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A real deal diner and Milk Duds!

A real deal diner and Milk Duds!

Located near the beginning of Route 66. Its classic neon sign boasts “Serving the World’s Finest Coffee,” Lou Mitchell’s classic diner has been open in Chicago since 1923 (at it’s current location since 1950.) The constant crowds reinforce the truth: the skillet-served meals are really,…

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Have a three-way at Hard Times (chili)

Have a three-way at Hard Times (chili)

(sorry) There is something about chili. Cincinnati has their chili, seasoned with cinnamon, cloves, allspice or chocolate. Texas eschews the bean, sticking with the meat, only. The Texan subset, Terlingua is redder in color and has a spicy kick. And even the vegetarians have their…

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Saucy’s Ribs in VA are better than Jack Stack in KC!

Saucy’s Ribs in VA are better than Jack Stack in KC!

There, I said it. I had shipped the renowned Jack Stack’s BBQ from Kansas City for Christmas dinner, and realized that I probably needed a couple more slabs for feed everyone. Luckily, Saucy’s Walk-Up (a favorite of the “Lincoln” film crew) was walking distance from…

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The road home…asphalt therapy success

The road home…asphalt therapy success

There is really nothing like a road trip to clear your head.  I left home a week ago – full of dilemmas, conflicts and decisions to be made…and accepted. I headed to an event where I was a newbie – and oldster (that is strange)…

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