The Daily GLOB: Sweet Tea Cafe, Union St. Downtown Farmers Market, Ayuerveda holiday cooking, Hipp's 'Year of Frog & Toad', OCD storytelling, G&G gift guide, Music factoid

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Volume 8, Day 62, Wednesday, November 29,  2017

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I had to smile, when I scrolled down to the daily quote of the day about "The best things in life are cheese". I  had just finished compiling some information, nutrition facts and Ayurvedic principles about this nutritious and delicious food that I have on the menu for the next cooking class on Thursday. If interested read more here:

Cooking class information is at

- Chaya


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Happy Wednesday!


GLOBmaster2017Good morning GLOBers and happy National Chocolates Day.  Hmmm . ..  I'm thinking a walk around the farmers market today will find the GLOB Master some tasty chocolate morsels . . .  Were you aware of the fact that allowing chocolate to melt in your mouth produces the same or even stronger reactions as passionately kissing.

I am getting more than a little excited about the new Actor's Warehouse play, Steal Away where five church ladies usually raise funds to send young Black women to college by holding bake sales and fundraisers. However Tracyada, has  a better ideas she wants them to rob a bank!.  Come on GLOBers, meet me at the A. Warehouse.this weekend.



It's Union St Downtown Farmers Market Wednesday and Market Elder Charlie Lybrand is seeing a boatload of holiday, seasonal shopping ideas:

112917MarketSTARAs November ends both the Sun Center Arts and Crafts market and the Bo Diddley Plaza food market are great places to meet all your needs for the upcoming holiday season. Also this is the last week to enter the drawing to win a $100 gift certificate toward a meal at Ameilia’s restaurant. Simply by visiting the Sun Center market on Wednesday during the regular market hours. The drawing will be held at the end of the market at 7:00.  Art work, candles, pottery, chocolates, honey, jewelry, baked goods, soaps and massage are just some of what you will find when you go. Fresh citrus is in season and will be available at the market starting this week. Check the market's products page for a definitive listing of produce..Organic coffee and kombucha are served each week along with a wide variety of prepared foods.
SUN CENTER: 5:30: Eli Tragash performs old time Americana style songs on fiddle and guitar.
BO DIDDLEY PLAZA: 4:00: Talking Stick followed by Anna Marie at 5:00 and The INspiration at 6:00./



SIMPLE, HEALTHY, AYUERVEDA COOKING. Thursday nights at 5:30 you can join the GLOB's Ayuerveda Health Coach and create seasonal, simple, and healthy holiday meals according to your constitutional body type and condition. Learn Ayurvedic principles to include in your festive meals.FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



INSIDE OCD: I AM NOT MY ILLNESS:   Inside OCD is a collaborative storytelling event tonight 7:30 in UF's Reitz Union Squitieri Studio Theatre.  Created by a group of people who live with an OCD diagnosis, their family members and a clinician from the OCD clinic. Participants have worked together over ten weeks to share their personal stories of living with OCD  FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD: A Year with Frog and Toad  tonight at 7:00 and for the rest of the holiday season is playing at the Hippodrome Theatre.   A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD was nominated for 3 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this Broadway sensation entertains audiences of all ages with song, laughter and joy.  Based on the children’s book series by Arnold Lobel, directed by Clint Thornton. Starring Bryan Mercer, Clint Thornton, Maya Handa Naff, Marissa Toogood, and Nick Lerew.  FOLLOW THIS LINK for moe information.

What's for lunch?  Tell me where to meet you downtown and I will have a pouch of News For Your Eatifiation fresh and ready to enjoy from . . .


Today in the GLOB!

Sweet Tea Cafe

The 'Oops! I Dropped the Chicken Pot Pie' and the 'Cracker Crumb Fried Chicken' sound interesting but the 'Sweet Tea's Fried Shrimp with butterflied prawns is a Sweet Tea favorite along with the shrimp and grits."  - READ MORE

Crimes against sausage

"Welcome to the week in excessive crimes against sausage, a delicious, comforting and versatile culinary institution. No, not ketchup on Chicago dogs — that’s last year’s news."  - READ MORE

Now you care about female chefs

This female chef wonders why after working in the food industry for 20 years now you care about female chefs?   - READ MORE



GARDEN & GUN GIFT GUIDE: The latest issue of Garden & Gun magazine has a cool list of holiday gifts including a Purley silver plated dick head. Quack, Quack!




DAILY GLOB ROCK MUSIC FACTOID: Today in 2001 Beatles guitarist George Harrison died in Los Angeles of lung cancer aged 58. Following the breakup of The Beatles Harrison had a successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys. The youngest member of The Beatles, (aged 16 when he joined), his compositions include Taxman, Here Comes the Sun, Something, and While My Guitar Gently Weep, Harrison released the acclaimed triple album, All Things Must Pass, in 1970, from which came the worldwide No.1 single My Sweet Lord.



If you're still hungry and need a good lunch idea FOLLOW THIS LINK to Gainesville's Lunch Out Blog Instagram page.  This is where the GLOB's Image Editor Erica Corbett takes great pleasure in sharing amazingly looking, deliciously yummy images of what we are thinking about, contemplating seriously, and eventually eating for lunch in the Urban GLOB.

Have a wonderful Wednesday lunch GLOBers and if you see the GLOB Master downtown be sure to say hello. If I miss you this afternoon I will see ya right here tomorrow morning!

Mike Sanford, GLOB Editor

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