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Glutton Travels: 2013 Spring Training Preview

Mar 21, 2013 2 Comments

Some 50 years ago, Andy Williams recorded “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” which we all have come to love (ok maybe just me) as a timeless, classic Christmas diddy. I think about that song twice a year – once during Christmas and again during Spring Training, because for me, the return of […]

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Glutton Travels: The Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives of Salt Lake City

Jan 16, 2013 12 Comments

As you might recall from my “Hillbilly Hotdogs” post I tend to be drawn towards patronizing establishments featured in Food Network show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.  It’s not as if I live or die by the words of host Guy Fieri. However, I’ve come to believe that the show is a slice of Americana, highlighting the […]

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Glutton Travels: Observations from the Beehive State

Jan 09, 2013 18 Comments

Not once in my youth or adult life did I ever imagine myself residing in the state of Utah.  Not that I had anything against the “Beehive” State as it’s called.  There was simply nothing enticing for me about living in a land locked state that was best known, in my mind, for a lake […]

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Glutton Travels: Hillbilly Hot Dogs

Sep 26, 2012 28 Comments

Few things are as American as hot dogs. Our form of tubed meat is found at every sporting event in the nation and celebrated as one of the quintessential foods of summer.  It’s a meat that doesn’t just embrace ketchup, mustard, and relish.  Rather hot dogs are welcoming of a wide range of condiments to […]

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Glutton Travels: Observations from the Cowboy State

Sep 19, 2012 23 Comments

Being semi-nomadic can take you to some fairly interesting places. For three months this summer the Gluttons found ourselves shacked up in the central Wyoming city of Casper from which we explored much of what the Cowboy State had to offer (both positive and negative).  The following are a few observations from our time in […]

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Super Bowl XLVII Pick-Em Contest

Aug 29, 2012 20 Comments

The 2012 NFL season kicks off next Wednesday night with the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants hosting the supposedly ever perennial Super Bowl contenders Dallas Cowboys. To celebrate the return to normality of football we’re offering up the 1st annual Super Bowl Pick-Em Contest where the winner will receive a $100 Visa gift […]

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Glutton Travels: Black Tooth Brewing Company

Aug 24, 2012 10 Comments

One of the more challenge aspects of operating a small brewery in any part of America is crafting a product that is not only original but also satisfying to the local populace’s palates.  More often than not the quest for originality can result in beers with unique character that sadly deviate from the usual standards […]

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