May’s Restaurant of The Month – SOUTHERN ART, Atlanta, GA

Call it Southern food, call it Soul food, but no matter, how you chop it or dice it, ART SMITH is a maestro in the kitchen!  During my last stay in Atlanta, I had the pleasure of staying at the InterContinental Hotel.  Like Washington DC’s The Liaison, the hotel itself could do better a service, […]

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SOMETHING TO HOLD YOU OVER – Pork Buns, Fried Rice & Shrimp @ BUDDAKAN

Sorry for my absence… I have been in LA on business, and have been quite busy trying to hold things down at my day job… But thanks to my loyal readers for your continued support!  I ran and met some of you in LA, and it was a real treat! Anyway, I’m not all caught […]

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A French Dinner @ Washington DC’s BISTRO BIS

During a recent visit to Washington DC, I knew I had to stop in for a bite at one of my new favorite restaurants – BISTRO BIS. I already proclaimed in an earlier post (click the link above) that Bistro Bis, located inside the Hotel George at 15 E Street NW, boasts the BEST CALAMARI […]

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GRAMERCY TAVERN ***April’s Restaurant of the Month***

Everyone knows that there are endless dining options in New York City, but only true New Yorkers with the most refined tastes know that the bountiful list of diners, delis, restaurants, and upscale eateries pale in comparison to one spot that offers the best in sophisticated dining that can only be found in Manhattan – […]

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SOFRITO – An Authentic Taste of Spanish Harlem’s Food, Flavor & Fun All In One!

I had dinner at my favorite New York Latin American restaurant SOFRITO a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve been grappling on whether or not I should save them as April’s upcoming Restaurant of the Month, but I took another look at the pictures yesterday, and knew I could not wait another day to fill you in on […]

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A Pulled Pork Sandwich with Dreadful Sides at DICKEY’S BBQ, Dallas, Texas

Started in 1941, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was founded by Travis Dickey in Dallas, Texas.  By the 1960’s, Dickey’s was a northern Texas staple, with locations throughout Dallas and Forth Worth, and at the turn of the 21st century, Dickey’s became a franchise, run by Travis’ grandson and can be found in various locations throughout the […]

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***B&B GIVEAWAY*** Enter to WIN A BROTHER JIMMY’S BBQ Cookbook and ORIGINAL SAUCE!!!

AUGUST is a very special month for me!  On August 26th, I will celebrate my 32nd birthday and this month also marks Burgers & Bourbon’s one year anniversary!  Boy, does time fly!  Whitney Houston’s new single from the upcoming Sparkle film (in theaters August 17th) is called Celebrate!  So I thought we could celebrate each […]

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Pork Sliders, The Bacon Bar Menu and Shrimp with Grits at CHEF GEOFF’s, Tyson’s Corner, VA

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, then you would agree it has been impossible to miss the Bacon craze sweeping the nation!  Whether it’s Jack In The Box’s Bacon Shake or Burger King’s new summer menu featuring a Bacon Sundae, pork is popping up everywhere in some innovative recipes from fast food chains […]

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My Favorite Pan Fried Pork Chop Recipe

I LOVE to eat, but I surely can’t say the same thing about cooking.  However, when I do choose to showcase my culinary talents, I never disappoint!  I find that anything I can throw into a frying pan makes for a relatively easy and flavorfully delicious meal.  Last night, I rolled up my sleeves, heated […]

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Lunch at 21

The other day, upon landing from Brazil, I met up with my one of my best friends – my cousin Madisyn for lunch at the legendary 21 Club! I grew up hearing about the 21 Club on certain “I Love Lucy” episodes and I remember when Celeste Holmes goes to 21 to have lunch with […]

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