Turrell’s Roden’s Crater: Exotic Vacation and Trek Survey-If You Can Find IT!

It took my German conceptual artist friend to turn me on to Jonathan Turrell, an American artist working in light and natural materials to turn me on to Roden’s Crater. Roden’s Crater is Turrell’s massive and yet not so well known project where he has bought an old volcanic crater from a private party in [...]

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Palma Mallorca Cycling: Exotic Vacation and Trek Survey

Seems like everyone I know is busy getting in shape and cycling. Some friends have taken to extreme mountain biking, others wear those spandex outfits and wake up at 4am and drive on Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles and then there are the high bike trips thru France, where a truck follows with a bike [...]

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Global BBQ and Grill Survey-Kansas City Recommendation

This recommendation comes from John H who is a BBQ aficianado- My pick for best BBQ is Oklahoma Joe’s BBQ in Kansas City, KS.  I lived in Kansas City for 9 years and sampled virtually every BBQ restaurant in town as well as other restaurants all over the country and Oklahoma Joe’s has the best [...]

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The Place Restaurant-Yankee Clam Bake-Global BBQ and Grill Survey

The Place is basic outdoor BBQ and grilling at its finest. Located in a woody area along the Post Road, US #1, it’s simple and you feel like you’re at a Yankee clam bake put on by the Fire Department. “Put Your Rump on a Stump” is its marketing tag line and it delivers on [...]

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Lexington BBQ #1 in Carolinas-Global BBQ and Grill Survey

Nothing fancy, just amazing Carolina bbq. Great pulled pork, slaw to die for and amazing peach cobbler. I visited Lexington, NC, just outside of Charlotte and was given specific instructions to only go to THE Lexington Barbeque restaurant. Easier said than done because every BBQ place mentions Lexington BBQ in its name-to get the unknowing [...]

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Philadelphia-DiNardo’s for Seafood

On a recent trip to Philly, I was “forced” to abandon my favorite habit there-going to Geno’s for a cheesesteak and visit DiNardo’s. What a treat-it’s total old school seafood, lots of beaufont hairdos and “hey Tony, give da man his bisque” and the food was all up very good, with some mixed results: Crab [...]

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