Atlanta Breakfast Club: Southern brunch in Atlanta, Georgia

Biscuits & Shrimp Gravy with a side of Over Medium Eggs, Atlanta Breakfast Club, Atlanta, Georgia

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. And, if there is one thing I love about traveling to new cities, it’s eating at local breakfast restaurants. No matter the city, I am sure to find something unique and delicious. This is no different in Atlanta, a city which has some of the best southern food in the country. One of the most popular places in Atlanta to have breakfast or lunch is at Atlanta Breakfast Club. Since opening in …

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9 of the best things to do in Sedona

One of the best things to do in Sedona is to hike

Sedona is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. You can come here time after time and never run out of things to do in Sedona. This unique city, located two hours north of Phoenix, is best known for its stunning landscapes of red rocks, sweeping ponderosa pine forests, and water carved canyons. While Sedona isn’t a secret, it’s still worth a visit especially for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers. Here you will find hiking, fishing, camping, Jeep trails, world-class …

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15 of the best burgers on the Las Vegas Strip

Cheeseburger from Posh Burger at ARIA, Las Vegas, Nevada

Everyone knows that Las Vegas is a city of gambling, nightlife, and shows. But, Las Vegas is also a foodies paradise. You can find every type of restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip. Everything from cheap eats, to pizza, to breakfast, to buffets, to Michelin star restaurants. The city seems to have it all when it comes to food. And, this diversity is what keeps me coming back time and time again. When it comes to burgers, Vegas does not …

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Matt’s BBQ: Best barbecue in Portland, Oregon

The colorful BBQ Plate of brisket, pulled pork, and sausage, Matt's BBQ, Portland, Oregon

When I think of the must eat foods in Portland, Oregon, the last thing that comes to mind is Texas-style BBQ. While Portland is a foodie paradise, the city isn’t known for its smoked meats and BBQ scene. Portland is known for seafood, doughnuts, Asian food, and craft beer to name a few. But, if you are looking for Texas BBQ, you might need to visit another city. Or so I thought. Everything changed in 2015 when a small food …

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How to get from Portland Airport to downtown by MAX Light Rail

One of the easiest and best ways to reach downtown Portland from Portland International Airport is by taking the MAX Light Rail Red Line. Since opening in 1986, the MAX Light Rail today has 5 color-designated lines and 94 stations. Operated by TriMet, the MAX Red Line connects Port International Airport with downtown Portland in about 40 minutes. Once leaving the airport, the train makes brief stops along the way before passing through downtown Portland. The train then continues on …

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Nong’s Khao Man Gai: Chicken Rice in Portland, Oregon

The specialty of the house, Khao Man Gai, Portland, Oregon

In 2003, Nong Poonsukwattana moved across the world from Bangkok, Thailand to Portland, Oregon. When she arrived, Nong only had two suitcases and $70 to her name. To make ends meet, Nong took a job at a local Thai restaurant. After years of hard work and saving money, Nong opened her first food cart in 2009 in downtown Portland. The name of her cart was Nong’s Khao Man Gai. As with many restaurants and food stalls in Asia, the food …

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Little Big Burger: Cheeseburgers in Portland, Oregon

The Double Down with bacon, Little Big Burger, Portland, Oregon

It was a typical November night in downtown Portland, Oregon. Cold, rainy, and dreary. After hopping from brewery to brewery, it was getting late. And, I was getting hungry after one too many beers. Due to restrictions, I had limited late night food options in the downtown Portland area. The Pearl District was empty with deserted streets and dark windows. After passing by Deschutes Brewery, I aimlessly turned down 10th Avenue. This is where I noticed a storefront that was …

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Pine State Biscuits: Biscuits and brunch in Portland, Oregon

The decadent Reggie Deluxe with an egg, Pine State Biscuits, Portland, Oregon

In 2006, a group of three friends, who were transplants from North Carolina, founded Pine State Biscuits in Portland, Oregon. Their goal was to share their love of Southeast cuisine with the Pacific Northwest. And, the one food they craved and grew up eating, and wanted to share with Portland, was the ubiquitous southern biscuit. After months of trial and error, the group perfected their recipe of a buttery, flakey scratch-made biscuit. In May 2006, they started selling their homemade …

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Screen Door: Southern Brunch in Portland’s Pearl District

A southern classic, the Chicken & Waffles, Screen Door, Portland, Oregon

Screen Door, with two locations in Portland, Oregon, is a southern and soul food restaurant popular for its decadent menu. In 2006, Louisiana transplants Nicole and David Mouton opened the first Screen Door location on Burnside Street in eastern Portland. In 2021, a second location opened on Couch Street in the Pearl District. You will find all your favorite southern comfort foods on the brunch and dinner menus at Screen Door. This includes fried chicken, catfish, chicken & waffles, shrimp …

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17 of the best late night eats on the Las Vegas Strip

The Signature Short Rib Benedict, The Henry, Las Vegas, Nevada

If you have traveled to Las Vegas before, then you know that it is a city that never sleeps. At all hours of the day, and night, there are people walking around with endless things going on. Many resorts, casinos, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants stay open late or never close. I can tell you from personal experience that after a night out on the strip, sometimes you get a cravipng for a midnight meal. Whether it’s tacos, burgers, pizza, breakfast, …

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