AUGUSTA, GEORGIA | Golf, of course, is the main attraction during Masters week in this east Georgia metropolis of nearly 200,000 people. But once the sun sets at the end of play each day, patrons of the year’s first major championship indulge in another form of recreation. That would be eating and drinking, and while the pleasures of dining in Augusta never will quite compete with walking the grounds of Augusta National when the best golfers in the world are competing, there is nonetheless very good fun to be had – and some very good meals to be enjoyed – in a number of eateries here.
After covering some 20 Masters through the years, I certainly have developed a few favorites, and the following list should sate any golf fan’s appetite while they are visiting the Garden City. As one might expect, the majority specialize in Southern fare. But there is plenty to satisfy those with different culinary tastes:
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