Category: Food and Drink

Ferrara Bakery, New York NY

New York City is a town like no other. The hustle and bustle of the city is like being in another world, in both the future and in the past. It’s wild and weird. It’s business and art. It’s many things to many people….

Union Oyster House, Boston MA

Speaking of oysters… (reference previous post) The Union Oyster House is an interesting and historic restaurant located in Boston Massachusetts. I’m glad I had a chance to dine there. I’ve passed by this place by several times in the past while working in the…

Fresh Oysters, Bodega Bay CA

Oysters are good both raw and cooked but oysters are also a love or hate thing, you either like them or you really dislike them. There seems to be no in-between heh! Personally I prefer to have cooked oysters but raw oyster shooters are…

Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ, Birmingham AL

I’ve tried BBQ restaurants at many cities during my travels and I’ve tried many different BBQ styles (dry, wet, and all the rest). I’ve waited in a line for over 6 hours to get BBQ at a famous spot (another story). Needless to say,…

B.B. Kings Blues Club, Memphis TN

January 2018 While working in Memphis Tennessee last month I got a chance to visit and walk around famous Beale Street, home of the American Blues music. After walking around the street for a while, checking out both sides of the street and all…

Lillie Mae’s House of Soul Food, Santa Clara CA

February 2014 Four years ago I used to work in the bay area a lot and one of my favorite places to go to lunch was a great unique restaurant called Lillie Mae’s House of Soul Food located in Santa Clara California.

Motorcycle Ride, LaGrange GA

February 2018 This weekend I finally had some time to fire up my motorcycle and go for a real ride. For the first time since I moved to Georgia, I went on a 100+ mile motorcycle ride. Heck, I just realized, this is actually…

Rendezvous, Memphis TN

January 2018   One day while working in Memphis Tennessee, my co-workers and I decided to try some local BBQ for lunch so we headed over to a famous rib joint downtown called Rendezvous.  I had heard about this place before and looked forward…

Tomukun Korean BBQ, Ann Arbor MI

January 2018 While working in Ann Arbor Michigan, another restaurant that came highly recommended was Tomukun, which is a restaurant with two sides. One side is a Noodle Bar serving Pho and more and the other (where we dined) was as described on their…

Gratzi, Ann Arbor MI

January 2018 While working in Ann Arbor Michigan this past January, my customer recommended several times that my co-workers and I head to downtown Ann Arbor to try a local favorite Italian restaurant, and so of course we went, gotta eat right? 🙂

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Austin Texas

August 2014 There’s burger joints, then there are craft burger joints where the burgers exceed standards and take flavor combinations to a new level. Hopdoddy Burger Bar in Austin Texas is one of those craft burger places that make you go yum! Read on…

Poor Boy Lloyds, Baton Rouge Louisiana

April 2013 While working in Baton Rouge Louisiana a few years ago, I went to a great old place in town for classic cajun, creole, southern food and found it when I had lunch one day at a place called Poor Boy Lloyd’s.