What is there to eat and see when you’re traveling in a big rig in Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma? You’ll discover spicy food and/or a very large portion when you order Louisiana and Texas cuisine. Like barbecue? Pickles? Okay, then you do not want to miss eating at Cowboy Plaza, 522 S Peach St., Stillwater, Oklahoma. Great food! Have you seen that crazy-looking building on I-35, the Poe Bouyz House in Oklahoma City? It’s open!! Read More →

 Coffee shop. Lavender coffee. Sweet. How is lavender good for you? Lavender is a popular item on menus these days. What’s the attraction all about? Could be about health and nutrition. Probably it’s because lavender provides many good uses. If you’re like me, sweet lavender coffee doesn’t stop the indulging at a favorite coffee shop. Recently, I ordered a hot lavender coffee with whipped cream – and an almond and raspberry scone.Read More →

Plan Your RV Trip to the Grand Canyon Take the time to visit Williams, Arizona if you are planning a Grand Canyon vacation in your RV. Park at the visitor’s center near the historic downtown area and train station. Eat, shop, and explore at historic Williams. It’s an all-day outing but definitely worth the extra time. Ride the Grand Canyon Railway to see the Grand Canyon. Schedule a train trip for travel to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and back to Williams.Read More →

What is your best accomplishment for 2017? What’s the most fun trip you took? The best food you ate? Most interesting restaurant you went to? Now, name a goal you intend to make in 2018.  In Texas we have less than one hour to 2018, so here’s my last blog post for 2017 – and it includes the beginning of my new Food & Travel section of Kitchen Southern Hospitality. It’s a monthly series beginning with auto road trips, big rig road trips, RV road trips, and Route 66 road trips on Interstate 40 – trips I took in 2017. In this new Food &Read More →