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If you’ve ever watched any daytime cooking show clearly made for stay-at-home moms and grandmas with too much time on their hands, you’ve seen more than your fair share of pharmaceutical ads for osteoporosis and ethnic women in cardigans dancing while they enjoy a light yogurt. You’ve also heard a million times “make your own …

Gainesville’s Greatest Greens

After all the liquor and pizza we feed ourselves over the weekend, it’s only natural that every now and then we seek a hefty salad to curb our food guilt. Thankfully, Gainesville is home to a variety of fantastic salads that will have you rethinking why you ever ate junk food in the first place. …

To Rally or Not to Rally?

Food truck rallies have become a trendy venue for young adults and foodies alike. Gainesville’s very own High Dive has hosted several rallies (taking place about every 6 weeks). Food trucks offer a wide variety of edible options and seem like the perfect activity for a night out, but are they? Here are some of the …

Stop Whining and Start Wine-ing

It’s safe to say that while a cheering frat guy is holding a bag above your head and lukewarm white wine is running down your chin faster than you can guzzle from the twisty spout, you’re not thinking, “Is this Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio?” You’ll wipe your mouth as gracefully as you can and …

Goodbye to Bees, Farewell to Food

Chappie McChesney thinks modern society is spoiled. When he was young, back in the 1940s, vegetables came bruised, and apples had worms. He never batted an eye. He ate and enjoyed them nonetheless. “Not today,” McChesney said, shaking his head. “People would never do that because they don’t want imperfections.” When he was young, life …

Let’s Have a Beer: Swamp Head Brewery

In a world of Michelob Ultra and Natty Light, is it too much to ask for a crazy college kid to respect and honor the universe’s beautiful gift of beer? I’d like to think not. And so, I write this as a means of exposing those who still feel the need to slug back 20 …