Farm to table is a concept that will Grow on you

By Doug DealMacon Community News If you don’t know already know where it is, it can be challenging to spot this month’s featured local restaurant. Even if you have GPS running, you may easily overlook it. Since the restaurant is nestled between an electrical power sub-station and a chiropractor’s office, your first instinct might be […]

La Bella Morelia serves superb Mexican

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Living in Macon and Middle Georgia, there are many options for Mexican food that run the gamut of both quality and variety. At our paper, we do not obsess over “authenticity” since that is for the native chefs of the regions represented to debate. We just appreciate good food, […]

The Rookery’s burgers are something to crow about

By Doug DealMacon Community News The word “rookery” means “a breeding ground for birds, particularly crows or rooks (a type of crow).” As applied to the renowned restaurant located at 543 Cherry Street in downtown Macon, it means a breeding ground for delicious food. Getting into the Rookery is often a chore because of the […]

Sauced tops in two-topping toe-to-toe

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Few things are more enjoyable than a nice slice of pizza or two paired with a salad and a drink for a refreshing lunch during a busy day. Generally, the service is fast, and you can find deals at a reasonable price. Macon is loaded with options for a […]

Tzango’s tops on tamales, tacos, tasty treats

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Tzango Cocina Del Mundo has been on my family’s culinary radar for a while. Although they are currently found downtown at 336 Second Street in the revitalized downtown Macon, we first discovered them when they were on Hartley Bridge Road in South Bibb. Over the years, we have celebrated […]

Korean restaurant offers fusion-powered delights

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Outside of Mexican or fast food, Asian cuisine is probably the most plentiful option for dining out in Macon, but Korean is still challenging to find. About two years ago, one of our first articles after rebooting Macon Community News online was to introduce Macon to Chico and Chang, […]

Pizza place purveys perfect pies

Pizza preferences are a very personal thing. The thickness of the crust, the firmness of the crust, the selection of toppings, the density and flavor of the sauce, and the amount of cheese are only parts of the equation that makes a “good” pizza. For everyone the answer is different. Maconites are lucky to have […]

Your appetite for wings will take flight at Francar’s

These days, wing places are everywhere, and if a restaurant isn’t a wing place, they probably still serve chicken wings. Although chicken wings may have become ubiquitous, the quality varies widely, as does the method of preparation. Run-of-the-mill wings are not only a disappointment but also a waste of money. The price of chicken wings […]