Category Food

T 041 This is nom nom of your business

Cookie Monster is a Muppet on the long-running children’s television show Sesame Street. He is best known for his voracious appetite and his famous eating phrases, such as “Me want cookie!” “Me eat cookie!” and “Om nom nom nom” (said through a mouth full of food). He eats almost anything, including normally inedible objects. However, […]

T 040 Indy t-shirt is beerly remembered

Indy’s award-winning craft beer scene is thriving and growing by the minute. Ranging from small taprooms to large warehouses, each brewery is very different, offering a pint for every palate, a website tells me. ( Maybe. I don’t know. I ran into that website only because I was trying to get info about my shirt […]

T 036 Saudi Arabia left a taste in me

Diet Coke (called Coca-Cola Light in some countries) is a sugar-free soft drink produced and distributed by The Coca-Cola Company. It contains artificial sweeteners. Unveiled on July 8, 1982[1] and introduced in the United States on August 9,[2] it was the first new brand since 1886 to use the Coca-Cola trademark. The product quickly overtook […]

T29 I don’t know jack about working this joint

One of the first jobs that I had in Austin in 1981 was working at Jack-in-the-Box ( This was after my job after my time at the Brownville Herald as a sportswriter. It was a step-down, as you can imagine, but I was trying to survive my first year at the University of Texas. I […]

T22 No broken connection to the past

The Broken Spoke, a legendary dance hall founded in 1964, still features live music nightly. Owner James White had a reputation for booking local acts and “outlaw” bands that had gained notoriety by rebelling against the mainstream Nashville sound. Leading this brigade were Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. Such Texas favorites as the Dixie Chicks […]

T07 Texas BBQ has five variations

Scotty’s BBQ ( has a tasty offering out of a food truck in Austin, Texas. I gladly chowed down on the cream corn, but the wife dove into the brisket. Texas Barbecue is a traditional style of preparing meat unique to the cuisine of Texas. It is one of the many different varieties of barbecue […]

T05 Fav place to speak German in Vegas

Whenever I am in Las Vegas, I love going to the Hofbrau Haus. It is not for the paddling by pretty women. It is mostly for the pretzels and food. And the music is great, too. Beer is a major part of German culture, according to Wikipedia. German beer is brewed according to the Reinheitsgebot, […]