Myron Mixon’s Mac and Cheese – 1 Bite

Restaurant: Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQLocation: Alexandria, Va.Dish: Mac and Cheese (&Three Meat Sampler) A few weeks ago, N.S. and I needed a working lunch so we stopped into Myron Mixon’s and man, it did not disappoint. We shared the three meat platter, with turkey, brisket and BBQ chicken, with mac and cheese and fries asContinue reading “Myron Mixon’s Mac and Cheese – 1 Bite”

Cruisers Grill Cheddar Fries – 3 Bites

Restaurant: Cruisers Grill Location: Jacksonville Beach, Fla. Dish: Cheddar Fries, with bacon If you ever go to Jax Beach, go to Cruisers. Get the cheddar fries. Cruisers has long been a favorite of mine. I had my first date with my high school boyfriend there, have spent many days on the patio hazy from theContinue reading “Cruisers Grill Cheddar Fries – 3 Bites”

Reexamining what’s in the blue box: America’s iconic mac & cheese – Donald Trump & Buck Showalter Edition

*Note: Originally this blog gave mac & cheese celebrity alter egos. I removed most of those from existing blogs, but a mentor of mine wrote these, and they’ve aged well, so they get to stay! Reexamining what’s in the blue box: America’s iconic mac & cheese The Kraft product, available since the Great Depression, hasContinue reading “Reexamining what’s in the blue box: America’s iconic mac & cheese – Donald Trump & Buck Showalter Edition”

Remembrance of Things Past-a: Ernest Hemingway Edition

*Note: Originally this blog gave mac & cheese celebrity alter egos. I removed most of those from existing blogs, but a mentor of mine wrote these, and they’ve aged well, so they get to stay! Remembrance of Things Past-a Guest Blog By: Sheppard Ranbom Photos By: David Kidd In one of the more famous passages inContinue reading “Remembrance of Things Past-a: Ernest Hemingway Edition”

Woodward Table’s Mac & Cheese – 3 Bites

But sadly Woodward Table is closed 😦 Restaurant: Woodward TableLocation: Washington, D.C.Dish: Mac & Cheese  This mac & cheese is where.it.is.at. First of all, this restaurant is delicious and I had the mac & cheese years ago. Luckily, when my mom was visiting she wanted to have lunch here and I got to indulge onceContinue reading “Woodward Table’s Mac & Cheese – 3 Bites”

Ted’s Bulletin Mac & Cheese – 1 Bite

Restaurant: Ted’s Bulletin Location: Washington, D.C. Dish: Macaroni & Cheese Ted’s Bulletin is always one of my recommendations when visitors come to the city. I love that place – it’s a classic diner-style (but nice) restaurant that is equal parts nostalgia and home-cooking. Often times, I don’t even order the entrees off the menu, insteadContinue reading “Ted’s Bulletin Mac & Cheese – 1 Bite”

Café Deluxe’s Prosciutto Mac & Cheese – 1 Bite

Restaurant: Café Deluxe Location: Tysons Corner, Va. Dish: Prosciutto Mac & Cheese  Recently, a colleague raved about the prosciutto mac & cheese at Café Deluxe, so H.R. & I had to give it a go! We decided to run over one day for lunch, and let me tell you, we were not disappointed. This macContinue reading “Café Deluxe’s Prosciutto Mac & Cheese – 1 Bite”

Péché’s French Onion Soup – 2 Bites

Restaurant: Péché Location: Austin, Texas Dish: Classic French Onion Soup  This French onion soup was delicious. I’ve always had a love for French onion soup – like an eat-the-cheese-off-the-sides-of-the-dish and dip-chicken-fingers-in-the-broth kind of love. To top it off: I don’t like onions. In fact, I despise them. But I LOVE French onion soup (I justContinue reading “Péché’s French Onion Soup – 2 Bites”

Péché’s Mac’n’Cheese – 1 Bite

Restaurant: Péché Location: Austin, Texas Dish: Mac and Cheese On a recent work trip to Austin, N.S. and I decided we really needed some cheesy goodness to round out the trip. We’d already experienced our fair share of meat sweats from delicious BBQ and were looking for something different. We stopped in to Péché on WestContinue reading “Péché’s Mac’n’Cheese – 1 Bite”

Baked Ziti – 3 Bites

Restaurant: Matt’s Italian Location: Jacksonville, Fla. Dish: Baked Ziti I don’t know how they do it, but Matt’s Italian in Jacksonville, Fla. makes the best baked ziti I’ve ever had. I’ve been going to this restaurant since I was a child, and although I moved quite a few years ago, I stop by whenever I’mContinue reading “Baked Ziti – 3 Bites”