Seattle

Last updated on October 8th, 2019 at 11:37 pmHard to come up for air: Deep Dive. For sure the most unique bar in Seattle. It’s located below the Amazon Spheres...

Denver

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:47 pmUnbelievable food: ChoLon. This is a place you must try next time you are in Denver. I’m occasionally asked what my favorite...

Philadelphia

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:54 pmVegetarian in Philly Cheesesteak land: Vedge. This restaurant has received rave reviews and even though I’m nowhere near a vegetarian I just...

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:53 pmShould be on your foodie bucket list: Tarsan i Jane. This place has been on my list for some time….due to my...

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:32 pmChocolate nirvana: Theo Chocolate Store. This place needs to be on the short list of all chocoholics and while their chocolates are...

New Orleans

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:31 pmRecommended by a friend: Pêche. Quick trip to New Orleans for a meeting and needed a spot for dinner the night before....

Birmingham AL

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 04:02 pmClassic BBQ Ribs: Dreamland This is one of the more famous rib sources in Alabama and it all started in a white...

Asheville NC

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:55 pmSpanish tapas: Cúrate. Located in a building that was built in 1927 and served as the bus station, the new space has...

United States

Last updated on September 22nd, 2019 at 08:57 pmThe Eating Places: James Beard Award Winners 2018. Best new restaurant: JuneBaby, Seattle. Outstanding restaurant: Highlands Bar and Grill, Birmingham. Rising star chef...

Philadelphia

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:56 pmIt’s on everyone’s list: Zahav. I’ve tried several times to get a reservation here but they are hard to come by. Visited...

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:58 pmExtraordinary dining experience: Harvest Beat. As you know, I’m basically a carnivore but when given the opportunity to experience truly great food,...

Kohala Coast HI

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:58 pmA view that can’t be beat: CanoeHouse. It should all be about al fresco dining at this restaurant….right on the water and...

Honokaa, Big Island HI

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 04:00 pmMust stop on my list: Tex Drive In. Home of the best malasadas (Portuguese donuts) in Hawaii, in my opinion. The location...

Philadelphia

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 04:00 pmOn the list: Vernick. This place has a reputation….all the way to Seattle and has been on my list for some time....

Squamish/ Whistler BC

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 04:01 pmIt’s not in Whistler but in Squamish: Salted Vine Kitchen. This is a must visit….in the growing city of Squamish which is...

Birmingham AL

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 04:02 pmOk here is my BBQ joint: Full Moon BBQ. I told you I’d review my favorite BBQ place when I was next...

Chicago

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:12 pmOne of those special places: Le Colonial. I’ve been here once before several years ago and vowed to return. This is a...

Washington DC

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:21 pmThe highlight of this trip to DC: Lapis. Located in the Adams Morgan area not too far from the Woodley Park Metro...

Washington DC

Last updated on September 22nd, 2019 at 09:01 pmA must stop while visiting the African American Museum: Sweet Home Café. I have to admit this is my first must experience...

New York

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:42 pmOne of my go to places in Manhattan: Balthazar. One of several visits to this classic French bistro in the Soho area....

New Orleans

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:44 pmThis is the real deal: Herbsaint Last dining experience this trip and this is by far the best of those tasted. The...

Vancouver

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:44 pmSitting on an airplane and catching up from the weekend: Ayoub’s. Ok it’s not a restaurant but you have to try this...

Philadelphia

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:46 pmBack in Philly: Laurel. Once again my flight in was late…..this time one and a half hours…barely made my reservation going straight...

Vancouver

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:47 pmHave wanted to try this place for a few years: Ask for Luigi. It was really a hot ticket a few years...

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:24 pmOn my list for some time: Mkt. One of a long lineup of Ethan Stowell restaurants in Seattle this one is in...

Washington DC

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:47 pmThe new Vidalia: Honeysuckle. Vidalia was my go to place in DC and one of my favorite restaurants but it is no more....

Sydney NSW

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:48 pmThis restaurant is in a spectacular space in the Sydney Opera House: Bennelong The best way to describe the cuisine is nouveau...

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:23 pmWhile the original Seattle location is in a shopping center, nonetheless, this food is outstanding: Din Tai Fung. Pick anything on the...

Yountville CA

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:28 pmGotta try: Bouchon Bakery. There isn’t anything in the bakery that isn’t excellent as evidenced by the line that forms daily, and all...

Sydney NSW

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:23 pmOne of those very special nights: Mr Wong Very upscale Chinese restaurant and some of the best of that cuisine I have...

Yountville CA

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:28 pmSimply put….incredible: Bouchon. Visit website...

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:29 pmBest bakery in Seattle: Bakery Nouveau. Twice baked almond croissants are to die for! Too bad you can’t just try everything at...

Whistler BC

Last updated on September 26th, 2019 at 01:02 pmThe place for breakfast in Whistler: Crêpe Montagne. There are other places but if you are looking for a sit down breakfast this...

Birmingham AL

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:30 pmNever disappoints: Highlands Bar and Grill. The service is impeccable and the food cannot be beat. Best described as Southern French fusion...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 09:32 pmItalian/Japanese fusion and a place to share food: Kissa Tanto. Since our visit shortly after it opened in 2016 its become a...