Login

Recent Tweets

Follow Me on Twitter

Powered by Twitter Tools

Juicy Bites

Looking for Something?

Google

The HomeField (Grill) Advantage

This entry is part of a series, Restaurants»

As Seen in Beertown Austin

Nolan Ryan was one of the all-time great pitchers, and he’s become a “hometown boy” in practically every city and town in Texas. In central Texas, he’s still involved with baseball, through (part-) ownership of the Round Rock Express. People who […]

YumSugar Tests an Explosion: The Latest Kraft Mac & Cheese

PopSugar is an aggregator megaportal that has lots of blogs, pictures and reviews. YumSugar is the food blog there, and often has interesting and useful information. (As an aside: I don’t visit YumSugar often, as I don’t find the megaportal to be my style. Your mileage may vary.) A recent YumSugar post caught my […]

Friday Follies: Sandwiches in Cans (And We're Not Talking Beer)

All my life I’ve known what the term “canned sandwich” means. Beer. In cans. I even invented a monetary unit, called the COB, that made use of that item: The Case of Beer. Standardized on Old Milwaukee. My whole college career, my budget was calculated in COBs. You may laugh, but it surely kept […]

This Just In: Burger King Promos Signal End of Civilization As We Know It

Two recent Burger King promotions are clear portents of dire events ahead, maybe even the end of Western Civilization. Surely they’re more indicative of disastrous circumstances than more widely known and followed barometers of doom, such as the teachings of Nostradamus, the rise of global warming or the failure of Tom Delay on Dancing […]

Friday Follies: SPAM to the Rescue

Forging ahead into the teeth of the worsening economic situation, Hormel has launched an ad campaign that promises not only to help you with your food budget, but practically guarantees that mealtimes will be smiles all ’round.

Called “Break the Monotony,” Homel has so much faith in this new SPAM initiative that they’ve trademarked the […]

Our Return Begins: Birr Castle, Tullamore and Dublin

This entry is part of a series, Ireland 2009»

We enjoyed one last, full Irish breakfast in the Maigue Restaurant this morning, then came the hard part: Saying goodbye to everybody. We’ve only been here a bit over a week, but somehow it feels like leaving family or something. Maybe that’s because the Dunraven […]