Category Archives: Vacation

Poole’s Downtown Diner, Raleigh NC

Tweet Poole’s Downtown Diner Hook’s 3-Year Pimento Cheese with Crostini Macaroni au Grautin Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Thyme Lobster & Dumplings – Potato Gnocchi, Stewed Tomatoes, Butter Beans, Ginger Butter Lime Madeline Cake with Roasted Pineapple and Coconut … Continue reading

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Beasley’s Chicken and Honey, Raleigh NC

Tweet Beasley’s Chicken and Honey Crispy Cheese Grit Fries with Chow Chow and Malt Aoili Fried Chicken and Waffles with Honey Chicken Pot Pie with Milk Gravy and Cornmeal Crust Ashe County Cheddar Pimento Mac & Cheese Custard Buttermilk Biscuits … Continue reading

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Skylight Inn, Ayden NC

Tweet Skylight Inn Chopped Pork Slaw Cornbread Located in Ayden North Carolina, a town of just under 5000, and serving up what many have called the best North Carolina style whole pig barbecue since it was known as Pete Jones … Continue reading

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Dough Joe’s, Virginia Beach VA

Tweet Dough Joe’s Red Velvet Cream Cheese Bavarian Cream Triple Chocolate Strawberry Sprinkle Apple Pie French Toast Sea Salted Caramel Exiting Pocahontas Pancakes with a three hour drive to Ayden ahead it was just a short jaunt to a space … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Dessert, Dough Joe's, Food, Norfolk, Vacation, Virginia, Virginia Beach

Pocahontas Pancakes, Virginia Beach VA

Tweet Pocahontas Pancakes Coffee Buttermilk Biscuits Three Layer French Toast – Original Recipe French Toast, Strawberries, Pecans, Bananas, Syrup, Cinnamon, Powdered Sugar, Whipped Cream Monte Cristo – Original Recipe French Toast, Turkey Breast, Smoked Virginia Ham, Melted Swiss, Jam with … Continue reading

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Terrapin, Virginia Beach VA

Tweet Terrapin Bread and Olive Oil Ricotta Gnudi – Wild Morel Mushrooms, Organic Peas, Black Truffle Butter Sauce Shrimp & Grits – Laughing Bird Shrimp, Carolina Gold Rice ‘grits,’ housemade chorizo, old bay butter Manchester Farms Quail – Honey and … Continue reading

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Astronomical Pancake House, Williamsburg VA

Tweet Astronomical Pancake House Coffee Biscuits Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes with Pecans and Cream Cheese Frosting French Toast Melt – Egg & Cheese, Virginia Ham, Texas French Toast, Strawberry Jam with Grits Royal French Toast – Two pieces of Texas French … Continue reading

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Duck Donuts, Williamsburg VA

Tweet Duck Donuts Williamsburg Vanilla with Sprinkles Strawberry Glaze Lemon Glaze Maple Peanut Apparently part of a growing franchise with several locations located in Virginia and North Carolina, Duck Donuts was the first food-centric stop on arrival to Williamburg and … Continue reading

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Citrus, Virginia Beach VA

Tweet Citrus Coffee Sweet Potato Biscuit Buttermilk Biscuit Dreamsicle Cake Pumpkin Pancakes with Maple Pecan Praline Sauce Chocolate Covered Strawberry Croissant French Toast – chocolate ganache & cream cheese drizzle With plans to visit Williamsburg during the low point of … Continue reading

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Tautog’s, Virginia Beach VA

Tweet Tautog’s She Crab Soup – traditional preparation with lots of crab meat & sherry Oysters Rockefeller – Oven-Roasted Oysters topped with Spinach, Bacon & Parmesan Herb Encrusted Bread Corby’s Original Crab Dip – served piping hot with Tortilla Chips … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Bread Pudding, Crab, Dessert, Foie, Food, Norfolk, Pork, Tautog's, Vacation, Virginia, Virginia Beach

The Public House, Norfolk VA

Tweet The Public House Coffee Cinnamon Rolls – Made this morning, loaded with cinnamon, brown sugar and golden raisins, drizzled with tullamore dew icing White Cheddar Pimento Cheese – drizzled with spicy honey and served with crackers Sweet and Savory … Continue reading

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Doumar’s Cones & Barbecue, Norfolk VA

Tweet Doumar’s Cones & Barbecue Pork Barbecue minced with slaw Pork Barbecue sliced with slaw Ringo Sundae – Vanilla Ice Cream with Hot Fudge, Crushed Cone, Whip Cream and a Cherry Original hand-rolled pure food cone with one scoop Custom … Continue reading

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Handsome Biscuit, Norfolk VA

Tweet Handsome Biscuit PB&JB Peanut Butter, Mixed Berry Jam and Salted Butter Hella Fitzgerald Fried Chicken with bacon, cheddar, and red eye sausage gravy A.C. Slawter Pulled Pork BBQ, apple coleslaw and Lupo hot sauce Red Velvet Funfetti Whoopie Pie … Continue reading

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Yorgo’s Bageldashery, Norfolk VA

Tweet Yorgo’s Bageldashery Toasted Sesame Bagel with Cream Cheese Toasted Blueberry Bagel with Blueberry Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Cookie Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Chocolate Chip Cookie Challah Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce Carrot Cake Cookie Sandwich Located in Norfolk’s historic Ghent … Continue reading

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Saint Martha, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Saint Martha Mussel and Foie Butter Bruscetta Juniper cured salmon with smoked goat cheese, pickle and everything bagel churro Hamachi crudo with yuzu vinaigrette, avocado and seaweed Doritos Crab and smoked uni cream “okonomiyagi” Chicken liver mousse with mushroom, … Continue reading

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B Sweet Dessert Bar, Los Angeles CA

Tweet B Sweet Dessert Bar Sunday Sin-namon Roll Salted Caramel Bread Pudding Cornbread Bread Pudding – Thrifty Vanilla Ice Cream Already three-deep in sweets after breakfast at Gjusta, snacks at Primo’s, and brunch at Flores it was simply a matter … Continue reading

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Flores & The Ladies’ Gunboat Society, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Flores & The Ladies’ Gunboat Society Bottomless Coffee from Intelligentsia Buttermilk Biscuit, Apple Butter, Crème Fraiche Butter Gingerbread Donuts, Vanilla Pear Caramel Sauce Country Fried Chicken, Grilled Broccoli, Grits, Sunny Up Egg, Pepper Gravy Shrimp & Grits, Brussel Sprouts, … Continue reading

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Primo’s Donuts, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Primo’s Donuts Maple Longjohn Buttermilk Bar Maple Old Fashioned Cinnamon Butterfly Twist Vanilla Glazed Devil’s Food Cherry Glazed Cake Proudly representing Westdale since 1956, and named by some sources as the best donuts in Los Angeles, it was just … Continue reading

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Gjusta, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Gjusta Cold Brew over Ice Butter Croissant Quiche Lorraine Buttermilk Biscuit, Butter, Apricot Jam Baklava Croissant Cinnamon Crumb Brioche Doughnut Chocolate Babka Banana Cream Pie Blueberry Chess Pie Having visited Gjelina far too long ago, but generally impressed by … Continue reading

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Patina, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Patina Miso Panna Cotta with Yuzu Foam, Kumquat with Olive Tapanade, Scallop Crudo with Lemon Crème Friche and Grapefruit Olive, Baguette, Epi with Salted Butter Capellini Pasta – Osetra Caviar, Celtuce, Citrus Vinaigrette, Fines Herbes 63C Duck Egg – … Continue reading

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