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Author: Witt Wells

A Stronger Brew

Ubora Coffee Roasters will bring Augusta tastes from around the world. Augusta’s growth trajectory, for the most part, has remained a well-kept secret outside the region. But it’s also become an attractive business prospect for those coming from far and wide—even Hawaii. Andre Leon didn’t intentionally move to Augusta; the Navy transferred him from Hawaii to Fort Gordon. As Leon put it, “I didn’t look for it. I guess Augusta looked for me.” Leon was born in Brazil and grew up in Argentina. He’s lived in New York, Hawaii, California and Georgia. And this fall, he will open a...

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Clean Green

Havird Usry feels pretty comfortable in races by now. He’s run seven triathlons in Augusta alone. But opening a new restaurant is a marathon in its own right, especially when you’re building everything from the salad dressings to the restaurant’s interior from scratch. Havird and his father Brad have more than enough experience to get the job done after running one of Augusta’s most successful longtime restaurants, Fat Man’s Mill Café, for years. Still, the father-son duo’s newest restaurant concept, The Southern Salad, is uncharted territory for multiple reasons. First, it is essentially the culinary opposite of Fat Man’s....

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