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Restaurant/travel reviews, observations and musings.

-Arizona

Barrio Cafe, Phoenix Arizona

Phoenix

Barrio Cafe

Barrio Cafe Phoenix, AZ

Comida Chingona Vatos Locos.

Barrio Cafe

Carolina’s

Carolina's Phoenix, Arizona

Taco dive;  you can’t eat a chandelier.

Carolina’s in Arizona, The Quintessential Taco Dive.

 

Lolo’s

Lolo's Phoenix, Arizona

The sign inside reminds you where you are.

Lolo’s Chicken & Waffles, because, chicken & waffles.

-Florida

Miami

Bistro Moderne UPDATE: Rebranded, Mediterranean Boulud Sud

Bistro Moderne Miami

French be damned, now we’re Mediterranean.

Bistro Moderne by Daniel Boulod

Downtown Bistro

Downtown Bistro, Miami, Florida

Weekday lunches only.

Blue Shoes & a French Horn in a Cuban Band, Miami’s Downtown Bistro.

Havana Coffee & Tea Company- UPDATE: Closed.

Havana Coffee & Tea Company, Miami, Florida,

It doesn’t matter if you liked it, it’s gone.

http://potandpanhandler.com/havana-coffee-tea-company-a-perfect-sandwich/

The Federal Food, Drink, &  Provisions

Miami's The Federal

A finalists for America’s best new restaurant.

Miami’s Federal don’t F* it up

Pure Verde

Pure Verde, Miami, Florida

Go green.

http://potandpanhandler.com/the-folly-of-following-bad-advice/

Quality Meats, Miami, Florida.

In a sea of tepid superficiality meats of Quality.

Quality Meats, Menage A Trois

Georgia

-Atlanta

BLT STEAK-UPDATE: Closed

BLT Restaurant Atlanta, GA

There was a lot at steak.

BLT the Death of a Restaurant; a Popover Recipe

Gladys Knight’s Signature Chicken & Waffles

Gladys Knight's Chicken & Waffles Atlanta, Georgia

Signature waffles? Autograph free

Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles

Twin Smoker’s

Twin Smoker's BBQ Atlanta, GA

Smoke ’em if ya’ got ’em.

Twin Smokers because smoking makes ya’ look cool.

-Illinois

Chicago

Antique Taco

Pork Tacos at Antique Taco, Chicago, Illinois

Bacon on tacos; because Antique Taco loves you.

http://potandpanhandler.com/windy-city-tacos-and-donuts/

Big Star Tacos

Big Star Tacos, Chicago, Illinois

Be a Big Star.

http://potandpanhandler.com/windy-city-tacos-and-donuts/

Carmine’s (a Rosebud Restaurant)

Carmine's, Chicago, Illinois

http://potandpanhandler.com/a-night-in-the-windy-city/

Legends

http://potandpanhandler.com/a-night-in-the-windy-city-take-2/

Stan’s Donuts

http://potandpanhandler.com/windy-city-tacos-and-donuts/

The Violet Hour

I’m staring at the man in the mural, I’m asking him to change his ways.

http://potandpanhandler.com/the-violet-hour/

-Massachusetts

Boston

Cantina Italiana

Boston's Cantina Italiana

Since 1931, gotta be doin’ something right. As American Italian as gold chains.

 

Boston’s Cantina Italiana, damn you’re old.

MJ O’Connors

MJ O'Connor's Boston Massachusetts

Seriously these guys know how to chowdah.

How and where to chowdah

Burlington

Chopps

Skirt Steak with Au Poivre sauce Chopps Burlington, Massachusetts

Don’t make the same mis-steak twice.

Burlington: Chopps a Steak House and they mean it.

-North Carolina

Carrboro

Armadillo Grill

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down-ii/

Carrburrito’s

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down-tres/

City Bus

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down-ii/

Chapel Hill

Bandidos

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down-quatro/

Cosmic Cantina

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down/

Chipotle

The face of marketing.

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down-tres/

Jujube

Goat cheese won tons Jujube Chapel Hill, NC

Not quite Asian.

Jujube, Southern Ingredients making Asian Food.

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill- Update: Closed

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down/

Lucha Tigre

General Tso, ya wanna taco?

http://potandpanhandler.com/taco-tuesday-take-down-quatro/

Kinston

the Chef & the Farmer

the Chef & the Farmer Kinston, NC

The sign promises, the staff delivers.

North Carolina’s the Chef & the Farmer

Queen Street Deli

Home of cookie opulence Queen St. Deli, Kinston, NC

The sign says queen but there’s no Freddie Mercury molestache in sight.

Queen Street Deli… I did it all for the Cookie.

Saxapahaw

The Eddy Pub

Eddy Pub, Saxapahaw, NC

The Eddy Pub, quintessentially urban hipster.

Rural, urban Saxapahaw the Eddy Pub

Siler City

8 ounces of processed cheese on 5 ounces of burger.

Johnsons

Siler City, NC the changing face of the American South.

The Restaurant @ Carolina Stockyards

http://potandpanhandler.com/02-17-2016/

-Philadelphia

Bellini’s

Bellini Grill Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ring My Bellini

The Cow & The Curd

The Cow and The Curd Food Truck Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wisconsin cheese in Philly? Yes please.

The Cow & the Curd

Dinic’s

Dinic's Reading Terminal Market Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Best sandwich in the nation? No.

Cheesesteaks & Cheez Whiz an evolution.

Geno’s

Geno's Philadelphia, PA

Geno ya’ wanna go.

Cheesesteaks & Cheez Whiz an evolution.

Green Eggs Cafe

Green Eggs Cafe Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Brunch? I wish they’d bloody Mary me.

Green Eggs Cafe a booze-less brunch

Maces Crossing

Mace's Crossing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mace’s Crossing the best burgers in Philly?

Nomad Pizza

Nomad Pizza Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nomad Pizza Doesn’t Meth Around

Paddy’s Pub

Paddy's Pub Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It’s always sunny.

Paddy’s Pub

Pat’s

Pat's Cheesesteaks Philadelphia, PA

Cheesesteaks & Cheez Whiz an evolution.

Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market

Steve’s Prince of Steaks

Steve's Prince of Steaks, Philadelphia, PA

Cheesesteaks & Cheez Whiz an evolution.

Tavern on Camac

Tavern on Camac Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tavern on Camac; These are the People in Your Gayborhood

-South Carolina:

Charleston

Bessingers BBQ:

http://potandpanhandler.com/the-tale-of-a-racist-bbq-sauce/

Craftsmen Kitchen and Tap

http://potandpanhandler.com/the-pot-and-pan-handler-get-crafty/

Early Bird Diner:

http://potandpanhandler.com/the-early-bird-gets-the-hashbrown/

Sullivan’s Island

Poe’s Tavern

http://potandpanhandler.com/the-pot-and-pan-handler-eat-poes/

West Ashley

Spoiler alert: brisket tacos.

Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ:

http://potandpanhandler.com/smokeproteintortilla-yum/