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Travel Memoirs by Joshua Daily



What to say about me? Well, I work for a living but dream of traveling as my real job... as long as I can bring my video games with me. I love to travel and explore new places, especially coffeehouses and diners! But I also love hanging with my friends and just enjoying down time.

Panaderia Ortiz Bakery & Pizza – Peoria, IL

Initial Visit: June 27th, 2013
Rating: 4/5
Price: $

Description: The place for Mexican baked goods in Peoria.

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Lincoln Museum – Springfield, IL

Initial Visit: April 11th, 2012
Rating: 4.5/5
Price: Free

Description: All things Lincoln.

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McLean County Museum of History – Bloomington, IL

Initial Visit: April 18th, 2012
Rating: 4.5/5
Price: $

Description: A pretty cool museum.

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Rosati’s Pizza – Bloomington, IL

Initial Visit: June 2nd, 2013
Rating: 0.5/5
Price: $-$$

Description: Three people. Zero likes.

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Country Cupboard Ice Cream Shoppe – North Utica, IL

Initial Visit: August 26th, 2015
Rating: 4/5
Price: $

Description: You can find a Fat Elvis here.

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Peoria Hofbrau – Peoria, IL

Initial Visit: April 18th, 2015
Rating: 4.75/5
Price: $$-$$$

Description: A pre-beerfest lunch tradition.

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Lorena’s Mexican Restaurant – East Peoria, IL

Initial Visit: March 28th, 2012
Rating: 4.5/5
Price: $-$$

Description: Lorena’s was a lotta fun!

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Browns Oakridge Zoo (Closed) – Smithfield, IL

Initial Visit: June 6th, 2016
Rating: ?/5
Price: $-$$

Description: Quite the controversial zoo and using the term ‘zoo’ is being generous.

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Leaves ‘n Beans Coffee – Pekin, IL

Initial Visit: May 22nd, 2021
Rating: 4.75/5
Price: $

Description: These leaves and beans are sprouting up everywhere!

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River City Cafe & Grille (Closed) – Peoria, IL

Initial Visit: October 15th, 2014
Rating: 3.5/5
Price: $

Description: My sister’s favorite lunch spot.

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Gebby’s Family Restaurant – Peoria Heights, IL

Initial Visit: September 19th, 2014
Rating: 5/5
Price: $

Description: A whirlwind of a visit.

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Potbelly Sandwich Shop – East Peoria, IL

Initial Visit: September 5th, 2013
Rating: 4/5
Price: $-$$

Description: Potbelly leads to a full belly.

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Portillo’s Hot Dogs – Arlington Heights, IL

Initial Visit: August 22nd, 2016
Rating: 4.75/5
Price: $-$$

Description: An icon of Illinois indulgence.

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Owens Recreational Center – Peoria, IL

Initial Visit: December 9th, 2012
Rating: 4.25/5
Price: $-$$

Description: The place where I almost shattered my jaw.

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