Ah, the ever elusive brisket! I've found that with brisket, like most barbeque (and pizza for that matter), there's no such thing as bad briskett since you can always sauce it up to compensate for dryness or lack of flavor, but good brisket is really REALLY good. Good like's there's nothing better in the world kind of good. There's a bbq chain here in Jacksonville that does pretty good brisket, about the best I've ever had, called 4 Rivers Smokehouse.The orignal is in Orlando and I think they've got a few locations around central Flroida but it's deinfalty worth the time on you next Orlandio trip.
great TR so far, always enjoys these food/coaster reports.
I need to get to some of these places to experience "real BBQ".
While I enjoy it if it's done right, the number of times that I have gotten overcooked, dry or BBQ where you have to drown it in sauce to make it taste good far outweighs the places where it has been exceptional.
larrygator wrote:August 13th, 2015 - Frontier City
I arrived in Oklahoma City on the night of the 12th, after stopping at some giant casino (Winstar, maybe) just over the Oklahoma border the night prior. Thanks for mentioning this place Chad you cost for $300
Oh yeah, I forgot to mention, don't play at the Indian Casino!
Didn't realize that Elitch Gardens wasn't the only US park left with an operating Fire Escape: The Ride. I visited (Elitch's) earlier in the month, and my reaction to their Fire Escape was much the same as yours to the one at Frontier City. This one looks slightly more picturesque.
I was initially very concerned about this day between the driving and the heat.
I had to get up early for the drive from Tulsa to Amarillo to Lubbock and then continue driving to Clovis, New Mexico for the night. it helped that the Comfort Inn I stayed in in Tulsa had a superb breakfast spread. I was extremely tired in the AM but luckily planned a "culture" stop to break up the drive a little and refresh myself.
Just before passing through Oklahoma City I detoured off the road to POPS a pilgrimage for soda lovers, before visiting Wonderland in Amarillo and Joyland in Lubbock. Of course, I had brisket in Amarillo and Lubbock.
I stopped at POPS for some pop. Over 600 types of soda, here are a few.
These are my selections for the drive to Amarillo
I made great time on the drive so I made my Amarillo brisket stop prior to Wonderland. This is Tyler's BBQ.
A welcoming decor
Texas toast, yeah. Meat was juicy and tender, I didn't even try their BBQ sauce. However, the beans were watery.
I wouldn't be a trip to Wonderland without photos of the Hopkins' loops.
Loops, mean plural
I still approach these Miler mouse coasters with trepidation.
I have ridden too many of these Galaxi coasters this month.
Texas Intimidator was the one unique flat at the park
Drop of Fear was down for the day.
Sky Rider is NOT a coaster
Hornet - a unique Vekoma in its third home
I mentioned earlier that Drop of Fear was down. Fiesta Swing is really down.
The park is pretty much one long straightaway with rides on each side. Very difficult to get lost.
Wonderful dark ride
Most people obeyed Porky, the park was very clean.
Next up will be Joyland and Lubbock, but i leave you with this artsy shot.
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