Category Archives: Food

Gibson’s Donuts, Memphis TN

Tweet Gibson’s Donuts Apple Fritter Red Velvet Glazed Old Fashioned Glazed Cruller Crumb Cake Blueberry Cake Caramel Glazed Yeast Largely underwhelmed by Brother Juniper’s it was onward to Gibson’s Donuts that the culinary tour of Memphis progressed and with a … Continue reading

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Brother Juniper’s, Memphis TN

Tweet Brother Juniper’s Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit Two Biscuits with Sorghum and Apple Butter Blueberry Pancakes with Pure Maple Syrup French Toast Monte Cristo with Ham, Swiss, Strawberry Jam, and Cheese Grits Beginning day … Continue reading

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Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen, Memphis TN

Tweet Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen Crostini – Olive Tapanade Scallops – Mushroom, Pears, Meyer Lemon, Green Garlic, Dashi AM Breakfast – 63 Degree Poached Egg, Pork Belly, Polenta, AM Pork Rinds Panzanella – Crab, Crème Fraiche, Asparagus, Brown Butter, Egg … Continue reading

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Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous, Memphis TN

Tweet Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous Charcoal Ribs and Shoulder Combo with Beans and Slaw Potato Salad Rolls Pleasing locals and tourists alike with Barbeque and kitsch since 1948, Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous was an obvious ‘must visit’ while exploring downtown Memphis and … Continue reading

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Cozy Corner, Memphis TN

Tweet Cozy Corner Cornish Hen 2-Bone Ribs, Slaw, Beans, Bread Banana Pudding Recently relocated from the famous baby blue location across the street, it was with admitted disappointment that I approached the counter adjacent to Encore Café to order some … Continue reading

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Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken, Mason TN

Tweet Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken Four Piece + a Breast with Beans, Slaw, Bread Pecan Pie Chess Pie Banana Pudding Now available in a few US Cities, with more to come, the story of Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken … Continue reading

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Loveless Café, Nashville TN

Tweet Loveless Café Coffee Unlimited Buttermilk Biscuits with Housemade Strawberry, Blackberry, Peach Jam Pecan Pancakes with Maple Bacon, Sorghum French Toast with Housemade Sausage and Sorghum Biscuit Sampler – Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork, Aged Ham, Pimento Cheese & Fried Green … Continue reading

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Fox’s Donut Den, Nashville TN

Tweet Fox’s Donut Den Yeast Star Maple Old Fashioned Apple Fritter Glazed Chocolate Cake Yeasted Strawberry Cro-Do Cream Filled Chocolate Glazed Named to several “Best of” lists in various online and print media, Fox’s Donut Den was the first stop … Continue reading

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Gina’s Bistro, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Gina’s Bistro Bread, Butter, Olive Oil, Balsamic Arancini – Arborio rice filled with bolognese sauce, peas, and mozzarella, breaded, fried and served hot w/marinara sauce Antipasto Italiano (for 2) – Prosciutto Parma, salame, cheeses, and olives Melanzane alla Parmigiana … Continue reading

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Gotta Love Cheesecake, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Gotta Love Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Frosted Oatmeal Cookie White Chocolate and Michigan Cherry Cookie Turtle Cheesecake Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recently opened in the Northwest, a tucked away Strip-mall location a few hundred yards from Santa Fe Station Casino, … Continue reading

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Old School Pizzeria, North Las Vegas NV

Tweet Old School Pizzeria Garlic Rosemary Knots, Whole Cloves, Garlic Aioli (Half Order) Vegas Meets Italy – Smoked Mozzarella, Ricotta, Pistachios, China Ranch Dates, Date Cream Sauce, Fresh Arugula, Thin Sliced Prosciutto, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes Regina Margherita – Fresh Torn … Continue reading

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Lumberjacks Restaurant, North Las Vegas NV

Tweet Lumberjacks Restaurant Coffee Jumbo Biscuit with Honey Griddle Sampler – Flapjacks, French Toast, Banana Bread French Toast, Sunny Side Up Eggs, Applewood Smoked Bacon Deep Fried Apple Bread Pudding with Bourbon Cream Sauce and Caramel Located on Craig Road … Continue reading

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Taco Maria, Costa Mesa CA

Tweet Taco Maria Canapes – Pickled Carrot, Pork Trotter with Scallion Aioli, Suzuki with Nori Chip Betabeles – Beet, Winter Citrus, Quinoa, Jalapenos, Cilantro, Dill Enchilada ‘Suiza’ de Ortigas – Black Trumpets, Huitlacoche, Queso Oaxaca, Stinging Nettles Arroz con Cangrejo … Continue reading

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Afters Ice Cream, Fountain Valley CA

Tweet Afters Ice Cream Samples – Milk and Cereal Ice Cream, Cookie Monster, Almond Cookie Glazed Milky Bun with Almond Cookie Ice Cream, Cap’n Crunch Highly praised by friends in Orange County, and proudly declaring themselves the inventors of the … Continue reading

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Ledlow, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Ledlow Stumptown Drip Two Almond Croissants, Strawberry Donut, Lemon Custard Donut English Pea with Burrata Toast, Red Onions, Celery Leaves, Parsley Mac n’ Cheese Croque with Swiss, Pimento, Fried Egg Fried Chicken ‘Club’ with Chicken Cutlet, Bacon, Chicken Crackling, … Continue reading

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McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams, Los Angeles CA

Tweet McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams Samples – Black Coffee Chip, Peppermint Stick, Churros Con Leche, Sweet Cream and Cookies, Sea Salt Cream and Cookies, Salted Caramel Chip, Olive Oil and Salted Almonds Sweet Corn Sugar Cookie / Sea Salt Cream … Continue reading

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Wexler’s Deli, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Wexler’s Deli Pastrami, Eggs, Cheese on Sesame Bagel Pickles Black and White Cookie Located smack dab in the center of the Grand Central Market, where my 10:00am arrival found eggslut with a hilariously long line for food that is … Continue reading

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More Than Waffles, Encino CA

Tweet More than Waffles Blueberry Pancake with House made Strawberry Jam and 1.7oz Vermont Maple Syrup (+ $2.75) Half-Order Caramel French Toast – Sliced Bananas, Whipped Cream, Chopped Pecans, Caramel Sauce Half-Order Tommy’s Peanut Butter Cup Waffle – Chocolate Dipped … Continue reading

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Sotto, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Sotto Housemade Bread with Olive Oil, Olives, Lardo, Burrata Grilled Pork Meatballs – Snap Peas, Pecorino, Bitter Greens Crispy Octopus – Salame Piccante, Fingerlings, Garlic Broth, Fior di Latte Margherita – Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, EVOO Selvatico – White ‘nduja … Continue reading

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Mr. C, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Mr. C Double Espresso on Ice (Not Photographed) Vanilla Meringue Cake Exiting Maude, but not slated to meet friends at Sotto until nine, my local pal suggested a quick stop at Mr. C’s to check out the crowd as … Continue reading

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