Restaurant scoop: Ben and Jerry’s earnings to Gainesville

Also, Grub Burger Bar will open in Butler Plaza, with a Tipsy Worms and Dirt milkshake done with chocolate vodka, dejected Oreos and sticking worms.

Go forward and start blazing a additional calories off now, folks.

Chunky Monkey. Phish Food. Half Baked. Totally Baked.

The iconic Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavors that have prisoner of a hearts (and some of a waistlines) are creation their brick-and-mortar ice cream emporium lapse to Gainesville.

Mary Reichardt, Butler Enterprises’ corporate offered director, pronounced Ben and Jerry’s will open adult a new shop in a redesigned Butler Town Center.

Reichardt pronounced Ben and Jerry’s will open subsequent year in late summer or early tumble — shortly after upscale organic grocery store Whole Foods opens in May or June.

Ben and Jerry’s will be located in a sell frame behind Whole Foods, 3490 SW Archer Road, though doesn’t have a set residence yet, Reichardt said.

It creates a lapse to Gainesville after prior locations, during 1638 W. University Ave. and 3733 SW Archer Road, sealed about 10 years ago.

Ben and Jerry’s was founded in 1978 by Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield in Burlington, Vermont, and has given incited into one of a heading brands in a ice cream industry, famous for a several flavors of icecream — some experimental.

In a 2016 Forbes Magazine article, Ben and Jerry’s was listed as a world’s fourth-best offered ice cream brand.

Grub Burger Bar

Another burger corner will open in Butler Plaza in 2018.

Grub Burger Bar, a Bryan, Texas-based startup, will open adult nearby Ben and Jerry’s in late summer or early fall.

Grub Burger Bar offers burgers with engaging toppings, like macaroni and cheese and a homemade Dr. Pepper grill sauce. Burgers are served on made-from-scratch buns.

It also offers salads and bowls with a accumulation of proteins like furious Alaskan salmon, duck breast and pesto-seasoned turkey.

For those over 21, it will offer wine, liquor, qualification beers and peaked milkshakes.

Its Tipsy Worms and Dirt milkshake is done with chocolate vodka, dejected Oreos and sticking worms.

Its ET Drunk Dial has chocolate vodka, Reeses Pieces, peanut butter, chocolate and a peanut butter cookie.

Grub Burger Bar’s menu shows a accumulation of both vegan and vegetarian options.


Root and Pecker, an American bistro with cooking done from internal plantation ingredients, will start portion breakfast Dec. 4. The restaurant, during 5408 NW Eighth Ave., will offer breakfast Monday by Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Business hours will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Co-owner Brad Brooks said dinner hours will now be indifferent for private events.

Chick-Fil-A during The Standard, 1340 W. University Ave., Suite 10, opens Thursday morning. Store hours will be 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday by Saturday.

And if we haven’t already stopped by for a donut and some coffee, a new Dunkin’ Donuts, 7605 W. Newberry Rd., is now open. It non-stop Oct. 6.


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