Old Mill Restaurant

My next step in adventure dining was at the Old Mill Restaurant in downtown Pigeon Forge.  The building used to be an old water mill that was used for grinding grains or milling them.  We got there close to 10am but the wait was only about 15 minutes. While I waited I sat on a bench soaking in the atmosphere.  There was an historic general store next door and they had hired a folk singer to play the guitar and sing.  He was singing “Wrap me in old Glory when I die”  He had the perfect voice for in slightly creaking but … Continue reading Old Mill Restaurant

Packing for the Beach and Ending Up in the Mountains

Memorial Day weekend was upon us and my husbster was antsy to go somewhere. “Pack a bag” He told me Thursday night as I was cooking up some chicken cutlets.  We live in Florida so I assume it was somewhere beachy so I packed appropriately.  We drove to historic St. Augustine and got a room at a hotel in nearby Virano Beach.  By the time we got there we grabbed dinner at a familiar chain restaurant, checked into the hotel and went to sleep quickly. Now what I left out of this story is that earlier on that Thursday my younger son … Continue reading Packing for the Beach and Ending Up in the Mountains

First Steps

My first experiment in trying out new things took place in Tallulah Falls, GA on a recent car trip  to Tennessee.  We stopped in at the Main Street Grill and Barbeque which was right outside of the Tallulah Gorge State Park.  It was a small but important step in facing my fears because as a rule I stick to chain restaurants. I’m so bothered about the idea of getting food I don’t/won’t/can’t eat that many times my husband has suggested stopping at a small restaurants and the apparent look of frightened confusion on my face is enough to stop him from pushing the idea. So here I was determined … Continue reading First Steps