Category Archives: Food and Restaurants

Posts relating to places we eat.

Options for future trips

I below to two groups, a local Ham Radio group and the local Harley Owners Group (HOG). Besides their focus in the club names, each group has a secondary (though we sometimes think it is the primary) goal, which is … Continue reading

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Green Top BBQ (Dora)

I usually let MaryJo do the write-up about food stops. Thought that I would give it a try today. Had an appointment in Birmingham and didn’t want to eat before it. This meant that at 2:30, we were hungry. Our … Continue reading

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Casa Mexicana on Mall Drive…

How dumb is this: living around the corner from one of the best Mexican restaurants for nearly a year and NEVER going there? How embarrassing, not just dumb. But we finally did, and when we discovered how good it was, … Continue reading

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Little Mexico Grill on 43 in Greenhill….

One thing I will always remember about Little Mexico Grill is that this was the destination on my first motorcycle ride in nearly three years (six months pre- and the two years post-knee replacement surgery). The second thing I will … Continue reading

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Momma Jean’s on Cloverdale Road….Update (April 9, 2017)

One of the nicest things about going to church on Sunday is being able to across the parking lot to a home-style restaurant for lunch. How easy is that? Now I know the Petersville Church of Christ congregation has it … Continue reading

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The “original” Homeside Restaurant on Cloverdale Road

Now I call this the “Original” because this is the first location that we discovered, Gary and I, courtesy of Steve and Carolyn Letson. I was shocked at the size of the portions for the plate at the price, for … Continue reading

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Undisclosed Location: Homeside on Huntsville Road

Now, to be clear, there are two Homeside Restaurants in Florence, one on Cloverdale Road (Petersville), the second on Huntsville Road. Don’t get me wrong, both are good, they pretty much have the same menu for all day dining, breakfast, … Continue reading

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January Ride

Captain’s log: Bike date January 12 , 2017 (with apologies to James Kirk). What better way to spend the day than to head to Memphis for lunch. But need to get in a bike ride. I had posted on a … Continue reading

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Speaking about food…Cornbread Nation

This is a series of books produced by the Southern Foodways Alliance and published by The University of North Carolina Press. There are, at last count, 7 volumes, each one devoted to a specific topic that is Southern food- or … Continue reading

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Eating my way through Florence, AL–or how to maintain a stylish figure now that I’ve retired

Being retired is a bad thing. Being a foodie with a curious bent is even worse. Put the two together, and you have me. So where have we been to eat in Florence, you ask? Well, for starters: we have … Continue reading

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