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”

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”

Le Pigeoulet – 3 Cheers

Restaurant: Péché Location: Austin, Texas Wine: Le Pigeoulet des Brunier Vaucluse 2015 To go with our mac’n’cheese, French onion soup and steak, N.S. and I wanted a good bottle of red wine, one that we hadn’t tried before. Originally, we went for our tried-and-true and ordered the cabernet, but they were out of the bottleContinue reading “Le Pigeoulet – 3 Cheers”

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”