When Life gives you Lemons
Three decades in, Taste of Lemon has become a LaGrange staple
By Daniel Evans
The LaGrange Daily News
Betty Daniel said if she had to name her restaurant today, she’d probably choose a different one than she gave it 36 years ago. However, the uniqueness of the name Taste of Lemon — now nearing its fourth decade in operations — sets the scene for a special experience, unlike any you can find elsewhere in Troup County.
The restaurant is housed in the old First Methodist Episcopal ...
Ice Queen figures to be a busy place during the hot summer months
Located on Lafayette Square, Ice Queen joins a number of other recently opened stores and venues in bringing new life to historic downtown LaGrange.
Owner Kelly Ou opened the drink and ice cream shop in March of this year at the encouragement of a friend, himself a local restauranteur, who noticed a lack of dessert options in the area. Her business stands apart from the competition for its unusual variety of Asian-style drinks and ice cream treats.
The shop itself, filled with the sweet ...
Taste of the World: C’sons will feature a special menu this year with cuisine from around the world
This month, the Hudsons are launching a new take on their seasonal menu at their C’sons fine dining restaurant in downtown LaGrange, and it’ll take you on a tour around the world using local food.
Charles and Chase Hudson have been focusing on seasonal, locally grown items for their menu for almost a decade now, but this new menu series is set to take guests on a culinary tour of cuisine from around the world.
“What we’ve been from day one is a local, farm-to-table, fine dining ...
Hometown Tradition: Charlie Joseph’s remains a favorite for locals and is a must visit for out-of-towners
For almost 100 years, locals have been eating hamburgers and hot dogs at Charlie Joseph’s in downtown LaGrange. In fact, at this point the neighborhood restaurant has become more than a place to eat. It is a tradition.
“Charlie Joseph’s opened in 1920 on Main Street, and they moved over here on Bull Street in ‘46,” owner Steven Keeth said. “It was my great grandfather (that started the restaurant). Charlie Joseph was my great-grandfather, and my great uncle Solomon and my dad and ...
Not Going Anywhere: The Cart Barn has been dishing out great food since 2003, and Tony Bishop’s crew has no plans to stop
Tony Bishop admits he’s getting a little annoyed with the question, although the amount of times he’s been asked shows just how much people like his food. Bishop’s Cart Barn Grill has been a staple of LaGrange since September 2003, but locals fear for its future due to a new shopping center being installed on the property of the restaurant’s current location. Will the restaurant close or will it move to another spot?
Not surprisingly, it’s been the hottest topic of conversation at ...
A designer’s dream: The story of 505 Eats
By Baker Ellis
Joyce Sato can most often be found behind the scenes. The Korean-born, Ohio-raised former fashion designer spends the majority of her day out of the spotlight, helping to create some of the best meals that can be found anywhere in the city of LaGrange.
The meals she is concocting come from the kitchen of 505 Eats, one of the most popular lunch options county-wide. From an ever-changing weekly specials menu that has included Chicago mini dogs, black bean roasted corn ...