Monthly Archives: May 2013

Castle Rock (Jesse)

The 101 list has taken me to some out of the way places. One of the more hard to reach locations was the Castle Rock Restuarant in Jesse, West Virginia. Jesse is little more than a wide spot in the … Continue reading

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The Mason Jar (White Sulpher Springs)

I was working in Greenbrier County and a friend suggested that I try a place he remembered as a kid: Bone’s Diner. It was a small place, just eight seats, right in the heart of White Sulpher Springs and had … Continue reading

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Poky Dot (Fairmont)

The Poky Dot is a long-standing Fairmont hang-out, from their website they’ve been in business for over 50 years. Even though Fairmount is close to the heart of the Italian-American community in West Virginia, the Poky Dot has more of … Continue reading

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Morrison’s Drive Inn (Logan)

Before I talk about any more fancy dining places, I want to make clear I like regular food too. Like hot dogs and hamburgers. And if there is a place in the state that is better for either than Morrison’s … Continue reading

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Thyme Bistro (Weston)

Update:  I had the chance to stop back at Thyme on a trip back from Morgantown and, in keeping with my plea to keep this place in business, had another very good dinner. This time it was the shrimp judith, a … Continue reading

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Charleston Brewing Company

For my first review, why not look at one of Charleston’s newest restaurants and our first brewpub since I moved here in 2000. Early reviews have been surprisingly unkind, and I think a bit unfairly.  The place is still getting … Continue reading

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101 Unique Places to Eat in West Virginia

Back in 2009, the state Department of Commerce put out a list of 101 restaurants that they said were “unique places to eat.”  I started trying to visit all of them.  Then in 2012, they published a new list.  Some places … Continue reading

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