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Bear Bites: Dawson's Kitchen

Bear Bites: Dawson's Kitchen

Nicholas Wooten
November 13, 2014
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, 2014
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 ...

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review

July 24, 2014
Filed under Tech

Don't act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren't on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you. In my experience, there is no such thing as luck. Partially, but it also obeys your commands. I want...

Check, Please! Bearfoot Tavern

Gene Mitchell
January 25, 2012
Filed under Lifestyle

Cherry Street in downtown Macon boasts several local bars and eateries with great variety for patrons to enjoy.  A new and hip place, located at the end of Cherry Street, has recently opened up to attract college students and young locals.  As most businesses in Macon, Bearfoot Tavern and its staff...

Check, Please!

Check, Please!

Gene Mitchell
December 12, 2011
Filed under Lifestyle

To all of my loyal readers, I apologize for my column’s absence over the past two months.  I am very excited to again critique restaurants to better inform Mercer’s student body about where they should (or should not) choose to dine.  To herald Check, Please! back to The Cluster I chose a restaurant locate...

check, please!

check, please!

Gene Mitchell
September 21, 2011
Filed under Lifestyle

Downtown Macon has opened up its heart and shown the world how hard work and creativity makes a restaurant successful.  This week I explored the back alleys of downtown to find the hidden treasures that await in a little restaurant (located at 574 Mulberry Street) called Tokyo Alley. Atmosphere The hidden restauran...

check, please!

Gene Mitchell
September 7, 2011
Filed under Lifestyle

In the Northwest side of Macon, at 1693 Bass Road, a charming Italian restaurant named Mirko’s Pasta serves up self-proclaimed authentic Italian dishes to those who wish to experience Italy through their taste buds.   I must profess, having visited Mirko’s previously gave me high hopes for my first...

Check, please!

Check, please!

Gene Mitchell
August 18, 2011
Filed under Lifestyle

When I critique a restaurant, I take into account much more than meal quality.  Every aspect must have consideration.  Seating arrangements, for instance, and how much light enters an establishment can ruin a perfect meal. When I dine I usually go with many of my friends.  My friends and I are l...

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