Turquoise Room at the La Posada Hotel


La Posada Hotel – Winslow, Arizona Standin on the Corner…… You can’t drive west on I-40 in Arizona without stopping in Winslow, we were on our way to Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon and of course the stop was mandatory.  We had planned only to stop for a couple of hours, but actually stayed several […]

AL Taglio Pizzeria – Music City Convention Center


AL Taglio Pizzeria at Music City Center – Nashville, Tennessee The Purpose Recently a well-known photography guru held a seminar at Nashville’s Music City Center and a group of us attended along with 1496 of our other closest friends.  The facility is huge with 1.2 million square feet of public space as well as a three […]

Ole Hickory BBQ Restaurant – 5 Reasons to Visit Soon


Ole Hickory BBQ – New Market, Alabama  Recently when we were returning from our trip to Mary’s Pit Barbecue (read review HERE), we spotted another interesting looking barbecue joint named Ole Hickory BBQ on Maysville Road.  We tagged it on  our GPS so that we could return and sample their barbecue offerings.  After doing some […]

Owl Burger a Hoot at Albuquerque Owl Cafe


The Owl Cafe – Albuquerque, New Mexico If you’ve ever been to Marietta, Georgia which is located just north of Atlanta and asked anyone for directions to a local business or residence, then chances are the directions included “When you see the Big Chicken, then go…..”.  In Albuquerque, NM it is much the same as […]

YUMM WOWS Florence Foodies at June Event

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Florence Foodie Group

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Florence Foodie Group YUMM Thai – Sushi and Beyond – Florence, Alabama On a somewhat humid spring evening in June, a group of hungry Florence Foodies took over the sidewalk dining area at YUMM Thai Sushi for an evening of fun, food, and drink.  The […]

Cajun Fever at PoBoys Cajun Grill


Poboys Cajun Grill – Florence, Alabama Unless you live under a rock or not from around here, everyone knows that Florence, Alabama is a 7 hour drive from the Gulf Coast and good Cajun seafood restaurants.  Around here Catfish has always been king when anyone mentioned fish.  Oh sure, there are establishments that call themselves […]

Barbecue in Carlsbad – Danny’s Place


Carlsbad, New Mexico – Several years ago when I first got into cooking barbecue commercially, one of my heroes was Danny Gaulden, who at the time ran a combination barbecue joint and Dairy Queen.  His Dairy Queen was one of the last DQ’s that wasn’t regulated under the franchise as to what foods he had to […]

Florence Foodie Event at The Pie Factory

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Florence Foodie Group

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Florence Foodie Group Florence, Alabama – This month’s Florence Foodie Group’s stop was at the Pie Factory which we had recently reviewed (check it out here).  The Pie Factory as always did a great job of coming up with some new items for the Foodies […]