Victor’s Restaurant & Cocktail

   March 6, 2012 2:04 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! The Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel and Conference Center is located at 2800 West 8th Street in Erie. Inside the hotel is Victor’s Restaurant. The restaurant does a lot of business through room service and for events at the hotel….

Montana’s Rib and Chop House

   March 14, 2012 10:38 am

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. Last night, Amanda and I made our way to Meadville where we met up with Whitney and Justin Catalano at Montana’s Rib and Chop House for some steaks. This was not my first trip…

Ricardo’s Restaurant

   March 20, 2012 1:37 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. This week, I got to try a restaurant in Erie that I’d never been to before. Ricardo’s Restaurant has been an eastside Erie favorite since 1943. The family-style dining, as well as the homecooked food, really hits…

The Pufferbelly Restaurant

   March 27, 2012 1:13 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. For the fourth stop on my steak tour of Erie, Amanda and I were joined by Brandon Sease and Katie Winterhoff at The Pufferbelly Restaurant. Brandon and Katie beat us to the restaurant and got a table. Once…

Alto Cucina

   April 4, 2012 11:25 am

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. Alto Cucina is yet another restaurant that this blog has brought me to for the first time. Located at 3531 West Lake Rd , this old farmhouse is easily missed if you aren’t looking for it. The…

Peppino’s Italian Chop House

   April 10, 2012 10:28 am

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. Just three miles west of the Erie International Airport at 6590 West Lake Road is Peppino’s Italian Chop House. This modern Italian restaurant is tastefully decorated and exudes a relaxed, friendly feel. While some other locations I…

Bistro 26

   April 17, 2012 3:21 pm

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. Amanda and I arrived at Bistro 26 shortly after 6 pm. We were seated shortly before the dinner rush began and as table after table began filling up, we were glad we got there when we did. Our…

Colony Pub & Grille

   May 1, 2012 11:48 am

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter. After a week-long vacation, I am back to finish my eight week tour of steaks in Erie. Last night, Amanda and I were joined by her brother Mike for dinner at the Colony Pub & Grille. The…

Steaks In Review

   May 8, 2012 11:38 am

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Just about everyone can cook a steak, but not all of them can cook it properly. I went into this local tour with some knowledge about steak, however, after talking with owners, chefs, and…