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Bear Bites: Burger IM offers endless combinations of specialty sliders

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

Bear Bites: Big Plates of American Favorites at Metro Diner

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

Bear Bites: Amici – Another Good Pizza Place for Macon

Amici offers many delicious starters like the spinach artichoke dip.
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...

Bear Bites: Le Pho Brings Fresh Vietnamese Flavors to Macon

Le Pho offers many varieties of pho options.
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...

Bear Bites: Famous Mike’s

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

Bear Bites: Tommy’s Bakery and Cafe

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

Bear Bites: J. Christopher’s

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

Bear Bites: Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion

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

Bear Bites: Cathedral Coffee

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

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

The Donut Burger at Tommy's Bakery and Cafe is served on two donut buns and topped with bacon, cheese, and a fried egg. Photo by Will Darragh
September 4, 2018

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...

Bear Bites: Grow

Grow offers generous portion sizes and tasty food. Photo by Katie Atkinson.
August 28, 2016

  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...

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