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DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

DINNERS ON A DIME: Real Southern Bar-B-Que

ATHENS, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features the best in local BBQ. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

According to some, Jim and Nick’s BBQ is typical chain barbecue but according to others, it’s the best in town. The restaurant serves up the best fried catfish and isn’t too shabby when it comes to the fixings. Guests rave about their cornbread cheese muffins, salads and baked potatoes. Although the restaurant is popular for BBQ, they host a weekly Taco Night on Tuesdays. The restaurant is located at 1103 Old Peachtree Road in Suwanee.

Jot Em Down BBQ and Store is popular with the locals and UGA students, alike. The residents boasts that they do BBQ “the way it’s s’posed to be”.

Groupon Quiznos Deal

Groupon Quiznos  Deal

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DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

DINNERS ON A DIME: Sushi Spots

SUWANEE, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local sushi restaurants. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal for a price that’s economically feasible in today’s economy.

Popular Mori House offers diners the opportunity to “experience Japanese style cuisine” for an affordable price. This restaurant strives to provide diners with high quality, traditional sushi and sashimi. The restaurant offers, both, an ala carte and omakaze style of dining. The restaurant is located at 4325 Suwanee Dam Road in Suwannee.

The restaurant Sushi Kita is described as, “a nice, clean, small sushi restaurant” on the main stretch of Suwannee. According to loyal diners, the restaurant offers a very comfortable environment and the octopus salad is a favorite. The restaurant doesn’t boast a fancy menu however, it settles the cravings.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

DULUTH, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local breakfast eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

The Rexall Grill is a crowd pleaser. This restaurant is casual and most visitors come back for more. Rexall Grill serves southern food and many say it takes like “home cooked food”. The restaurant opens, pretty, early at 5:30 a.m. and they only accept cash, so be sure to have it. Come visit the restaurant at 3165 Buford Highway in Duluth.

This restaurant is described as offering “everything you could possibly want 24 hours a day”. The Georgia Diner is a classic, “greasy spoon” diner, located in Lawrenceville, which offers classic dinner breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most of the offerings are under $10 and they even use real eggs.

Mother's Day at Purple Rain Restaurant & Lounge

Mother's Day at Purple Rain Restaurant & Lounge

 

My kids wanted to do something fun to celebrate Mother’s Day with me so I said, hey let’s go to my friend Rachel’s place. The kids had never met her but I told them they would love the newly opened spot in Duluth,Ga.I put on one of my favorite dresses and found one of the biggest hats I owned and we were off to brunch at Purple Rain Restaurant & Lounge. It was a gorgeous day here in Atlanta,Ga so I was excited to get out and enjoy the sunshine. 

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

BUFORD, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local Cinco de Mayo eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Cheeky’s, the Birthplace of the Beer Table, will be offering live music all day. At their Suwanee and Cumming locations, Cheeky’s will have $2 Tecate, $12 buckets of Dos Equis and Sol beers. The restaurant offers custom tacos, a list of salsas and a selection of sandwiches; entrees don’t exceed $15 and the restaurant is located at 1039 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Suwannee and 410 Peachtree Parkway in Cumming.

Chonas Mexican Grill in Lawrenceville will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with their regular specials. Chonas offers a long list of imported and domestic beers; they also offer classic Margaritas in, both, glasses and pitchers.