Chew On It

Food has been an integral part of Andrew's life from a young age; from cooking with his mother and grandmother to creating recipes in his own kitchen. Now he scours the area's non-chain restaurant scene to find the best of the best of local food from chicken wings to French cuisine.

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Posted: July 29th, 2014

Victor’s Restaurant & Cocktail

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Inside the Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel and Conference Center at 2800 West 8th Street is Victor’s Restaurant. Amanda and I stopped in to try some appetizers on Friday night. There were only a few full tables so we […]


Posted: July 22nd, 2014

Cloud 9 Wine Bar

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Last Wednesday evening, Amanda and I had our first visit to the newly opened Cloud 9 Wine Bar at 25 E. 10th St. We arrived, without reservations, around 6:30 and had no problem getting a table. Our […]


Posted: July 15th, 2014

Rory’s Ristorante

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Rory’s Ristorante, formerly known as L’Olivo, is located inside of La Nuova Aurora Society at 1518 Walnut St. Amanda and I had the first reservation at 6:00 on Friday evening. Just as we were being seated, patrons […]


Posted: July 8th, 2014

Pineapple Eddie Southern Bistro

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! It has been a few months since I have been to Pineapple Eddie. I made reservations for Amanda and I at 6:30 on Thursday night and when we arrived, were seated in the lower dining room by […]


Posted: July 1st, 2014

Burgers in Review 2

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Summer is starting and my second burger tour is coming to an end. I had the opportunity to try 27 different burgers during my eight week tour.  There were some that I was glad to have gotten […]


Posted: June 25th, 2014

Freeport Restaurant

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! For my last stop on my second burger tour, I ended up at the Freeport Restaurant in North East.  I was joined again by my coworker, Steve Anthony. We made our way through the vineyards on Route 5 […]


Posted: June 17th, 2014

McKean Tavern

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! After getting multiple recommendation for the burgers at the McKean Tavern, I knew I had to get down there to try them.  I stopped down on Saturday afternoon to grab some lunch.  There were a couple of […]