Posts tagged with: wine list

Port Angeles WA

Carb loading: Bella Italia. Classic Italian restaurant located downtown near the waterfront. Had a ride up Hurricane Ridge the next morning and this seemed like a good option. Started with...

Denver

Last updated on August 30th, 2019 at 10:37 pmExcellent dinner for 20: Rioja. Described as Mediterranean it leans Spanish and there is a broad selection offered which should please everyone...

Denver

Open for 23 years: Potager. Picked this place based on the menu, which seemed interesting, and the fact that it had been in business in a residential area of Denver...

Seattle

It never disappoints: Westward. The space is outstanding and one of the best places in Seattle for dining outside. Right on the north shore of Lake Union with great views of...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:11 pmOur daughter’s choice: Whitehouse-Crawford. We ate here about 10 years ago and she still remembers the experience. So, we had to have...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:12 pmSeriously good French cuisine: Brasserie Four. This place really has it all….nice bar, French bistrot food and a great selection of wines....

Washington DC

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:35 pmCame highly recommended: The Dabney. It’s made all the list, including a Michelin star…which makes scoring a reservation a bit of a...

Santiago

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:39 pmLocal recommendation: Barrica 94 Wine Bar. We asked for a restaurant that served local food and this place, located in the Bellavista...

Santiago

Dinner with friends: Ambrosia Bistro. The chef has gotten a number of awards, including top 50 restaurants in South America, and she is considered a food star in this part...

Santiago

Group experience: De Patio. I dined as part of a large group….we had the entire restaurant….so, as I’ve discussed before, I hesitate to be too critical since the menu was...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:15 pmDon’t worry, it’s not on the menu: How to Cook a Wolf. I’ve been intrigued by the name and finally decided to...

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

Asian: Bamboo on 2nd. The restaurant scene is expanding on almost every visit to the historically quiet (previously deserted) downtown core. But just like many older cities, millennials are revitalizing...

Novato CA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 11:48 amUnique venue: Hilltop 1892. I was drawn to the space….a hilltop home built in 1892 but one that has been a restaurant...

Whistler BC

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 02:18 pmA favorite place: Alta Bistro. Described as modern French, the menu, while limited, had very interesting choices. The wine list is extensive….one...

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...

San Diego

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:08 pmFrench in SoCal: Parc Bistro. In the Banker’s Hill area of the city….basically just east of the airport. Thought we should go...

Portland

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:23 pmDinner with amazing views: Departure. Go here if for no other reason but the views from this restaurant located on the 15th...

San Diego

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 03:54 pmEclectic: Juniper & Ivy. The space is very modern and the crowd is on the younger side. It’s high ceiling and a...

Paso Robles CA

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:04 pmLooking for a place to eat: Thomas Hill Organics. We thought we had our dining experience all picked out…..but it wasn’t quite...

Orlando

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 05:00 pmIn search of real food: Bulla Gastrobar. This place looked interesting and even though it was in Winter Park, I thought I’d...

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...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:23 pmA different dinner for 30: Lark. Unique experience at this well known establishment on Capitol Hill. What was unique?…..our choices, although pre...

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...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:37 pmLike a little slice of Paris in the Pike Place Market area: Le Pichet. The menu is very typical of a small...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:46 pmAll things Canadian: Edible Canada. Everything…including the dishes you eat on…..is locally sourced. Can be a busy place on weekends so reservations...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:48 pmAnother great spot downtown: Nightingale. Brought to you by the same chef at Hawksworth……voted best restaurant in Vancouver several times in the...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:49 pmCarbo loading: Lupo. Close to my hotel and on the edge of Yaletown. I wanted some Italian pasta before my ride to...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 05:37 pmAll about the pig: Le Petit Cochon  Had not heard of this place before visiting as part of a recent business outing....

Washington DC

Last updated on March 9th, 2019 at 02:47 pmI’d been here once before a few years ago and it was time for a second visit: Le Diplomate. Once again back...

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....

Seattle

Last updated on June 26th, 2018 at 10:46 amIf you are looking for French food with a view, this is the place: Maximilien We were entertaining guest from out of...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:09 pmA Seattle institution: The Pink Door It has been a few years since we’ve been here but a recent brief visit prompted...

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...

New Orleans

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 05:14 pmStill trying new places and this looked unlike the typical city fare: Compère Lapin. Located inside the Old No. 77 Hotel near the...

Washington DC

Last updated on April 10th, 2019 at 03:58 pmSounded interesting: Tail Up Goat. Story has it that if you see something in the distance that may be a goat or a...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:50 pmFinally got to experience this place after a false start a few months ago: Heartwood Provisions Not sure how to describe the...

Seattle

Last updated on December 18th, 2018 at 01:25 pmOne of Seattle’s best seafood restaurants: Rockcreek. The menu is seafood so if you don’t like seafood then this isn’t the place...

San Francisco

Last updated on October 11th, 2019 at 09:50 pmHighly recommend by Suzan….who would live in SFO given the opportunity: Perbacco. Started with a crudo of halibut followed by lamb pappardelle...