spoonfed kitchen and bake shop review

Spoonfeeding a Dose of Foodie Happiness

You ever walk into a place and instantly get a good vibe? You’re not sure what it is, but there’s SOMETHING there that makes you feel good inside long before you even order your appetizer.

Well, I just had a heaping order of that when I went to SPOONFED for brunch.

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe: Fast Food We Can Get With

I’m just going to put this out there, right from the start: I’m not big on fast food. I had my days as a fast food junkie. Burger and fries. Fish sandwich and vanilla shake. Happy Meals to appease the kids. A bag of sliders at 4am. Fried chicken passed across the counter on the way to a picnic. There was even a time I bought a vat – yes, a vat – of mashed potatoes and gravy at the drive-thru window. And then I went off fast food, all of it. Cold turkey.

What could be sexier than a fast food tagline that promises, “Eat Better. Feel Better.” Enter my life, Tropical Smoothie Cafe.

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santos martinez capricho

Santos Martinez | Capricho

Five Minutes with Santos Martinez, Capricho Restaurant:

People don’t understand how the kitchen will eat you up. I’ve worked with hundreds of people, from dishwasher to line cook, and they didn’t make it. If you have to be willing to put down the hours, your sweat, your tears, and it will show.

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epicurean grille review

Epicurean Grille: This New Identity is Winning

So you’re sitting there in your living room, probably reading about something awesome on Port City Foodie, when your 3-year-old runs by at warp speed wearing a bath towel tied around his neck as a cape. “Look, I’m Superman!” he yells. You reply, “Uh, yeah, sure buddy, you’re Superman.”

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