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Mad Mex

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   November 25, 2014 9:55 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! The first time I ever went to Mad Mex was during a field trip in high school. I remember the original location in Oakland being a dark hole in the wall. I never thought of it being…

 

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Girard Dinor

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   November 18, 2014 10:11 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! The Erie area is filled with diners. The Girard Dinor at 222 Main St W. is one that I have never been to before. Amanda and I made the twenty-ish minute drive on Route 20 to see…

 

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Khao Thai

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   November 12, 2014 9:26 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Khao Thai has been comfort food to me since they opened their doors at 36 North Park Row. When I am fighting a cold, a bowl of insanely hot Drunken Noodles is a must have. Recently, the…

 

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Avanti’s Restaurant

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   November 4, 2014 4:49 pm    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 Avanti’s, I start to crave sausage patties, French toast, and omelets. Amanda and I had never been to Avanti’s for dinner so we figured Saturday night was as good a night as any…

 

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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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