We spent Thanksgiving weekend in Nashville. It seems every chef in town wants to show fancy ways of doing Southern cooking. There’s duck fat, grits, greens, even tater tots IN duck fat everywhere. Nashville Hot Chicken has become a national phenomenon. I’m not complaining. Well,
It's like dinner at Grandma's house. Where you eat what's put in front of you and you keep your citified views to yourself.
I, foodie that I am, have become a snob. I avoided chain restaurants for years. With good reason! New restaurants were popping up everywhere, fresh, creative food became a thing. Chefs became celebrities.
Last Saturday we had an appointment at the vet at the ungodly hour of 9:20 AM! If I am lucky, I am up sitting in my bathrobe and writing at 9 am. Nevertheless, I persevered. I got up when the alarm went off with only
His mashed potatoes were a disaster in my opinion, topped with …..strawberry butter. Need I say more? Wonderful on the fresh yeast rolls, a really bad idea on mashed potatoes.
Back in Nashville last weekend. There are so many restaurants to try and plays to see along with friends and family. Some friends of ours suggested a new restaurant purporting to be a New Mexican restaurant, and thought we’d be interested having lived in the
May 7th we were in Nashville for the Broadway Brunch, a benefit for Nashville Rep Theatre. We were lucky enough to see their production of “A Raisin’ in the Sun” a couple of weeks before and wanted to support their efforts. Eddie George was the
It’s been said that Tennessee is 3 distinct states geographically. The state is long and narrow, 900 miles across. It covers a lot of different terrain. East Tennessee, once a part of the Carolinas, is home to the Smoky Mountains, deeply primal forests, waterfalls, snow
I have used the term orgasmic in referring to foods and some people are really uncomfortable with that but what is orgasmic if not a really incredible all-encompassing pleasurable experience?
I’m sitting here at Jambo’s in Santa Fe, an African/Caribbean café and I’m taking pictures of the beautiful food. I’m inhaling the aroma of all the beautiful spices and drinking a South African white wine called Goats Do Roam. Even if it’s got a really