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16th Ave. Diner

You're going to love Chef JP's lunch By Mike Sanford, GLOB Editor I was out purchasing a Gainesville Sun paper, when I decied it was time to give the 16th Ave Diner a try. The ghosts of Karol and Bill, the former owners of this lunch stop on NE 16th Ave,…
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2 Friends Coffee Shop

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3 Natives

Smoothie bowl, S. Florida ambience a special treat By Melissa Kahan, GLOB Correspondent Sometimes I think there has to be more than what Florida can offer me. As a lifelong resident of the very populated, orange-touting, palm tree-crazed state, I am so accustomed to humidity and heat that I almost…
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4 Rivers Smokehouse

The last time I tried 4 Rivers BBQ for lunch, the line was out the door. I'm not big on waiting in line for anything, especially lunch. There are just too many good places to eat quicker, faster, and just as tasty. So I was pleased when I walked into…
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43rd St. Deli

I was prepared. I knew my early morning trek to breakfast was going to be one of the first cold early morning walks of many. I had checked the weather website, and it was 49 degrees outside my front door. Out came my blue jeans, long sleeve polo, plus a…
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A Perfect Pie

The Pluses and Minuses of A Perfect Pie: A Perfect Pie + indicators: A Perfect Pie. - indicators: Be the first to offer your GLOB comments, lunch photographs and opinions about A Perfect Pie. Please identify your opinions with a PLUS SIGN (+) for positive comments, and a MINUS SIGN (-)…
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A'xin Sushi & Grill

Style, substance create 5 star lunch experience By Mike Sanford, GLOB Editor I do believe that a superior lunch is more than just a five-star special entrée with two sides. For instance, I am a real sucker for presentation. A'xin Sushi & Grill, fulfills the GLOB Master's requirements for an…
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Adam's Rib Co.

The NW 1th St. Adam's Rib Co. has settled into their new building, next door to their old building. What a difference 30 feet of parking lot makes. ARC is still a great lunch stop with two smart meat eating lunch specials. The bright, way larger, and very friendly 'gator'…
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Adam's Rib Co., SW 13th St.

Every time I would see Adam Brewer, the owner of Adam's Rib Co., he would look at me with this look of puzzlement and say, "You haven't tried our Meatloaf Monday yet?" Since the GLOB Master is a serious lover of meatloaf -- any way you cook it -- this…
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Amelia's

Former White Apron Catering Queen, and good friend, Jules Gollner thinks Amelia's Italian Cuisine in Downtown Gainesville is one her favorite lunch stops. "Chef Andy does a magnificent job of preparation, professional presentation and really good Italian food," Jules said.  Chef Andy greeted us this lunch hour with a cordial…
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Andaz Indian Restaurant & Bar

  The Pluses and Minuses of Andaz Indian Restaurant & Bar  Andaz Indian Restaurant + indicators : Andaz Indian Restaurant - indicators: Be the first to offer your GLOB comments, lunch photographs and opinions about Andaz Indian Restaurant.  Please identify your opinions with a PLUS SIGN (+) for positive comments, and…
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Applebee's Grill & Bar

Restaurant ignores 'big box' persona By Mike Sanford, GLOB Editor While working at the University of Florida several years back, Applebee's on the corner of NW 13th St. and NW 10th Ave. was a reliable stop for a good lunch. When I recently entered Applebee's big red brick building for…
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Applebee's Grill & Bar, Newberry Rd.

Applebee's opens 2nd location on Newberry Rd. FOLLOW THIS LINK for  a Gainesville Lunch Out Blog Applebee's Gril & Bar review. May 4, 2015 - Applebee's Gril & Bar has branced out with a new lunch stop heading West on Newberry rd. just past Iintersate 75.   With eight new entrees,…
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Arby's

No surprises in this fast food sandwich stop By Mike Sanford. GLOB Editor I was out in the SW13th St. area again today with the intent of trying a quick lunch stop and have a good sandwich for lunch. I have lived in Gainesville for very long time and to…
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Asian Star

June 24, 2013 - The Asian Star restaurant has opened at 2120 SW 13th St. in the old Waffle House building. The owners of the China Star restaurant in Butler Plaza, and Asian Wok & Grill have teamed up in this Asian lunch stop. The Asian Star menu lists a…
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Asian Wok and Grill

Asian lunch stop results in excellent lunch By Bubba Scott, GLOB Correspondent Editors Note: Farmer Bubba Scott is a container vegetable farmer. To help support the farm, he is a P.H.D., Professional Home Developer, AKA The House Doctor. It was a long over due lunch out for GLOB Master Mike…
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Bagel Bakery

The Bagel Bakery is one of those comfort zone places for the GLOB Master. A long time favorite where I know I can go stand in the line at the counter waiting for my turn for a lunch that will never disappoint. Today it was a Bagel Bakery Signature Sandwich…
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Bageland

I'm a bagel guy. Nothing is more fun than looking at rows of baskets chock full of different kinds of very tasty bagels. Jalapeno cheddar, sun dried tomato, everything, multi-grain, and onion are my FAB FIVE bagel choices. When White Apron maven, Jules Gollner, called me and said let's have…
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Bagels & Noodles

Visitor gives pho, GLOB adventurer, the 'What Pho!" By: Melissa Kahan, GLOB Correspondent Many Gainesville restaurants, delicatessens, and fast food spots have become staples simply because they have been around for many years. It is not until someone visits that you really evaluate these places, especially for those, like myself,…
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Bagels Unlimited

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