I took a trip out to San Diego recently, and before I got into town I sent out a tweet asking all the DudeFoods Twitter followers where I should stop and eat while I was there. Once of the first responses I received mentioned that I needed to check out the burgers at Nicky Rottens. As it turns out the bar/restaurant was only a few blocks from where I was staying, so I decided to stop in for lunch.… Continue Reading »
Writing a food blog I get a lot of companies who want to send me their products to review. The thing is, those products are always edible. Recently though I received an email from a website where you can turn your photos into canvas prints offering me a free print of any photo I wanted. I was originally going to pass on the offer since I wasn’t sure how a canvas print would really relate to a food blog, but … Continue Reading »
Earlier this year I was invited to a “media dinner” at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. The way these types of dinners work is that they invite a bunch of people who write about food, feed them tons of different menu items, give them a bunch of drinks and then in the end it’s sort of implied that you’ll write something about the restaurant. In other words, media dinners rule!
Over the course of the two and a … Continue Reading »
When headed out to dinner in Las Vegas most people get excited about the numerous four and five-star restaurants run by world-famous chefs. Me? I freak out about places like Heart Attack Grill, which was the first dining stop I made on my recent trip to Sin City. After all, you can get a great steak or some delicious sushi at plenty of different restaurants in Vegas, but there’s only one place where you can enjoy French fries that … Continue Reading »
A few weeks ago I got an email from Planters letting me know that they’d like to send me samples of some of their seasonal nuts. I sort of took the term “samples” to mean that I’d get a few of those airplane sized bags of various types of nuts, but the following week I arrived home from work to find a pretty decent sized box on my front porch that contained almost eight pounds of Planters nuts. Now, I … Continue Reading »
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