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GILBERT C. · 85 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed July 22, 2017
Nice atmosphere and service

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Jeffrey B. · 42 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed June 15, 2017
Food was very good (not great) and service was very well intentioned & pleasant (though amateur). Would go back.

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Rich C. · 11 reviews TOP REVIEWER HELPFUL REVIEWER
· Reviewed May 12, 2017
Everything is a little on the expensive side, although portions are generous. Cocktails are tasty. Vibe and decor are a bit odd as the place turns into a nightclub on Fridays and Saturdays. We were the only people eating dinner there on a Thursday night.

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Food Cravings: Giving in to Science

You never know when a hankering is going to strike. Feed your need for knowledge with Groupon’s study of food cravings.

For years, scientists believed that food cravings were linked to nutrient deficiencies—a taste for steak might signify a lack of iron, for instance. But recent research has uncovered a different theory. A functional MRI study cited by the Wall Street Journal suggested that food cravings are more similar to an addiction, triggered by reward centers in the brain that relate to memory and emotion. Answering to the craving can trigger the release of neurotransmitters including endorphins (which produce feelings of well-being) and dopamine (which produces the sense of receiving a reward), explaining why we turn to less-than-wholesome “comfort” foods in times of stress.

Nutritionists would love it if we only craved broccoli seasoned with calcium chews, but the reality is that most hankerings tend toward the unhealthy. A survey of college students at an Ontario university found that 97% of women experienced occasional intense cravings, often for carb-loaded foods such as chocolate, donuts, and chips. In the same survey, 68% of men also reported food cravings, though usually for high-fat proteins such as burgers, steaks, and pizza. As you might expect from the “comfort” theory of food cravings, the results of such surveys change drastically depending on the culture.

Although humans may not normally crave foods based on nutritional need, it is true that weightlifters seem to actively crave muscle-building carbs and proteins such as potatoes and pasta. That’s because the body can adjust its cravings to be able to perform everyday activities more efficiently. Sports scientist Dr. David Stensel and his colleagues found that runners crave hydrating fruits and cold-water swimmers crave fatty foods that will provide protective padding, just as professional Scrabble players crave alphabet soup.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 90 days. Valid Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday only. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Republic Bar & Pizza


By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.