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Sugar ‘n Spice

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   October 29, 2014 8:19 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! When I think of comfort food, I think of home cooked holiday dinners, decadent desserts, and buttery side dishes. Amish traditions are deeply rooted in Pennsylvania and several area restaurants boast traditional Amish menu items. Saturday night,…

 

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Ethnic Food in Review 2

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   October 22, 2014 4:13 pm    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Foods from around the world have been part of my life since I was a child. My parents exposed me to many different cuisines and I have grown to like just about all of them. This tour added some…

 

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Taste of India

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   October 14, 2014 2:17 pm    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Taste of India, formally Raj Mahal II, at 5618 Peach St. is the last stop on my ethnic food tour of Erie. I was joined again by my friend Steve Anthony for lunch this week. He stuck…

 

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Alto Cucina

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   October 7, 2014 11:38 am    3

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Friday evening, Amanda and I went to Alto Cucina at 3531 West Lake Rd. Surprisingly, the restaurant wasn’t too busy for a Friday night. We were seated immediately at a booth in the back corner surrounded by…

 

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Habibi Mediterranean Cuisine

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   September 30, 2014 11:23 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Monday afternoon, I was joined by my friends and co-workers Meredith Straub and Jenn McCloskey for lunch at Habibi Mediterranean Cuisine. Opening earlier this year at 127 W. 14th St, this small restaurant offers up authentic Middle…

 

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Toreros Mexican Restaurant

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   September 23, 2014 3:43 pm    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! This week brought me back to Torero’s Mexican Restaurant on upper Peach Street. This small, regional chain is based out of Raleigh, North Carolina and serves up some delicious authentic Mexican dishes. I was joined by my…

 

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Chopstix

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   September 16, 2014 4:22 pm    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! The newly opened and completely renovated Chopstix Asian Cuisine is located in the old Clifton Manor at 3444 West Lake Rd. We arrived just after six o’clock and the parking lot was packed. From the outside, it…

 

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Grace Asian Restaurant

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   September 9, 2014 10:26 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Saturday evening, Amanda and I made a stop at Grace Asian Restaurant. It is located just about five minutes off of I-79 at 961 Park Ave in Meadville. It was late when we finally got around to…

 

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Appetizers in Review

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   September 2, 2014 8:47 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Appetizers aren’t normally something I order, but I might have to start after trying some of these.  I now know how good the first course of food can be.  I was able to sample 28 different appetizers…

 

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Casablanca Grill

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   August 26, 2014 10:55 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Thursday afternoon, Amanda and I stopped by Casablanca Grill at 2174 W. Eighth St. for lunch. We arrived just after they opened for the day so we were the only patrons in the restaurant. Badrieh Masri, co-owner of…

 

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