Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Scottsdale Spring Training Guide: Closing Day to Opening Day

I once wrote a post called If You Hate Baseball, You'll Love Spring Training. I'm still not a huge fan of baseball but I did enjoy my one and only spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium.

Bevvy Scottsdale: Where to Watch Michigan Win

When I was living in Mongolia in 2014, I wrote Are You Ready for Some Football? An Expat’s Survival Guide for American Deportes. A fellow Michigan grad who happened to be in Ulaanbaatar read the article and wanted to see the home opener spent the evening watching the Michigan game in my apartment.

Hash Kitchen Scottsdale: Build Your Best Blood Mary

Based on much research, I have concluded that the best airport Bloody Mary is at the Alaskan Boardroom in Seattle or the Priority Pass Lounge in SJC. On the other extreme, I caught some...

Pho King Kitchen Scottsdale: Good Pho, Bad Phoking Service

Noodles Ranch is my favorite pho place in Arizona. The pho is delicious and I've known the friendly owner for over a decade. While I felt guilty about going to a competing pho restaurant,...

Busted? Go to Fremont Street Vegas

I was feeling down after Arizona blew it in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. My bracket appeared to be busted leaving me with no desire to bet anymore. With no desire to...

Hakkasan Vegas: Why I Miss M Life Platinum

I've written about the 10 M Life Perks for Non Gamblers in Vegas. That's when I used to be M Life Platinum courtesy of Hyatt Diamond match. Those days are gone. Instead, Hyatt Globalists (I'm...

Shake Shack: Meh Burger for Me

I watched a segment on Nightline called Shake Shack Restaurateur Eliminates Tipping. As someone who despises tipping (see I’m Not Tipping Uber Either! and Tipping At The Cash Register: Are You Bleeping Kidding?), I rather...

Where to Eat Steak Johannesburg: Grillhouse Is A Great Choice

If you're looking for the best steak in Johannesburg, local will point you to one of two places: The Butcher Shop in Sandton or its competitor, Grillhouse. I went to The Butcher Shop the last time I was in South Africa and loved it. On this occasion, I decided to give Grillhouse a try. 

Franschhoek: The Cost Breakdown

The Franschhoek Cost Breakdown is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. I've gone on and on about how much I enjoyed Franschhoek and how I indulged in the luxury lifestyle. It...

Franschhoek Wine Tasting Guide: A Life of Indulgence

Like golf, I used to believe that wine was reserved for the old and wealthy. My knowledge of wine came from the movie Sideways as did my resentment for merlot.
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