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Avec

Avec is open seven days a week and has remained in my rotation and recommendation list since it opened in […]

Husk

Brunch with a side of southern hospitality for the last meal of my Nashville food trip. Husk Nashville Glass sculpture […]

Henrietta Red

Brunch at Henrietta Red by partner/chef Julia Sullivan, who previously worked at Per Se and Blue Hill at Stone Barns. […]

Bastion (Kitchen)

We were lucky to have both Josh Habiger and Trevor Moran cooking for us, as we took the last seating […]

Daisies

Daisies hosted an Indian-influenced, contemporary food collaboration event with three other Chicago food businesses, a San Francisco food truck, and […]

Elske

We ordered everything. Tasting Menu $85 (a la carte menu available) Chef David Posey Tips – Eat outside by the […]

Whiteface Lodge

This was my first trip to upstate New York and I was surprised how much it reminded me of Northern […]

Thai Cafe

Thai Cafe is located 23 miles west of Chicago in Downers Grove. There is a counter with several stools plus […]

Proxi

Sepia has a new baby sister who lives next door. Her name is Proxi. Open for dinner, Proxi serves contemporary […]

Momofuku Ko

What Makes a Meal Memorable? A tasting menu is a meal made up of several predetermined courses, for a fixed price. […]

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Before my dinner at the restaurant Blue Hill at Stone Barns, I had read about the impact the restaurant has […]

Flora Bar

Located in the basement of The Met Breuer is the latest restaurant venture by business partners Thomas Carter and chef […]

Mettā

We know that vegetables are better for you than Twinkies. We’ve heard about Superfoods and how blueberries provide more benefits […]

Llama Inn

My hairdresser took notice as I was editing food photos on my phone. She gave me a list of her […]

Cosme

Elevated Mexican food in a casual setting. Cosme Open space dining room and bar at Cosme. Communal restroom sinks Egg […]

Don Antonio (Keste)

    A few years ago in New York, I had a Neapolitan style pizza with an incredible pistachio pesto […]

Empellon Midtown

Chef: Alex Stupak Tips: Bring a hearty appetite for the Crab Uni Nachos. Save room for the desserts and order all […]

Sixteen Chicago

Dinner at Sixteen Sixteen offers tasting menu options for dinner with a wide variety of options. Choose one item from […]

Quiote

Quiote serves lunch in their front room with tacos and tortas as the main fare. Chef: Dan Salls Tip: The […]

Maple & Ash

Maple & Ash recently started serving Sunday buffet brunch. It’s posh, it’s fun and it’s $40 for unlimited filet mignon. Brunch […]

Sepia

Sepia offers both lunch and dinner in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Their wine program has received numerous accolades […]

Xerta Restaurant

Chef Fran López trained in Barcelona then went to Paris for a three-month stage for Alain Ducasse at Plaza Athenee. He ended […]

Publican Tavern | Chicago

If you’re flying through O’Hare, you can squeeze one more Chicago restaurant into your itinerary by dining at Publican Tavern which […]

Graduation

My oldest son Brody will graduate from high school tomorrow and the both of us are pretty relaxed about it. […]

El Camello Jr | Tulum

El Camello Jr is an open-air restaurant in downtown Tulum frequented by tourists and locals. Known for their seafood tacos, […]

Taqueria Honorio

In the town of Tulum, Mexico, there is one restaurant that a lot of people will tell you to go for […]

Mayan Ruins of Tulum

The Mayan Ruins in Tulum were built in the 13th century as a seaport where turquoise and jade were traded. What […]

Hartwood

  Hartwood restaurant in Tulum, Mexico makes every effort to reduce wasteful practices. Food waste is broken down and turned […]

Taqueria La Eufemia

Info Taqueria La Eufemia | Tulum, Quintana Roo | 01 984 169 5353 Follow Me Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Flickr

Alaya Tulum Hotel

Alaya Tulum is an eco-conscious, beach hotel in Tulum, Mexico. Their products are biodegradable and the A/C is turned off […]

Five Days in Tulum

Just south of Cancun along the beach, is a tiny town named Tulum. Over the years it’s attracted those who […]

