Captain Nemo’s: If You’re Expecting Seafood, You’re Wrong

Jules Verne, the 19th century author of classic science fiction greats such as Around the World in 80 Days and Journey to the Center of the Earth, also gave us Captain Nemo: the brilliant and tormented captain of the Nautilus, a submarine written into the pages of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea before submarines were even…

Detour: Papa Vito’s

Believe it or not, I really am trying to be better at posting regularly. But what can I say? Life is busy. I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but I come from the St. Louis area. Technically I’m from southern Illinois, but it’s right on the other side of the Mississippi from St….

Cappy’s Pizza and Subs

Here’s what I cannot understand about Cappy’s: their pizza is not much better than greasy cardboard with cheese on top, but they seem to have a very loyal clientele. Why this loyalty? I cannot figure it out.