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Bear Bites: Maggio’s Italian Grill gets almost perfect marks

Bear Bites: Maggio’s Italian Grill gets almost perfect marks

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
September 10
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

When you're here, you're special. Unlike its larger Italian counterparts, the simplicity of Maggio’s is refreshing. You won't find tacky ornamental work or stereotypical prints of the Tuscan countryside. There are no frills, but Maggio's doesn't need to use cheap tricks. Any trip to this Italian gem will b...

Bear Bites: Harp and Bowl La Bistro

Bear Bites: Harp and Bowl La Bistro

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
August 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

In a city known for artery-clogging and processed fried foods, Harp & Bowl La Bistro brings a different kind of spiritual vibe and tune to the “Song and Soul of the South.” Located at 520 Mulberry St. next to the iconic Jeneane’s location, the establishment opened its doors in mid-August....

Discussions to bring Jersey Mike’s Subs to Mercer Village occuring

Discussions to bring Jersey Mike’s Subs to Mercer Village occuring

Nicholas Wooten
August 19
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites, Breaking, Business, Campus, City, News

New Jersey-based sandwich chain, Jersey Mike's Subs, may soon be on its way to Mercer Village. Jessica Brown, a manager at the Jersey Mike's Riverside Drive location in Macon, said plans haven't been finalized, but there are discussions occurring. "I haven't known long," Brown said. The planned...

Bear Bites: Parish on Cherry

Bear Bites: Parish on Cherry

August 13
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Fielding a New Orleans-inspired menu beyond the charms of the French Quarter is a tall order. The city’s unique taste profile has been delicately crafted and influenced by Africans, French, Spanish and a host of others that came through the city’s ports. The recently opened Parish on Cherry offers...

19 must eats in Macon: H&H, Bear’s Den, The Back Burner and more

19 must eats in Macon: H&H, Bear’s Den, The Back Burner and more

August 13
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites, Showcase

It may be known as the ‘Heart of Georgia’, but Macon’s culinary talents suggest it should be called “Georgia’s Kitchen.” From soul food and fusions to Caribbean delight, everyone's palate receives some attention in “The Central City.”

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Bear Bites: Taki

Bear Bites: Taki

April 19
Filed under Bear Bites, News

Taki Japanese Steakhouse provides customers with quality food in an intimate and cozy environment. We walked through the doors and were greeted by the cheerful staff. Our names were taken and we were taken to our seats shortly after. As we walked towards the table, we noticed the restaurant’s near pe...

Bear Bites: The Back Burner is 'the best meal we'd had for a long time'

Bear Bites: The Back Burner is 'the best meal we'd had for a long time'

April 6
Filed under Bear Bites

On Ingleside Avenue is one of Macon’s most interesting and less talked about eateries: The Back Burner. The restaurant is casual, yet elegant. The staff was welcoming and our server, Elliot West, knew every nook and cranny of the menu. Our meal was adventurous and amazing. Once the food started...

Tokyo Alley: 'Hidden gem' of Mulberry Street Lane

Tokyo Alley: 'Hidden gem' of Mulberry Street Lane

Parker Van Riper
February 28
Filed under Bear Bites, News

Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Macon sits one of its hidden gems, Tokyo Alley.  Sitting in “The Alley,” otherwise known as Mulberry Street Lane, is a restaurant that features Japanese and Thai Cuisine.  Established in 1992, it won the Foodie Award for “Best Asian” in 2008 and 2...

Bear Bites: Dawson's Kitchen

Bear Bites: Dawson's Kitchen

Nicholas Wooten
November 13
Filed under Bear Bites, City, News

Dawson’s Kitchen at Milltown Market is a small, charming soul food establishment located in Payne City, the small milltown encircled by Macon. While I was reviewing H&H last week, a customer sitting at the table next to said that Dawson’s Kitchen was the better restaurant. Naturally, I wanted...

Bear Bites: Stirring Things Up with Ginger Stir-Fry

Bear Bites: Stirring Things Up with Ginger Stir-Fry

Chelsey Guy
October 9
Filed under Bear Bites, City

Downtown Macon is a almost a city of its own with its charming stores, dazzling nightlife, artsy culture and delicious restaurants. There is something for everyone downtown; the hard part is deciding what to do and when to do it. Among this variety of fun and activities lies Ginger Stir-Fry, a modern restaurant that stands out on the ...

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