Like many experiences in our lives we might rank as unbeatable, seeing Luciano Pavarotti, or perhaps attending Cabaret on Broadway, the Sardine Factory is sure to create a lasting impression of perfection and remain etched in one’s memory for a lifetime. Some things cannot be beat, merely equaled at best, and that is the Sardine Factory, a story, a lifetime of success, and a legend.
Great dining discoveries for road trips
If you and your significant other enjoy preparing meals together and haven’t discovered Newcastle Produce you are in for a very pleasant surprise. Located just off of highway I-80 in the small historic town of Newcastle, CA., among some old fruit sheds, it is not the place you would expect to find a thriving gourmet food business.
On Route 66 in Amarillo Texas, Big Texan is over the top. They serve Calf Fries, reportedly an aphrodisiac by many—yes, calf testicles, but why not?
Close to 2,000 foodies and wine aficionados are expected to converge on Ski Run Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe, California on Labor Day Weekend for the 2nd Annual Sample the Sierra.
Wine loving couples will find another excellent excuse for a day trip or weekender during the 26th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival.
My love affair with New Orleans began when I was a student at Tulane University. Peel and eat shrimp, oysters on the half-shell, gumbo, beignets and muffaletta became standard fare.
Interstate 5 can be boring, long, and even desolate in parts but there’s one spot on the stretch from Northern to Southern California that is worth a grub stop everytime.
On the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, California lies a gem for dining beyond compare in Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen. Nothing could be better after a long day at the theme parks than an impeccable dining experience which mirrors the legendary dining of Brennan’s in New Orleans.
If you want to score some points with your honey take her to Renee’s of Sharyland in Mission, Texas. This fun, quirky, cool, hip, and romantic cafe restaurant and boutique is the ultimate in pampering the feminine side of your twosome.
Canyonlands by Night is a combination of tours up and down the Colorado River in Moab, Utah. You can simply see the sights and get sleepy under the stars or take the jet boat tour for some really great pictures. Canyondlands by Night is a must see in the Moab, Utah area.
A great little place in Yuba City, California near the foot of the smallest inland mountain range in the world, is Sutter Buttes Brewing.
The Bar-M Chuckwagon is a dinner and show straight out of the old west, located seven miles north of Moab, Utah, at 7000 Highway 191.