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A recent lunch adventure took us to Mr. Chen’s Chinese Restaurant, in the old Chuck-E-Cheese building on I-55.  While the absence of skee-ball is a definite negative, everything else was great.  I went out on a limb and ordered the … Continue reading

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King Cake – Make Your Own

She may not be the prettiest girl at the (Mardi Gras) ball, but she sure could [insert slightly off color comment here]. Easy recipe to follow. Adapted from the excellent Cooking Up a Storm cookbook. Dough:  Combine 1 envelope active … Continue reading

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Your Weekend Plans

Admit it.  You have no plans this weekend.  There is no NFL football to watch, and you don’t care about the NBA until the playoffs.  Exercising is for losers who actually stick to their New Year’s resolutions.  So get off … Continue reading

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Strawberry Beers Forever

Who isn’t sick and tired of scotch and wine.  Those beverages are so winter.  I mean, crawfish season is practically here, and nothing says going to bed before sundown like trying to cool down your spicy crawfish mouth with scotch. … Continue reading

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It’s For the Kids

We here at FBOFW are always looking out for the welfare of the Capital City’s younger residents.  Therefore, I encourage everyone to attend the Speakeasy Soiree on Saturday night at the Auditorium.  Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of … Continue reading

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Paint Thinning Patience

You learn a lot in the early months of marriage or at least that’s what I am told.  Whether it be the marriage or by chance, I have learned the definition of what sounded like a familiar word.  Budget,  I … Continue reading

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