Sushi Cafe Duluth – Duluth, Georgia – 11/18/2020

Alysia and I decided to make a Girls’ Night Out for the two of us. We knew we wanted to…

K-Brew Coffee & Bagels – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020

Since we missed the supply of Vegan Doughnuts at Status Dough, we were still on the lookout for a Vegan-Friendly…

Southern Squeeze Plant-Based Kitchen – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/14/2020

We’re always on the lookout for Plant-Based Food options, particularly for smoothie bowls and juices! Southern Squeeze has been on…

Pad Thai, Tofu, Spring Rolls, and Thai Milk Tea – Saigon Cafe – Alpharetta, GA – 10/09/2020

There are lots of good places for Asian food in the Atlanta suburbs. The greatest concentration of choices lies between…

Yu-ka Sushi Bar Roll & Pho – Lawrenceville / Suwanee / Duluth, Georgia – 06/24/2020

Living in a pandemic world, it isn’t always easy to get the best pictures of To-Go Orders. But, even if…

Strawberry Acai Bowl and a Front Porch Cold Brew from Poet’s South – Cookeville, Tennessee – 06/15/2020

On a hot summer day, you need a cool, fun, and healthy treat! At Poet’s South in Cookeville, a Seasonal…

Taqueria Tsunami Latin-Asian Kitchen – Athens, Georgia – 03/02/2020

One of our absolute favorite places in Athens, Georgia is the Taqueria Tsunami Latin-Asian Kitchen. They have THE best selection…

Street Food of Seoul at City Center on 6th Koreatown – Los Angeles, California – 12/07/2019

In the food court of City Center on 6th in the Koreatown neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles, you will find…

French Toast and Croissants at Roxanne’s Cafe Inside the Clarion Inn – Ridgecrest, California – 12/07/2019

Roxanne’s Cafe, located at the Clarion Inn of Ridgecrest, California, offered a selection of surprisingly good free breakfast choices. While…

Vegetarian Creativity on the Continental Breakfast – Boulder City, Nevada – 12/06/2019

We always adore every opportunity we get for fancy French pastries, or colorful, flavorful doughnuts. But, breakfast is also a…

Savory Italian Crepes at The Bellagio Patisserie in the Bellagio Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

On our way to the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, we chanced across the Bellagio Patisserie and HAD to grab…

Fat Baby Birthday Dinner! Amano Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

We needed something EXTREME for Alysia’s 20th Birthday Dinner! And Amano Las Vegas fit that bill perfectly! Behold, The Fat…

Navajo Tacos at Earl’s Family Restaurant – Gallup, New Mexico – 12/02/2019

We entered Gallup, New Mexico in search of one of my favorite guilty pleasures! Navajo Tacos! One of the best…

A Quick Birthday Lunch at La Huerta Authentic Mexican Food – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

After a morning in Little Rock, and an afternoon checking out the coolest Street Art from The Unexpected Project in…

Sweet AND Savory at Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 11/25/2019

Yummm…. The only thing better than Boba Tea… Is Crepes and Boba Tea! Two tried and true Bubble Tea favorites……

House of Thai – Cookeville, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Alysia has a constant, insatiable craving for Pad Thai. When she picks the restaurant, you’d better believe we’re having Thai…

A Little Tuesday Brunch at Mama Jewel’s Kitchen – Athens, Georgia – 10/22/2019

Ah, yes, another morning at a fabulous Athens restaurant… Athens, Georgia truly is THE Dining Destination of the South! I…

Marker Seven Coastal Grill – Athens, Georgia – 07/31/2019

We started the evening with the Hawaiian Scallops – Seared Diver Scallops with a Pineapple Salsa, finished with a Balsamic…

A Little Boba Tea and Pad Thai for the Road! – Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery – Crossville, Tennessee – 06/27/2019

You always know when Alysia picks the restaurant, because there is ALWAYS Pad Thai involved! And we do love our…

Bavarian Pretzels – Hofer’s Bakery, Konditorei, and Cafe – Helen, Georgia – 06/19/2019

One of the best parts about visiting the unique Bavarian town of Helen, Georgia, is THE FOOD! High atop our…

Dinner in a Jersey Diner – Manny’s Diner – Clark, New Jersey – 05/14/2019

So, this little adventure just started with Mom Solo trying to find a cup of coffee from a local coffee…

Ahjoomah’s Apron – Chicago, Illinois – 05/06/2019

This is probably one of my favorite dining experiences ever! After a day exploring a variety of Asian cultures in…

Jason Aldean’s Kitchen – Nashville, Tennessee

A MOST delicious meal in Nashville, if I do say so myself! I don’t engage actively with much modern country…

Opening Day at the Athens Farmers Market – Athens, Georgia – 03/23/2019

Yay! It was Opening Day at the Athens Farmers Market in Bishop Park in Athens, Georgia. We’ve been looking forward…

Simply Fresh! Round Two! – Jamestown, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

We don’t usually eat at the same place two days in a row… But, when the food is as awesome…

Simply Fresh – Jamestown, Tennessee – 03/19/2019

Whoa! It’s hard to believe this fabulous place exists in little ol’ Jamestown, Tennessee. Incredible tacos made of perfectly grilled…

Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery – Crossville, Tennessee – 03/15/2019

I’ve been seeing posts from Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery on Facebook for a few weeks now. On our…

