Archive for 'Eats'

Review: 101 downtown’s new dining concept

Posted on 07. Aug, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Review: The Red Onion Neighborhood Grill Review

Posted on 31. Jul, 2012 by .

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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.

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Gainesville Restaurant Week starts July 26

Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Review: 101 Cantina – Gainesville’s Modern Mexican

Posted on 17. Jul, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Crazy Flavor Day at Sweet Dreams Homemade Ice Cream

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Review: Sisters for Breakfast

Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Craving Italian? Try Piesanos in NW and SW Gainesville

Posted on 03. Jul, 2012 by .

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Tired of chain restaurants you can find on any street in town? The locally owned and run stone fired pizza and homemade inspired pastas at Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza aren’t the makings of a typical pizza shack. Here you’ll find the rare combination of both quantity and quality when dining in or ordering out. We […]

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Five Brunch Spots to Try in Gainesville

Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by .

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It’s brunch-time – where do you go and what do you eat? We made a list of some places we’ve visited in Gainesville. Our two-part brunch series highlights dishes at restaurants all over the city; so no matter where your apartment is in Gainesville, you can work one of these restaurants into your weekend honey-do […]

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Review: Bistro 1245

Posted on 19. Jun, 2012 by .

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It’s a small place located on University Avenue, just minutes away from the University of Florida campus – Bistro 1245 – the convenient lunch spot that features sophisticated dishes; but, still meets a college student’s budget. Lunch and dinner items range from about $7 to $15 – each unique in flavor and carefully prepared to […]

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NAA Student Housing Conference – Team CMC in Las Vegas

Posted on 05. Mar, 2012 by .

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We’re back in one piece after four very bumpy flights to and from Las Vegas this week. On the plus side, we flew over the Grand Canyon! Some of our corporate members headed west for the annual 2012 NAA Student Housing Conference at the Wynn Hotel and Conference center. This annual conference allows people in […]

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