BG Eats

John Greer

John Greer is a junior history major in-sync with Bowling Green's local food scene. His recipe and connections eventually led to Greer co-founding Spencer's Coffee's weekly waffle wednesdays. Now that he's secured a place as head waffler, Greer has set out to find the best food Bowling Green has to offer. Read it first on BG Eats, then eat it on Bowling Green's streets.

Rather than write a regular food review for the last week of BG Eats this semester, I have chosen instead to do a food challenge. Well, the editors told me to do a food challenge. So, I began looking for options. The idea of slogging through a massive quantity of food was less than appealing…

While Cambridge Market & Cafe might not be well known to many students on campus, it does very brisk business by catering to an older crowd. The appeal seems to lie in the classic menu, which consists mostly of the conventional sandwiches and home-style sides, and the traditional delicat…

For the intrepid culinary enthusiast, the land beyond the railroad tracks leading away from campus contains a bevy of interesting ethnic restaurants. Here you can find Hispanic markets mingling with European cafes and Asian grocery stores. Few maintain any sort of online presence, which can …

Situated next to a Great Clips on Buckhead Square, El Rinconcito presents a humble picture. The menu is cobbled together with tape on the front window. The inside of this small Salvadorian joint is very plain and bare, which seems to convey that the focus is solely on the food. 

Pinched between two stores near the downtown square, A Taste of Europe looks like a small European street café. On the inside, it mostly plays the part. Lining the walls is an impressive mural depicting some of Europe and America’s iconic landmarks.  

In the midst of a vibrant national health-conscious movement, the clamor for gluten-free products has recently acquired strong momentum. Bowling Green is no exception, but until recently it lacked the resources to fully support this demand. Born out of a desire to fill this void, Wheatless m…

Griffs Deli is a quintessential college sandwich joint offering up a flavorful array of sandwiches, wraps and spuds. It’s a popular student destination and a common choice for college organization fundraisers and it’s easy to see why. Griffs straddles the line between trendy and classic with…

Sitting at the intersection of the local food movement and foodie culture, Home Cafe serves delicious food that satisfies the taste buds and the sustainably focused mind. 

Tea Bayou provides a delicious glimpse into Creole cuisine and quality tea. Situated on the downtown square, this little tea café turned restaurant recently expanded its menu and hours to include dinner. The space is small and intimate. An array of local art adorning the walls adds a really …