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Mt Fuji Japanese Restaurant, Little Rock

By Todd Barron @ Mt. Fuji Japanese restaurant has been in Little Rock for many years.  I used to go there as a teenager and was first introduced to sushi while enjoying their bento box lunches. At the time, the lunch was quite expensive given my buying power, but I really enjoyed their terriyaki […]

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Tycoon, Beef Pho in Memphis

By Todd Barron @ We only have an hour before the client meeting and everyone is hungry.  Someone in the group says “I know where we can go” and we follow them into a strip-mall parking lot.  The place, Tycoon, does not look amazing from the outside as it has a non-discreet sign and […]

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Shredded Chicken Tacos with Grilled Corn

By Todd Barron @ I subscribe to Cooking Light Magazine and decided to try out their Shredded Chicken Tacos with Tomatoes and Grilled Corn recipe from their August 2011 issue.  They turned out great and best of all, my wife and kids loved them! I did make a couple of changes as I added […]

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Pea Puree, Healthy Sauce for Many Applications

By Todd Barron @ I made a Pea Puree the other day for dinner and used it as a base for scallops, which I topped with chopped pan-fried pancetta pieces. I was inspired for the dish from an Episode of Top Chef in Season 7. In the episode, chef Alex is accused of stealing a pea puree […]

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Standing in the Rain in East Boston

By Todd Barron @ Where can you eat in East Boston which is worth standing in the rain for?  Rino’s Place is the restaurant and was definitely worth the hour wait. One of my favorite episodes of Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives show, takes place at Rino’s and the food looked freakin’ amazing.  When […]

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30-Minute Meal, Crab Stirfry

By Todd Barron @ PrintCrab Stirfry Rating: 51 Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 30 minutes Yield: 6Serving Size: 6 ounces I often make a quick stir-fry during the week as it is super easy to prepare and contains very few calories per serving.My wife and kids also happen to love the […]

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The Commissary, BBQ in Memphis

By Todd Barron @ Last Thursday I was visiting a customer in Memphis and met a few people for lunch at the Germantown Commissary BBQ restaurant. The Commissary has been open since 1981 and used to be a small country store before it was purchased; hence, the name.  As you probably can tell, they […]

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Mike’s City Diner in Boston

By Todd Barron @ I am an avid viewer of Guy Fieri’s show, Diners Drive-Ins & Dives, and had the chance to stop at one of his destinations while in Boston a few weeks ago.  My wife and I took a cab to Mike’s City Diner to have a quick  breakfast and were not […]