Delicious Spring-Inspired Dishes to Try At Home

Spring has sprung and it’s time to start living like it. With so many tasty veggies in season there’s no reason we can’t all start eating healthy. These recipes are bursting with raw ingredients and are easy to make. Try them all! Breakfast Egg Sandwich Via: NYT Cooking Breaking into the gooey yolk of a …

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 …

Grub’s Guide to Delicious & Local Homemade Breakfast Spreads

Creeping above the horizon, the sun isn’t the only thing that may wake you in the morning. Often, it’s the painful grumblings of a stomach telling you it’s time for breakfast, and no breakfast is complete without toppings! From jams to jellies and  gravies to butters, breakfast loves it’s spreads, and Gainesville offers a variety of …

Date Night at Home: What to Cook and How to Not Screw It Up

When you finally realize how ambitious it was for you to invite your special someone over for dinner, you’re probably going to freak out a little. Don’t let that moment dominate! Though it may seem daunting, preparing an elegant meal at home is completely doable, and is sure to get you some extra brownie points. …

Where to Celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day in Gainesville

In a month as seemingly uneventful as January, it’s hard to swallow the end of the holiday season. That’s where National Hot Chocolate day comes in, because why not celebrate America’s favorite winter beverage? When cold winter hits on January 31st, make a date to celebrate at one of these cozy cocoa cafe’s. Volta Coffee, …

Best of Gainesville: Steak Edition

Let’s face it, humans need meat. If you’re like me, you’ve got a serious hankering for steak. We all know there’s no better way to satiate meaty cravings then sinking your teeth into a plump, juicy steak, especially from one of these restaurants. Mildred’s Big City Food Via: Mildred’s Big City Food Facebook NY strip …

A Matcha Made in Heaven: Gainesville’s Newest Drink Craze

From its Ancient Japanese origins to its modern revival, matcha has revolutionized tea.  The special green tea species Camellia sinensis is shade grown to ensure increased production of theanine and caffeine which is the reason matcha gives you a “calm energy”. The entire leaf is then finely ground into a powder and dissolved to form …

What’s the Deal with Gainesville’s Obsession for Infused Water?

If you’ve yet to observe a hipster health nut grasping a chic bottle of water full of fancy fruits and herbs, you probably haven’t spent much time in Gainesville. Though at first glance it’s easy to question why someone would “waste” good fruit, you have to admit this colorful water that is taking over the city …

A Bacon Lover’s Guide to The Best Bacon in The ‘Ville

We’ve all been left beggin’ for bacon since our first encounter with the savory strips. After a lifelong struggle to resist, we’re all left wondering what it is that makes bacon so alluring? First and foremost, the pork belly is key. Look for something that has a good fat-meat ratio of about 3:1. Next is …

Gainesville’s Ode to the Humble Toast

Dry and bland, traditional forms of toast are  nothing to boast about. We’ve all tried to reuse that stale bread in the cupboard by warming it till it’s black and drowning it in jam for a quick pairing with an unequivocally favorable dish. Thanks to the trends of the time, toast has been redeemed from …