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My experience at Best Memphis Burger Fest

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I remember the first time I was asked to be a judge for Best Memphis Burger Fest like it was yesterday. I was so excited — I literally ran down the hall giddy with excitement to tell Tammy — and … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Bologna

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I’m not what you’d call a picky eater. Even Tammy will tell you that she’d be hard pressed to name 10 things I legitimately don’t like (beets would be the first thing she’d say). Brussels sprouts? No problem. Asparagus? I … Continue reading

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Not a Man of Many (Food) Quirks

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It’s no secret that I love food. I’m often thinking about it throughout the day and start planning my weekend meals mid-week. There are not many foods I don’t like and I’m be willing to try just about anything … … Continue reading

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Travel Log 2014: Day 2

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For those of you who are new to The Life of JWo, I write “Travel Logs” each day when we go on vacation. Since we didn’t go anywhere, I didn’t write any for 2013. This is Day 2 of our … Continue reading

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My Wife’s Crunchy Mac and Cheese

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Since I love food so much, I often get asked if I also like to cook, which I do. If Tammy’s around she usually throws in something to the effect of, “He doesn’t LET me cook.” That’s a partially valid … Continue reading

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My Taste of the Memphis, Battledish Style

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Downtown Memphis was buzzing this past Saturday with Dragon Boat Races, a 5K and Octoberfest, but the one that had 100% of my attention was Battledish: Memphis, where I had been chosen as a judge. Six chefs from downtown Memphis … Continue reading

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Taking “Flight” in Memphis

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We’ve eaten at a LOT of different places since we moved to Memphis, the majority of which were chosen by me because they were on my Food Bucket List. So when Tammy’s birthday rolled around this week, I told her … Continue reading

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Who Am I to Judge (Best Memphis Burger Fest)?

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I felt like a kid on Christmas morning when I woke up today. Knowing I would be a judge at the 2013 Best Memphis Burger Fest had that effect on me. I had already picked out what I was wearing, … Continue reading

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Ready to Get My Battle(Dish) on in Memphis

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Somebody pinch me because I have to be dreaming. I thought I had reached the pinnacle of my love of all things food when I was asked to be a judge at this Sunday’s Best Memphis Burger Fest. So I … Continue reading

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Sometimes the Best Things are Found on Sidestreet(s)

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When Tammy and I go out for dinner on the weekends, we usually try to find a place from my Food Bucket List to visit. It’s rare that we find a “diamond in the rough,” but that’s what happened last … Continue reading

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