Category: Local

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,…

Cotton Pickin’ Fair, Gay GA

October 2018 I can now say I’ve really been to the Cotton Pickin’ Fair which held every year in May and October in the small town of Gay Georgia.

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…

Beale Street, Memphis TN

January 2018 Put on my blue suede shoes And I boarded the plane Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues In the middle of the pouring rain W.C. Handy, won’t you look down over me Yeah, I got a first class ticket…

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…

Sun Studio, Memphis TN

January 2018 If you love music, especially rock n roll – then you will one day want to see Sun Studio in Memphis Tennessee where some of the most famous musicians on the planet first recorded and became famous. I was awestruck while visiting…

The Streets of Memphis

January 2018 Spent some time working in Memphis Tennessee this past January.  It was the first time I had ever been to the city that I had heard so much about all my life. Have I mentioned I am a huge fan of music?…

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? 🙂