I am a food enthusiast, a runner, obstacle course racer, and a Resident Director for the University of California, Riverside. Thanks to my parents feeding me sushi and shrimp instead of fast food, I have always been interested in exploring the unique flavors in different types of cuisine and always want to try anything once. As a live-in higher education professional I eat in the dining halls almost every meal and needed to find a reason to leave campus and explore the culinary world. Thus was born the list and my foodventures.
My list is made up of restaurants that showed up on all of the food shows on the Food Network, the Travel Channel, and some from the internet. My list includes shows like No Reservations, 101 Chowdown Countdown, and Diners Drive-ins and Dives. All the restaurants are added with the item eaten by the host. The idea of the list is to see if these places really are as good as they claim to be or if we are being led astray by these famous chefs. Now as I travel to different places in the United States I plan to eat at these restaurants and write about my experiences. Hopefully the shows did not lead me astray. At the very least it will be an adventure.
I believe that a good meal can make any bad day into a great one and I hope to find all the places where I can take my friends and family. The fun part of this list is that I have friends and family in many different parts of the country so it gives us something fun to do whenever I come to visit. Come along with me on this journey and join in if you are in the area!
A review of the Verde burger and onion rings at Red Mill Burgers in Seattle, WA
A review of the clam roll and steak sandwich at the Studio Diner in San Diego, CA.
A review of the peanut butter and banana stuffed french toast at Cafe 222 in San Diego California
A review of a full meal at the Grant Grill in the US Grant Hotel, San Diego California.
A review of the chilaquiles at the Broken Yolk Cafe in San Diego, CA
A review of the Turduken Burger at Smokin Betty's in Philadelphia.
Check out this review of the Irish nachos at The Harp Inn in Costa Mesa California.
A review of Stack'd Burger Bar in Milwaukee where you can get a custom-made burger on a pretzel bun.