PWI–Parenting While Intoxicated

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

A Visit to The French Laundry Part 2

In the previous post, I mentioned the arduous process/adventure of what it took to get a reservation at The French Laundry. To be honest, after the shock of being lucky … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Visit to The French Laundry Part 1

In May of 2013, my wife and I were lucky enough to get to celebrate our 10th anniversary in San Francisco and Napa Valley. I’ve been a big fan of … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

All I Want Is Some Perfection–Is That Too Much To Ask?

So, last night was Halloween. I have three kids–the oldest is close to aging out of the holiday, and my youngest is just now hitting her trick-or-treat stride. I’m not … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Farm House – Yep, it’s a new restaurant

One of the tough things about this town is that the bar just keeps going up and up.  This city is for reals. Now while I truly believe that there … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Epilogue – You’re going to be on TV, no really

So, it has been a blast this week.  I heard from people all around the country that I hadn’t heard from in years, old college buddies, high school friends, co-workers, … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Rolf and Daughters – One of my happy places…

If you haven’t heard, food is kind of a big deal here in Nashville. Rolf and Daughters opened late last year (2012) in a renovated factory which has now become … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pharmacy – A descent into madness

I thought I’d share today one of my most popular sagas on Yelp.  At one point, these reviews had well over 100 Funny, Useful, Cool ratings, which might have been … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

You’re going to be on TV… no, really.

So, I write a LOT of reviews for Yelp.  And as it turns out, people generally like them.  Unless it is a business owner that I am crucifying. Yes, I … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

Don’t Fear the Grocer, Asian Edition

This is a tough post. There are exactly two ways I can discuss my very favorite store in Knoxville (and perhaps anywhere): succinctly or gushing. I have no middle ground … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Don’t Fear The Grocer

Repeat after me–the smells are not frightening. They’re just unfamiliar. If you are lucky enough to live in a place that has ethnic markets, you really should utilize them. If … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment
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