Monthly Archives: December 2015

Redbone, Florence, SC

It was a dark and rainy night as i gave up driving for the night as too exhausting. I thought I was¬† heading for downtown but could barely see as the car was as foggy inside and out. I saw … Continue reading

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Schweinehaus, Memphis, TN

With a great name like Schweinehaus, I was disappointed from the beginning when half the German beers were not being tapped, were overpriced and I was stuck with an Austrian Stiegl, mediocre under the best of circumstances. The goulash and … Continue reading

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Central BBQ, Memphis, TN

After saying how much I loved Memphis BBQ, we took a trip to Central BBQ at 2249 Central Ave and it really smell like smoke when we got inside after the slow-moving queue. The outdoor seating on a steamy December … Continue reading

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Gus’s Chicken, Memphis, TN

In a brilliant move to stifle family dissension, young Mike just up and unilaterally selected Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken (310 S. Front St) for lunchtime dining after exiting the car. The debate then raged as to whether there was … Continue reading

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Rievkooche, Reibekuchen, potato pancakes

I finally carried out my threat and made some German potato pancakes (Rievkooche in Koelsch, Reibekuchen in German). The recipe is a marvel of simplicity- grated potatoes, an egg, salt and some flour- then fried in oil. These are a … Continue reading

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Ron Ziols, Crazy Guy on Bike

I was pleased to have a visit from Ron Ziols who is starting a bicycle¬† adventure from Richmond, VA heading toward Williamsburg, VA on the Cap to Cap Trail, down the east coast to Florida and then proceedingng to Austin, … Continue reading

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