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Thanksgiving After Loss

American Thanksgiving is a serious tradition. We spend days planning everything to be just right and go to great lengths […]

The Modern

Lunch options at The Modern include a la carte dining in the bar area or tasting menus in the main dining […]

Gramercy Tavern

On weekends, Gramercy Tavern serves brunch in the bar area and offers tasting menus and a la carte items in […]

Momofuku Ko

The Restaurant Most of the seating encircles the open kitchen located in the center of the restaurant, with a few tables along […]

Le Coucou

I first heard of Daniel Rose’s cooking from his restaurant Spring in Paris. Daniel is originally from the North Shore of […]

Xi’an Famous Foods

There are 10 varying-menu Xi’an locations in the New York City area. I’m not sure I can fit in having these […]


The fixed menu price at Contra is an incredible value. $67 for 6 courses. Dinner: 6-course tasting menu Price: $67 […]

Publican Tavern

For years after landing at O’Hare Airport, I have ordered Tortas Frontera sandwiches and guacamole to bring home and feed the […]


We landed in Montreal at the start of Restaurant Week, the tasting menu included offal, which Lili.Co is known to often serve. […]

St-Viateur Bagel

Smaller in size and more dense than the New York bagel, the bagels at St-Viateur are hand-rolled and available 24 […]

Hotel William Gray

Tucked between 18th century cottages in Old Montreal, stands the newly-opened Hotel William Gray. Service was attentive from the moment of […]

Bouillon Bilk

Entering Bouillon Bilk from St Laurent Boulevard is like stepping into a chapter of The Lion the Witch and the […]

Domaine Bergeville

Domaine Bergeville has been planting vines for the past eight years. They are a biodynamic and organic vineyard, producers of […]

Le Hatley

Le Hatley restaurant is located in Canada’s Relais & Chateaux resort Manoir Hovey. Gourmet breakfasts and dinners are included with your stay […]

Le Hatley

Le Hatley restaurant is located in Canada’s Relais & Châteaux resort Manoir Hovey. Gourmet breakfasts and dinners are included with your stay […]

Manoir Hovey

Manoir Hovey is a secluded luxury inn located 1 1/2 hours from Montreal, 2 hours from Burlington, VT and 4 hours […]

Restaurant Initiale

Restaurant Initiale is a Relais & Chateaux restaurant that serves seemingly simple French/Québecois cuisine cooked with precision. Several variations of […]

Auberge Saint-Antoine

Auberge Saint-Antoine is a Relais & Chateaux hotel in Québec City. Relais & Chateaux is a worldwide organization that promotes […]

Cassis Monna & Filles

Just outside of Québec City on Île d’Orléans is Cassis Monna & Filles, a 5th generation cassis winery run by two sisters. […]

Vignoble Isle de Bacchus

With an annual production of 40,000 bottles, Vignoble Isle de Bacchus produces reds, whites, rosés, aperitifs, sweet wines and ice wines. They […]


Panache restaurant is located inside the Relais & Châteaux hotel, Auberge Saint-Antoine. Panache serves some of the finest food in […]

Québec City – Day 2

My second morning in Québec City was spent enjoying a lovely buffet hotel breakfast, checking out of Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, […]

Québec City – Day 1

Québec City is rich with history. The fortified wall remains, encasing Old Québec from the rest of the city. There are […]

Elske + Boka

Boka restaurant and soon-to-open Elske worked together to create a special nine-course menu, paired with Spanish wines, for 16 guests. The Chefs […]

DeEtta’s Bakery

I finally went to a bakery near my house only because I found out they served Sparrow Coffee. The restaurants serving Sparrow […]

Terzo Piano

Terzo Piano is located in the Modern Wing of The Art Institute of Chicago just past the main entrance. The […]

Boka Jack Daniel’s Dinner

Sip Simmer & Savor. Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Collection Dinner with Paul Liebrandt and Lee Wolen at BOKA Photo by […]

