2 Soul Sisters, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland

UPDATE: I wondered about the toast. Not only did it arrive ht, but it tasted better, had a better texture than other loaf bread. It turns out that the bread is made from scratch and baked in-house. They also make everything from crab cakes to scrapple in house. IT really is food like grandma made. Dale Leibach, part of the neighborhood diaspora, paused his wanderings … Continue reading 2 Soul Sisters, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland

I’se Da Bye’s Fully Stuffed Kitchen, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland

I’se Da Bye’s is a brightly painted food truck that sets up shop in the parking lot of Sneade’s Ace Home Center, my favorite hardware store ever. Sneade’s is hugely popular. We always see someone we know there, even though we’re pretty new to Calvert County, and part-time at that. Calvert County is full of people who work in the building trades as well as … Continue reading I’se Da Bye’s Fully Stuffed Kitchen, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland

Still More from the Steak N Egg Diner, Tenleytown, Washington, DC

IMPORTANT UPDATE: As if one were needed, here’s yet another reason to go to the Steak N Egg Diner. Nancy, Liza, and I went there for breakfast this morning. We ordered, and our food was brought to the table by a robot! Remember those little carts that I’m Eddie Cano and the Broad Branch Market used to deliver food to homes in the early days of covid? … Continue reading Still More from the Steak N Egg Diner, Tenleytown, Washington, DC

Amapola, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

After her report on a memorable dinner at Atrio, our new Senior Mexico Correspondent Lyn Ingersoll is back with another treat from San Miguel de Allende, this time with a delicious brunch. The next day, we went to AMAPOLA (Poppy in English) for brunch as Marc was craving “real Mexican” food. It was in a pretty interior courtyard a couple of blocks from the plaza. … Continue reading Amapola, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Heavenly Biscuits, Fort Myers Beach, Florida

If you want advice on biscuits, and never think that you don’t need advice on biscuits, ask David Sanders. Not that David Sanders, silly, the one who’s a cellist with the Chicago Symphony. He’s also a world class expert on pies, pastries, ice cream, and barbecue, among many other types of food. It was from David that I leaned about Sunshine Biscuit Kitchen and their … Continue reading Heavenly Biscuits, Fort Myers Beach, Florida

First Street Bar and Grill, Fort Myers, Florida

After a fabulous dinner at Traditions, Nancy and I went to our hotel, the Luminary (excellent), and slept the sleep of the blessed. Nancy spent Saturday morning exercising and eating fruit and yogurt, while I wandered out to find breakfast in downtown Fort Myers. It took me a full block to find the First Street Bar and Grill, outside of which people were eating with … Continue reading First Street Bar and Grill, Fort Myers, Florida

Still More on the Steak N Egg Diner, Washington, DC

IMPORTANT UPDATE: As if one were needed, here’s yet another reason to go to the Steak N Egg Diner. Nancy, Liza, and I went there for breakfast this morning. We ordered, and our food was brought to the table by a robot! Remember those little carts that I’m Eddie Cano and the Broad Branch Market used to deliver food to homes in the early days … Continue reading Still More on the Steak N Egg Diner, Washington, DC

EJ’s Bayfront Cafe, Naples, Florida

Friday was our last day in Marco Island. Joyce was taking a late afternoon flight home, and Nancy and I were headed to Fort Myers for a couple of nights before our trip home. We decided — actually I decided — to skip our usual exit meal at the excellent Rumba Cafe in Naples in favor of a waterside restaurant. We looked at Yelp and … Continue reading EJ’s Bayfront Cafe, Naples, Florida

Steak N Egg Diner, Tenleytown, Washington, DC

UPDATE: For further thoughts on Steak N Egg, see here. Steak and Egg Kitchen has a new location and a new name: Steak N Egg Diner. As a result of a complex real estate deal, Steak and Egg moved from its tiny little house to the ground floor of an adjacent brand-new four-story box next door. That means a lot more indoor space and additional … Continue reading Steak N Egg Diner, Tenleytown, Washington, DC

Doreen’s Cup of Joe, Marco Island, Florida

This will be quick. I’m a big fan of breakfast. At home I usually just have coffee or cereal, or sometimes I go wild and have a grapefruit. Few meals, however, can match eggs over easy with a breakfast meat — bacon, sausage, country ham, or corned beef hash — with some grits or potatoes. Simple and delicious. I always look forward to a good … Continue reading Doreen’s Cup of Joe, Marco Island, Florida