Archive for 'Eats'
Posted on 13. May, 2013 by Melanie.
This week beer lovers raise a glass to celebrate American Craft Beer Week. Today’s guest post comes from Javier Espinosa. Javier is the Senior Designer at neutral7 design group, a home brewer and longtime beer aficionado – who sees the beauty in beer and design. Thanks Javier for this great list. Cheers everyone! _________________________________________________________________________________ Did [...]
Posted on 30. Jan, 2013 by Melanie.
Tucked away in Orlando’s Dellagio Plaza is Dragonfly Robata Grill and Sushi Lounge. This restaurant is an expansion of the popular local Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co. in Gainesville, FL. The Orlando Dragonfly differs from their flagship restaurant in Gainesville by featuring a traditional Japanese robata grill. As I understand it, robata loosely translates to [...]
Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by Melanie.
You may have seen our crazy panicked tweets about chicken and waffles on Saturday night. We were in downtown Gainesville at the first-ever Food Truck Rally featuring local food trucks: Pelican Brothers, Go Go Stuff Yourself, Grilled Cheese Wagon, Humble Pie, La Lola Loca and Off the Griddle (visiting from Polk County). As a long [...]
Posted on 31. Oct, 2012 by Melanie.
You may have heard about Gainesville’s newest dining concept Yume Umē Japanese Kitchen. From the brains behind Dragonfly Sushi in Gainesville and Orlando, these chefs have transformed the former Rolls’n’Bowls into a thoughtful concept of slow Japanese cooking – beyond sushi, teriyaki and miso soup. And did I mention 90% of the menu is gluten-free? [...]
Posted on 07. Aug, 2012 by Melanie.
I remember my first visit to 101 Downtown in 2008. It was a friend’s 30th birthday; the place was dripping with style, swanky martinis and a very thoughtful variety of dishes. Their mission then was to bring a new, fine dining atmosphere to downtown Gainesville – high quality dishes without the high prices. They accomplished [...]
Posted on 31. Jul, 2012 by Franklyn.
The menu boasts burgers and fries but their high quality food and equally friendly service will make you return wanting more. The Red Onion Neighborhood Grill does a great job at serving well cooked meals in a pleasant setting.
Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by Melanie.
In just nine days some area favorites will open their doors to the first ever Gainesville Restauurant Week hosted by the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Special menus at three price points will be offered from July 26 to August 5. You can order a three course meal for $10, $20 or $30 at participating [...]
Posted on 17. Jul, 2012 by Melanie.
If you didn’t frequent Midtown then 101 Cantina will make you want to go. This restaurant sits between Buckman Drive/ 17th Street and University Avenue, across from the UF campus, in the heart of Midtown, WITH a parking lot – and good thing too because the place can get packed. Like their other restaurant 101 [...]
Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by Melanie.
People don’t know this about me, but I’m in the ice cream making business and by business I mean I make batches of creative ice cream flavors for myself and friends like my last batch of Blueberry Lemon Instagrammed and seen here. If you’re a lover of the sweet treat then you know July is [...]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by Melanie.
We’ve been talking about brunch lately on the blog and the list would not be complete without mentioning Sisters. Sisters for Breakfast has become a staple in the southwest community of Gainesville. Known city-wide for their brunch, innovative flavors and charm; it’s a weekend hotspot worth the long wait. (Weekend wait times are notorious so [...]