The Family Diner

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August 6th, 2016 / No Comments

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Every year since I was a child my family would camp out in Lake City, Michigan at a small camp ground on a beautiful lake.  Since the only real franchise here is a McDonald’s it gives me an opportunity to try so many of the surrounding mom and pop shops.  The one I walked into today was the Lake City Family Diner and I was not disappointed. …read more

Fleetwood Diner

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April 9th, 2016 / No Comments

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You should never limit a meal to a time frame.  Breakfast specifically can be enjoyed anytime day or night.  In Ann Arbor they have a spot where the “hippy hash” can be enjoyed 24 hours a day and that place is The Fleetwood Diner. …read more

Flap Jack

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April 1st, 2016 / No Comments

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Breakfast in a college town is no joke.  When visiting a friend at Michigan State University in Lansing she suggested we stop into a Flap Jack for breakfast.  She had the right idea and that’s for sure. …read more

Ramsey’s

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April 1st, 2016 / No Comments

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Kentucky is home to so many fine things from it’s numerous bourbon distilleries to the derby that shows some of the most elegant horses I have ever seen.  In Lexington I stopped into an odd little restaurant that brought everything I loved in the south onto one table for me.  I am talking about the wonderful Ramsey’s Diner. …read more

Mug Shots Coffeehouse

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March 18th, 2016 / No Comments

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Located in downtown Allegan right on the Kalamazoo River is a coffeehouse that also makes some of the best soups and sandwiches around.  Mug Shots is the coffeehouse I speak of and there is so much more to Allegan then I originally thought. …read more

Family Pancake House

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August 11th, 2015 / No Comments

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After being in the car for the last 34 hours my friends and I arrived in Redmond, Washington which is said to house a pancake house that offers some of the best breakfast foods in the Pacific NW.  I am talking about The Family Pancake House and since we arrived early in the morning might as well get our fill for breakfast. …read more

The Southerner

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August 9th, 2015 / No Comments

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On the Kalamazoo river in Saugatuck Michigan lies a southern staple like nothing Michigan has seen before.  A restaurant that makes you feel like a kid again sitting at grandmas table.  The Southerner is the place I speak of and nothing compares. …read more

Nick’s House of Pancakes

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October 16th, 2014 / No Comments

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While coming into Ann Arbor Michigan for a day of shopping and spending time with friends, I decided to search for a breakfast spot.  I came across Nick’s House of Pancakes and am glad I did.

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XXX Root Beer

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November 1st, 2013 / No Comments

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After driving for 13 hours some friends in I arrived to a wet and stormy Issaquah, Washington to meet up with some of my family.  The only thing that stood out on this dreary night was XXX Root Beer. …read more

HomeGrown

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October 17th, 2013 / No Comments

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I am going to be very up front when I say that the best fried chicken is in Asheville, North Carolina.  If you don’t believe me you haven’t been to HomeGrown yet. …read more