Tag Archives: food

I showed my twang in Illinois

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This coming February marks three years since my wife and I made the move from Chicagoland to Memphis. It’s hard to believe that much time has passed, and even harder to believe how much being back in the South (I’m … Continue reading

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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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The day my love of food cost me

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When I hear that new food spots open in my town, my interest is peaked. When those spots aren’t another chain and are instead locally owned, I get excited. So when I recently found out about a new Mexican ice … Continue reading

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Best If Used By…

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When you work in a department, you learn things about your co-workers on a fairly regular basis. Sometimes the information is good, as in “I volunteer at a dog rescue shelter,” while other times it’s bad, “my wife likes to … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Go On a Cruise

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Just the other day, a freshly married coworker told me how he thought of me on his honeymoon. At first I was a little freaked out, but I allowed him to continue. He clarified by saying he thought of me … 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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Debut of “The Hungry Curmedgeon”

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When I started The Life of JWo a little almost four years ago, I planned on using it as a place to document funny stories and events in my life. Writing about food and places I’ve eaten never crossed my … 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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The Day After St. Patrick’s Day

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For a lot of people the day following St. Patrick’s Day is about trying to function at work while feeling the effects of drinking large amounts of green beer, but for me it’s different. I’ve never been very big into … Continue reading

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The Results Are In…

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With the month of Movember quickly approaching, thoughts of health — mine and men’s health in general – have been swirling around in my head. Not only am I trying to raise awareness for men’s health issues during Movember, but … Continue reading

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