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Woodinville WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:30 pmAnother great dinner at this local restaurant: Barking Frog Salmon with corn fritters, mussels Thai style, a Bandol Rosé followed by Caramel...

Santa Fe

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:31 pmDelicious Southwest fusion: Santacafé A nice Merlot with lobster bisque followed by New Zealand lamb topped off by chocolate and ice cream....

Seattle

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 02:59 pmThis is a branch of the restaurant by the same name in San Francisco: RN74 Markets itself as a French restaurant and...

Washington DC

Last updated on March 9th, 2019 at 03:25 pmUpscale ramen restaurant in Chinatown: Daikaya. Got here soon after it opened at 11 am and no problem getting a seat. When...

Washington DC

Last updated on March 9th, 2019 at 03:29 pmTypical chain steakhouse: Bobby Van’s. Large group dinner with the typical steak, chicken or fish choice with sides of potatoes, spinach and mushrooms. Similar...

Washington DC

Last updated on November 25th, 2018 at 09:01 pm Ok so it’s number 2 on Bon Appetit’s best new restaurants in the US for 2016 so you know I couldn’t...

Lahaina, Maui HI

Last updated on January 20th, 2019 at 09:41 amUpscale in downtown Lahaina: Lahaina Grill. Might replace Mama’s as the best food on the Island. That said, it is a completely...

Washington DC

Last updated on March 9th, 2019 at 03:34 pmThis place came highly recommend so I had to make a quick stop: Dolcezza. Known for their gelato there were at least...

Washington DC

Last updated on March 9th, 2019 at 03:38 pmBack in town for a meeting or two and had dinner near the Convention Center: City Tap Room. Classic brew pub with...

Wailea, Maui HI

Last updated on September 1st, 2018 at 06:58 pmInteresting place a bit off the beaten track: Monkeypod Kitchen.  Had to try this place if for no other reason than the...

Seattle

Last updated on November 9th, 2019 at 06:06 pmExcellent Italian food: Cantinetta. This is a small place near the UW campus that is our go to place for Italian food...

Twisp WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:35 pmYou gotta have a bakery for your am coffee: Cinnamon Twisp Bakery Typical space offering good coffee, lattes and bakery items. A...

Twisp WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:36 pmGreat place for Italian food in Eastern Washington: Tappi Part of a trip a couple of years with a return this year;...

Winthrop WA

Last updated on April 4th, 2019 at 10:26 pmGreat place to stop on a cold winter day after cross country skiing: Kelly’s. Essentially a one man show and the owner...

Seattle 

Last updated on October 21st, 2019 at 08:32 amSeveral locations of this Seattle icon: Mioposto. The Bryant location has been open about 3 years. Like the others, the primary offering...

Winthrop WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:36 pmGreat dinner: Arrowleaf Bistro Started with wild mushroom turnover followed by a winter salad. Entrees were sturgeon and bacon wrapped rabbit. Excellent!...