America Skittles Review with Brian

Hello again, folks.

It has been a while now since I’ve been active on this site, but life has not held still for me and the family. Since the last time I posted anything of significance, quite a great deal has happened, actually, much of which was originally destined for publication here. Well, as it does, life got in the way, priorities shifted, my free time diminished, etc. etc. — and the gist of it all is that you folks were left unattended for many months.

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Top 10 Review the World Episodes of 2015-2016

It’s that time of year again folks, that magical time between Christmas and New Year where thoughtful commentators like myself come out with their end of year retrospectives; and continuing a tradition I established a couple of years back on this site, I intend to give you my take on the best of my buddy Brian Hammons’ output over on the internet’s most beloved nostalgia blog, You can catch up on previous years’ content by taking a look at my other lists:

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August into December at the Holiday Warehouse

Mr. Pumpkin
, by Toby Marks on Flickr
The Holiday Warehouse is a largish, and rather outstanding, independent holiday decor shop located in Plano, Texas. Like its well known cousin The Decorator’s Warehouse in Arlington, the concentration is mainly on Christmas, but not as exclusively.

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The Bollywood Burrito

Remember Taco Naan, the Mexican-Indian hybrid restaurant I wrote about a long time back? I’m talking about the very same one my buddy Brian featured on his second trip to the Big D, where he stacked up its offerings against the nationally renowned taco dive Fuel City. Well, they’re still around and busier and better than ever! The place is expanding like mad, doubling its interior floor space and hopefully renovating those dismal restrooms. I wouldn’t know because I’ve never had the courage to try them again. But you don’t go to Taco Naan to use the bathroom, man, so no worries.

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The Czech Stop and Slovaceks

After a long hiatus, my front seat food review series is back! This time I feature some of the Waco area’s finest gas station Czech cuisine. If you’re ever in the area you should absolutely stop at one or both of these fine establishments. Such a treat.