Hot Chicken: A Tale of Two Cities

Memphis and Nashville can both lay claim to decades-long legacies of hot chicken, but differences appear evident in the business expansion of hot chicken from the two cities. Continue reading Hot Chicken: A Tale of Two Cities


A Taste of Seattle

Seattle offers a robust food scene with access to the sea, produce and livestock from local farms and wines from the Columbia River valley. During our time in the area, we enjoyed sampling the abundance of Washington state. Here’s a round-up of our best eating experiences from August 12-21, 2016. Breakfast and Brunch On our first morning in Seattle, Christy T. suggested we try the chorizo … Continue reading A Taste of Seattle

Slugburgers at Borroum’s Drug Store

In the early 20th century, people living in the Tennessee Valley began making hamburgers with ground meat and extenders of soybean meal to cut food cost. This practice gained popularity during the Great Depression. This legacy food continues to present day in a wide belt of communities along the river in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Corinth, Mississippi hosts an annual Slugburger Festival and is widely thought … Continue reading Slugburgers at Borroum’s Drug Store

Hats off to Top Hat Delicatessen

While visiting Wilton Manors for their annual LGBTQ pride celebration with our friends Christy Tweddle and Christy Cain, we stopped for Saturday brunch on June 18 at the Top Hat Delicatessen in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The sleek, contemporary decor lit with large windows and window-paned garage doors provides an open and bright setting. Our waiter provided timely table service and informed recommendations from the menu … Continue reading Hats off to Top Hat Delicatessen

Gifts of Food and  Love for Pulse

In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, 49 people were murdered,  53 people were injured and many more lives devastated by a lone gunman at Pulse Nightclub and Ultra Lounge in Orlando, Florida. The perpetrator of this most recent mass shooting targeted LGBT people. Months ago, we planned a trip to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to spend a weekend with our best friends Christy … Continue reading Gifts of Food and  Love for Pulse