dream

Izumi Hibachi Sushi in Evans is the first sushi buffet in town and also offers a full menu of sushi and Japanese dinner items.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

A first-timer's guide to having fun in Los Angeles

Somehow, despite our non-planning, our first-time trip to Los Angeles became one of the best vacations we'd ever had.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Dine & Dish: Finch & Fifth is dining fit for friends

Finch & Fifth, Surrey Center's newest restaurant, offers tapas to enjoy as a couple or with friends.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

Dine & Dish: Brick Pond Market is worth exploring

Brick Pond Market, which opened in January 2013, offers an eclectic, Italian-inspired menu of salads, sandwiches/burgers/wraps, desserts, a nice wine and beer selection and even a Saturday brunch ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Dine & Dish: Which Wich has 'yummy' in the bag

Which Wich is part of a franchise that has been named one of the fastest-growing franchises in the nation.
By Danielle Wong Moores
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