Tag Archive: dining

Aug 06

How a Picky Eater Gets Her Own Kids to Eat

What happens when a picky or as I like to say, discerning eater, grows up and becomes a mommy? Is it inevitable that her kids will become choosy eaters? How do you not raise picky eaters when you, yourself, are one? As a family, we have tried many different strategies to get our kids to …

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Nov 11

Big-A** Sandwiches

Portland, OR- This sandwich cart was featured on the Travel Channel, so we gave it a try when in Portland. Like their name says, they specialize in making rather big sandwiches that include the fries and slaw within the sandwich. Reminds me of our beloved Primanti Bros in Pittsburgh & Fort Lauderdale. Their signature beef …

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Nov 04

Mutts Canine Cantina

Dallas, TX- Yes, you read that correctly, Mutts Canine Cantina. It’s a one acre dog park and a restaurant, complete with beer garden.  What a great concept! If you have a membership, you can drop your doggie off to an attendant for some off the leash fun while you dine! Or you can sit and eat …

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Sep 26

Philly Cheesesteak Meatballs

Yesterday, I was chatting with my cousin, Stretch, about food, as always.  She mentioned to me that this was Mini Muffin Tin week on Rachael Ray’s show. I’m all about making whatever I can in a bite size format. So I went to Rachael’s website, saw the picture of the “mini cheesesteaks”, immediately pinned it …

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Aug 19

Welcome!

Hi Everyone! I’d like to thank you for visiting my little spot on the web. It feels like I’m throwing a housewarming party but my furniture hasn’t been delivered yet! While I am not new to technology, I am new to WordPress, html, and photoshopping. The site has gone live but I still have so …

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Jul 01

Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Brecksville, OH– Located in what I could call Downtown Brecksville, Ohio between a supermarket and a Panera Bread is Sakura Japanese Restaurant. We found it one day this past summer while looking for a supermarket. I can only review their takeout, since taking 2 toddlers to Hibachi alone is not a bright idea. Even for …

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May 29

The Big Texan

Amarillo, TX- Stopped in to eat at The Big Texan on a busy week day.  The place itself if very tourist-friendly. The decor is western throughout including the exterior.  Briggs had the 36 ounce steak. It came with a  baked potato & cowboy beans. The steak was cooked perfect to order, however, about 7 ounces …

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