Category Archives: Outside of Albuquerque

El Rancho Hotel (Gallup, NM)

Ghosts of Movie Stars Walk These Halls…. … and they are as delighted with this place  as I am. Latest visit: August 23, 2012  First visit: September 20, 2010  When we travel, we often luck into charming, historic places for … Continue reading

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Oak Creek Brewery & Grill (Sedona, AZ)

Best brewery in Sedona, IMHO. Rivals those in Albuquerque  First visit: August 22, 2012  The Oak Creek Brewery is several cuts above the tired, touristy crap that abounds in Sedona. The food is well prepared, and the brews are world class. The … Continue reading

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Picazzo’s Organic Italian Kitchen

Beautiful Pasta, Beautiful Pizza. I Can’t Believe That This is a Chain….    First visit:   September 9, 2010 Latest visit: August 21, 2012  We didn’t know that Picazzo’s is a chain when we walked in. Not only is it the … Continue reading

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Golden Goose Cafe & Bistro

Among the best that Sedona has to offer    First visit: August 22, 2012 I have been visiting Sedona for about 17 years now, and I can’t believe that I have never been to the Golden Goose. Than oversight  has now been … Continue reading

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Phở Real (Silver Spring, MD)

Best Phở in Montgomery County, MD. Latest visit: June 7, 2008 First visit: August 2, 2006 This is a wonderful, family-run Phở house. Best Phở I’ve had anywhere in this nation. Ate here 2-3 times each month. Phở only with … Continue reading

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Skagway Brewing Co (Alaska)

Great place in a tourist trap city First visit: June 9, 2012 Some history With roots dating back to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898, the Skagway Brewing Company first opened its doors in 1897 to serve the thirsty prospectors … Continue reading

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Red Dog Saloon (Juneau, AK)

 You must try this place. It’s a hoot.  First visit: June 7, 2012 Originating during the heyday of Juneau’s glorious mining era, this world famous saloon has provided hospitality and fellowship to weary travelers and local patrons alike. Early day … Continue reading

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Rubio’s Fine Mexican Dining

Good Food; Good Vibes…. First visit: September 2010 When you’re on the road, hungry, and forgot your iPhone (or other Urbanspoon connector), ask a local where he/she eats. I often have great success with gas jockeys, real estate offices, and … Continue reading

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