The Avenue | Food
The second-generation Italian-American grew up in the kitchen cooking pasta with her mother for holidays and family gatherings. Through Pasta by Pollio, she has the chance to pass along her family knowledge of Italian cooking for a living.
Kava Gator, Gainesville's newest kava bar, serves kava, kratom, blue lotus and other botanical substances with sedative effects in their teas and coffees.
Local coffee shop Wyatt’s Coffee partnered up with its sister company, Resident Coffee Roasters, to host a latte art competition Oct. 21. Baristas throughout Florida will be putting their skills to the test in an effort to win hundreds in cash.
DJ’s Cast Iron Burgers is giving people the opportunity to invest in the business through a platform called Mainvest. The local food truck is hoping to open a physical restaurant with the money gained from investments.
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Check out the rundown of the Avenue staff’s favorite Gainesville restaurants and treat your tastebuds to authentic Hispanic cuisine year-round.
With its natural ingredients and classic Latin flavorings, local ice cream truck Feliz Flavors aims to take over the ice cream industry.
After years of planning and months of test trials for family and friends, the restaurant held its grand opening Aug. 11. The opening drew loyal and excited Gator fans ready to indulge in the long awaited dining experience.
After months of anticipation, legendary Head Ball Coach Steve Spurrier’s newest play off the field, Spurrier’s Gridiron Grille and Visor’s rooftop bar is ready for its kick-off opening.
Plantology joined three other food trucks at Gainesville’s vibrant Midpoint Park and Eatery on July 1. The new business offers a 100% vegan menu offering scratch-made burgers, mac bowls and loaded fries.
With mask mandates falling by the wayside as vaccine distribution increases, attendees’ noses were able to appreciate the enticing aromas of barbecue, Asian and vegan cuisine on Saturday. The Original Food Truck Rally, hosted by the High Dive, invited eight restaurants to showcase different cuisines to Gainesville locals.