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Travels in Chicago

Last November, mom/dad traveled to Chicago, Illinois.  Or should I say, mom planned a trip and told dad absolutely nothing about it until the car came and picked them up at the Hotel Thompson the morning of departure.  Mom had already packed everything for their adventure.  Why Chicago?  Well first up, my Aunt Tina lives there with my cousin Sherlock Bones.  Second up, daddy has *always* wanted to go to Ditka’s Chicago.  Are you asking yourself what is that?  Well Mike Ditka is a former football player, was an awesome coach and a television commentator.  He coached the Chicago Bears back in the day which was one of dad’s favorite teams.

In the next couple of weeks, we will be highlighting some of the food that everyone enjoyed during their trip to Ditka’s Chicago.


Welcome back my friends as we continue our trip in Chicago to Ditka’s Chicago.  Today I want to show you something that Aunt Tina ordered at this fabulous restaurant.  Do you see that picture?  Does that not look like a rack of Fred Flinstone ribs?  So tender and so wonderful – served with a side of fries to the left of the plate.  Can you say WOW look at all of that food?  And the picture really doesn’t do it justice because it was such a huge plate of goodness.

Make sure you come back next week to see what mom/dad split at the restaurant.  Oh my goodness – so much more yummy!!

And remember I told you that this entire trip was a surprise for daddy?  Watch this video for his reaction… and next week I’ll show you something that happened to them at the airport – you won’t want to miss that my dear friends!

 

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Travels in the South

Are you asking yourself, “Self, just what is this creation on Bacon’s Travels in the South this week?”  I’m glad you asked my friends.  See last week for dad’s birthday, he wanted to go to our local Bojangles where he wanted to try this creation.  Now I’m going to let mom describe what it is… she says I don’t need to know what’s inside of it.  I think we all knows what that means.

This fabulous looking bowl is called the Pulled Pork Bowl.  It starts with Bojangle’s spicy Cajun pintos, then they add a sweet and smoky sauce along with pulled pork and topped with cole slaw.  Even I was questioning if this would be good or not.  In fact, I tried not to like the taste I got out of the hub unit’s bowl.. but I couldn’t help myself.  It was delicious!

So if you have a Bojangles in the area, stop in and try this creation – I think you’ll like it too 🙂

 

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Travels in the South

 Welcome my friends to another edition of Travels in the South.  Being in the south, we do have some great barbecue restaurants that come up with some wonderful creations.  This is something that we have actually highlighted here before.  In fact, when our friends Bill and Jean (with Canadian Cats) came for a visit, we introduced them to these as well.  Every once in a while, we crave these… and it helps that mom had a coupon for a free appetizer. 🙂

Let me introduce you my friends.  These are called Redneck Egg Rolls.  The restaurant takes egg roll wrappers and adds slow smoked pulled pork, coleslaw and jack cheese.  They then deep fry the egg rolls until they are crispy.  They are served with a ranch dipping sauce but mom/dad like to eat them with a spicy barbecue sauce.  They are hot, delicious, gooey and you will crave more and more!  Just ask Bill and Jean.  They will tell you.

So when in the South, eat barbecue Redneck Egg Rolls.  ❤

 
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Posted by on 11/09/2016 in Travels Around the World

 

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Should I Be Worried?

 Sometimes I’ll admit it – my mom/dad scare me.  No, not the BOO kind of scare.  The kind of scare when I go looking for mom’s pictures on her iPhone kind of scare.  Take in point the picture below.  Mom/dad what the heck were you thinking?  See, this is the kind of trouble that happens when mom/dad go out unchaperoned.  They don’t need to look for trouble – trouble finds THEM.

Rub Some Butt, Three Little Piggies BBQ Rub, Bone Suckin’ Sauce and Sweet Rub of Mine – really?  Do I need to even ask where this ‘stuff’ needs to go?  Dad don’t even think about coming my way with any of these bottles in your hand.  I may need to ask for an intervention here at the Hotel Thompson.  Daddy was too quick to let me know that some of these traveled to our house here.  I haven’t seen them and Lord knows I don’t wanna.

Help me?  Snorts and Oinks …. while I still can.

NOTE:  I know I’m safe my friends.  No worries here at the Hotel Thompson.  Mommy wouldn’t let anything happen to me for anything in the world.  No need to call PETA… yet 🙂

 
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Posted by on 08/14/2015 in Bacon

 

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Posted by on 11/16/2014 in Bacon

 

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