Category Archives: Places to eat

BREKKIE IN MELBOURNE ANYONE?

Melbourne is Australia’s cafe and restaurant wonderland, full of great places to meet and eat, and there is no way any finite list could possibly encompass all the “beaut” options awaiting the avid foodie… so I’m not even going to … Continue reading

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THE HOLY MOLY

Mission: “The Holy Moly” aims to help initiate, support, and develop creative pursuits that further enrich the culture and economy of the Historic Downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi, area, as well as create employment opportunities for local people. Description: The Holy Moly … Continue reading

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THE ‘FAMOUS’ BROWN DERBY

On New Year’s Eve, 1954, I was en route with my parents to Texas where my father had been given a new duty posting with the Air Force. On the 31st of December, we were in Los Angeles, and looking … Continue reading

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THE SPLASH CAFE IN PISMO BEACH

No trip to the west coast of the United States is complete without a drive down the coastal road south of Santa Cruz. Eventually you’ll see signs for Pismo Beach, and whatever else you do don’t just drive past. Pismo … Continue reading

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THE QUEENS OF TEXAS

Along the cracked and endless highways of rural Texas, certain types of landmarks appear repeatedly. Whitewashed grain elevators rise on the horizon, like flags marking the settlements below. Larger towns have schools, and almost every town has a water tower. … Continue reading

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20 WEIRD EATERIES ‘ROUND THE WORLD

Today, everyone eats out. And some eateries go to great lengths to attract customers. Many new restaurants round the globe are being built with a view of pulling in people that might ordinarily walk right past them.  Many ore being … Continue reading

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ROCK-COLA CAFE

Situated at 5730 Brookville Road, Indianapolis, on the city’s south east side, Rock-Cola Café is definitely a destination restaurant. If you’re in the mood for a hearty slice of 50s nostalgia and some equally heart-stopping grub, then this quirky little establishment … Continue reading

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POETRY BARS & CAFES FOR DIEHARD WORD PEOPLE

  THE PLACE WHERE KARMA ORIGINATED The sign outside the monastery reads: “Near this spot, karma first entered the world.” – beside it, a small slot in a wooden box painted white, with “DONATIONS” in red letters scrawled across the … Continue reading

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TWO CALIFORNIA DIVES

Who says there’s no “American” food left?  What, no more No more greasy spoons?  You’ve got to be kidding me. Taint true, even though most have disappeared into the dust, relics from a bygone era whose time had already past … Continue reading

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LUNCH COUNTER CULTURE

In most towns and cities across the USA and elsewhere, the landscape is filled with fast food eateries that belong to chains, McDonald’s, Hungry Jack’s (Burger King), Subway, Domino’s, KFC, and many many more. Chain restaurants make up close to … Continue reading

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