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BLT Burger – Las Vegas

By Todd Barron @ On our first night in Las Vegas we had tickets to the Cirque du Soleil show called Love which is all about the music of The Beatles.  My wife and I didn’t have much time between our arrival in town and the show so we opted to eat dinner at BLT […]

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Pollo Diablo – (Garlicky, Spicy, Deep-fried Chicken)

By Todd Barron @ One of my favorite hole in the wall restaurants, or “dives” as they are called, is Chino Bandito’s in Phoenix, Arizona.  As luck woud have it, Guy Fieri covered the restaurant on an espisode of Diner’s, Drive-Ins, and Dives and published Chino Bandito’s recipe for Pollo Diablo (their garlic chicken)!  […]

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China Grill – Las Vegas

By Todd Barron @ I had planned everywhere we were going while in Las Vegas but did have a couple of nights free to choose things randomly.  On one of these random nights we stopped at a good looking place called China Grill in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.  I had walked past it several times on […]

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Foodie in Vegas – Too much food, too little time

By Todd Barron @ I just got back from spending a week in Las Vegas with my wife and although I worked at a conference for four of those days I did manage to get plenty of foodie time in.  My wife has a camera full of pictures ready to go along with the […]

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Cheers In Maumelle

By Todd Barron @   I had a brief lunch today at Cheers in Maumelle with a co-worker and ordered the ($5.50) Garden Burger from their Vegetarian Delights section.  I am not a vegetarian, but I do eat things low in calories and fat when possible and the Garden Burger is much lower in calories […]

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Child obesity more of a problem in the South

By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer CHICAGO — What’s the magic in Oregon that keeps kids lean? It’s a mystery health officials would like to solve as they admit all states are failing – by a mile – to meet federal goals for childhood obesity. Oregon has the nation’s lowest rate of hefty kids, […]