Why 4 Rivers Smokehouse is the Best Barbeque Restaurant in Gainesville

If you find yourself craving some good ol’ southern style barbeque, 4 Rivers Smokehouse is definitely the place to be. The meat is of quality and is cooked to perfection using methods developed by the barbeque expert himself, John Rivers. The Grub team was lucky enough to have the opportunity to sample almost everything on …

It’s National Paella Day and You HAVE to Eat at Emiliano’s Café

The day is upon us. National Paella Day falls on March 27, and we could not be more excited. Paella is one of the most popular and well-known dishes in the world. It’s almost impossible to describe the typical paella, because there are so many variations. However, some staple ingredients tend to be rice, vegetables …

Where to Find the Best Burgers in Gainesville

Plump, juicy patties enveloped in a warm bun with toppings galore? Sounds like a party to me! It’s no secret that people love burgers, despite possible health detriments, but where can they be found in our beloved Gainesville?  Dive into these dream spots and find a burger that will wipe caloric worry away. Relish Unique …

You Need to Attend a Cooking Class at The Fat Tuscan

The Fat Tuscan, located at 725 NE 1st Street in Downtown Historic Gainesville, is a restaurant, catering business and cooking classroom. Michelle Gioviti, the owner of the Fat Tuscan, has been a chef for much of her life. She opened this local Gainesville business in October 2008 and has been serving up fresh, delicious food …

Leonardo’s By the Slice: A Cheesy Goodbye & How to Make the Most of It

What does Leonardo’s By the Slice closing its iconic doors mean? Eat as much as possible. The end is near. “By the slice” has been an initiation to Gator life for over four decades, but we can only be sure of it staying open through summer 2017. The property was purchased by the University of Florida …

Grub’s Guide to Celebrating Your 21st Birthday in Downtown Gainesville

The days of chugging Skol and memorizing the address on your fake ID are over. Forget the under band and forget the bouncer who wouldn’t let you in at mid, it’s time to party. This golden age is possibly the most important stage of your life. Who cares about voting, this legal drinking age arrives …

Where to Dine For Valentine’s Day Depending on the Type of Couple You Are

Valentine’s Day can be daunting for couples. Whether you’re old, young, wifed-up or with a few side baes, the expectations surrounding this holiday lead to a collective sigh. Obviously your significant other has two things on the mind: love and food. Or is it food and then love? We’ve put together a go-to guide for …

Can You Handle the Heat?

Do you enjoy strong flavors? Like Indian food? Visit Midtown? Then keep reading. The Patel family have owned and operated Gator Spirit Food Store at 1618 NW 1st Avenue for almost 30 years. While you’ll find everything from Cup Noodles to steering fluid in their convenience store; take notice of the overhead menu at the …

Grub’s Guide to The Best Fettuccine Alfredo

Everyone has that food crucial that they believe is crucial to their existence. One that binds together both young and old, awakens the dead from eons of slumber, and goes great with a light layer of chives and parsley on top. To me, that food is Fettuccine Alfredo. Of course it doesn’t do all of …

Stoned but Skinny: 4 Low-Calorie Munchie Ideas in Gainesville

After a long day of classes, you decide to unwind with a joint and your favorite classic rock album. Cliché, yes, but we all do it from time to time. All is well until the munchies kick in and you start eating anything and everything in your kitchen. 3-day-old pizza, anyone? Instead of wasting your …