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I had the time of my life at the Davidson County Agricultural Fair

Speckled Llama

This year there was a speckled llama, donkeys, and a giant turkey. Oh my!

Fair time is here again!

Many in the area are familiar with the Dixie Classic Fair, which will be over in a few days. I had the pleasure of going yesterday to that fair. There were lots of rides and lots to see and eat. It’s a great fair, but my fair season starts with the Davidson County Agriculture Fair in Lexington, NC. It took place this year September 20 thru 25, and don’t worry if you missed it because it comes back with a vengeance every year.

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Henry James Family Dining, or How I ate BBQ and vomited

Henry James Family Dining

Henry James restaurant located here in Lexington. Watch out, there is a second location off of HWY 150.

In my time in Lexington, and in conversations I’ve had regarding BBQ, I’ve come to realize that several people believe that all Lexington BBQ is created equally; therefore, all Lexington BBQ taste pretty much the same. This narrow view is shared by many and these people are just misinformed. Case in point, Henry James Family Dining, a restaurant located on Talbert Boulevard in Lexington. From the outside, Henry James looks like an old Taco Bell that’s been remodeled; inside it’s reminiscent of a Shoney’s with a fast food counter. The place is unsuspecting, and when you take your seat you’d never know how sinister the restaurant really is.

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The Breakfast of Champions

Randy's Restaurant

Randy's Restaurant is tucked away, off the main road.

Man can not live on barbeque alone. I know, it’s hard to accept, but take a deep breath and don’t worry because we’ve got you covered.

It’s all about breakfast today at The Lexingtonian, and not just any breakfast, either. We are talking about the breakfast of champions, of kings, at Randy’s Restaurant. Randy’s is located in Welcome off of Old Highway 52, a five minute drive from Uptown Lexington. Continue reading

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R.I.P. John Wayne’s Barbecue

John Wayne's Barbecue

Sign outside of John Wayne's Barbecue

Last week, February 22, John Wayne’s Barbecue closed. Located on 5th Ave. in Lexington’s small downtown area John Wayne’s had been opened for more than 25 years. According to The Dispatch, the restaurant was purchased by Tim Meyers after having been owned by John Wayne Little since 1985. We only found out yesterday about the closing and confirmed what we had heard by driving up to John Wayne’s and finding it abandoned.

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