Restaurants

Parent Review: Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant

Parent Review: Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant

I am amazed at the Tennessee Valley’s apparent capacity for Mexican restaurants. Ever counted them up (or tried to)? You’d think we’d reach a saturation point sometime, wouldn’t you? With so many choices, there’s no excuse for settling. If you want Mexican food that makes you happy with no compromises, then don’t stop until you(…)

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Review: Sidelines Pub and Grub

Review: Sidelines Pub and Grub

Fresh. Homemade. Made from scratch. This is how the food is prepared at Sidelines Family Pub & Grub in Madison. The veggies aren’t microwaved; they’re steamed fresh. The chicken is hand cut, hand breaded and fried to order. Their mac and cheese and mashed potatoes are made from scratch and so delicious. Nothing is frozen.(…)

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Parent Review: Chicken Salad Chick

Parent Review: Chicken Salad Chick

I’ve been curious about this new place ever since I heard about it on the radio. Chicken Salad Chick originated in Auburn, but I missed my chance to try it when I was a college student. It’s been absolutely swamped since it opened, so I waited a week or so after opening day, then tried(…)

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Parent Review: Smashburger

Parent Review: Smashburger

What’s a hotter concept right now than the premium burger joint? Burger lovers are in nirvana. Smashburger is named that because each never-frozen burger is rolled into a ball, then smashed into a patty before cooking. This is as good a shtick as any, I suppose, though if you’re OCD about your burger being perfectly(…)

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Date Night in Huntsville: Below the Radar Beer Dinner

Date Night in Huntsville: Below the Radar Beer Dinner

We’re all adults here, right? So, I am going to get right down to brass tacks. I am a very whiny woman when I go a long time without a date with my husband, Adam. I think he is an awesome guy (after almost 15 years of marriage), and, sometimes I really need a break from our(…)

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