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Food Truck Names Based on Musicians or Songs

While compiling the list of catchy and clever food truck names, the number of trucks with names that are (or appear to be) at least partially based on musicians and/or songs was noted. So here is a list of those … Continue reading

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Roadside American memories – restaurants

At the conclusion of this post is my list of memorable restaurant chains that are no longer with us. As a kid I thought many of these were the top of the town in terms of dining. Today, as an … Continue reading

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Food as art – artisan dining as a great third place

Greater Lansing has been blessed in recent years with two superior artisan dining establishments – Soup Spoon Cafe and Fork in the Road Diner. They both take locally grown and handmade produce and baked goods, turning them into exquisite works … Continue reading

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My favorite cuisines

I will readily admit I have not tried every cuisine out there, but of the ones I have, these are my favorites in order (not including American or Canadian): Greek – Souvlaki is may favorite, but I also love gyros, … Continue reading

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