Best of Gainesville: Cake Edition

You know that unfortunate moment when you’re thinking TGIF…but it’s Wednesday? Yeah, we’re right there with you, friends. Rather than wallowing at our lack of progress in the week, we decided to celebrate the glory that is life, liberty and the pursuit Eddy Pineiro’s foot, and no celebration is complete without cake. Here are the best sliced …

Lean, Mean and Green: Where to Find the Best Salad in Gainesville

It’s like Thanksgiving all over again. Your pants are unbuttoned, you are on the couch and minutes away from a food-induced coma. Maybe that extra-large fry and double cheeseburger wasn’t a good idea after all. Sometimes, you just need food that makes you feel good. A salad? You read my mind. As much as the fat-induced …

How to Have a Healthier Tailgate This Game Day

Fall is finally upon us. This means only one thing in the Gator Nation. Football. With Gator Football comes orange, blue, booze and food. As you gear up for tailgates and pre-games, your body will inevitably hate you for the excess greasy, fried options found throughout midtown and fraternity row. Not to mention the liquid …

Four New Ways to Satisfy Your Egg Craving

What came first, the chicken or the egg? I don’t think the world will ever truly know, but here’s one thing I do know: eggs deserve their own food group. Eggs are the most crucial element in any dessert, a good ‘ole Italian style meatball and heck, even fried chicken. But forget all that. Here’s …

Where to Celebrate Chocolate Chip Cookie Day in Gainesville

There are a lot of silly food holidays bouncing around these days. And frankly, we love it. Today, for example, is none other than National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Yes, a bonafide excuse to eat cookies all day long. Once you’ve cleaned out the rest of the Thin Mints from the freezer for breakfast, you …

A Day in the Life of a Blaze Pizza-olo

For most people in Gainesville, Blaze Pizza is a place to grab a quality, customizable pizza. It’s a quick place to nom, where you can laugh with friends and not be judged for wearing gym clothes and makeup from last night. This fun, casual environment is ultimately what drove me to become a pizza-olo. Pizza-olo …

6 Quick and Easy Recipes With Only 3 Ingredients

Gone are the days where we could come home after a long day at school and there would be a meal waiting for us. Nowadays we have to fend for ourselves while working and/or being in school for more than 40 hours a week. And as Kimberly “Sweet Brown” Wilkins has always said, ain’t nobody …

A Guide to Southeast Asian in Gainesville

One of the common misconceptions we can make about Asian cuisine is that it’s all relatively the same in taste and flavor. It’s just rice and noodles, right? You have to remember that Asia is one of the largest and most populated continents, and includes over 50 countries (i.e. Russia, China, India, etc.) each with …

What Your Blaze Pizza Order Says About You

Blaze Pizza, tucked away at 3617 Archer Rd., is home to Gainesville’s best “Build Your Own” pizza. For some, the idea of creating your own pie with as many toppings as you can dream of initiates a Pavlovian response. For others, it’s an internal struggle of indecision and FOMO. Regardless, the pizza you order says …

Gainesville’s Best Eats for $5 or Less

Whether you’re a student looking for something other than the dining hall or a seasoned professional looking for a quick bite on your lunch break, the cheap eats of fast food or chain restaurants are a tempting option for your wallet. Though my love for fast food knows no bounds (as proven by my field guide to Dollar …