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Eckerlin Meats: Gotta get Goetta…

Eckerlin Meats: Gotta get Goetta…

Pigskin Pursuit September 24, 2013 0

During my brief stint in the Queen City, I wanted to sample one of those signature regional dishes exclusively found in the city of Cincinnati: Goetta.  Goetta, for those of you as unacquainted as

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The Waysider – Bama’ Breakfast…

The Waysider – Bama’ Breakfast…

Pigskin Pursuit November 18, 2011 0

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Runcible Spoon – Irish Breakfast in Bloomington

Runcible Spoon – Irish Breakfast in Bloomington

Pigskin Pursuit November 3, 2011 0

Walking up to the Runcible Spoon on 6th Street in downtown Bloomington, it looks like any other house lining the side street.A simple cottage in a residential neighborhood, a perennial garden out front and

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Fat Shirley’s in South Bend – The end of an era…

Pigskin Pursuit October 31, 2011 0

The smell of grease and cigarettes hovers in the low yellowed ceilings like a fog. The galley counter is cramped, and patrons straddle spinning vinyl stools waiting. Stainless steel flashes behind the counter, a

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Hamburg Inn #2 – #1 in my breakfast book…

Pigskin Pursuit October 21, 2011 0

Originally founded in the mid 1930’s, the Hamburg Inn #2 was one of three different burger joints (#1 and #3 have since closed) opened up in Iowa City by the Panther Brothers, and has

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Beth’s Cafe – Quantity vs. Quality

Pigskin Pursuit October 11, 2011 0

“Beth’s Café, happiest place on earth” the waiter snapped into the phone. Tattoos crawled up the sides of his arms and the phone sunk into a haggard beard as he spoke. The short order

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Wagners Pharmacy

Pigskin Pursuit September 14, 2011 0

In the shadow of Churchill Downs racetrack, quite literally across the street from the entrance, sits a little pharmacy that has been in operation since 1922. Wagners Pharmacy is a legend in Louisville, and

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The Grove Cafe – Proprietary Pancakes

Pigskin Pursuit September 9, 2011 0

I had to have breakfast at least once during my trip to Iowa, and fortunately there is a little downtown café along Main Street in Ames that has been dishing out the classics since

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Jack & Benny’s – Breakfast Buster

Pigskin Pursuit December 22, 2010 0

Few treats in the world are more satisfying than a quick, affordable, greasy diner breakfast on a Sunday morning.There is a welcome simplicity in stooled laminate counters flanking a sizzling open griddle, the rattle

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Big Bad Breakfast Decisions…

Pigskin Pursuit November 5, 2010 0

Sunday morning I was presented with two highly acclaimed breakfast haunts in Oxford and, sadly, only enough appetite for one. The choice would come down to a newer upstart called “Big Bad Breakfast” versus

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