Monday, November 12, 2018

Parsons Edition: Piccolo Paula's Caffe

Piccolo Paulas

I recently made my first visit to Parsons to experience Pickin in Parsons.

Piccolo PaulasWhile there, I wanted to check out the local fare.

Piccolo PaulasPiccolo Paula's Caffe is a very cute cafe that has soups, sandwiches, salads -- and more!

Piccolo PaulasThe interior has lots of twinkly lights, local crafts and a fun mix of decor.

Piccolo PaulasThe special on this day was a crab bisque with garlic cheese ciabatta. Yes, please!

Piccolo PaulasWhen they said a large bowl, they weren't joking! But, it hit the spot on a rainy day! And I could've spent hours here just people-watching and relaxing.

Piccolo Paulas

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Charleston Edition: Tudor's Biscuit World - Yeager Airport

Yeager Airport - Tudor’s

My first time flying out of Charleston had me a bit on edge. I've really only flown from large airports, so I was cautious.

Yeager Airport - Tudor’sBut my fears were put to ease when I saw a Tudor's Biscuit World IN THE AIRPORT. I'm sure not too many places can claim that.

Yeager Airport - Tudor’sAnd since I've tried most of the Tudor's in the Charleston area at this point, the airport was no exception.

Yeager Airport - Tudor’sAnd, I'll tell you what. This may be the fluffiest biscuit I've had yet. I'm looking forward to my next trip - if for no other reason than I will be sure to stop here as part of tradition now.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

South Charleston Edition: Cafe Appalachia

Cafe Appalachia

Cafe Appalachia is a new restaurant -- and concept -- in South Charleston.

Cafe Appalachia
The restaurant is pay-what-you-can, and it helps folks who have been dealt a rough hand get back on their feet.

Cafe AppalachiaFrom their Facebook: "A pay what you can, farm to table, lunch buffet and coffee house that serves the general public and provides job training for a hand up and not a hand out."

Cafe Appalachia

The restaurant has a set buffet menu each day, and you can choose large or small portions.

Cafe Appalachia
On the day I went, they had pasta - with or without meat sauce - so I went without because it was a delicious garlic basil sauce.

Cafe AppalachiaThe sides were salad, bread and rice pudding for dessert. This was a large size to-go.

Cafe AppalachiaHave you been yet?

Friday, November 9, 2018

Davis Edition: Sawmill Restaurant

The Sawmill

The Sawmill Restaurant is one I've passed in Davis for many years.

The Sawmill

This homey restaurant also has rooms and cottages to rent overnight.

The SawmillOnce I made my way through the front door, and up the stairs, I knew I was in the right place when I smelled the bacon sizzling.

The SawmillThe menu has many classic breakfast dishes, but the bowl caught my eye.

The SawmillIt is a bed of home fries, eggs, gravy, cheese and biscuit. For someone indecisive, this pretty much gave me everything. So it was perfect.

The SawmillWhat's your favorite dish here?

The Sawmill

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Davis Edition: Muttley's Downtown


There's just something fun about an old-school, classic steakhouse.

MuttleysMuttley's in Davis is just that.

MuttleysThe menu highlights those steaks and even does a special on Thursdays.

MuttleysThis is one of those places where folks come on every special occasion, as it was clear the folks knew the customers well. That was sweet.

MuttleysI started with some of the fresh bread.

MuttleysAnd a small house salad with this delicious garlicky dressing.

MuttleysThen, the black peppercorn filet. This is two 4 oz. tenderloins over a light blue cheese and Worcestershire mix.

MuttleysAnd, when blackberry cobbler is on the menu, it's tough to pass up!


A la mode is the only way!


What's your favorite dish?

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