I Love The Place

Many folks call Memorial Day the unofficial start of summer. On the Connecticut Shore, summer starts the first time you eat at The Place in Guilford, an outdoor restaurant specializing in wood-grilled local seafood, vegetables and more since 1971. I had my first dinner of the year at The Place on Memorial Day, so count… Continue reading I Love The Place

Lawry’s The Prime Rib

For her 30th birthday I took my meat-loving lady to Lawry's, a classic dining room housing the city of Chicago's finest prime rib. She squealed at first sight of the meat cart. My favorite part of the meal was the meat itself. Soft, rich, perfectly pink and juicy in an indescribably addicting rich meat gravy… Continue reading Lawry’s The Prime Rib

Marty’s Place North, Part 2

The day after "the indoor waterpark" incident I was still really shook up. I felt like I had been in a war: bruises on my elbow to my wrist, water lodged near my brain, ringing in my ears, fatigue. We drove to the Northwoods and had dinner at one of our favorite Wisconsin supper clubs:… Continue reading Marty’s Place North, Part 2