Restaurant Reviews

The BEST Tacos in Wauchula, FL

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There are plenty of things to do while staying at the Peace River Campground – Thousand Trails, but eating is easily one of our favorites. While we were in the Wauchula area in Central Florida this winter, we sampled the dishes of many a local family-run business (really – family-run seems to be THE THING in […]

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Fire Ninja – Virginia Beach, VA

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Asian Fusion menu includes -sashimi (yum), sushi rolls (double yum), soups (miso etc.) Fire Ninja in Virginia Beach is an asian fusion restaurant with a cool atmosphere and lots of delicious noms like bowls with yummy seafood (yay!). I suggest the shrimp tempura roll (fried shrimp in a light and crispy crust) and the philly […]

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El Mariachi – Montross, VA

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El Mariachi in Montross, VA is a locally owned and family operated American-Mexican restaurant, with a American-Mexican market next to it in the same building. Like most American-Mexican restaurants, El Mariachi serves complimentary chips and salsa when you sit down. The decor is a simple style, with murals on the walls and various themed decorative […]

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La Carreta, Nacogdoches, TX

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La Carreta in Nacogdoches, TX is a family oriented Tex-Mex restaurant which features daily specials including $1 tacos and Kids Eat Free nights. We visited La Carreta many times during our stay in Nacogdoches. The decor is old western-style with some neon lighting near the ceiling. The service is fairly fast and the waitstaff is […]

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Counter Culture – Austin, TX

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Counterculture in Austin Texas is a fantastic vegan restaurant with lots of options for vegans, gluten-free people and people who just want something healthy. The food is amazing and the atmosphere is warm and inviting – kind of like a southern diner . With various gluten-free and vegan dishes including pizza with a gluten-free crust, […]

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Macklemore’s Ale House and Bistro

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  Macklemore’s Ale House and Bistro in Nacogdoches, Texas is a wonderful small town restaurant with a hipster vibe and free Wi-Fi! The tacos are amazing and they had a lunch special on Tuesdays for $1.25 tacos while we were in town in early 2015. They also have other foods including Reuben sandwiches, a nice veggie […]

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The Fish Market in Alexandria

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The fishmarket is a long time fixture of Alexandria, with lots of delicious fresh seafood to eat. While we were there, Alex had the Fish and chips and I had the crab soup which was delicious and slightly spicy. My parents had a grilled salmon on a salad and some sweet potato fries. The decor […]

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Factor’s Row – Annapolis, MD

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Factor’s Row is a restaurant/bar we visited in Annapolis. Near the harbor area, Factor’s row offers a nice selection of delicious foods. I had a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich with peanut butter, apple butter, and pear slices (OM NOM NOM) and several kinds of cheese. Elizabeth had crab soup, and mom and dad shared spring […]

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Feast! in Charlottesville, VA

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Feast! is a gourmet, locally oriented grocery and marketplace with an awesome deli located in Charlottesville, VA near the campus of the University of Virginia, UVA. Also, with The Spice Diva and Gearhearts close by, it was a perfect foodie afternoon. The deli had some amazing cheese up for sampling. They also had a fantastic pâté […]

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The Pub at The Inn at Montross

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In a little town called Montross, VA there is a little pub called the Pub at the Inn at Montross, and in this little pub there are delicious food, craft beers and nice people. Of course I don’t drink beer, but I have been told by my parents that it is good (however I do not […]

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The Inn at Montross

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The Inn at Montross is an inn and restaurant in Montross, VA, which also has a pub and is host to many community events. A while ago, we went there for brunch. The Inn has an excellent buffet service, with many different kinds of delicious food, such as waffles, omelettes, bacon, and many others. Being […]

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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

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  La Carreta Mexican Cafe in Nacogdoches, Texas.   La Carreta is a wonderful Mexican restaurant in Nacadoches. They have delicious foods including tacos (soft, crispy, and ‘puffy’), fajitas, giant mega-burritos, and other Mexican fare. The art style is the classical Mexican-restaurant decorations, with some Texan elements thrown in. The service is excellent, and there’s […]

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