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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Lay’s 2013 Flavor Finalist Chips

The Chips

[ UPDATE 03/06/2013 ] I finally found the Sriracha at my local Kroger grocery store. Discussing with my local coworkers, Publix has been a hit or miss on the flavors (sometimes they only carry some). The Kroger in Franklin off of Mallory Lane has all three (with a special going on for Lay’s Chips, two for $5). Essentially saving you $1.79 off the retail price.

Sriracha ($4.29 a bag): Hands down, Sriracha (in my …

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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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