Vegetarian

Papa Joe’s Pepperoni Cafe

   March 12, 2013 1:58 pm    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! I am excited to start my local vegetarian/vegan food tour.  My first stop was to Papa Joe’s Pepperoni Cafe at 3826 West Ridge Rd. I have been here before during a previous sandwich tour, but their food is…

 

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Falafel

   March 20, 2013 10:53 am    1

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Middle-Eastern in origin, falafel is a ball or patty made from ground chickpeas and other herbs and spices. Erie has a lot of places that serve falafel and I wanted to compare some this week. Out of…

 

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Whole Foods Co-op

   March 26, 2013 10:43 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 Whole Foods Cooperative at 1341 West 26th Street is a member-owned and controlled business combining an all-natural grocery store with a fantastic café. Amanda and I were joined by my friend Steve Anthony for dinner last night. We…

 

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Khao Thai

   April 2, 2013 12:11 pm    1

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Next door to Hook’s Catfish Kitchen at 36 North Park Row is Khao Thai. Owner Tat King serves up traditional Thai dishes that are healthy, low in fat, and MSG free. Fresh ingredients, tons of vegetables, and…

 

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La Bella

   April 9, 2013 11:56 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 former Hector’s Restaurant at the corner of 18th and Liberty Streets has been transformed into La Bella; Owner Harry Miller opened this, his newest restaurant, just about three years ago. Bold and vibrant colors inside are…

 

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Casablanca Grill

   April 17, 2013 11:04 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Casablanca Grill has called 2174 W. Eighth St. home for almost five years now. Syria native Darin Masri is the co-owner of the restaurant and with help from her parents, has created an exciting and fresh menu…

 

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Frankie & May

   April 23, 2013 11:53 am    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! In January of 2012, Frankie & May Fresh Grocer opened their doors to offer Erie local and high quality meats, fish, cheese, and produce among other things.  They also offer many different cooking classes in addition to…

 

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Torero’s Mexican Restaurant

   April 30, 2013 12:06 pm    0

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Torero’s Mexican Restaurant is a small, local chain based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. They have called upper Peach St. home to one of their locations for almost the last six years. Last night, Amanda and I…

 

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Vegetarian in Review

   May 8, 2013 10:38 am    3

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! At the start of my vegetarian food tour, I was worried that it would not only be a struggle to find options, but it would be a struggle to write about.  I was wrong on both accounts….

 

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