Americans are hot, hot, hot for the spicy food, wine, tango dancing and culture of Argentina. In fact, Argentina has been on the No. 1 tourist destination list for sometime according to the travel guide company Lonely Planet. Often referred to as the “Paris of Latin America,” Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital, is an up-and-coming hub for fashion, cuisine and design. And Mendoza, the country’s world-class winegrowing region, has been dubbed “the new Napa Valley.”
Enjoy dinner or lunch with live music and a spectacular view of Waikiki Beach at Tikis Grill and Bar. Tiki’s has a great menu with a variety of items to choose from. They have really awesome steaks, fresh seafood and a good selection of scrumptious salads with various other menu items. At nighttime Tiki’s can really pack in a crowd when the music comes alive to the stage. Enjoy a fabulous dinner then dance the night away with excitement at Tiki’s Grill and Bar.
Home to 11 different craft breweries, micro distilleries, and wineries, Lake County is gearing up for Pig and Whiskey 2014. During the festival you’ll have the opportunity to sample over 50 whiskeys or visit the Cleveland Cocktail Corner, or enjoy a cold beer from one of the multiple awarding winning breweries.
We enjoyed lunch at the Firehouse Restaurant in Johnson City with our friends Jennifer and Brenda. The savory smell of BBQ fills the air when you enter, and the staff is exceptional. We were in our seat and waited on in no time. The restaurants name is fitting because it is house in a actual Fire House that was originally built in 1930, served the town as the Walnut Street Fire Hall until 1976.
Each year the American Homebrewers Association holds it’s annual National Homebrew Competition. It has become the world’s largest beer competition with over 4,443 homemade beers from 1,058 of the finest homebrewers. Brewers come from 46 states and three countries to display a record number of brews in 29 style categories. The first National Homebrew Competition took place in 1979 in Boulder, Colorado when only 34 varieties of beers were judge. Since then the competition has evaluated as many as 49,674 different brews from Canada, Japan and United States over the past 26-years.
When visiting the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. be sure to stop in at the Muse Café. Owned and operated by restaurateurs Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray, the Muse Café offers a Vegan Brunch with 100% plant-based dishes, which are loved by Vegan’s and those who enjoy a good steak.
While on our visit to the Quad Cities, we visited the Rhythm City Casino. This Riverboat Casino has offered gaming along the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities for over twenty years, and luck is on your side. They have table games, with games that include Card Poker, Blackjack, and Texas Hold ´em, as well Craps, Roulette, and video poker machines. It was amazing how many people were playing and winning at the Rhythm City Casino during our visit. Every time we turned around someone was shouting out in excitement as they won big.
Fans at Knoxville Raceway experience some of the most exhilarating and intense
dirt track racing in the world. And, recently watched as McKenna Haase claimed
the first female feature win in a sprint car at the track. Haase, who races in
the 305 class, is in her second year of competing at Knoxville Raceway. What’s
even more exciting for this young racer is that she just graduated from Carlisle
High School on Sunday, where she delivered the commencement speech as her class
We dined at Farradday’s that has a casual and elegant atmosphere, which is ideal for a couples night out or for celebrating a birthday or other special occasion. Of course, what really made Farradday’s a hit was the wonderful food they offered, and the great service. Farradday’s famous coconut shrimp appetizer; a popular favorite on the menu, which is now available as an entrée as well. Farradday’s also has a award winning selection of wines to enjoy with your meal, in addition to the bar service.
Looking for thrilling way to enjoy Memorial Day weekend, then head to Memphis International Raceway that is honoring our troops and fans with events like the Grill N Thrill festivities. Grill N Thrill will be an open track day at the drag strip with a whole lot more to enjoy. Every admission will include cookout with a free King Cotton Quarter-Mile dog, chips and a sweet tea or lemonade to drink. Along with the racing on the track, an area will be set up for kids that will include a tricycle drag race, a figure eight course and other games.
While the skies threatened the chance of storms, here in Indiana you stick around long enough and the forecast will change. With luck on his side, driver, Will Power set his eye on the prize. And, it was a thrill for every race fan to be there and witness his fierce drive to race ahead…
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Chevrolet have unveiled the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS convertibles, which is a longtime tradition leading into the Month of May. For those who live or travel in Indiana, the “Festival cars” have reminded them of the upcoming Indianapolis 500 since the 1960s, and this year’s fleet of unique Camaros will…