August 20, 2019

It’s smack dab in the middle of August and that means three things; students are back, traffic is butt, and it’s going to be the start of college football season (aka the most glorious time of the year). It also means your friendly neighborhood Ken Peng is back with an...

February 15, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Sources with knowledge of the situation have informed me that PF Chang's will be the first restaurant announcement for the upcoming Butler Town Center. Expect an official announcement to come from Butler Enterprises very soon. It will be the first of man...

November 20, 2016

Ah yes, the ol’ day of tasty turkey death is upon us once again. I’m once again thankful for all of you beautiful people out there who support what I do, stop me on the street and in restaurants to chat, and continue to help make Gainesville awesome. We are in a time o...

September 26, 2015



Hey guys, just thought I’d share something pretty cool with all of you. Bert Gill, chef/owner of three local restaurants just released a new cookbook that’s pretty awesome. “Pickled, Fried, and Fresh” is the release from the guy who brought you Blue Gill, Mildred’s,...

July 30, 2015

*Updated 5/17/2016*

So your parents just left you here, you’re either rooming with your best friend or with some person you haven’t quite figured out yet, and classes are quickly approaching. About the only sure thing that will happen at this point are the inevitable tr...

June 7, 2015

Downtown Gainesville is experiencing a rebirth of sorts recently, with a number of really quality restaurants and bars opening up. One of these restaurants is tucked inside the Sun Center, just a few doors down from what my dear friend, Tom Miller, refers to as “The Ce...

May 19, 2013

Let me preface this by saying that I applaud both High Dive and Glory Days Presents for their valiant and tremendous efforts in organizing food truck events in Gainesville. It is not easy to do what they did, especially High Dive, who were gracious enough to open this...

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