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Let's Eat! articles share stories about local food, restaurants and people behind the culinary scene in our area.

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Take a look! More than 'meats' the eye at local BBQ emporium

Take a look! More than 'meats' the eye at local BBQ emporium

Lou Dawg's prides itself on being a true authentic BBQ eatery - meaning it has meat smokers running near 24 hours a day on-site, as well as the infamous "low & slow" cooking methods and commitment to consistency in their sauces that would rival a pharmaceutical company's quality control.
This eatery's top ingredients in the recipe for success? Customer service, quality, and value.

This eatery's top ingredients in the recipe for success? Customer service, quality, and value.

"We've been very fortunate, we've brought back most of the staff that we had to lay off in March, and we're busy enough now that we are hiring as well."
Iconic local cookhouse is just "winging it" through the unknowns

Iconic local cookhouse is just "winging it" through the unknowns

"North Bay's been pretty good to us over the past 24 years, so we wanted to find a way to give a little back. By reducing our wing price, we figured it might let a few more families enjoy wings, even though times might be tight financially."
Popular local eatery cooking its way to better days

Popular local eatery cooking its way to better days

"We have a couple of picnic tables outside, and we are able to bring two of our restaurant tables outside as well, so we once again have a way for people to eat here, safely social distanced."
Diagnosis: delicious! Dr Pizza nears 25 years in North Bay

Diagnosis: delicious! Dr Pizza nears 25 years in North Bay

"I'll invest in higher quality ingredients and not bother paying to put our name on the pizza boxes. Why pay for ink when I could put it back into the food?"
This local food truck keeps on rolling through COVID-19

This local food truck keeps on rolling through COVID-19

"We wanted to bring Sturgeon Falls quality fries to the city, and from the feedback we're getting, we feel we're getting there if we're not already there."
North Bay's Opera Bakery Cafe hitting high notes with take-out and delivery

North Bay's Opera Bakery Cafe hitting high notes with take-out and delivery

They're doing curbside pick-up service and have added delivery to their repertoire, saying "If you want a sandwich, we deliver it. If you want our famous bread we deliver it. if you want one of our signature soups or cakes, we'll deliver it."
Local business is spicing - and saucing - things up for folks at home during the COVID situation

Local business is spicing - and saucing - things up for folks at home during the COVID situation

"...Customers have said that they are looking to keep their cooking interesting, especially while they have been staying home due to the COVID pandemic..."
So what's the busiest day for 'support local' takeout & pick-up orders? Greco's has the answer!

So what's the busiest day for 'support local' takeout & pick-up orders? Greco's has the answer!

"I just want to say I'm super-proud of the team. I need to give a shout out to them for what they're doing. It's a stressful time to work, and they deserve a lot of credit."
Local lunch hotspot is retooling to find its way through the COVID-19 climate

Local lunch hotspot is retooling to find its way through the COVID-19 climate

"It was adapt or die. I just started making soups - lots and lots of soups."