Grapevine Botanical Gardens, Grapevine, Tex.

The summer of 2019, I visited Grapevine, Texas for a computer conference. OK, OK, it was QuakeCon. Before I was able to start hardcore gaming, I had a few hours to fill, and made the decision to eat BBQ brisket and take a nap at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, and it was a beaut. The… Continue reading Grapevine Botanical Gardens, Grapevine, Tex.

Historic Downtown Grapevine, Tex.

To be filed under, "You know you are getting old when..." I know that I have gotten old when, on a trip to Texas for 3 days of hardcore gaming at QuakeCon, I am almost sidetracked by the history of the town hosting the event. Well, that was the case with Grapevine. ¬†Good thing I… Continue reading Historic Downtown Grapevine, Tex.

Meat U Anywhere BBQ, Grapevine, Tex.

Right before I got on the plane from Connecticut to Texas, well, the night before (and I left EARLY the following morning, so I'm sticking with "right before" in spirit) one of the chefs I work with impressed upon me the importance of the opportunity to eat good BBQ while down in Texas. The chef… Continue reading Meat U Anywhere BBQ, Grapevine, Tex.