Excellent Eats At Al’s Italian Beef in Chicago

The Italian Beef

I’ll be honest with you, the main reason I chose Al’s Italian Beef is because I saw it on Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America TV show on the Travel Channel a few months back. But that’s not the first time I had an Italian beef sandwich. I had one several times a couple years ago in Chicago when I went with my brother & sister-in-law. Unfortunately, I don’t remember the name of that …

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David Burke’s ‘Not-So’ Primehouse + Thoughts On Dry Aged Beef

55 Day Himalayan Salt Dry Aged Bone-In Ribeye

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to go up to Chicago for a weekend getaway. Due to time constraints, I didn’t get to eat at all the places I would have liked. I did make it a goal however to eat at one of the so-called “better” steakhouses that Chicago had to offer. Unfortunately, my wife was adamant of not going to a steakhouse but luckily, Aaron, Haley’s friend’s boyfriend was willing to …

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Rodizio Grill, Nashville’s Newest Churrascaria Arrives and Impresses

Picanha - Top Sirloin

For those that have followed me for quite some time, you probably know that I love churrascarias (Brazilian steakhouses). I’ve been to several across the United States but was quite disappointed to find one wasn’t around in Nashville when I moved here a few years ago. The last one in Nashville prior to that closed its doors in 2006 but it wasn’t until summer of 2011 did another open in its place as a …

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Gus’s World Famous Hot & Spicy Fried Chicken Arrives to Brentwood

Half Chicken Plate

If you were to ask my wife what one of my favorite foods is, fried chicken would rank at the top. Anytime I see fried chicken on a menu, I order it unless something usurps it (like steak). There’s just something about hot chicken, deep fried and encased in a seasoned, crispy, skin that I just can’t turn away. Luckily earlier this evening, I had the opportunity to test out a new fried chicken …

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