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…

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,…