Westy’s Memphis TN

Westy’s is an old school mom n pop restaurant in Memphis Tennessee. These are the kind of places I seek out when I travel. Went there for lunch while working nearby at St. Jude’s Hospital. It’s a nice small place with some pretty good food that consists of burgers, wild rice dishes, bbq, sandwiches and…

LeBleu’s Landing, Sulphur LA

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….

Billy Goat Tavern, Chicago IL

November 2018 Since 1934 the Billy Goat Tavern has served up food to Chicagoan’s at 30 N. Michigan Ave and was made famous by Saturday Night Live’s John Belushi and cast in the late 70’s. The Billy Goat Tavern become a famous icon in the city and the saying Cheezborger Cheezborger Cheezborger, No Pepsi… Coke…

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…

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? 🙂

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,…

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.

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.

Lunchcafe Blom, Amsterdam NL

August 2013 One day for lunch I was walking thru the local streets in Amsterdam for a while before I came upon a cafe who’s entire front side of the restaurant was opened up making it a sort of an inside/outside restaurant which was cool to see and made for a really nice ambiance. Lunchcafe…