food, review

A visit to Hardees

Today I was near a Hardee’s restaurant during lunchtime and I realized that it has been several years since I’ve been to one for something other than breakfast (they have pretty darned good biscuits and gravy). I think the last burger I had there was during the menu reduction period of the late 90s/early 2000s (they stripped their menu to only have burgers), which also coincided with the big Atkins diet kick. I remember the Atkins angle because a friend of mine ordered a lettuce wrapped burger in the drive-thru on our way to an Alabama basketball game in Tuscaloosa one night. Since then, Hardee’s has expanded their menu to rival what they had before their transformation but centered around the Thickburger. It was time to try it again and see how they’re doing.
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Pork and beef living in perfect harmony

We went to Jim ‘n Nick’s for Father’s Day supper this year.  If you live near a location, stop what you’re doing, bookmark this page, and drive down there and enjoy a meal…I’ll wait for you to get back.  Welcome back!  Is that not be best BBQ you’ve ever had?  I figured that I needed something to correct the less-than-stellar experience at Firehouse and boy did this ever do that.

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movies, review

Movie Review: Star Trek (2009)

I realize that I am possibly the last person the Earth that has seen the 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise. It’s been on my list of movies to watch since it came out and I recently had the opportunity to see it. I must say that it was one of the most cleverly imagined reboots that I’ve ever seen.

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