Joe Root’s Grill

   January 3, 2012 12:39 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! After my long holiday break, I was looking forward to getting back to Erie and starting my seafood tour. The voting numbers were not that high due to the holiday season, but Monday night’s winner was Joe…

Theodore’s Restaurant 2

   January 11, 2012 10:59 am

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 visited Theodore’s Restaurant, located at 9690 West Lake Road in Lake City, was almost a year ago and I had pretty good food.  This time, it was even better. I only really sampled their…

Hook’s Catfish Kitchen

   January 17, 2012 11:16 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! I have lived inEriesince 2003 and have never been to Hook’s Catfish Kitchen.  During my lunch break on Tuesday, I made my way to 38 North Park Row downtown with my co-worker Jenny Sholtis to get some…

Under The Clock

   January 24, 2012 11:52 am

I have been to Under the Clock in the Boston Store downtown a few times for the original menu as well as for some appetizers, but I haven’t had a chance to try the new “Gastropub” menu. Amanda and I sat down to dinner around 6:30 Monday, and we were hungry. There were a few…

1201 Kitchen

   January 31, 2012 11:42 am

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! 1201 Kitchen at 1201 State St. has been a planned dinner destination for me since the day it opened. I had lunch there when it was still 1201 Restaurant and Wine Bar, but since Chef/Owner Dan Kern…

Sensory 3 Restaurant & Lounge

   February 7, 2012 1:26 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Sensory 3 Restaurant & Lounge is located inside of Presque Isle Downs & Casino. For those who were a fan of La Bonne Vie, Sensory 3 should still be high on your favorites list. Although the menu…

Colao’s Ristorante

   February 14, 2012 1:50 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Valentine’s Day is always a busy day for restaurants. When Colao’s Ristorante got the most votes in the weekly poll the day before Valentine’s Day, I was worried that getting a table would be difficult. Fortunately, there…

Chovy’s Italian Casual

   February 21, 2012 1:36 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! This long President’s Day weekend was a busy one. Between four basketball games, amazing food at Momocho in Cleveland, and lots of driving, I didn’t have much down time. It was nice to just relax Monday and…

Seafood In Review

   February 28, 2012 12:53 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Sunday was the 6th Annual SafeNet Chill-E-Cook Off. I was given the opportunity to be a judge again this year, and along with four others, I sampled 17 different cups of chili and graded…