Category Archives: Restaurants

First Kiosks, Now Pizza Hut’s Robo Sign Girl

By | August 25, 2021

More fast food automation! We’ve all seen the self-order kiosks that McDonald’s is installing in their restaurants. Today, I noticed that Pizza Hut is also cutting back on workers. Used to be, a young guy or girl would occasionally stand on the intersection nearest this restaurant with a sign, advertising Pizza Hut’s special promotions. It… Read More »

Another Godfather’s Pizza has Closed :-(

By | August 21, 2021

Sad news today from the town next to my hometown: after 44 years, Godfather’s Pizza has closed their Burnsville, Minnesota restaurant. This was one of my “Big 3” must-visit food joints whenever I went back to visit. (The other two are White Castle and Zantigo.) This Godfather’s was located next to Target, directly across the… Read More »

Inflation Hits Chinese Takeout Places

By | June 9, 2021

I stopped by my favorite takeout Chinese place last night to get Mom’s 85th birthday dinner. We’ve been going to this place for over 10 years. It’s always been great…until last night. She immediately noticed the Shrimp Egg Foo Young tasted extremely “eggy.” More egg. Fewer shrimp. I immediately noticed the Sweet & Sour Shrimp… Read More »

Taco Tico, Oh How I’ve Missed You!

By | August 30, 2013

“On the road again. I just can’t wait to get on the road again.” After a fun-filled 10 days in Algona, Iowa, I’m headed back out on the trail. Taking a slight detour east to Mason City to spend Labor Day weekend with my radio buddy Jared. Then, it’s time to point the car westward… Read More »

Last Night’s Dinner at Zorbaz on the Lake

By | August 23, 2012

Zorbaz on the Lake is an interesting place. Actually, I should say “places” since Zorbaz has 11 eateries scattered across northern and central Minnesota. The one I ate at was Zorbaz Park Rapids. It’s not actually in Park Rapids, but rather, in rural Hubbard county. Or, as they say on their website: “1/2 mile north… Read More »