FIL, are you listening?
I need me some homemade gravy, pasta, meatballs, sausage, and maybe some manicotti and garlic bread.
Please notice that I said NEED, not want. I NEED someone to make me a delicious, multi-course, homemade Italian meal.
Oh, I also need to get some real Hometown, USA food while I'm home too.
You can bet that I'm going to make every effort to eat at Skyline Chili when I stop in Ohio to visit my grandparents. Also, at bloggy BFF Moe's urging, I'm going to
I don't even consider Columbus, OH to be my hometown (although I did live there for several years as a youngster). I have lots (and lots) of family there and my parents grew up there though, so its kind of a second hometown for me (or third, but that's another story).
Also, in case it wasn't clear, I equate food with happiness. A visit home isn't complete without at least trip to the best hotdog restaurant ever, or a sandwich (complete with hot peppers) from Potbelly. Don't even get me started on pizza. Oh, pizza. How I miss you when I'm gone.
Sidenote: I'm sure other cities have pizza as well. Its just not the same. Let's not get into a debate on whether Windy City pizza or Big Apple pizza is better. Just agree to disagree, k? Mmmk!
So folks, to wrap up the story, I'm going home to eat. I will most likely return to the land of eternal summer a good
I just hope I don't gain too much to fit back in the car at the end of the trip! ;)