quick bite: mardi gras at Sweet Cheeks

I am sure that title is going to mislead some people, but if you are looking for something other than food pictures you are going to be disappointed. Growing up in St. Louis, there was a lot of leftover French influence on our culture. Mardi Gras was certainly part of that. It is a much,... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

tommy’s three: The best things I ate – week of July 24, 2016

Back to reality. This week was a little more ordinary compared to the past two weeks.  It's not that I didn't eat well, but there aren't twenty dishes fighting to get into the top three spots.  There were a few things that were good, but just missed out.  The most notable was a veal sausage... Continue Reading →

tommy’s three: The best things I ate – week of July 17, 2016

Another week of great food has come and gone.  Not quite as incredible as the week of July 10, but nonetheless pretty amazing.  Some really good stuff didn't make the list, including mint ice cream with Thoreos, 80 Thoreau's take on an Oreo.  Also an entire meal at Woods Hill Table, lead by their pork rillettes,... Continue Reading →

America’s Classics: Olneyville N.Y. System Hot Wieners – RI

I had never even heard of a New York System wiener just a few weeks ago. I learned about them from the James Beard Awards when Olneyville New York System Hot Wieners was named on of America’s Classics. There are a number of places around Rhode Island with New York System in the name. One... Continue Reading →

America’s Classics: Shady Glen – Manchester, CT

I was watching TV one day and saw a show on burgers from around the country.  It featured Shady Glen in Manchester, CT and their very unique burger.  Just days later, James Beard named Shady Glen one of America’s Classics and I decided I had to give it a try.  In case you aren’t familiar... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: