March 2018 While driving cross country from California to Georgia several years ago, my wife and I stopped for the night in Sulphur Louisiana where we found a really cool old school traditional Louisiana Cajun Restaurant next door called LeBleu’s Landing. Read on….
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, I really like BBQ! While working in Birmingham Alabama last year,…
Bourbon Street, New Orleans LA
March 2018 Took a stroll down Bourbon Street one night while driving cross country. Made a short video about it…
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 the first “big” ride I’ve ever done on the east coast.
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 website, a Korean BBQ restaurant and bar in downtown Ann Arbor…
The Tavern, Old Salem North Carolina
February 2014 While working near Charlotte North Carolina I ventured out over a weekend to explore the local area and went to an old historic town called Salem where I had lunch at The Tavern. Old Salem is very historic. Experience early American history in the unique Moravian settlement of Salem. Original structures, gardens, tours,…
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.
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Great American Beer Festival, Denver Colorado
October 2016 The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is a three-day annual event hosted by the Brewers Association, held in Denver, Colorado. The GABF brings visitors from around the world to sample thousands of different American craft beers. Getting tickets can be tough, they sell out very fast. This is after all, America’s greatest beer…
Grover’s Bar & Grill, East Amherst New York
August 2016 Grover’s Bar and Grill is a place known by locals for their very large outstanding tasty burgers, where you write your name on a chalkboard, grab a beer and stand by the bar to wait for your name to be called for a seat. It’s a very popular place so expect a short…
The Kitchen Restaurant, Sacramento Ca
December 2012 What’s to say that hasn’t already been posted a thousand times already about The Kitchen Restaurant in Sacramento? Simply put, this place is the best. Everything is top notch. It’s spendy but well worth it.
Worthy Brewing, Bend OR
April 2013 In case you were not aware, there are a lot of breweries in Bend, Oregon. 🙂 You’ve probably heard of Deschutes Brewery and maybe 10 Barrel, Good Life, Cascade Lakes Brewing, Boneyard, Solstice, Silver Moon or one of the many other breweries in the local area too.