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Washington DC

This place came highly recommend so I had to make a quick stop: Dolcezza. Known for their gelato there were at least a dozen listed. My choice was a combo...

Washington DC

Back in town for a meeting or two and had dinner near the Convention Center: City Tap Room. Classic brew pub with a limited food menu but an extensive selection...

Wailea, Maui HI

Interesting place a bit off the beaten track: Monkeypod Kitchen. Had to try this place if for no other reason than the name. It also comes with an excellent reputation...

Twisp WA

You gotta have a bakery with your am coffee: Cinnamon Twisp Bakery. Typical space offering good coffee, espresso, lattes and bakery items. A must have is the namesake of the...

Winthrop WA

Great dinner: Arrowleaf Bistro. Started with wild mushroom turnover followed by a winter salad. Entrees were sturgeon and bacon wrapped rabbit. Excellent! @arrowleafbistro Visit website @theeatingplaces #theeatingplaces...

Paia, Maui HI

You have to eat here at least once in your life! Mama’s Fish House. The food is very local, the space delightful and the service impeccable. @mamasfishhouse Visit website @theeatingplaces...

Cairns AU

Classic Rijsttafel: Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant. Paired with Sauvignon Blanc, a Riesling, a Pinot Noir and finishing with a botrytised Riesling. Visit website  ...

Birmingham AL

Finally some real Southern food…..at the best place in BHM! Niki’s West. Pictured in the bowl is a local cabbage slaw with a local dressing which a bit like Thousand...

Seattle

Happy hour is about the only time you can just walk into this place and get a table: Radiator Whiskey. Upscale bar food with flights of bourbon, scotch and whiskey....

Seattle

Unique Asian offerings: Nue. Described as eclectic, world street food, which fits the bill. Great place to try something different because that’s what it’s all about. Had the Taiwanese chicken...

Birmingham AL

Happening place on the Southside: El Barrio. Fairly standard Mexican fare with a twist….if you look for it. Special on Friday night was pork ribs….sweet sauce with guacamole, collards and...

Whistler BC

Great place for small plates in Whistler Village: Bar Oso. It’s a great for lunch away from the hustle and bustle of the other bars in Whistler. Spanish influence with...

Philadelphia

Had to try this place in South Philly: Noord. Dutch and Scandinavian fusion. Excellent smoked fish and pork but could have eaten everything on the menu…..that kind of place. It’s...