Le Goûter of Gainesville

Alpin is inspired by all things French. It cherishes the "les joies de vivre" from French food, to wine and beer, to arts and culture. You would never believe this French bistro is in the heart of Downtown Gainesville. The relaxed interior reminds me of the 6th Arrondissement of Paris, and the menu offers a taste …

Dig into Downtown Gainesville

From ramen to fine Italian dining, Downtown Gainesville brings me back to my New York roots... Crane Ramen is Gainesville's first craft ramen restaurant, and my favorite in the world. This trendy spot prepares its dishes from locally sourced ingredients. The small menu includes both Otsumami and Ramen selections. My top three picks from the Otsumami …