PWI–Parenting While Intoxicated

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

Lazzaroli Pasta – It’s In There

While Nashville may have a dearth of good or hell, decent classic Italian restaurants*, we are blessed with an amazing little shop up in Germantown, just North of Downtown on … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Sullied and Purified

By all accounts, my kids are pretty good eaters. My oldest loves lentils. I mean he loves them. When I announce lentil soup for dinner he is genuinely delighted. When … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Craft Brewed – Willy Wonka’s Beer Emporium

I had heard about Craft Brewed some time ago, joined their mailing list, etc etc.  And as usual, didn’t actually make it there, but I kept seeing posts come up … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thai One On

So, I guess flavored vodkas are a thing now, which means they’ll be passé in no time. I’ve never bought a flavored vodka and likely never will due to its … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 4 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

Noodle Pupil

As an individual lacking any Asian lineage, I often resort to watching somebody else’s grandmother making signature dishes on YouTube. Between this wellspring of information and my own extensive knowledge … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

O3 – DeKuyper’s Great Liquor Secret

I was going to start off this post extolling the virtues of Calvados, which I honestly believe owns its own post, but then I realized that I had been keeping … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 1 Comment