Category Archives: Modern American

Seed Kitchen and Bar – Marietta, GA

It was a bit surprising to find such a nice restaurant tucked into a strip mall but that’s just a first look. It’s not your typical strip mall in your typical neighborhood. For an outsider it may not be apparent … Continue reading

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Spats – Parkersburg, WV

If you want to spend a lovely evening in Parkersburg than Spats is your only option, not just because of the fact it’s Parkersburg but because this is a gem.  Located on the ground floor of the Blennerhassett Hotel in … Continue reading

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Blind Pig – Louisville, KY

We chose to the Blind Pig on our Anniversary this year, based on reviews and sample menus it looked like a perfect fit. We like the more modern style cuisine they offer and the casual environment is just right. I … Continue reading

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Lucky 32 Restaurant – Greensboro, NC

We have been in Greensboro for almost two weeks now, we are staying with friends and the meal focus is on quality time.  We have only been out to eat a few times and today we were on our own.  … Continue reading

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Lupie’s Cafe – Charlotte, NC

This cutie posing with the burger is Josh’s friend Bryan a Charlotte resident and our cuisine guild for the day.  He directed us to check out Lupie’s cafe a place that I would assume only locals know.  I say this … Continue reading

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Newton’s in the Marriot – Durham, NC

We have switched tours three times in the last week and most of our meals have been quick and nothing to talk about.  As things are starting to settle down we grabbed a bite from the hotel’s restaurant.   Honestly I … Continue reading

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Olives – Clifton area of Cincinnati

We had a little taste of our former life, a pot of french press coffee, we shared it with fond thoughts. Back in the days of sedentary life mornings around the Van Gelder house were started with a round of … Continue reading

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