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 …

Skip the Cooking: Here’s Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Gainesville

Thanksgiving is a very complicated holiday. Stuffing your face is as simple as it gets, of course, but the build up to that point is never straightforward. First, you have to wait for all your family to show up, and lord knows your uncle is gonna be late, like always. Then there’s setting everything up, …

Ward’s Supermarket is Celebrating 65 Years and You Are Invited

This is a party you do not want to miss. 65 years ago, Ward’s Supermarket opened their doors to the community. The love, support and care they have given and received is a testimony to Gainesville. No other grocers in the area are able to boast such a high honor, nor are able to mimic …

A Look into the 7th Annual Taste of Gainesville

Sunday June 5th marked the 7th anniversary of Taste of Gainesville, a yearly event where dozens of local restaurants donate their time and culinary expertise to raise money for four local children’s charities. Held at the UF Hilton, the event was organized into 8 different color-coded rooms and around 3-5 food and drink businesses in each. From …

Why You Need to Check Out Gainesville’s Downtown Farmers Market

Ahhh…summer in Gainesville. Time for state park exploring, soaking up every outdoor night event Hogtown has to offer and eating fresh, local fare straight from the farm to your table. A couple of weeks ago, we at Gainesville Grub compiled a list of local farms that let you choose what’s ripe for the picking yourselves. If that’s …

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Gainesville

Attention lovers of all things tequila, cerveza and queso. Cinco de Mayo is upon us. No, this is not Mexico’s Independence Day. You are getting hammered while wearing a sombrero, fake mustache and tri-colored poncho because this holiday is to celebrate the victory of the Mexican Army at the Battle of Puebla against the French. …

Why You Should Go to Sweet Dreams Spring Chocolate Night

This Sunday marks the annual Spring Chocolate Night at Sweet Dreams ice cream shop. I sat down with owner Mike Manfredi to hear about the event that has got all locals with a sweet tooth swooning. Yes, he’s the guy in the huge fire truck peddling his chocolatey goods that you’ve likely seen at all …

Why Do Beer and Yoga Go So Well Together?

There’s something about being in downward dog position that makes me want a beer. Maybe it’s the blood rushing to my head or the shooting pain in my inflexible hamstrings, but it stirs up a hankering for a cold IPA. Apparently I’m not the only one. Brewery yoga has been on the rise all over …

The Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally Turns Three!

Friends, foe and foodies alike: the time has come. The much anticipated 3rd Anniversary of the Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally is upon us. Located in the parking lot of High Dive at 210 SW 2nd Ave, this delightfully local and eclectic event offers some of the best entertainment a Saturday evening in Gainesville has to …