Restaurateurs fight higher fees

...were a slap in the face after their efforts to revive Augusta's downtown. One woman was brought to tears, saying that restaurateurs are already too familiar with sacrifice, some working 18-hour days and paying themselves last if there is money left...

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Restaurateur wants government loan

Another Augusta restaurateur wants an interest-free loan from city commissioners to operate a program to train food-service workers at his restaurant...

Augusta restaurateur adding Italian eatery in Martinez

An Augusta restaurateur is expanding his culinary offerings with an Italian eatery in Martinez.Edward Mendoza is renovating the former Robolli's Italian...

Dine & Dish: Sampling of French cheeses opens eyes to possibilities

...really experienced the perks of being a food writer. I'm sure everyone imagines that I get to swan around and be feted by restaurateurs, but really, it's just me and my friends going out to eat, while I surreptitiously snap photos and take notes (I always...

Housing, community development director Chester Wheeler resigns

...home-ownership counseling firm HomeFirst Inc., with which Wheeler hada prior business relationship.A former tailor, restaurateur and Macon housing official prior to joining Augusta government in 2007, Wheeler did not return a call seeking comment.

Two renowned chefs and a restaurateur dish on the hopping Houston dining scene

...innovation is king in this town. IT'S IN THE DIVERSITY. So, why is the city's food so great? As a native Houstonian, restaurateur Lee Ellis, who owns concept restaurants such as Petite Sweets, Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar and BRC Gastropub, says it's...

Restaurateurs launch fast-food duo

...because its sales were slow and that the convenience store needed a change of pace. The store owners initially approached the restaurateurs separately to move into the vacated space, but the two eatery operators realized this was their chance to create a co-located...

Public meetings on downtown parking set for Dec. 9

...including Augusta Commission member Marion Williams, have contended that lack of a clear parking plan deters retailers and restaurateurs from opening establishments downtown. The plan is meant to discourage downtown employees and residents from parking all...

Local chefs making more food from scratch

...along the way."Mendoza is one of several local chefs in Augusta's budding food scene preparing more food from scratch. Restaurateurs have taken to making their own ingredients such as specialty meats and growing their own produce in gardens as one way to...

Augusta restaurants are preparing for first Masters Week

The looming arrival of Masters Week brings with it a mixed bag of expectations for new restaurateurs in Augusta.In Surrey Center, the management of Oliviana's Bar Italiano & Pizzeria has "substantially" stocked up the kitchen...