Vegan Fall Flavors: Trillian’s Salted Caramel Pumpkin Oats – Pumpkin Oatmeal with a Side of Pumpkin Seed + Flax Granola, Topped with Locally Handcrafted Peanut Butter, Sea Salt Caramel Hummus, and a Raw Pumpkin Seed Garnish – Athens, Georgia – 10/16/2021

One of my favorite concoctions so far this fall season, fresh out of Trillian’s Kitchen this morning, is her Salted…

Quaint Seasonal Shopping For ALL the Fall Flavors at Opa Robby’s Market – Athens, Georgia – 10/15/2021

Fall is in the air! And if you are anywhere in, near, or headed to North Georgia, one of the…

Celebrating Grandpa Ken’s 91st Birthday with a Florida-Style Cook Out in the Garden – Ocala, Florida – 05/07/2021

It’s definitely been a challenge over the course of the last year to spend time safely with family. But, the…

Showcase of Citrus Album Five: Orange Picking in the Citrus Groves! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

High atop the list of our favorite things to do throughout the course of our homeschooling experience has always been…

Showcase of Citrus Album Two: Two Rounds of Orange Creamsicles, Frozen Lemonade, and Orange Cold Brew Coffee on Tap! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

It may be hot in Florida, but Showcase of Citrus will keep you oh-so-deliciously cool! Two Rounds of World Famous…

Showcase of Citrus Album One: Fun Abounds All Around! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

When in Central Florida, we all think of the theme parks. But, honestly, I HIGHLY recommend getting off the beaten…

A Southern-Style Souvenir Stop at Magnolia Plantation – Tifton, Georgia – 05/05/2021

If you’re traveling along I-75 in Southern Georgia, headed to, or coming from Florida, Magnolia Plantation in Tifton makes a…

All the Southern Flavor at Merritt Pecan Co & General Store – Weston, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Heading out of Columbus, Georgia, towards Interstate 75, in the tiny town of Weston, Georgia, you’ll find ALL the big…

Cinco de Mayo Taco Specials at El Primo Taqueria in Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Fish, Shrimp, and Steak, Tacos from El Primo Taqueria at Banks Food Hall in Columbus, Georgia! We decided to give…

Crab and Tofu Poke Bowls from Poke Sun at Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Poke Bowls can often be a great option for a vegan meal, by adding tofu and/or edamame as your proteins,…

A Little Something for Everyone at Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Today, for our lunch, we decided to check out the food vendors at Banks Food Hall, just steps away from…

Easter Brunch at Mama’s Boy at the Falls of Oconee – Athens, Georgia – 04/05/2021

As our first on-site restaurant family-dining experience in well over a year, Easter Brunch at Mama’s Boy at the Falls…

Hands Down, THE Best Sushi… Our Absolute Favorite FOREVER – Yuka Roll & Pho – Suwanee, Georgia – 04/03/2021

We have literally been eating here three times a week. And, honestly, if I could eat here EVERY day…. I…

Homemade Vegan Waffles with Cranberry Syrup, Blackberry Jam, and Fruit – Athens, Georgia 12/21/2020

Breakfast this morning was a spread of homemade vegan waffles, with Wisconsin Cranberry Syrup, and Tennessee Mennonite Blackberry Jam; and…

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…

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…

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……

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…

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…

Bubble Tea Light Bulbs & Matcha Strawberry Banana Chocolate Truffle Crepes – 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…

Savory Crepes and Sweet, Sweet Boba Tea! – 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…

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…

Sweet Chili Shrimp and Matcha Strawberry Chocolate Banana Crepes with Taro and Thai Bubble Teas – 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…

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…

Cheezin’ at 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 Deep Dish Pizza Pie – 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 Sault Ste. Marie,…

A Date with a Dragon at a Taco Bar – Huntsville, Alabama – 05/10/2018

I mean, hey, why not? When’s the last time you ate tacos with a dragon? Okay, seriously. That link has…

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…

Pulled Pork BBQ and Shrimp Po’ Boys – Dauphin Island, Alabama – 09/25/2017

I can’t for the life of me remember what this restaurant was called when we ate here, but as of…

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…

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,…

The Varsity – Atlanta, Georgia – 01/19/2010

An Atlanta Institution, for sure. The Varsity is the ultimate stop, before or after Atlanta-area sporting events. Or, for us,…