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Virgil on October 28, 2012

One of the wonderful things about being home from Iraq is the ability to get good food. Regardless of what you think the food tastes like, the food is of the lowest quality possible, I call it sub-institutional level. The contractor gets paid a lot per head per meal, but they get the lowest cost […]

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Virgil on October 24, 2012

Frog Hollow Tavern Five Maudies – Highly Recommended I just got back from 18-months in Afghanistan and Iraq and, when I come home from places like that where the only food is normally lousy mess hall swill, one of the first orders of business is good food. So, for my birthday, Lynn, daughter Caitie and […]

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Three Maudies – good This is a place one wants to see succeed, but it will be an uphill battle. They are in an old fast food restaurant that changes hands on a continuous basis. It is in an obscure and not great area for a restaurant of this kind. I do hope they can […]

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Virgil on January 8, 2011

Two-Maudies – don’t bother This is the kind of place you really want to love, but I just can’t. Great location in downtown Augusta, cool interior and a couple of tables on the sidewalk on Broad, that is nice. Staff are very indifferent at best, not rude, but not friendly. But, what is really strange […]

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Three-Maudies – good Best fast food sub place in the Augusta area (there are multiple locations), far superior to Subway and lots of interesting selections. The varied hot sauces are an added attraction. This location is in a strip mall by Walmart, such an area I normally avoid like the plague, but if we want […]

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Virgil on December 19, 2010

Five-Maudies – Highly Recommended As far as I am concerned, Bistro 491 is tied as the best restaurant in Augusta. Only one other shares this standing, La Maison. The two are different, so a direct comparison cannot and should not be made. Bistro 491 rocks. The restaurant has been around for 10-years and I had […]

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Virgil on December 13, 2010

Five-Maudies – Highly recommended Without a doubt, the best restaurant in Augusta. Very upscale, you actually get sorbet before the main course. You can wear a shirt and slacks. I would not recommend jeans or t-shirts. This is the ideal place for a romantic dinner. Wine list is exceptional, has been commended by Wine Spectator […]

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Virgil on December 12, 2010

Four-Maudies – recommended For the Augusta area, this is among the best Chinese food I’ve had. My rating is based on the food only. The actual restaurant is a dump, but I have had lots of great food from dumpy places all over the world. Get take out. Totally obscure in a North Augusta strip […]

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Virgil on December 12, 2010

Five-Maudies – Highly Recommended I was surprised that Sunshine Bakery was not already reviewed on yelp.com. This place has been an institution in Augusta for years. You go here for soup and sandwiches and wonderful baked sweet things. They have a different soup everyday and all are great. Their potato soup is to die for. […]

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Virgil on December 11, 2010

One-Maudie – run away This specifically refers to the Augusta, Georgia, location on Washington Rd, but the other couple of Olive Gardens I’ve been too were just as bad. Olive Garden is a franchise operation and I’ve said before, you never get great food at any franchise restaurant. You can get good food. Unfortunately, Olive […]

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