How Do You Do Chicken & Rice?

Chicken and rice sounds like a specific meal request, right? In Southern Illinois, we are blessed with so many wonderful food choices that you may need to clarify your choice. Between brick and mortar sights and food trucks/carts, there are many ethnic variances on this classic dish. It seems pretty much every culture has some … Continue reading How Do You Do Chicken & Rice?

My First Trip to Ali Asian Cuisine

Over Memorial Day Weekend, I had an opportunity to eat at Ali Asian Cuisine in Mt. Vernon. I was impressed at the size of the menu. Besides sushi, they offer Chinese, Japanese, and Thai options. I went for the bento box with the teriyaki steak. Not only was it plated beautifully, the taste was wonderful. … Continue reading My First Trip to Ali Asian Cuisine