Dining Experiences

Franklin Barbecue in Austin, TX

So, there is a BBQ place in Austin, TX that has been raved about on Food Network, celebrities, friends of mine, just to name a few. I have had great BBQ and tried BBQ all over the country when traveling in my 26 almost 27 years of life. On this journey I asked myself a couple of questions, Why this place? Why do people willingly wait in line 4+ hours for a plate of meat? Can’t you simply just do your own in your backyard or go to any other BBQ place? Of course I had to see what this was about! So here goes nothing! Continue reading

Damn Good Gumbo in the French Quarter of New Orleans

Never did I expect to have one of the best bowls of gumbo I’ve ever had in the middle of the French Quarter (technically Central Business District, but that’s not known worldwide like the French Quarter is).  I am normally very skeptical of eating gumbo from restaurants.  I’ve grown up eating gumbo made by my family so eating it from a restaurant has just never been my thing.  I’ve tried gumbo many times at restaurants but I always end up being disappointed.

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