Showing posts from October, 2007

Mississippi Juke Joints

Check out this article on Men's Traveler It contains information on the juke joints in places like Clarksdale, Mississippi where folks like actor Morgan Freeman operate some of these clubs.

South Carolina Barbeque Joints

These days, people call anything cooked on a grill barbecue. But if you want the real deal, plan a trip to South Carolina. From the cities of Charleston and Columbia to the hamlets of Orangeburg and Cheraw, South Carolina’s barbecue joints serve up their own takes on the traditional, smoky meal.... READ THE ENTIRE STORY AT MEN'S TRAVELER IN THE GOOD EATING SECTION

Johns Creek, Georgia

Ever since Johns Creek, Georgia has incorporated, things have been booming in its city limits and nearby areas. This new city located in extreme north Fulton county about 30 minutes north of Atlanta, decided to strike out on its own and the results are spectacular. The Johns Creek area was once a barren outpost that acted as the gateway to the once-controversial county of Forsyth. Check your stereotypes at the door! Johns Creek is a thriving community that is chock full of diversity and growth which was unheard of over 20 years ago. Today, it seems that new shopping plazas, bistros, offices, drugstores and big box stores have been popping up all along Medlock Bridge Road almost every second. The busy corridor plays host to some of northern suburban Atlanta's most notable restaurants including Merlot which is considered to be in the Johns Creek area of Duluth. I recently dropped in on this fine dining establishment after being lured in with a coupon. The atmosphere is elegant and