Food & Spirits: Manor Buffet (Lancaster, PA)

Restaurant: Manor Buffet Date: July 25, 2016 Location: 2090 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA Well Greg, we already ate pizza out in Amish Country, so why not Chinese food too? Yes, I was scared. A Chinese and Sushi buffet in Pennsylvania? Even in my home state I am sometimes skeptical, and we’re a lot closer…

Food & Spirits: El Fenix Really is the Best Mexican Food (Dallas, TX)

Restaurant: El Fenix (Original Downtown) Date: July 27, 2015 Location: 1601 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX Billed as the oldest Mexican restaurant in Dallas, opening in 1918, many reviewers and locals also say it is the best. Now, claiming either Mexican food or BBQ is the “best” in Texas is like a restaurant saying they have the best…

Food & Spirits: Get the Alligator at Gator’s Downtown (Dallas, TX)

Restaurant: Gator’s Downtown Date: July 25, 2015 Address: 1714 North Market Street, Dallas, Texas We were lucky that many good restaurants were within walking distance of the hotel. While Gator’s does come with some baggage, overall it proved to be a decent dining experience. As soon as you walk inside you are met with a quirky…

Food & Spirits: Eternal Greatness at Portuguese Manor (Perth Amboy, NJ)

Restaurant: Portuguese Manor Restaurant and Lounge Date: Cumulative Visits Location: 310 Elm Street, Perth Amboy, NJ There are some people that may call Portuguese Manor in Perth Amboy dated. Some may complain that the decor and menu has not changed in at least 10 years (that’s just how long my family and I have been…

The Best Thing(s) I Ever Ate Vol. 1: Steak and Chicken

People have often asked me, “You blog about so much, why not food too?” Well, that is all going to change right now! Borrowing the tradition from Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate, I am now going to share with you some personal favorites of mine, as I have made food a new…