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Bear Bites: Decadent Dessert Bar

Bear Bites: Decadent Dessert Bar

Will Darragh

November 5, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

The only thing that can make a great meal better is a great dessert. A new fast-casual dessert place has recently opened up in downtown Macon, and it has plenty of desserts. Decadent Dessert Bar is a small franchise whose newest location is on 530 Poplar Street. Not just a bakery, Decadent offers e...

Bear Bites: J. Christopher’s

Bear Bites: J. Christopher’s

Will Darragh

October 19, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

J. Christopher's is a small chain based out of Atlanta with a location just off Bass Road here in Macon, Ga. Serving only breakfast and lunch, J. Christopher's strikes a unique balance between cheap diner breakfast and a pricy brunch meal. The Good: The Food Though their menu is huge, ev...

Bear Bites: Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion

Bear Bites: Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion

Will Darragh

October 8, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

When I think of food in Middle Georgia, I think about burgers and peach cobbler, not shawarma and baklava. Nonetheless, there is a relatively new restaurant in North Macon that brings a variety of Mediterranean foods as a change from typical American fare. Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion, self-describe...

Bear Bites: Cathedral Coffee

Bear Bites: Cathedral Coffee

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

With the recent grand opening of Z-Beans Coffee, which is only a walk across campus, Mercer coffee lovers have had plenty to be excited about. All of this excitement over Z-Beans overshadowed the opening of another coffee shop, which although is farther away, should still be worthy of serious atte...

Bear Bites: I Ate All Fifteen Burgers in Macon Burger Week

Bear Bites: I Ate All Fifteen Burgers in Macon Burger Week

Will Darragh

September 4, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Macon Burger Week was an event that brought people out to local restaurants by offering specialty burgers for only $5. Fifteen different restaurants participated in the event, so there were 15 different burgers to try. I ate all 15 of the burgers in one week. It was a difficult challenge, but I was...

Bear Bites: Ricky’s Tacos

Bear Bites: Ricky’s Tacos

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

Food, at the end of the day, does not depend on ornaments and circumstance to make it great. Sometimes, the best food is that which is unpretentious, tasty and affordable. Ricky’s Tacos is a reminder of that. Ricky’s Tacos,which consists of a couple of small buildings and two picnic tables located on 3717 M...

Bear Bites: Sumo Steak & Sushi

Bear Bites: Sumo Steak & Sushi

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

Macon, Georgia is full of restaurants serving foods from different cultures, from street tacos to sushi. While these restaurants vary in authenticity, there are certainly enough options to create genuine competition. One contender for the best hibachi and sushi is the restaurant Sumo. On 3850 Riv...

Bear Bites: Minori’s Italian Ristorante

Bear Bites: Minori’s Italian Ristorante

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

As much as I enjoy eating out in Macon, there are some restaurants in nearby towns that I just cannot help but try. Such was the case when I heard about the opening of a new family-style Italian restaurant opening up in Forsyth. At 22 W. Main St. in Forsyth, Georgia, Minori’s Italian Ristorante is s...

Bear Bites: Momma Goldberg’s Deli

Bear Bites: Momma Goldberg’s Deli

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

Mercer Landing has attracted new restaurants as well as local and national chains. For Mercer students, especially those living at the Lofts at Mercer Landing, restaurants in this prime location are always appealing. One such restaurant is the small chain Momma Goldberg’s Deli. Momma G’s has a menu ful...

Bear Bites: The Green Plate Salad and Sandwich Shoppe

Bear Bites: The Green Plate Salad and Sandwich Shoppe

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

One of the greatest struggles of eating out for me as a college student is trying to find some place that is affordable, health conscious and also actually tastes good. Unfortunately, I often opt to sacrifice on the health conscious part when I am eating out. Finally, I do not have to make that sacrific...

Bear Bites: Osaka Hibachi and Sushi

Bear Bites: Osaka Hibachi and Sushi

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

Since the completion of the Lofts at Mercer Landing, new restaurants have been seizing the opportunity to open in a location convenient to both students living in the lofts and those who do not mind the short walk from the Mercer football stadium. One of the newest additions is Osaka Hibachi and Sushi. ...

Bear Bites: Oliver’s Corner Bistro

Bear Bites: Oliver’s Corner Bistro

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

January 7, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

In a bittersweet moment for Macon restaurant goers, the long-awaited return of Ginger Stir Fry was cut short by the restaurant being bought out by new owners. Ginger is officially closed, and taking its place is Oliver’s Corner Bistro. In the heart of downtown, the same avenue with established favor...

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