Second helpings

For the past few years, Darlene and I have been celebrating Thanksgiving on days that aren't the fourth Thursday of November. Why? Many reasons. First, we don't want to succumb to traditions. This is why we always have lobster for Thanksgiving. Second, we want to get it out of the way so when that Thursday... Continue Reading →

Farewell to my famous Irish buddy

No, not THAT guy... I mean everything BUT that guy! I'm sad to report that one of my favorite restaurants has closed as of Monday, March 3. Famous Murphy's -- recently known simply as Murphy's -- was a "Cheers"-like establishment (i.e. nice restaurant upstairs, smoky bar downstairs) in Reno, Nevada. Everything I ate at Famous... Continue Reading →

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