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Hotlanta: Fat Matt’s Rib Shack

It was raining and so we took a cab to Fat Matt’s Rib Shack even though my guy wasn’t around. Open since 1990, the little rib shack is open late and has live music. The room is cozy in that … Continue reading

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Hotlanta Max Lager’s

Monday night there was going to be a birthday party for a friend of mine. I hadn’t heard from anyone, so after awhile I gave up and went to a nearby brewery that had piqued my interest. I hadĀ been eatingĀ so … Continue reading

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Hotlanta: Dallas Layover BBQ

My dad used to say that even when you died, on the way to heaven you had to switch planes in Memphis. Lately it hasn’t been Memphis, but Dallas, so Dickey’s BBQ at DFW has become a tradition. The original … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Classics Central Cali 4

On our last morning My husband Bob and I went to check out Nitt Witt Ridge, one of those places like the Watts Towers where an enterprising free spirit takes a pile of glass and shells and with a little … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Classics Central Cali 3

Back in Cambria, we went into a little used bookstore. The prices were outrageous. I figured if the owner was that picky, she was the person to ask for restaurant recommendations. She recommended the Main Street Grill, which sounded kind … Continue reading

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And There’s the Rub

A rub is simply a mixture of herbs and spices that can be rubbed into the meat before grilling or smoking. The longer the rub is on, the more the flavors will permeate the meat. But it can also be … Continue reading

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What Have You Been Smoking?

It is officially barbeque season! If you’ve already mastered grilling, and are ready to move up to the next level, welcome to the world of smoking. Just remember, grilling is like a one-night stand and smoking is like a marriage. … Continue reading

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Attention Customers! Do You Know What You Want?

It seems like good restaurants tend to cluster together. Maybe it is an ancient herding instinct. One neighborhood that is happening of late is Crenshaw and Adams. To see it today, you would never know that this corner has an … Continue reading

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