Happy National Hamburger Day – Enjoying Mine At Back Yard Burgers

Classic Back Yard Burger w/ Seasoned Fries

Today is National Hamburger Day. According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, hamburgers are the most popular food on the grill with steak being a close second place. So it’s no wonder that hamburgers get their own national holiday. I’m not actually sure who came up with the holiday, but many restaurants are celebrating this day through various advertisements and news sources. Particularly, Back Yard Burgers is celebrating this day by offering the first 100 …

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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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Superb Service & Fantastic Food at J. Alexander’s in Franklin, TN

New York Strip Steak with NYO Mac & Cheese

A couple weeks ago, I was in the Franklin area visiting Haley after work. Since it was close to dinner, she made the suggestion that we try J. Alexander’s. The last time I experienced J. Alexander’s was over a decade ago in Louisville and I barely even remember that visit because I was too young to appreciate food like I do now.

Before arriving to J. Alexander’s, all I knew was that it is …

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Sonny’s Bar-B-Q in Nicholasville Is A Great Place Place To Get Your Bar-B-Q Fix

All U Can Eat Sweet & Smokey Ribs & Sides

As a child, I never got to really appreciate American barbecue due to lack of availability. The biggest locale for barbecue was probably Owensboro, KY but given its distance and being overshadowed by a “cooler” city (Evansville), it was often overlooked. It wasn’t until when I moved to Lexington did I didn’t get to experience barbecue on a more frequent basis.

My first memory is of the Famous Dave’s barbecue chain, which in my opinion …

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