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I Believe I’ll Have Somoa

Samoa Cookhouse Samoa, California As the sun peeks its smiling face over the horizon, a clang of the bell and a call of “Come and get it” echoes over the channel into Arcata Bay, beckoning early risers to a hearty … Continue reading

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This Blogger Walks Into A Roadhouse…

Roadhouse LA at The Improv Los Angeles, California Roadhouse LA’s frontage features roll-up windows, corrugated tin and stone trim and an unfinished barn door entrance – a comforting sight for a bubba looking for some backwoods chow and a contrast … Continue reading

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Srirachageddon It

The Sriracha Burger Slater’s 50/50, Southern California Southern California is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions; Old Testament, real wrath of God-type stuff: bottled fire and brimstone filling up garages! Sriracha cookbooks, pricey Sriracha Festivals, Sriracha ice cream sandwiches, … Continue reading

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You Think I’m Psycho, Don’t You Mama?

Psycho Donuts Campbell, California It would be a forgivable mistake to dismiss Silicon Valley’s Psycho Donuts as a novelty store – the windows and glass doors on the otherwise normal-looking storefront in a tiny Campbell, California strip mall are plastered … Continue reading

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Come On Piggy, Give Me A Ride

Lardo Portland, Oregon It takes thick skin to walk into either of Lardo’s Portland locations without somehow feeling that the name is a taunt directed at you rather than having been derived from the charcuterie offering of cured pork fat. … Continue reading

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