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What Should Tallahassee Eat? – Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox

Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox Review (Tallahassee, FL)

By William Kristoph

Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox features premium burgers, appetizers, sandwiches and specials along with a full bar. I took a few minutes for a quick downtown lunch at Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox in the former Po’ Boys location. It’s a great location in one of the few parts of Tallahassee that needs a restaurant. So how does Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox stack up?

PB & J Bon-Bons

PB & J Bon-bons

I LOVE peanut butter, so the PB & J Bon-Bons caught my eye. Fried peanut butter balls, jam and a chaser shot of milk. It sounds great, right?! Within a few minutes, I received my order on a large metal tray. Each bite consists of a crispy shell around molten peanut butter, with as much or as little jam as I want. The PB & J Bon-Bons are creative, fun and tasty but with 3 tiny Bon-Bons and the shooter of milk I’m not sure they’re worth ordering again when it comes to value.

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What Should Tallahassee Eat? – Hardee’s

Hardee’s Review (Tallahassee, FL)

By William Kristoph

Are you shocked that I mention a Tallahassee area Hardee’s? They’re as rare as a unicorn, but worth the search. My family headed up to Hardee’s way out on U.S. 27 for some breakfast treats a few weeks ago. As usual, the trip is worth it. Hardee’s staff is super friendly and fast. The restaurant is very clean, despite having a lot of customers coming through. The food is the hot and surprisingly fresh. Too bad it’s not 0 calories and healthy, right?

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Blue Bell Review – Magic Cookie Bar

Magic Cookie Bar Review

By William Kristoph

Blue Bell’s newest flavor for National Flavor Month is Magic Cookie Bar. I have not been lucky enough to eat an actual Magic Cookie Bar that I can recall, but Magic Cookie Bar Ice Cream makes me want to whip up a batch in the near future. Magic Cookie Bar lives up to the hype. It’s smooth and sweet, with plenty of bits of graham cracker, dark chocolate and pecans. The caramel flavor and condensed milk shine through.

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Blue Bell Magic Cookie Bar Ice Cream

What Should Tallahassee Eat? – BurgerFi

BurgerFi (Tallahassee, FL) Review

By William Kristoph

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I decided to try BurgerFi to see what the hype is about. A short trip over to the old Miracle Plaza with a small adventure involving trying to find a parking space (look behind the buildings) and I was ready to head in and order. Inside, I had a few minutes to look around while I waited in line. BurgerFi follows the seemingly standard upscale fast food burger joint decor. Metal, wood and the unfinished look flooring complete with music that is a bit too loud.

Yes, I’m getting old and cranky. No, it has absolutely nothing to do with the burgers.
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Blue Bell Review – Red, White and Blue Bell

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Was Red, White & Blue Bell the bomb or a bomb?

By William Kristoph

I saw a half-gallon of Red, White & Blue Bell at Publix last week and decided to give it a try. The carton and the Blue Bell website description had me thinking of the 4th of July and a childhood full of running down the ice cream truck looking for a Bomb Pop.  I fully expected Red, White & Blue Bell to surpass the Bomb Pop’s patriotic colors that make me think of fireworks, our founding fathers, Wiffleball games that last into the night, water fights, American flags and anything else that screams “America! F-Yeah!”
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