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Cajun Tex Restaurant adds flavor to Marshall Texas

On a recent trip to East Texas I stopped in to the Cajun Tex restaurant  for a quick lunch. Located on Grand Avenue in downtown Marshall, This restaurant had a varied menu with a blend of Cajun and Texas foods. The lunch special of the day was a Cajun pork chop served with veggies. Although this was tempting I opted to go with one of the house specials, The Big Easy. This Po Boy included grilled shrimp with melted provolone, pickles, cole slaw and tartar sauce. The sandwich was huge and the was no chance to eat it without the use of a fork. The Po boy was very good and had plenty of shrimp. If you go I would highly recommend this sandwich. There are several items on the menu that are house specialties. These items have a little red crawfish by them. I look forward to trying all of them. When I walked in I was greeted by the friendly … [Read More...]

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Dead Dog Saloon, Good Food and Memories of your Best Friend

Tastes Like Travel arrived at the Dead Dog Saloon in Murrells Inlet on a Sunday afternoon. There was a lot happening as next door was a fish taco competition, hula dancing and lots of beer drinking. but not necessarily all three at the same time. We mingled with the friendly locals and then headed to… 

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Myrtle Beach, Carolina Style Barbecue………still looking

One of the main objectives of this trip to Myrtle Beach South Carolina was to find, and eat some authentic Carolina Style Barbecue. I have heard for years how  this style of barbecue is so good. Excellent vinegar based sauces and tender meat drove me to seek and sample Myrtle Beach barbecue. As of now… 

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Spring Garden Pancake House, Myrtle Beach

Spring Garden Pancake House in Myrtle Beach is a trip to the 80′s

Day 1 of the Myrtle Beach trip. We have already realized this is the land of pancake houses and mini golf, so we decided to jump in to the local flavor. We made our way toward the beach of course, and on south Ocean Boulevard we found Spring Garden Pancake House across the street from… 

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Myrtle Beach, Land of Golf, Sea, and Pancake Houses

Myrtle Beach and sister city North Myrtle Beach are the east coast’s family summer vacation spots. This is discerned by the incredible number of miniature golf courses and the interminable amount of pancake houses. And the two are often found together on the Grand Strand! Every theme for miniature golf is here, from airplanes to… 

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Clifford Smith, Staniel Cay Best Fishing & Snorkeling Guide

Once in a lifetime an opportunity presents itself that is impossible to pass up. Recently Tastes Like Travel had the opportunity to travel to Samson Cay Exuma in the Bahamas and live aboard an 80′ Pershing for 3 nights. Samson Cay is just north of the more popular and touristy Staniel Cay. During those 3 glorious… 

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Willie Mae’s Scotch House New Orleans, Americas Best Fried Chicken?

Willie Mae’s Scotch House in New Orleans has been visited and reviewed by every major food network and blog there is. Tastes Like Travel  normally tries to visit those unknown, out of the way, Mom and Pop places that get missed by the main stream media. However, Willie Mae’s is know

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NOLA Poboys are Damn Good, Dinner with Cursing Murray

There is nothing better than an authentic New Orleans Poboy sandwich. On a recent trip through the Big Easy, Tastes Like Travel stopped for the night to stroll Bourbon Street and to eat some New Orleans food the city is famous for. As we strolled to the East end of Bourbon street where the night life starts to fade… 

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Props Brewery and Grill in Fort Walton Beach is a Fun Hangout

While visiting our brother in Ft. Walton Beach for New Years, my sister and I grabbed a bite to eat and a locally brewed craft beer at Props Brewery and Grill, in the plaza next to the Publix supermarket. With the name and decor paying homage to the local air force bases, Props Brewery and… 

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