Destin & Diving

Scouting out the area on the first afternoon…


Bright and early on a misty day…

With […]

Aladdin’s Mediterranean Grill

Aladdin’s Mediterranean Grill & Deli Restaurant


And Beef

Every bite was delicious, again.

We’ve loved Aladdin’s for years. And, we’re still loving it.

Aladdin’s Mediterranean Grill 8725 Roswell Road Atlanta, […]

Destin & Miramar Beach

Mai Tai

Mermaid’s Brew (in Back)

After that one, we decided to stick with a mai tai… or two.

(Ok, after a few hours, maybe it was more than two.)

Road Trip Ice Cream

Another road trip…

…heading south

It’s not just for the birds.

We were here.

And, we spent the day at the second umbrella from the left.

Cake & […]

Coconut Ash & Banana — Vosges

Coconut Ash & Banana Super Dark 72% Cacao

The super dark chocolate is lovely and slightly bitter in the best way. But, the coconut ash is unpleasantly crisp and abrasive… in a too hard charred, rocky sort of way. And, this in combination with the banana adds an […]

Mo’s Dark Bar — Vosges

Mo’s Dark Bar Uncured Smoked Bacon & Alderwood Smoked Salt 62% Dark Chocolate

Since we’ve loved every other Vosges bar that we’ve ever tried, we finally gave Mo’s Dark Bar a chance. Shockingly, we both enjoyed it. On first bite, the deep dark chocolate dominates with a lovely smoky background. […]

Pecan Pie M&Ms

Pecan Pie M&Ms

Very interesting… We mildly enjoy the touch of burnt caramel flavor.

We’ll confess to the occasional movie theater purchase of peanut M&M’s. But, we almost never buy plain M&M’s. As a matter of fact, we can’t remember the last time that we’ve eaten […]

El Don

El Don’s Guacamole

Chunky pieces of avocado, cilantro, a little citrus, and a touch of onion, all blend beautifully. But, it’s all about the avocado as it should be. We both loved this.

We both preferred the roasted salsa.

Co’m Vietnamese

Fusion Pad Thai With Lamb & Shrimp

So many herbs and sprouts cover this dish…

…and tender shrimp

…and slivered brussel sprouts

Green Mango, Papaya, & Apple Salad (Topped with Grilled Lamb)

Best BBQ

Best BBQ’s Crispy Roast Duck

Roasted peanuts and pickled greens accompanied each plate.

Every tender bite was paired with a bit of crispy, golden brown skin.

BBQ Pork

Both were […]