The Prospector Bar & Grill, Chloride, Arizona—Small Town and Down Home

It doesn’t get a whole lot more “small town” than Chloride, Arizona. With a population of around 275 folks (if everyone’s home), this “living ghost town” in the far northwest corner of Arizona is a far cry from its silver and lead-mining heyday. In 1899, the town boasted more than 100 active mines and 3000…

The Kitchen at Dôce 18 Concept House, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende has become famous worldwide as a mecca for foodies. Its street food, regional Mexican dishes, and high-end, chef-centric restaurants together are a huge draw. But for fast food? Well, yes, with The Kitchen at Dôce 18 Concept House part of the scene. The Kitchen is a food court. But don’t let…

Burgers and Spooks at The Haunted Hamburger, Jerome, Arizona

A Haunted Hamburger joint? Indeed. Who could resist the idea of eating a Ghostly Hamburger in a “living ghost town” with a 100-mile Arizona view to die for? Not me, that’s for sure. And not you, either, if you’re smart and find yourself anywhere near Jerome, Arizona. Plastered right onto the side of a steep…

Kicks are Included at Mr D’z Route 66 Diner, Kingman, Arizona

At Mr D’z Route 66 Diner in Kingman Arizona, it’s not at all unusual to see, say, a two-tone ‘57 Chevy, in pristine condition, sitting in the parking lot. Or maybe a ’58 Ford truck, in polished-up candy-apple red. Or perhaps a perfect vintage T-Bird, complete with that little porthole window, the car that provided…

Great New Mexican Food at Frontier Restaurant, Albuquerque

The word “icon” is badly overused when writing about food and restaurants. But when talking about the Frontier Restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it’s unavoidable. Everyone in Albuquerque finds their way here at some point. It doesn’t hurt that it’s located right across the street from the campus. Or that it opens very early and…

I Love Pho – Asian Cuisine in Mississauga Ontario Canada

Fresh, delicious Vietnamese, Chinese and Thai cuisine that reminds you of that last trip to South East Asia is found in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario at Mississauga’s I Love Pho. It perfectly brings back those memories of your last trip to , , or . Location: 848 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Menu:…

F.L.X. Wienery in Dundee New York, A Roadside Stand Elevated

The F.L.X. Wienery is a casual wine country hang out nestled among the vineyards in Seneca Lake, New York. It is not your run of the mill roadside stop; it is a culinary adventure. The entire region abounds with handcrafted wine, beer, and cider establishments that have been popping up from Watkins Glen to Geneva….

Eclectic Beer and Gastropub Food at ABV Pub, Hillsboro, Oregon

Drinking great beer, especially craft and small-house brews, is a thing in . A big thing. However, it’s not always easy to find the range of choices you might want, even in the greater Portland area. But when you head to ABV Pub in Hillsboro, Oregon, your problem is solved. Hillsboro is in the heart…

All About Cheese at Welsh Rabbit Cheese Bistro, Fort Collins

In downtown Fort Collins, Colorado, you’re spoiled for a choice of great places to eat. There are more than 80 eateries in the compact downtown area in every size, style and type of cuisine. But if you like cheese, your first choice, hands down, should be The Welsh Rabbit Cheese Bistro. Location:  200B Walnut Street,…