Brio Coffee in Gainesville is doing something that other coffee companies aren’t. You might be familiar with the term “farm to table,” but what about “Farm to bottle”? According to Brio Coffee, their farm to shelf only takes 21 days. To see how this works, Brio Coffee has a diagram to explain the entire process. … Continue reading Gainesville Coffee Company Makes Big Claim
The locally owned cold brew and pour-over coffee shop Wyatt’s Coffee relocated to downtown Gainesville and reopened its doors Friday, Feb. 23. Wyatt’s previously only served black coffee brews, but has expanded the menu to include espresso beverages like lattes, cappuccinos and cortados. In addition, they now offer a variety of new roasts, teas and pastries. … Continue reading Wyatt’s Coffee Relocates from Midtown to Downtown
On a Wednesday at the Union Street Farmers Market fresh produce, local fare and handmade goods decorate the streets of downtown Gainesville. A man with a grey handlebar mustache, warm smile and brown fedora sits next to wooden shelves lined with fifteen different hot sauce flavors. Visitors to the market frequently approach his tent for … Continue reading Wizard of Odd: Heat, Humor and Locally-Made Hot Sauce
Among a sea of pumpkin spice Starbucks, Beyond The Swamp recently decided to take a caffeinated tour around Gainesville to explore unique local coffee shops. As it turns out, there were more than we expected, and if we tried to visit them all in one day, we were worried all the caffeine would have kept … Continue reading Our coffee tour of Downtown Gainesville
Taco bout love. Who would’ve thought a traffic jam would be the stepping stone to Cilantro Tacos? Back in 2013, Nareth Meth and his son were sitting in San Diego traffic, decided enough was enough, packed up and moved to Newberry, and the rest is history. Cilantro taco is a quant, modest restaurant in Newberry. … Continue reading Cilantro Tacos
La Tienda first opened in 2000. Since then the owners have dedicated themselves to serving the Gainesville community with authentic Mexican dishes. Customers have the opportunity to try over 55 different choices. Some of the dishes include tacos dorados, enchiladas, and soups and stews. Today, the location attracts people from around the Gainesville community. If … Continue reading Local Mexican Restaurant, La Tienda, offers authentic dishes and a hidden Spanish Market!
Leonardo’s By the Slice is good. Like can’t stop, hurts to breathe from being so full and happy good. Is it worth it? Yes. Would I do it again? Considering I have no self-control, more than likely. If you have never been to Leonardo’s By the Slice, I highly suggest you go. Their slices are … Continue reading Leonardo’s By the Slice