Category Archives: Sammiches

Sauces? We don’t need no stinking sauces.

DESTIN, Fla. – It takes guts to open a cash-only restaurant with no indoor seating in a place where the temperature routinely hovers between 90 and the fires of hell. It takes even more guts to serve a pulled-pork sandwich … Continue reading

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What the F (Bomb)?

AUSTIN, Texas – I get this question a lot. “Is this all for you?” Mark Avalos asked as he stuffed a made-that-day bolillo with sausage, pulled pork and brisket. It was, but only because the menu board at The Sugar … Continue reading

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Beer, Cheese and Bacon soup for the soul

CHICAGO – We don’t have a place like Soupbox where I live, because we don’t need it. In Florida, it’s always some degree of warm. Usually, it’s blistering hot. So a restaurant that lovingly crafts 12 scratch-made soups each day … Continue reading

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HIAB video special report: Where am I going? And why I am I in this handbasket?

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Quality vs. Quantity (and Quality)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – During a swing through the Midwest, I had to answer a burning existential question regarding the University of Michigan. Are Wolverines fans happier because their school hired Brady Hoke as head coach or because of the … Continue reading

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