Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 5 & 6 – A Break from Bourbon & On to Southern Food!

On June 9, 2014, in Nashville, Travel, by satnightfoodies

Once we got to Nashville I had a serious craving for BBQ so we went to top rated Papa Turney’s in Hermitage. These guys started out as a food truck but now they have two brick and mortar stores. The BBQ was off-the-hook good. The ribs were tender, pulled off the bone and melted in […]

Craft Cocktail Artistry – Holland House Bar & Refuge, Nashville TN

On June 9, 2014, in Nashville, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

The Holland House Bar and Refuge (HHB&B) is a fun, hip place just across the Cumberland River in East Nashville. Its focus is Mediterranean cuisine prepared with classic French technique, and crafted cocktails, using the freshest, season-inspired ingredients. We didn’t have a chance to sample the food but we definitely sampled a few of cocktails. […]

Southern Cooking and Dining with 10 of Your Closest Friends – Monell’s – Nashville, TN

On June 7, 2014, in Nashville, by satnightfoodies

On the edge of Nashville, in an area known as Germantown, is an old brick house that has been converted into a restaurant called Monell’s. This place is a southern food dream! They have eight tables that seat up to12 people. You will be seated and other people will be seated at the same table […]

Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 3 – Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve & Wild Turkey

On May 27, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, TV Food, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

We have had a lot of great bourbon over the last couple of days. Today was no different. We visited three outside of Lexington, Kentucky. We also were able to get to one of the Diners, Drive-ins and Dives joints in the area. We started the morning early at Buffalo Trace. They were recently named […]

Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 2 – Barton & Jim Beam

On May 26, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Day 2 of the tour, we only hit two distilleries today but we have two bars to share as well. First stop of the day was Barton Distilleries, makers of Barton 1792 and Very Old Barton Bourbons. We learned that they make eight varieties and they bottle for other distillers from around the world in […]

Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 1 – Marker’s Mark, Limestone Branch, Heaven Hill and Willett Distillery

On May 25, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Day one of our Bourbon tour was off to a great start. We stopped at four distilleries and one historic restaurant. We put about 80 miles on the car. First stop was Maker’s Mark in Loretto, Kentucky or number 5 on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail map. We got there early but there were already 60 […]

Home of the Original Pina Colada – Caribe Hilton – San Juan, Puerto Rica

On February 5, 2014, in Caribbean, Travel, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I recently were able to visit the home of the Pina Colada in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the Oasis Bar of the amazing Caribe Hilton. Beautiful location, super friendly bartenders and great drinks. However be careful to ask for a handmade Pina Colada, as the normal ones we found out are from […]

Great Lobster Roll and Friendly People – Red’s Eats – Wiscasset, ME

On July 19, 2013, in Maine, by satnightfoodies

While on our foodie tour of the Northeast, Kim and I were told to check out Red’s Eats with promise of the best lobster roll in Maine. Kim also found them on every single top lobster roll list when she searched the web. We were hesitant to try them because they were about 40 miles […]

Unexpected Surprise while Walking the Streets of Boston – Marliave – Boston, MA

On July 15, 2013, in Massachusetts, Travel, by satnightfoodies

It’s Memorial Day of our New England foodie tour and we’d been anxiously waiting for a respectable hour to try Drink, a local watering hole in Boston known for its speakeasy vibe and craft cocktails. However, unbeknownst to us, the bar was closed on this holiday. After walking what felt like all of Boston proper, […]

The Hawthorne in the Hotel Commonwealth – Boston, MA

On June 27, 2013, in Boston, Travel, by satnightfoodies

When we planned our New England foodie tour, we knew Boston would be our opportunity to not only have great food but explore great craft cocktails. We did a lot of research prior to the trip and The Hawthorne, located in the Hotel Commonwealth was one we kept coming across. I can tell you that […]