Porto’s Bakery, Burbank CA

August 2022 Stopped by LA’s most famous bakery a few weeks ago, Porto’s (since 1960). They have some delicious amazing baked goods, got some to bring home. It was hard to decide what to get, everything the have is made right there onsite. Gotta love fresh baked desserts! Porto’s is an institution in Southern California…

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…

Huntington Beach, CA

March 2020 Huntington Beach California. Used to live about 15 miles from Huntington Beach and as a kid took the bus often during the summers to head to the beach with my boogie board to hang out in the surf and sand with friends all day. HB has a beautiful beach front with lots of…

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….

New York, NY

January 2022 NYC – New York City, the big city, the place where they say if you can make it there you can make it anywhere. It’s not a city for the timid. It’s a concrete jungle, it’s cold, it’s callous, it’s beautiful. New York has a great history, it’s a cornucopia of cultures, a…

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…

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…

Scenes from Cambria California

Cambria is a very beautiful place on the coast of California just south of San Simeon where the famous Hearst’s Castle is located.  The castle is about 2-3 miles north of town. I’ve been going here for years and have traveled by cars, trucks, RVs, and motorcycles. It’s a magical place of sorts with a…

Vacation to Cabo San Lucas

For the first time ever I got to go on a vacation with my sister. We thought about visiting several places like Florida, New York, or Canada and we decided on Cabo San Lucas Mexico. I’d never been there before. Only been to Mexico City for an install once at Televisa Studios. My sister however…