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An extensive menu of fresh and comforting treats takes shape in Jefferson’s laid-back interior, where friendly servers warm up crowds with starters such as fried dill pickles ($3.00/$5.75), corn nuggets ($6.50), and Ultimate fries, smothered with three types of cheeses, Cajun seasoning, and a layer of crispy bacon ($6.95). Spice up a slow workday or a slow-moving fasting day with an order of Jefferson's fully customizable wings ($6.95 for 10), or nosh on a fried oyster po' boy, a hearty hoagie stuffed with fresh gulf oysters that are battered and fried until golden brown ($7.95). Other seafaring portions include fried catfish ($7.50), a spicy shrimp basket ($8.25), and a melodious band of fish 'n' chips fronted by soulful slaw and backed by harmonious hush puppies ($7.95). Customers craving candied confections can find fulfillment in slices of creamy peanut butter or pecan pie ($2.95 each).

905 S Railroad Ave
Opelika,
AL
US

Donald and Lee Hughes enjoy a lot of perks as the owners and operators of River's Bend Winery And Vineyard. They get to take strolls through their blueberry vineyard, hang out in their event-ready tasting room, and drink the wine that they work so hard to make. They produce a wide array of varietals, from wines featuring the flavors of Georgia-grown fruit such as the Naked Peach, to pinot noirs and merlots fermented from grapes imported from California. They produce so much wine, in fact, that they run a wine club, shipping bottles to subscribers up to six times a year.


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692 Adams Road
West Point,
GA
US

Southern Views Magazine sates the tastes of stylish urbanites by publishing how-to guides for culture living in the South. The bi-monthly magazine arranges articles concerning the goings-on of a well-to-do Southerner in a hip and easy-to-read fashion, with topics ranging from arts and culture to social events. The Homes section is a drool-inducing visual feast displaying the most beautifully designed pads in the South, with past features showing off a traditional, elegantly appointed two-story Tudor next to a minimalist, industrial loft space. The Fashion section for the February/March 2011 issue features sprightly spring attire and ensembles with an outdoorsy twist to replace last year's fad of wearing janitorial buckets as hats. The Interviews section features conversations with various people of importance, including Rod Stewart, Mike Rowe—star of Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs— and Major General Robert B. Brown, commanding general of Fort Benning.

1214 1st Ave
Columbus,
GA
US

Cartridge World, which has been in business for more than 20 years, is one of the world's biggest ink and toner retailers, and it reduces waste by allowing you to refill and reuse well-loved printer cartridges. Roy G. Biv-ify your printer with black or color ink for assorted printer types. Based on the original condition, inkjet cartridges can be refilled up to four or five times, with laser cartridges enjoying many more happy returns.

2501 Whittlesey Blvd
Columbus,
GA
US

Bedzzz Express facilitates the best night’s sleep possible by taking inventory of customers’ sleeping habits to help them choose the perfect mattress. President Keith Krininger credits this practice with Bedzzz Express success, which has resulted in 46 store locations sprinkled across three states. In the showroom, models from brands such as Sealy, Stearns & Foster, Tempurpedic, Serta, and Simmons cushion bodies at rest with a range of comfortable materials including foam and pillow tops that help lull customers to sleep. Mattresses and mattress sets are available in twin, full, queen, and king sizes and can be delivered locally.

1470 Lafayette Pkwy
Lagrange,
GA
US

Wasabi’s menu is a massive meld of traditional Japanese sensations and tasty Thai creations. Tako su (steamed octopus, $5.95) and yaki ebi (shrimp teriyaki skewers, $4.50) bait anxious appetites before reeling them in for a main course of tuna, salmon, and shrimp nigiri (two pieces, $3.75–$3.95). Try one of Wasabi’s chef-special rolls, such as the Midnight Fantasy, with shrimp, crab, tuna, yellow tail, seaweed salad, and fish egg ($12.95), or fall back on old favorites, such as the california ($4.20) and rainbow ($7.95) rolls. Palates will experience a flavor implosion from the Dynamite Roll's deep-fried salmon, crab, and asparagus ($6.20). The Rock 'n' Roll packs a mouthwatering wallop of shrimp tempura, fish egg, cream cheese, and crab, similar to pressing your tongue against a stack of Marshall amps ($5.50). Pad thai (tofu or chicken, $7.65; beef or shrimp, $7.95) and kaeng phet curry ($11–$15) are nice for a bit of spice, and pineapple fried rice ($8.95–$9.95) and sweet-and-sour chicken or shrimp ($11) satisfy mellower Thai cravings.

1639 Bradley Park Dr
Columbus,
GA
US