Swimming Upstream: Where to Snag the Best Salmon in Gainesville

After negotiating hundreds of miles of open water, fending off bears, strong currents, and (most)  fishing nets, the humble salmon finally meets you on your dinner plate.  These fish are known for their long-distance migrations to and from the ocean, but the migration we are most concerned about at Grub is from fork to mouth. …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Grub’s Guide to Gainesville’s Greatest French Fries

French fries are one of America’s most widely adored fast food snacks. Sometimes, all you need are sticks of potatoes deep fried in boiling oil to put you in the right mood. Though this snack may seem simple and tends to be an overlooked side dish, Gainesville restaurants set them at high importance. When in …

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 …