El Bajio on Hawthorne, Oyishi Japanese in Oconee and More Food News

Latino’s Taqueria y Mariscos, which replaced my beloved La Estrella on Hawthorne Avenue, is closed, with new signs painted on the windows advertising a restaurant called El Bajio Restaurant and Taqueria as coming soon. It appears to be related to the market on Old Commerce Road of the same name.

The Watkinsville location of Inoko Express has closed but is reopening shortly under a new name: Oyishi Japanese Cuisine, with sushi, sashimi, hibachi, ramen, soba and the like.

G Brand BBQ in Crawford has added a drive-through.

Athens Pizza has moved across Milledge Avenue from its original location into the shopping center that also houses Tall Boy Beverages.

Gyro Wrap (RIP forever, SIGH) is being replaced by a place called Munch Hut that bills itself as a deli and store. There’s still hope for gyros, supposedly, so let’s keep crossing our fingers.

The building at 1180 Prince Ave. that

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Priority Health offers immune-boosting recipes to try at home!

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Our friends at Priority Health know the importance of eating healthy, especially when it comes to building your immunity!

Shelly shows us how to make some great, kid-friendly snacks at home that will help boost their immunity.

Click here for a Simple Blueberry Smoothie recipe from YummyToddlerFood.com. Priority Health’s ThinkHealth section also has more immune-boosting tips and healthy recipes. Priority Health also has a team of care managers to help people with health concerns.

If you’re a Priority Health member, you also have access to their Wellbeing Hub to keep healthy living top-of-mind throughout the year. The hub is personalized and helps members find new exercise ideas, tips to lose weight, new healthy recipes to try and more, all customized to their individual health journey.

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Eddie Jackson, from NFL cornerback to Food Network MVP

Eddie Jackson’s body is a temple, one he once used to crush opponents on the NFL gridiron. These days, he hits the gym in preparation for a very different kind of battle: “I have to do this because I love food so much!” he said.

As chef, host, and all-around star for the Food Network, Jackson tackles (sorry) his role as food judge just like an NFL coach (“The Bolognese was very flavorful, but we think you missed the mark with the nachos”).

Correspondent Luke Burbank asked, “Is it hard for you sometimes, because you gotta like some of these contestants, but you gotta tell ’em it’s time to go home?”

Correspondent Luke Burbank with former NFL player and current Food Network star Eddie Jackson. / Credit: CBS News
Correspondent Luke Burbank with former NFL player and current Food Network star Eddie Jackson. / Credit: CBS News

“Yeah, you know what? That doesn’t bother me at all, because at some point in time, you’re gonna fail,” Jackson said.

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The Best Restaurant Meals Montreal Food Writers, Photographers, and Fans Ate in 2020

As is tradition at Eater, we close the year by asking a group of food writers, bloggers, and others about town to weigh in on the year in food. Their answers — unedited (except for grammar) and in no particular order — will be revealed in several posts by the time the clock runs out on 2020. Here, they share memories of their best meal of the year.



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Joanna Fox, food writer, and associate editor at ELLE Canada: For the brief moment restaurants were open this year, I went to Joe Beef one beautiful September night to celebrate my ten-year anniversary with my partner. We sat in the idyllic garden, surrounded by twinkling fairy lights. Chef Gabriel Drapeau’s food was exquisite, wine director Max Campbell’s recommendations were spot on, and the service was flawless. It was enough to forget about the pandemic — if just for

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