PITTSBURGH — When I was about 7 years old, I determined that adding french fries to the top of a hamburger greatly enhanced that experience and I’ve been doing it ever since. Once, when I was a student at Penn State Hazleton, I had some McDonald’s with me at the beginning of class and I [...]
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Thrusday, February 28 is National Chili Day which means Hard Times Cafe is giving away a free bowl of chili with purchase. They have locations throughout Virginia and Maryland. I prefer the Texas style chili.
Fuel and Food Are Quick, but the Fealty Is Forever – The Times
The comforts of two chains of convenience stores — Wawa in the east, and Sheetz to the west — inspire Pennsylvanians to choose sides.
There really isn’t any new ground in this Times story — I blogged about it 4 years ago when The [...]
The first NLDS game in D.C. history belongs to the Washington Nationals. The Nats overcame 7 walks be Gio Gonzalez over 5 innings and came back in the 8th to beat the St. Louis Cardinals. From Nationals vs. Cardinals: Washington wins Game 1 of NLDS, 3-2 (The Post):
Davey Johnson, the 69-year-old managing his first postseason [...]
How I Did It: Jerry Murrell, Five Guys Burgers and Fries – Inc.
The founder of FIVE GUYS, Jerry Murrell explains how and why he and his sons built the Northern Virginia-based hamburger chain. It is an interesting story that began because he advised his teenage sons to either “go to college or start a business.”
“Where are you taking yours too?”
WILSON, N.C. — That’s a brief conversation I had with someone as my family paid for lunch and several pounds of take-out at Parker’s Barbecue. The restaurant has a cult following up and down the I-95 corridor; I’ve already blogged about it previously, but figured it was worth [...]
BELLEVILLE, Pa. — In Mifflin County and several neighboring central Pennsylvania counties, every September 29 is Goose Day. In 2005, my wife explained it this way:
If you eat goose on Michaelmas Day, you will never want money all the year round.”
One reason for this belief is that Michaelmas (Archangel Michael’s feast day) was traditionally [...]
REEDSVILLE, Pa. — A little local restaurant on old US 322 in my wife’s hometown has the absolute best french toast I have ever had. After having the Honey Creek Inn french toast last week for the first time in several years, I doubt I’ll feel like having french toast anywhere else, including my own [...]
I have posted about the FIVE GUYS vs. In-N-Out rivalry previously, suggesting that the two hamburger chains are completely different things. Others do not share that point of view — one Californian even said he thought FIVE GUYS was deliberately evoking In-N-Out in its restaurant design, but concluded they were two different things. Perhaps people [...]
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — This winter, I decided I would finally make chili for the first time. Erica beat me to it earlier in the season with a pretty good first effort on her own part. Still, I wanted to try it for myself and when it was my turn, skip the beans.
# 1½ lbs [...]