Monthly Archives: August 2013

1863 Tavern (Elkins)

The 1863 is the Grand Dame of Elkins restaurants — an old school steak house that has been a part of this mountain town for decades. Very little has changed at the 1863, from the sign outside the tavern’s front … Continue reading

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Harris’ Steak House (Point Pleasant)

Did you know George Washington gets credit for naming Pt. Pleasant? According to legend, George came to the confluence of the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers back in his days as a surveyor. He looked out over the mighty rivers and … Continue reading

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DiOGi’s (Fayetteville)

On an otherwise quiet Saturday, Missy and I decided to take a drive into the interior of the state to see Babcock State Park (where I hadn’t been since I was a kid) and eat at one of Missy’s favorite … Continue reading

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Julio’s Cafe (Clarksburg)

For her birthday, I took Missy to one of her favorite restaurants in the state, if not her very favorite, Julio’s. Julio’s doesn’t look like much from the outside; it’s a simple brick building across from Clarksburg’s train station, so … Continue reading

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Double J Restaurant (Greenville)

This may be my most Magellan-like meal yet. WV Living claimed that the Double J was the best place to eat in Monroe County. Since few areas of the state are as picturesque as Monroe County, I decided to explore. … Continue reading

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5 Corners Cafe (Charleston)

I’ve probably eaten at 5 Corners as often as every other place discussed on this blog combined. 5 Corners is a sandwich/burger place on Charleston’s west side (423 Virginia St., W). I found it a year or two ago after … Continue reading

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