3.5 Stars is the Sweet Spot

A couple of months ago, Tara told me about this viral TikTok video where some filmmaker claims the best Chinese food comes from restaurants with average reviews. Apparently, 3.5 stars is the sweet spot. I was skeptical at first. It stands to reason that a restaurant with 5-star reviews would have superior cuisine, right? Bigger … Continue reading 3.5 Stars is the Sweet Spot

Goodness Gracious

It is March, 2011. I am driving down Highway 99 in Oregon, on my way to meet a girl. Somebody I've known for a long time, but have never met in person. She's pretty cool - has a great sense of humor, likes the same music as I do, and never met a cocktail she … Continue reading Goodness Gracious

Beware Of The Sombrero

Last night, my girlfriend and I went out to dinner at a Mexican restaurant we'd never tried before. Naturally, the first thing I did when we got there was texted my brother. Because I'm such an attentive date! And also, he's got this rule pertaining to Mexican restaurants that I have found surprisingly accurate. There … Continue reading Beware Of The Sombrero