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Easy residence hall recipes for the busy college student

Easy residence hall recipes for the busy college student

Carson McGorry, Copy Editor
August 30
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

If you’re sick of the caf every day like the rest of us, take matters into your own hands right from your dorm. Some of these easy recipes need a kitchen, others just a microwave — and maybe some dorm room improvising. Just try not to set off the fire alarm (again).

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Bear Bites: Grow

Bear Bites: Grow

Katie Atkinson, News Editor
August 28
Filed under Bear Bites

  Nestled on Riverside Drive is a culinary jewel that doesn’t disappoint. Locally sourced and served, the cuisine at Grow is a cut above. The restaurant has one simple tagline: “fresh local food,” and the owners intend to live up to that. A quick chat with owner Saralyn Harvey told ...

20 great food stops in Macon

20 great food stops in Macon

Nicholas Wooten, Editor-in-Chief
August 20
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinions

The best way to learn about a city is to sample its food. Cooking is like any other artform; the end product is just one you consume with your mouth rather than with your hands, your eyes or your ears. The methods of preparation and presentation are creative expressions influenced by time and place...

Bear Bites: Pho Saigon

Bear Bites: Pho Saigon

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
March 30
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Any pun I can make here isn’t fit for print, so I’ll keep it simple: Pho is delicious. I’ve had few encounters with the wonderful Vietnamese noodle soup, but I’ve loved every one. The mint and basil flavors poking through the meaty broth with hints of just a little bit of sriracha and hoisin...

Bear Bites: Bearfoot Tavern

Bear Bites: Bearfoot Tavern

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor
February 24
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Bearfoot Tavern is back from an extensive facelift. I’m probably not the first person to say this, but it's about time. In the past, when a friend suggested a meal at Bearfoot, I felt my taste buds protest in disgust. Now, with a new menu, a new location and a pub-esque façade, the recently ...

Bear Bites: Metropolis

Bear Bites: Metropolis

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor
January 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Let me be frank: Indian cuisine is not in my gustatory wheelhouse. I come from a poor, white Southern family that fries anything that can be floured and cooks nearly every vegetable with pork. But, as with my love of sushi, my parents’ taste will not indefinitely define my own. I’ve had Indian fo...

Bear Bites: Cox Cafe

Bear Bites: Cox Cafe

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
October 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites, Reviews

I had an existential crisis at 694 Lower Poplar St. The small white brick building along that potholed road seemed like it had been pumping out collard greens and mac and cheese well before my time. But the bright red sign read “since 1996.” The cafeteria-style service, old round tables an...

Simple tricks to make Halloween treats

Simple tricks to make Halloween treats

Parker Van Riper, Opinions Editor
October 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Halloween is just around the corner, and with it comes many tricks and treats specific to the holiday season. Focus on the “treats” part of Halloween with these easy-to-make Halloween-inspired sweets, whether you live somewhere with a kitchen or maybe just a microwave. The first treat is a fall-inspired version...

Bear Bites: Polly’s La Mesa

Bear Bites: Polly’s La Mesa

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor
October 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Polly’s La Mesa is not somewhere you’d expect a college kid to sit down and order. It’s only about two and a half miles from Mercer University, but it feels a world away and untouched by time. Most of the tables are filled with the elderly and local police officers. The TV in the corner is an...

A Breakfast Fiasco

A Breakfast Fiasco

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer
September 15
Filed under Opinions

The aroma of fresh chicken no longer fills the air in the mornings because the Chick-fil-A on campus has recently stopped serving breakfast. To some students this is a shock and a pain sent right to the stomach. Why would Chick-fil-A suddenly come to the conclusion that it was time to stop serving break...

Growing Pains: Changes to Dining Options Raise Questions

Growing Pains: Changes to Dining Options Raise Questions

Sophie Peel and Nicholas Wooten
September 9
Filed under News, Showcase

Record‐breaking freshman classes continue to push the university’s dining resources to its limits. After conducting a market match survey in the spring, Mercer’s administration took the feedback they received from interviews of faculty, staffs and students to heart when adding the two new...

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....

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