Owners Hilde and Clause Friese moved to the U.S. from Munich and Hamburg to share their incredible recipes with their new friends and neighbors. The bakery boasts fresh, handmade breads, cakes, cookies, cheesecakes, and the famously flaky apple strudel, a pastry carefully filled with apples and cinnamon sugar. For lunch, you can try to wiggle your way through a giant pretzel ($5), served with house-made German mustard. For dinner, go with a classic German banquet of wiener schnitzel ($16), piles of scalloped pork lightly breaded and sautéed, served with German potato salad and seasonally fresh vegetables. If the menus' girths overwhet your appetite, just head to the bar for a liter of German craft beer. Then muster your confidence and use today's Groupon to challenge your friends or foes to find out who can eat 57 potato pancakes the fastest.
Sports are all about rivalries?the Red Sox vs. the Yankees, Duke vs. UNC. Rivals on Five celebrates them all. The pub's sleek and spacious dining room is filled with multiple televisions, which means guests won't miss a minute of the action when their favorite teams go head-to-head. While they take in the action onscreen, diners can chow down on burgers, wings, and po' boys with pints of the craft beer on tap.
Barnacles serves up a lunch and dinner menu of all-American soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees at both locations. Try a patty melt smothered in grilled onions and american cheese ($7.99) inside the family-friendly Norcross location, which boasts pool tables, arcade games, and an outdoor patio. The nosherie's new HD projector and flat-screen TVs help sports fans stay up-to-date on scores and new commercials while sharing an appetizer sampler of wings, potato skins, chicken tenders, and fried mozzarella ($11.49).
Part sports bar and part dance club, Hush Sports Bar & Lounge is like a playground for grown-ups. A 15-foot projector screen and 70" flat-screen TVs deliver every pass and block during live football games right to the seats flanking the lounge's three fully stocked bars. Ten competition-size pool tables span the black-and-white checkered floor in a dedicated billiards room, where people can hone their hand-eye coordination and refuel with wings or fried lobster tail. In another room, a twirling disco ball sends a shower of light across the spacious dance floor and hookahs keep guests occupied as they blow flavored smoke rings or two-second Picasso interpretations. But above all, Hush is where people come to meet in style, with a dress-to-impress dress code to boot.
A treasure trove of local craft beers awaits visitors to Lilburn Growler & Tap Room. True to its name, the specialty here is the growler: 32- and 64-ounce vessels filled with one of the bar's beers, custom sodas, or fresh-squeezed juices to be enjoyed at home. Guests are welcome to pull up a seat at the bar, too, and enjoy frosty 16-ounce pours while they count the more than 50 brews available. The space's own Barn Brews anchor the menu, from a biscuity American lager to a nutty oatmeal stout that comes out in the winter months.
There's nothing better than settling into the pub to enjoy your favorite beer on tap?except maybe enjoying that same tap beer in the comfort of your own home. The beer aficionados at Growler Time make it easy to do just that. With 30 beers, two ciders, three wines, four craft sodas, and 39 levers on tap, they'll readily fill up a new vessel with your pick or refill any dry growler brought to them for waste-free imbibing.