Oriole

Tasting Menu Beverages Info Oriole | 661 W Walnut St, Chicago IL | 312 877 5339 Follow Me Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Flickr

Three Dots and a Dash

The James Beard Foundation Awards are awards that recognize top culinary industry professionals in the United States. Category winners include: writers, media, chefs, […]

Boka Backyard BBQ

Boka hosted Shake Shack, Milk Bar Bakery and Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits for a backyard barbecue the week of the […]

Elske

I was familiar with David Posey’s cooking talent from when he was chef de cuisine at Blackbird restaurant in Chicago. Back then, […]

Quiote | The Mezcal Bar

Finding a good place to eat is always a challenge. Everyone has to agree and there are too many places to […]

Dana Hotel and Spa

Dana Hotel and Spa in Chicago’s River North neighborhood is unique in that they have an in-room wine reserve collection, reasonably […]

Acadia

Acadia is a restaurant in Chicago where you can order a tasting menu that is 5, 10, or more courses long. But […]

Extraordinary Desserts

San Diego cafe selling flower-topped pastries, coffee, ice cream, cookbooks, chocolate, candy and food-related accessories. Info Extraordinary Desserts | 2929 […]

Emerald Chinese Cuisine

Dim sum lunch with my friend from boarding school. Info Emerald Chinese Cuisine | 3709 Convoy St, San Diego CA | 858 […]

Puesto

Puesto serves upscale Mexican street food with an emphasis on freshness. The open air space (La Jolla location) is colorful […]

Ken Sushi Workshop

Modern Japanese restaurant with sushi bar Info Ken Sushi Workshop | 11375 El Camino Real, San Diego CA | 858 793 1200 Follow […]

San Diego | La Jolla

We took advantage of the two days off from school and went to visit three San Diego colleges. We arrived at […]

Hamilton

A show so nice. I saw it twice. Pre-show dinner was at The Dearborn. Hamilton was spectacular the second time around. […]

The Dearborn

Theater district dining open for lunch, brunch and dinner. The Fish and Chips are fantastic and their gnocchi are like pillows. […]

Mirai Sushi

Mirai Sushi – Gold Coast Location The Bar at The Peninsula Chicago Info Mirai Sushi | 990 N Mies Van […]

NoMI Kitchen

Fresh wasabi is something I don’t see often in Chicago. Roka Akor was a lovely recent dinner where I had it. […]

Oyster Bah

Lettuce Entertain You’s New England-inspired casual seafood restaurant. Info Oyster Bah | 1962 N Halsted St, Chicago IL | 773 248 3000 […]

Hamilton

A show so nice. I saw it twice. Italian Village After dinner at Revival Food Hall, we headed over to the […]

Boka

Boka serves creative, contemporary American food using seasonal Midwestern ingredients in an elegant but non-formal setting. There are different dining […]

Lowcountry

I had always imagined Cajun/Creole seafood boil restaurants as hyper, boisterous places where you get messy. Lowcountry was relaxed, happy, […]

Freehand Chicago

Freehand Chicago is part of a US hotel chain that has hostel features in a boutique hotel environment. There are […]

3 Greens Market

3 Greens Market is several of the Hogsalt Hospitality restaurants rolled into one. Besides the Small Cheval burger and Chilaquiles […]

Avec

Avec is open seven days a week and has remained in my rotation and recommendation list since it opened in […]

Husk

Brunch with a side of southern hospitality for the last meal of my Nashville food trip. Husk Nashville Glass sculpture […]

Henrietta Red

Brunch at Henrietta Red by partner/chef Julia Sullivan, who previously worked at Per Se and Blue Hill at Stone Barns. […]

Bastion (Kitchen)

We were lucky to have both Josh Habiger and Trevor Moran cooking for us, as we took the last seating […]

Daisies

Daisies hosted an Indian-influenced, contemporary food collaboration event with three other Chicago food businesses, a San Francisco food truck, and […]

Elske

We ordered everything. Tasting Menu $85 (a la carte menu available) Chef David Posey Tips – Eat outside by the […]

Whiteface Lodge

This was my first trip to upstate New York and I was surprised how much it reminded me of Northern […]