Sunday, December 9, 2018

Milton Edition: Paradise Donuts

Paradise Donuts

Paradise Donuts has two locations in West Virginia: Milton and Huntington.

Paradise DonutsI recently went to both of these locations to check it all out.

Paradise DonutsThe donuts range from classic glazes ones to more interesting flavors.

Paradise DonutsSome of the different ones included a maple bacon, gummi bears, and cinnamon toast crunch.

Paradise DonutsI got one of each!


Paradise DonutsBut there were long johns, fruity pebbles and more, too.

Paradise DonutsWhich is your favorite flavor?

Paradise donutsGummi bear


Paradise donutsCinnamon Toast Crunch


Paradise donutsMaple bacon

Saturday, December 8, 2018

St. Albans Edition: River's Edge Cafe

Rivers edge cafe

River's Edge Cafe is a St. Albans restaurant that is a staple in town.

Rivers edge cafeThe menu has salads, wings, and more - but those were the main ones I was eyeing!

Rivers edge cafeI ordered six boneless honey bbq wings and nachos to snack on while I caught up on blogs. I did not realize how gigantic this meal would be, so I packed up the nachos for late and downed those wings.

Rivers edge cafeThere's just something about wings that reminds me of college. Satisfying.

Rivers edge cafeThat giant pile of nachos did not go to waste. Jalapenos were peppered through, giving it some kick. What's your favorite dish here?

River's Edge Cafe Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Friday, December 7, 2018

Hurricane Edition: Drip Coffee House

Drip Coffee

Drip Coffee is located in Area 34, a coworking space in Hurricane.

Drip CoffeeThe coffee shop offers a variety of coffees, teas, pastries, and their specialty, avocado toast.

Drip CoffeeThe space is adorable - with a cozy, rustic vibe.

Drip CoffeeInside the shop, there are just a few spaces to sit, but there are plenty just outside the door in the open space.

Drip CoffeeI went for a mocha freeze - which is essentially a mocha with blended ice. But there were a lot of drinks that sounded fabulous, like this lavender latte.

Drip CoffeeThe pastries looked delish, but I wanted to try their specialty: avocado toast.

Drip CoffeeIt was tasty!

Drip CoffeeHave you been yet?

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Bluefield Edition: Buffalo Trail Restaurant

Buffalo Trail

Buffalo Trail Restaurant not only has the dining establishment, but also cabins and cottages.

Buffalo Trail







The restaurant has an 85 seat indoor “lodge style” dining room and bar and 85 seat covered outdoor patio with adjacent waterfall and koi pond.

Buffalo TrailI was seated inside and looked over the menu, where you can make your own burger and one of the meat options was bison.

Buffalo TrailSo I ordered a bison burger with ketchup, mayo, lettuce, tomato, onions and mushrooms. And a side of mac & cheese!

Buffalo TrailBuffalo Trail Restaurant and Brewery Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Sophisticated Hound Brewing Company

Sophisticated hound

Sophisticated Hound Brewing Company is one of West Virginia's newest breweries!

Sophisticated houndLocated in Princeton, this brewery has been on tap around the state for some time but recently opened its own taproom.

Sophisticated houndAt the time of this writing, it's only open on Saturdays but word is the owner plans to open up more days, as well.

Sophisticated houndThe first thing I noticed was the outdoor space with lights strung overhead and the Patch Whiskey mural.

Sophisticated houndSo cool!

Sophisticated houndInside, there are a good bit of tables and a bar area.

Sophisticated houndI ordered a flight of all their beers on tap: Racer 8 American Stout, 1863 Pale Ale, RYEbellion, Tail Chaser, Mahaffey's Irish Red and the El Jefe.

Sophisticated houndMy favorites were the 1863 Pale Al and Tail Chaser.

Sophisticated houndThe owner also talked about how the name for the brewery was inspired by their dog, who is a retired racing greyhound.


Sophisticated houndThat's so sweet.

Sophisticated houndWe also got some snacks!

Sophisticated houndI went for the spinach artichoke dip, and friends got the pretzels.

Sophisticated houndHave you been?

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Princeton Edition: Coal Country Kandies

Coal kandy

Have you heard of coal candy? I hadn't, until recently.

Coal kandyCoal Country Kandies serves up these sweets - in addition to a full cafe menu - in their Princeton location.

Coal kandy
The coal candy is like rock candy - just with an Appalachian flair.


Coal kandyBut, I also spotted a pepperoni roll on the menu. And it's not super common to see pepperoni rolls on the menu in this corner of the state, so I wanted to check it out.

Coal kandyDelish! What's your favorite thing to order here?


Coal kandy