Go West, youngman, Go West

Cowboy cooking used to consist of beans and hardtack with maybe some freshly butchered T-bones thrown in a skillet over a campfire.  Then Chef Tim Love introduced contemporary cowboy cuisine at his  Lonesome Dove Western Bistro located in the Ft. Worth Stockyards. We have dined at Chef Tim Love’s Lonesome Dove and loved it.

. . . → Read More: Go West, youngman, Go West

El Rio Verde: Authentic Mexican Fare

It is really too bad that Guy Fieri established “Drive Ins, Diners, and Dives” or I would have entitled this theme’s posts in that way.

Too bad…I will have to stick with EE’s Revs and Recs (for “reviews” and “recomendations”).

I had been wanting to visit El Rio Verde for a long time, ever since . . . → Read More: El Rio Verde: Authentic Mexican Fare

My new theme: Restaurant Revs and Recs

Restaurant reviews and recommendations. (Yes, we have been eating out a lot.) . . . → Read More: My new theme: Restaurant Revs and Recs

KC Retreats and Eats

Please forgive me, but there will be some overlap here from previous posts.

But, these places are so good that I wanted to revisit them.

We definitely make it a point to visit these places almost every time we go to Kansas City.

Here is a brief run down from our last visit which included . . . → Read More: KC Retreats and Eats

A mini-vacation…

A great art museum, an impressive farmers market, and a few eateries. . . . → Read More: A mini-vacation…

Some funky eateries

Check out some quirky places in KC, the Big D, OKC, and Tulsa. . . . → Read More: Some funky eateries

Cooking Class and the Perfect Deviled Egg

OK–we are definitely making up for lost time.    The very last part of May we attended a cooking class at The Stock Pot.    The menu was derived from whatever was fresh at the Farmers Market and the chef was from one of our favorite restaurants, The Tavern on Brady.    We were in!

We were . . . → Read More: Cooking Class and the Perfect Deviled Egg

Dining in Santa Fe

Some dining adventures from our Christmas trip to Santa Fe. . . . → Read More: Dining in Santa Fe

Some foodie finds in Wichita

Had to go to Wichita on business and found some great “foodie finds.” . . . → Read More: Some foodie finds in Wichita

The last leg of our journey…

Some KC restaurant reviews, a beer story, and a banana cookie recipe. . . . → Read More: The last leg of our journey…

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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