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Burger IM lets you customize each slider from a large selection of protein options and burger styles.

Bear Bites: Burger IM offers endless combinations of specialty sliders

Will Darragh, Staff Writer April 11, 2019

Everybody loves a good burger. With all of the burger joints in and around Macon, it is easy to go out and grab a great burger. But what if you could get gourmet burgers delivered? Burger IM, in Bonaire,...

Metro Diner gives a creative twist to classics like the San Francisco Eggs Benedict served with avocado, ham, and tomato.

Bear Bites: Big Plates of American Favorites at Metro Diner

Will Darragh March 27, 2019

Sometimes, people eat out to try foods from other cultures that they cannot make at home. Sometimes, people eat out to find tasty and healthy alternatives to cooking. Sometimes, people eat out to have...

Bear Bites: Four road trip worthy restaurants near Macon

Bear Bites: Four road trip worthy restaurants near Macon

Will Darragh March 14, 2019

Although there are plenty of great places to eat in Macon, the surrounding Middle Georgia area features some amazing food of its own. There are some off-the-beaten-path locations just outside Macon whose...

Amici offers many delicious starters like the spinach artichoke dip.

Bear Bites: Amici – Another Good Pizza Place for Macon

Will Darragh February 28, 2019

Those who attend Mercer football games or frequent Mercer Landing have probably noticed the bright lights strung up on the rooftop of a new pizzeria and sports bar that opened last summer. For those who...

Le Pho offers many varieties of pho options.

Bear Bites: Le Pho Brings Fresh Vietnamese Flavors to Macon

Will Darragh February 12, 2019

Macon has its fair share of Southern eateries and burger joints, and it also has a few spots to try food from completely different cultures. Le Pho, located on Zebulon Road, offers food entirely unlike...

Your Pie lets guests create their pizza to their own tastes.

Bear Bites: Your Pie

Will Darragh January 28, 2019

Everybody loves pizza. The combination of freshly baked bread, melty cheese and savory toppings are sure to satisfy anyone’s appetite. Your Pie takes these elements and makes an individualized pizza...

Mike's Famous Burgers serves a variety of specialty burgers.

Bear Bites: Famous Mike’s

Will Darragh November 27, 2018

Downtown Macon recently received yet another addition to the string of restaurants popping up on Poplar Street: Famous Mike’s. With Decadent Dessert Bar gaining popularity and Your Pie getting ready...

Tommy's Bakery is a cozy mom and pop restaurant with a quaint, homey interior. Photo provided by Will Darragh.

Bear Bites: Tommy’s Bakery and Cafe

Will Darragh November 14, 2018

Donuts, cheeseburgers and biscuits are all comfort foods that are warm and filling even in their simplest form. Tommy’s Bakery and Cafe takes simple foods like these and takes them to just the right...

Decadent Dessert Bar offers a variety of beverages, such as the iced mocha latte pictured here and the cannoli milkshake. Photo by Peter Garcia.

Bear Bites: Decadent Dessert Bar

Will Darragh November 6, 2018

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...

The buffalo chicken quesadilla is served with a side of black beans. Photo by Peter Garcia.

Bear Bites: J. Christopher’s

Will Darragh October 19, 2018

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...

The lamb and beef shawarma wrap includes tzatziki sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and purple cabbage. Photo by Peter Garcia.

Bear Bites: Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion

Will Darragh October 8, 2018

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...

Cathedral Coffee offers several lunch combos that include a drink, sandwich, and cup of soup. Photo by Peter Garcia.

Bear Bites: Cathedral Coffee

Will Darragh, Staff Writer September 12, 2018

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...

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