Gainesville Grits: A Love Story

Known as a simple breakfast staple, grits have made a comeback and are not leaving any time soon. Whether they’re served up with butter, cheese, tomato gravy or shrimp, the possibilities are endless. Grits have always had a spot on southern tables, I mean is there anything more southern than a bowl of steaming hot, …

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 …

Copper Mugs Galore: Where to Find the Best Moscow Mules in Gainesville

There is one drink that stands out in the crowd. It’s classy, it’s tasty and it comes in a copper mug. The Moscow Mule is a classic that never disappoints. It is quite possibly the only drink that tastes like liquid gold despite the mixture of beer and liquor. Gainesville is one of the most …

Foodstagram Alert: The Pros and Cons to Photographing Your Food

A phenomenon has swept social media news feeds across the globe. No, I am not talking about Kimye or Donald Trump’s latest tweet, but photos of the one thing that is always there for us. Food. People love photographing their food more than photographing themselves. Everyone loves a picture of avocado toast topped with a …

Sticky Ribs: 3 Gainesville Joints that Give Oatmeal a New Meaning

Despite common thought, you don’t have to own dentures to enjoy a bowl of oatmeal. This nutrient-packed meal has been pushed aside by Eggs Benedict, donuts and chocolate chip pancakes for generations, but now it is on the rise. I guess the world finally discovered what one-too-many donuts can do to the body. Oatmeal is …

The Best Pregame in Gainesville: Downtown Appetizers Edition

The only way to pregame a night in the ‘Ville is to head downtown. And no, I don’t mean Tall Paul’s or Palominos; I’m talking appetizers. A step downtown is a step into an alternate universe. There are musicians playing on every street corner, murals that cover entire buildings and last but certainly not least, …

Creamy and Dreamy: A Gainesville Guide to the Best Milkshakes

There is only one thing better than a bowl of ice cream, and that is pretty darn hard to beat. The milkshake. Throw away that spoon and grab a straw because milkshakes are God’s greatest gift from Heaven. I have a love-hate relationship with whoever decided to put ice cream in a blender. It satisfies …

Where to Host the Perfect Birthday Dinner in Gainesville

The good ‘ole birthday is a love-hate relationship. When you were little it was the most exciting day of the year. Nowadays a birthday is just a reminder that you’re getting old and the real world is becoming a little too, well, real. Long gone are the days when we were able to push birthday …

Where to Find the Best Hangover Cures in Gainesville

It is 2 p.m. and you haven’t made it out of bed. Your clothes from last night are still on your body and there are one too many Snapchat stories needing to be deleted. You laugh because at least you made it home, but that quickly fades when you realize you have work in two hours and …

SRAT Night Out: Where to do Sorority Family Dinner

Remember when you thought college life without mom would be God’s greatest gift on Earth? You got cranberry vodka on your white top and don’t know how to get it out. You forgot your umbrella on the way to class and ruined your shoes. You fell down the stairs at Swamp and busted your chin. …