PWI–Parenting While Intoxicated

…on good food, questionable judgment, and making life work

Silly Goose* (Silly Goose is neither silly nor contains goose)

Oh how I hate hate hate communal tables. When I first walked in during a lunch date with the wife, I clenched up. ¬†Seriously, if I wanted to sit at … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

What Would Castro Eat?

I have lots of irrational fears–loads of them. Choking, escalators, and every time I crack an egg, I experience¬† a brief moment of trepidation. But my biggest fear is that … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two – Ten – Jack : EAT ALL OF THE THINGS

My birthday just passed, last weekend to be precise, and it was a helluva day. The craziest thing was that some jackass broke in through the roof of one of … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

King Market – My Dirty Little Secret…

I’m just going to lay it all out there. The reason I haven’t written a post on this place is that I just didn’t want others to find out about … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Knoxville Fine Dining…You’ll Find it in Maryville

Knoxville/East Tennessee has a noticeable shortage of fine dining options, which is not a terrible thing if you are a budgeteer: Look, I can be pretty happy with a hearty … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Gray’s on Main – Or, the rest of Franklin, you’re doing it wrong…

Something really bothered me about this place as I started checking Yelp soon after eating there. ¬†It seemed like most of my Yelp Elite pals really dug this place, but … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 8 Comments

Hattie B’s – When Hot Chicken Goes Classy

One of the great joys of living in Nashville is getting to partake in one of our famous indigenous foods – Nashville Hot Chicken. Now I have spent some time … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bolton’s – The Best Authentic Hot Chicken and Fish in Town

I’ve been thinking about Bolton’s a bunch recently. You see, I’ve been hitting Hattie B’s every now and then and I’ve almost felt like I have been cheating on Bolton’s, … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Husk – A Pilgrimage to the Altar of Swine

I have been meaning to get to Chef Sean Brock’s Nashville branch of Husk for some time now, but life, children, work, more life and the need to let them … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Josephine – 12th South’s First Grown-Up Restaurant

When I first heard about this place, two things bothered me. The first thing that worried me was that the project was being headed up by the same Nashville folks … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · 3 Comments