Mark Zingarelli

April 10, 2017

The San Diego Chicken Pie Shop

  The San Diego Chicken Pie Shop… I have never liked chicken pot pies. I know why too. My mother used to serve us kids those […]
April 7, 2017

Johnny Mars and The Knobs Return

I have a friend. I’m a couple of years younger than him. He’s a semi-retired concrete contractor and we grew up in the same small town. […]
April 5, 2017

The Ardmore Trolley and Bingo with Grandma Lizzie

When my mother would go into the hospital to have a baby or have an operation, I would get to stay with my grandmother Lizzie. Part […]
March 2, 2017

Newtown’s Botsford Drive-In

We have a house-guest today, here at the House of Zing, who has spoken highly of her local hometown Hot Doggery, the Botsford Drive-In. I take […]
February 22, 2017
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Car Wrecks

Wrecked cars have been a fascination of mine for much of my life. I wasn’t sure why exactly until I first started posting a few of […]
February 11, 2017

The Isaly’s Ham BBQ Upgrade

    “What is patriotism, but nostalgia for the foods of our youth?” – An Old, Old Chinese Philosopher   When you move away from your […]
February 8, 2017

Cheeseburger on Main Street

When I finally moved back to the small town where I was raised (in Southwestern Pennsylvania, after a 20 year hiatus on the west coast) I […]
February 8, 2017

Late Night Rendezvous with Fish

Thursday night, around 9:20 pm. Pittsburgh… So I finished some mentoring business last night on the Northside, and I’m driving across the Allegheny over the Clemente […]
April 5, 2016

PIX 2016 – Bill Griffith

    Meeting Bill Griffith at PIX 2016 The creator of Zippy the Pinhead comes to Pittsburgh! On Saturday, April 2, 2016 at PIX  2016 I was […]