Southwest Diner, Craft Beer, and Pappy’s Smokehouse

My third day in St. Louis consisted of more tasty eats and some craft beer. I started off the day at Southwest Diner. The casual Southwest-inspired diner is a breakfast hot spot. One of St. Louis’ iconic dishes is the slinger and Southwest Diner makes their own version. The Southwest Slinger has two burger patties,…

I’m Back From St. Louis!

I recently returned from a 4-day trip in St. Louis, Missouri! It was my first stop before heading to Chicago. I mainly went for a hockey game, but of course I had to check out the restaurants, bars, and attractions! I stayed downtown in a hotel that was formerly a bank. My first meal ended…

Lunch at Central BBQ

After seeing the National Civil Rights Museum, I walked over to Central BBQ nearby for a brief lunch before heading back to my hotel. I heard it was one of the best spots for Memphis-style barbecue. You place your order, take your number, and seat yourself. I sat at the bar. They have some local…

A Peabody Cocktail and Rendezvous Ribs

Several hours have already passed since I arrived in Memphis. It was midday and I took a short stroll to the Peabody Hotel. The historic hotel is home to the world famous Peabody Duck March and a few great dining options. Located within the charming Grand Lobby of the hotel is The Lobby Bar. I…

La Barbecue

It was a cool Saturday afternoon and the light rain had stopped. It was time to go out for  lunch. It was time for more barbecue! This time I headed to the other top-rated BBQ joint in town, La Barbecue, located in the Aztec Food Trailer Park. I already experienced Franklin the day before, and now…

Franklin Barbecue: Worth The Wait?

If there was one place I had to go to while in Austin, it would have to be Franklin Barbecue. I’ve been hearing about this place for a few years now, always seeing it on television and reading multiple articles about it. Aaron Franklin made quite a name for himself in the barbecue world. Holder…

7 Must-Try Dishes in Austin

I was only in Austin for a few days and there were so many great places to eat. It wasn’t very difficult to find a few dishes that I would have again in a heartbeat. Whether you’re a local or first time visitor, these are some delicious dishes worth trying in Austin! The Dish: Smoked…

The Slow Bone

The Slow Bone 2234 Irving Blvd Dallas, TX 75207 (214) 377-7727 Website