Cali N Tito’s Eastside – Athens, Georgia – 03/03/2019

Holy Fiesta! This place is AMAZING! I’ve always loved Cali N Tito’s on Lumpkin Street in Athens, but a lot…

Pauley’s Original Crepe Bar – Athens, Georgia – 02/26/2019

If you are looking for sweet and/or savory crepes in a festive atmosphere to satisfy your cravings, Pauley’s Original Crepe…

Nama Sushi Bar – Knoxville, Tennessee – 02/14/2019

Happy Valentine’s Dinner to Me! I did get to the hotel a little later than anticipated tonight, so I had…

Maine Street Coastal Cafe – Cartersville, Georgia – 01/28/2019

One of our more important goals here at SPG Family Adventure Network is to share the magic of the “Small…

Loveless Café – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/16/2019

THE Quintessential Tennessee Breakfast Experience! Loveless Café is a Nashville institution, indeed!

Adele’s Nashville – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/13/2019

It’s definitely unfortunate that my pictures are far too dark to do justice to the exquisite taste of Adele’s locally-sourced,…

Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 12/19/2018

Absolutely back for more! Another round of Bubble Tea in Crepe & Creme’s super awesome neon light bulb cups! And…

Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 12/14/2018

Yes, indeedy. Our new favorite place that’s not TOO terribly far from the Tennessee house, and wildly AMAZING! You WILL…

Geno’s Steaks – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 12/13/2018

When in Philly, you MUST Cheesesteak! But, the truth of the matter is, they are all made differently, and there…

Pat’s King of Steaks – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 12/13/2018

We’ve cumulatively spent a few months in Philly over the course of the last two years. So, it stands to…

Defonte’s Sandwich Shop – Brooklyn, New York – 12/13/2018

Ah, yes! An absolutely, authentically amazing Brooklyn Hero Shop! Defonte’s has been slinging the best sandwiches in Red Hook, Brooklyn…

Broadway Sushi Rolls at Kodama Sushi – New York, New York – 12/12/2019

Broadway Sushi Rolls at Kodama Sushi was a FUN experience! We caught the afternoon performance of Kinky Boots at Al…

Times Square Eats – New York, New York – 12/12/2018

We meandered through Times Square on our way to Alysia’s Birthday Surprise. We couldn’t resist the quintessential late morning /…

Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 11/26/2018

Another happy night at Crepe & Creme in Cookeville, Tennessee! You’ve GOT to check this fun place out! Sweet Chili…

In-n-Out Burger – Reno, Nevada – 09/14/2018

Whenever an East Coaster makes it to the West Coast, THIS has to happen. In-n-Out. Yes. It happened. Check out…

Kalyna Kitchen at the The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village – Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada – 06/09/2018

If you’re going for the history, you definitely want to stay for the food! Kalyna Kitchen offers a variety of…

Pizza Pizza – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – 06/04/2018

When the sisters find welcome in new territory with bubble tea, little brothers get PIZZA! Don’t worry… We’ll get to…

Humbird Cheese – Tomah, Wisconsin – 05/17/2018

We never really knew what cheese curds were… And, I guess, I still really don’t! But, wow, they ARE delicious!…

Giordano’s Pizza – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

Mmmm…. Chicago Deep Dish Pizza! You have to try some at least once in your life! Or, better yet, route…

Mmmm! Chicago Dog – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

A Chicago Dog just outside the Field Museum of Natural History… This Quintessential Chicago Street Food, an all-beef dog, “dragged…

Moloney’s Alley Irish Pub – Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – 05/14/2018

After an afternoon of chocolate shopping and learning about the Soo Locks, we concluded our time in The Soo with…

Puckett’s – Franklin, Tennessee – 05/05/2018

If you are looking for an “authentic” Tennessee dining experience, I would definitely put Puckett’s Franklin on the list! Located…

A Taste of Thai – Knoxville, Tennessee – 04/23/2018

We’ve all been craving Thai food for a while. Taste of Thai hit the spot incredibly well… Mmmm…

Frybread Navajo Tacos at Chee’s Indian Store – Houck, Arizona – 10/27/2017

We first discovered the amazing experience of Indian Frybread in Cherokee, North Carolina on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. Chee’s Indian…

A Little Late Night Beignet Love – Cafe du Monde – New Orleans, Louisiana – 09/27/2017

Horse-drawn carriages, cobblestone streets, riverboats along the Mississippi… The sound of Zydeco filling the streets… And, the sweet, doughy goodness…

Z Taco at al Fresco – Pensacola, Florida – 09/16/2017

Trillian and I took a Mommy-Daughter Day Out this afternoon and headed into Pensacola, Florida for lunch, shopping, and a…

Tupelo Honey Cafe – Knoxville, Tennessee – 09/03/2017

One of our favorite go-to places for a lazy brunch in fun and funky Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee is Tupelo Honey…

Aquarium Restaurant at Opry Mills – Nashville, Tennessee – 03/10/2010

A Little Crawfish Etouffee at TABASCO® Restaurant 1868 – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

To this day, I will say, the Crawfish Etouffee at TABASCO® Restaurant 1868 ranks among my absolute favorites. I think…

TABASCO® Sauce Tasting at the TABASCO® Country Store – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Mmmm! The best part of a factory tour is always the product sampling afterwards! The TABASCO® Country Store offers plenty…

Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe – Breaux Bridge, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

We spent a while on this trip trying to find a smaller, more authentic Cajun-style restaurant, heavy on local flavor,…