Lucky Corner

  This week my soul and my stomach needing something truly amazing.  I’m stressed and stretched ridiculously thin this semester… Something full of love, and flavor… something soupy…PHO!!!!! Yaaaaas. So I called one of my buds and to Lucky Corner we ventured.  I had considered pho over and over again, apparently if you want pho…

Lolo Peak Brewing Company

I apologize for all of the posting out of town, last one for a while.  I promise! My last meal in Montana was a fun one.  My handsome spouse and I jumped in the rental minivan and picked a road to explore.  Our plan was to drive on it till we were a little hungry,…

Gordon Biersch – Salt Lake City

Check it off on the bucket list folks, yesterday I flew into Salt Lake City, Utah.  I’m well on my way to seeing all 50 states before I turn 50.  I mean, it’d be cooler if I had time to actually leave the airport but I digress… It was friggen gorgeous.  Mountains everywhere, beautiful blue…

Dixie Diner

My first review should be somewhere I truly love.  Ya’ll should know, my goal is not to trash local restaurants.  I want to hi-light the establishments that make this region special. While Monocacy Munchies is about Frederick and vicinity, I live in Smithsburg.  We’re a little town with only a few stoplights.  We just down…

#BringinAppleBack

I am so tired of hearing about all things pumpkin.  Pumpkin Spiced Latte(PSL), Jello Pumpkin Spice Pudding (yes, it’s a thing), Pumpkin Biscotti, Pumpkin Scones…Listen, I don’t want pumpkin spiced panties… yes, I know that’s not a thing…but it’s a slippery slope and the pumpkin zombies seriously need to chill. I like only a few…

Food Bloggin Ain’t Easy

I started this blog because I love to photograph the world around me.  I also really love food.  So, heck food photography sounds perfect right? Yeah, not so much. My first attempt at photographing utter deliciousness is a combination of a meal I enjoyed at the Great Frederick Fair and another at the Smithsburg Steam…

How to Have a Great Dining Experience No Matter Where You Go

So many people have massively awful things to say about the places they’ve eaten.  I have read some reviews as well as social media posts that have left me wondering WTF??? After leaving places I love all they have is hate.  Seriously, they hate the food, they hate the atmosphere, they hate the service.  That’s…