Monday, October 25, 2021

Paddle Bored

For most, going on vacation means relaxation, unwinding, and a momentary break from the everyday. Then you arrive and find yourself with nothing to do. While some people unplug from their emails, social media,...

Pho No

My eagerly awaited, impossible to be duplicated, Top 10 List of Pho, begins with a story describing what bad pho is. Only by comparing bad to good can we come to an understanding of...

Final 4 Free

Traveling for sporting events is one of the best reasons to travel. However, when your Detroit Lions make the Superbowl and it isn't held in Detroit (horrible idea to have it in a cold...

“If you do go to a restaurant where the wine is out of your...

The setting is familiar: “Your table sir,” the maitre d’ graciously points out as he escorts me to my seat. The waiter comes by and introduces himself then proceeds to discuss the chef’s specials. “Tonight we...

Where can you find the best Chinese food in the world? Flint, motherf$@king, Michigan.

Where can you find the best Chinese food in the world? The answer: Flint, motherf$@king, Michigan. Located right next to and across the street from two gentlemen’s clubs is positively, undoubtedly the best Chinese food in...

#8: Pho-nix Hotness

Welcome to Phoenix, home to 120 degrees dry heat summers. Dry heat is a great marketing scam. Here’s what Phoenix really feels like: Picture getting into your car only to be burned by the metal of...

Arabs Fight Over Who Makes the Best Kebab

Americans compete over who makes the best bbq, Vietnamese the best pho, and us Arabs, we fight over who makes the best kebab. Kebab, kebab, kebab, that’s all I’ve heard all week since my parents...

Man vs. Himself: My 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest

In AP English we learned that all novels have the following protagonist vs. antagonist: Man vs. Man Man vs. Nature Man vs. Himself What Mrs. Frillici could not anticipate was yet another antagonist- Man vs. Food (a TV show...

I Found Hidden Valley

Why do you travel? Is it for food, drink, or the combination of both, culture. I have written extensively about the best places in the world for pho. Montana may not be the best place...

Your Tent Has Been Upgraded

Hyatt Diamond, Hilton Gold, SPG Platinum all have perks that have been blogged about ad nauseum: late checkout, complimentary breakfast, and suite upgrades. Blah blah blah, every points person has already reviewed every hotel and...
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