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True Korean flavor found in local restaurant

Written by Amber Smith & Jennifer Gleason   Locally owned and operated Korea Garden offers a fresh, authentic taste. Amber: Ethnic cuisine aficionados will love the menu at Korea Garden, a locally owned and operated restaurant on St. Augustine Road offering traditional Korean dishes as well as Korean barbeque. The building’s exterior hasn’t really changed since it belonged to a ...

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Bleu Pub: local, ‘much classier than a bar’

Written by Amber Smith & Jennifer Gleason   This week, the Spectator Tasters headed downtown for a taste of what a local restaurant has to offer. Amber: The Bleu Pub is one of several “Bleu” establishments in downtown Valdosta. The Pub is located on Hill Avenue, right on the very edge of the downtown area. It’s got a kind of ...

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Beijing provides awesome Asian cuisine

This week, the Spectator Tasters decided to head out in search of an awesome Asian dining experience. Written by Jennifer Gleason and Amber Smith Jen: Beijing Café has nice low lighting, but the exterior and interior are difficult to understand. The sign that is lit up to indicate it is open is far away enough from the front door that ...

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Shane’s drizzles in with BBQ sauce

By Amber Smith & Jennifer Gleason   Amber: I took a right at the light by the Valdosta Mall entrance one day and noticed that the Moe’s that had previously sat at the end of the strip mall had been replaced by Shane’s Rib Shack. I laughed– my boyfriend commented that our friend Shane now had a namesake in town, ...

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Beanery, VSU hosts ‘Coffee Lovers’ class

Starbucks move over. The Beanery and Continuing Education at VSU invites students, faculty and staff to take the Coffee Lovers class on Saturday at 9 a.m. The event will take place at The Beanery, located on Williams Street where students of the class will take part in many activities based on the fundamentals of specialty coffees. The class was created ...

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Battle of the Chefs great success

The battle of chef’s cooking competition was took place on yesterday at Hopper dining hall. “This is the first annual cooking competition we provide here at VSU, it is based off the TV show called Chopped from Food Network”Allison Mitchell, senior marketing manager at Valdosta state dining, said. “We’ve had ramen noodle contest before, but we wanted to bring it ...

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Blazin Wingz replaces Wing Zone

After resorting to other options because Wing Zone closed, it pleases me to say that the all-new Blazin Wingz has stepped up to the plate and replaced the once loved fast-food restaurant on 2910 North Ashley St. When I first discovered that Wing Zone closed, my heart stopped and my mouth dropped because I didn’t know where I would get ...

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Project Clean Plate promotes hunger awareness

In a week, on average, 810 pounds of food is being wasted in Palms Dining Hall. This large amount of food could not only be salvaged, but could feed entire communities. VSU will soon provide that solution with its first annual Hunger Awareness Dinner and Forum on April 25 at 6 p.m. in Ballroom C of the Student Union. The ...

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