Ama Waterways Taste of Bordeaux

Food Exploration

This year we celebrated two very special birthday’s for people in my life: First, Mrs. Buddha turned 50 in February and second, our dear friend Frank turned 50 in August. To celebrate the big occasion we decided to take a river cruise in Bordeaux, the capital of Aquitaine in Southwestern France and one of the world’s undisputed […]

EGGtoberfest 2015

Food Exploration

Well, I have been at this Big Green Egg thing for a few years now, and as most of you know, I love the BGE community. I have been to some regional Big Green Egg festivals before but had yet to make the pilgrimage to Atlanta, GA for the mother of all Big Green Egg […]

2015 Harpoon Championships of New England BBQ

Food Exploration

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cook at a BBQ festival for 1000’s of people?! Have you watched countless food competition shows and thought to yourself “how exciting would it be to cook competitively”? Well, I have and when I got the call to join the Dizzy Pig BBQ Competition Team […]

Palm Beach Weekend

Food Exploration

This 4th of July weekend Debbie and I were fortunate enough to spend the weekend with our dear friends Frank & Joy at a beautiful home in Palm Beach, Florida. This trip was both unexpected and fantastic. From the first day to our last each was filled with great food, spirits, activities, and of course […]

2015 National Capital BBQ Battle

Food Exploration

This was my first visit to the National Capital BBQ Battle in Washington, D.C. and I will just skip to the chase… it was a great event! We were lucky enough to attend Sunday as the weather Saturday was not kind to the guests. The day was filled with music, people, and of course BBQ. So, […]

DizzyFest 8 Experience

Food Exploration

  This past weekend Debbie and I spent the day at DizzyFest 8 which is a semi-annual festival in Northern Virginia celebrating all things Big Green Egg. We had never been to an EggFest and really didn’t know what to expect. What we experienced was a day surrounded by people who love to cook, love to cook […]

Jack Daniels and Barrel House BBQ

Food Exploration

Last week I had the pleasure of picking up my son Zak from his mother’s house in Huntsville, AL and driving with him back to VA for a summer internship. Along the way,  our “boys trip” took an unexpected turn as we detoured to Lynchburg, TN and the birthplace of Old No. 7. Once there, […]

Ten Tables Louisville

Food Exploration

Last week we made our way to Louisville, KY for the Kentucky Derby.  Our Derby Week kicked off on a high note with one of our best dining experiences to date. Ten Tables Louisville is a must have dining experience for the foodie or food lover. Eating at Ten Tables is worth the effort and we recommend it highly… if […]