Taste Talks Conference Chicago

The Taste Talks festivals place food in a forward-thinking light through a multi-day series of dinners, parties, a conference and a […]


Pièce de Résistance It’s everything they say it is. Info Roister | 951 W Fulton Market, Chicago IL Follow Me Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Flickr

Maison Parisienne

Three friends from Paris moved to Chicago to open a small cafe called Maison Parisienne. One is a recent culinary school graduate, […]

The Loyalist

The Smyth and The Loyalist is one name, but two Chicago restaurant concepts under the same roof. Run by John […]

Bohemian House

Brunch at Bohemian House Info Bohemian House | 11 W Illinois St, Chicago IL | 312 955 0439 Follow Me Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Flickr


Hanbun is a Korean restaurant run by Dave Park and Jennifer Tran. It’s located in a strip mall just outside […]

Palladium Hotel Palmyra

Beach hotel in San Antonio, Ibiza with breakfast included. Info Palladium Hotel Palmyra | 07820 San Antonio, Illes Balears, Spain | 34 […]

Mercat del Ninot

Mercat del Ninot is a much smaller market than La Boqueria but their stalls are select and of the freshest […]


Lunch at Disfrutar The Restaurant Disfrutar is designed to represent “a day in Barcelona.” You enter a busy space filled […]

Blue Woods Hotel

Blue Woods Hotel is conveniently located right off the highway. It’s about 15 minutes from Hof Van Cleve and one […]

Hof Van Cleve

Having only two nights to spend in Belgium, I knew I didn’t want to stay in Brussels and that I would have […]

Willem Hiele

Close to the North Sea in Western Belgium is a charming fisherman’s house that’s been transformed into a restaurant called Willem […]

Hertog Jan

Hertog Jan is a three-Michelin starred restaurant serving modern Belgian cuisine located about 20 minutes outside of Bruges. Open for lunch […]

Flanders Hotel

Hotel Flanders is in a excellent location in Bruges. You can walk to all the shops, markets and restaurants and […]

Bistro Bruut

Modern Flemish cuisine by Bruno Timperman at cozy, charming Bistro Bruut in Bruges, Belgium. The Food Info Bistrot Bruut | […]

A Day in Bruges

Belgium is quietly nestled between the Netherlands, France and Germany with Dutch, French and German being the three official languages. Its […]


Pre-Lollapalooza Saturday brunch on Bistronomic’s outdoor patio. Jules Meinl coffee I think the puppy said “Bye!” Info Bistronomic | 840 N Wabash, […]

Secret Supper: de Quay

Chicago Magazine hosts a dinner every few months called Secret Supper. Tickets are purchased ahead of time without knowing the […]

HaiSous at White Oak

HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen is holding a series of Sunday night dinners at Chicago’s White Oak Tavern & Inn through the […]


Small plates. Big flavors. Info Giant | 3209 W Armitage Ave, Chicago IL | 773 252 0997 Follow Me Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Flickr


Preview of Steadfast, the latest restaurant by The Fifty/50 Group located in The Kimpton Gray Hotel offering New American cuisine. The […]

The Ladies Room (at Fat Rice)

The Ladies Lounge is a soulful, reservations-only cocktail lounge by Fat Rice. The offerings include seasonal cocktails, specialty spirits, champagne, teas, […]

Longman & Eagle

Today the kids and I started our day at the newly opened The Bakery at Fat Rice. Afterwards we went to Longman & […]

The Bakery at Fat Rice

Macanese and Asian inspired bakery also serving coffees and teas. The egg tart and the coconut mochi pastries are exceptional. […]

Green City Market

Chicago’s Green City Market is held outside Wednesdays and Saturdays in Lincoln Park, on Saturdays in the West Loop and […]

Chicago Q | Biggs Cigar Emporium

Chicago q It was late. We were hungry. Every place in the immediate area was closing in three minutes. Chicago q came to our rescue and […]

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 […]

Empellon Midtown

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

Whiteface Lodge

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


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 […]


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