The next week is going to be really busy for me. It’s a change of pace and actually a welcome change of pace. I’m starting to get some work now that fall sports are getting under way which means a lot more traveling and a lot less time playing Wii.
A friend of mine was driving through on his way to Plymouth where he’s spending the weekend. He’s working for SPEED this week at MIS and Plymouth is where is hotel is. Since today was a travel day, he asked if I wanted to meet him for lunch somewhere. The original plan was to meet in Ann Arbor because he was going to take I-80 to Toledo then head north. For some reason, he changed his mind and took I-94 from Chicago.
Since he was taking 94, he was open to meeting somewhere closer for me. Jackson seemed like a good stopping point for both of us, so I started looking for places to eat.
We don’t get to Jackson very often, so I’m not really familiar with what’s there. I put a post on Twitter asking for suggestions and I did get a reply from one person. @ddkronkh pointed me to an article that was in the Jackson Citizen-Patriot about the Top Ten sandwiches in Jackson. I wanted to eat all of them, but I had to pick one.
What I ended up picking was The Roadhouse Bar & Grill on Lansing Road near Parnall Road in Blackman Township. Coming from Lansing, my GPS took me through the country a little bit and I was starting to wonder where this place was and if my friend from Illinois would be able to find out. It actually isn’t too far from I-94 and he was able to find it without the help of a GPS. Read the rest of this entry »