Welcome to Absolutely Stuffed, a food and travel blog written by Patrick Hughes about the tastiest dining he has experienced all over the world.

Patrick writes the destination and digital nomad blog, This Is Planet Patrick, and hosts popular YouTube Travel Channel, Planet Patrick.



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My 1st Smash Burger – Burger She Wrote, Los Angeles

DetailsRestaurant: Burger She WroteLocation: 7454 1/2 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036Opening Hours: 11.30am-9.30pm every day This restaurant is reviewed on YouTube as part of this Los Angeles vlog (click here). When my friend suggested a lunch of either smash burgers or a taqueria, I signed up immediately for burgers. It was one of those … Read more

Gus’s Fried Chicken: best in Memphis?

Coming to Memphis, TN for TravelCon 2022, some fellow YouTubers had worked out well in advance where they were going to eat and chewed through their foodie hitlist one by one. All I knew was that I wanted to try proper Memphis barbecue (stay tuned for that blog!) and to get myself some fried chicken. … Read more



Big Mouth, Johannesburg – slow sushi

DetailsRestaurant: The Big Mouth Location: Shops 13-14, Nelson Mandela Square, Cnr Maude & 5th Streets, JohannesburgOpening Hours: Su/M: 11-10.00pm, other days until 10.30pmWebsite: http://www.thebigmouth.co.za On a random Friday night in Sandton, the upscale suburb of Johannesburg, I got the urge for some sushi while shopping a little in Nelson Mandela Square.  Right at the main … Read more

Hains & Co, Adelaide: refreshingly hip for drinks

Here’s a quickie post! Just before meeting my old chum, Toby, on our visit to Apothecary in Adelaide, we arranged to meet up for a beveranda at a hip and happening bar in a formerly unattractive quarter of Adelaide, made over for the purpose.  I was a bit early and got chatting to the bar … Read more

Apothecary, Adelaide: fresh take on Australian cuisine

My friend from Anúna days, Toby Gilbert, moved to Adelaide many moons ago where he and his family have settled and I hoped I would get to meet up with him! A visit to ‘Apothecary’, one of the top-rated spots in Adelaide was it! We were first to arrive into an interesting pharmacy-inspired interior, the … Read more


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