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Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor  It was a hot September day, and it felt as though the blazing sun was aiming its rays right at me. Live music filled the Franklin air at the Park at Harlinsdale, and food trucks lined up awaiting exhausted customers — like me — looking to fuel up. …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Murfreesboro has seen a surge of Asian restaurants opening in recent years, specifically Thai establishments. The Southeast Asian dishes have gained popularity by satisfying customers’ spicy basil and garlic-based cravings. Restaurants with close proximity to MTSU’s campus like Thai Spice on North Rutherford Boulevard and Thai Pattaya on Northwest …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor Everyone from the upper crust to the 99 percent loves sandwiches. It’s a food that has such a wide scope and is so simple, and yet, so complicated. What does it take to make this delectably and deceivingly intricate food fully realized? One shop off of the historic …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor The food’s too spicy, the bill is overpriced, the ambiance lacks personality: finding that go-to eatery can become burdensome — especially when your tastebuds are paying the undying price of tolerating less-than-satisfactory food more often than not — but that all changes today. The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Sometimes it feels as though the Murfreesboro Latin American food scene lacks in variety. Considering the city has six Camino Real locations, which is the first place everyone thinks of, it’s probably true. But there are some loyal Taqueria Agaveros holdouts. Though the persistence of regional chain …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor First bite — it’s soft, it’s doughy and it’s perfectly melting in my mouth. I want another. Second bite — the light glaze complements the sweet treat in all the right ways. Third bite — Why am I just now trying this? The thing is, if you want …