Category Archives: I Eat Things

I Eat (Too Many) Things: From Shoney’s to Chez Fonfon

Shoney’s. It was a childhood institution when I was growing up. On drives to and from visits to family in Nashville and Alabama (from our home in Ohio), Shoney’s—usually the one in Elizabethtown, Kentucky—was the place where we stopped to eat. I thought Shoney’s had disappeared, but one has opened recently just off I-65’s exit […]

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I Eat Things: Brats & Burgers & Fries

We’ve taken to rotating who gets to pick where we eat after church on Sundays, and during my wife’s recent weeklong trip I let each kid pick where we ate dinner one night. Here are some highlights. Brat Brot. I wasn’t expecting much on my first visit–I figured it’d be another overpriced hipster joint with […]

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