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….

Cafe Napoli, NYC New York

September 2014 Italian food in little Italy New York City While working in New York City several years ago, I decided to check out little Italy for dinner. Hopped in a taxi cab and took a ride to little Italy where I got out and walked around for a while looking for a nice place…

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…

Quarter Celtic Brewpub, Albuquerque NM

January 2019 New Mexico, Albuquerque specifically, has a lot of breweries. Many have won a lot of awards for the fine beers they produce. One such place that has gotten many awards is Quarter Celtic Brewpub in Albuquerque.

Alien Brewpub, Albuquerque NM

January 2019 One thing about Albuquerque New Mexico that I really enjoy, in addition to the beautiful scenery great food and history, are the many really good brewpubs that have popped up over the years. One such place is called Alien Brewpub.

Accomplice Beer Company, Cheyenne Wyoming

January 2020 Last year at this time (2019) I flew into Denver airport in Colorado to arrive for my gig that week. It was cold as heck outside, I hopped on the rental car bus and went to pick up my car where I then proceeded to drive 100 miles north to Wyoming.  I arrived…

Carter Bar & Kitchen, Amsterdam NL

While working in Amsterdam a few years ago I had the pleasure of dining at some great restaurants, there were many to be found. One place I really enjoyed was called Carter Bar & Kitchen. Read on…

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 city but this was the first time I actually stepped inside…

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 good too! The best oysters I’ve ever had were at Bodega…

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,…

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 the shops and restaurants along the couple of short blocks, my…