Oak Grove Market

You know those restaurants in TV shows where everyone always seems to meet - you know, the hangout?  Places like The Max, or Central Perk, or MacLaren's Pub, or Cheers, or Tom's Restaurant, or countless others.  I like to call those types of places Utopic Restaurants because, as hard as some places may try to … Continue reading Oak Grove Market

Superica

That's right, Superica, the place your friends keep Instagramming for brunch.  And, honestly, who can blame them?  Between the location and the patio, not to mention the food, it's almost like Superica was made for Insta.  I mean, it wasn't; it was made to serve incredible Tex-Mex food and drinks and to make money for … Continue reading Superica

New Orleans Pt. 2 (The Drinks)

If you, like me before this latest trip, have never been out drinking in New Orleans, I would highly recommend it.  There are a multitude of factors unique to New Orleans that add to the experience that make it . . . you know what?  I'll just let Hannibal Buress describe it because he's a … Continue reading New Orleans Pt. 2 (The Drinks)

New Orleans Pt. 1 (The Food)

The last time I was in New Orleans, I was still in high school and my reason for the trip was to watch my cousin compete in the state wrestling tournament.  At the time, I had yet to fully realize my infatuation with food and restaurants, so diving into and exploring the unique culture of … Continue reading New Orleans Pt. 1 (The Food)

Reading Terminal Market

I love going to markets and food halls.  They are typically an excellent representation of whatever city or place you happen to be in.  They're a one stop shop to immersing yourself in the culture of the city.  Especially when it comes to food. Reading Terminal Market is one of the best, and one of … Continue reading Reading Terminal Market

Gramercy Tavern

New York City is one of the culinary capitals of the world.  With all of that competition and talent in one city, it makes longevity and continued excellence that much more impressive.  Gramercy Tavern has been a bastion of culinary excellence in the city since the early 2000's and has the recognitions and awards that … Continue reading Gramercy Tavern