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Ada’s Wine – Chef James Trees | A Perfect Place for Wine & Food in Las Vegas

James Beard Award Finalist Chef James Trees has definitely made an impression here in Las Vegas. With Esther's Kitchen, Al Solito Posto, and again with Ada's Wine (Chef James Trees & LEV Group). I knew that I was going to love Ada's because I have enjoyed everything that Chef James Trees has brought to Vegas.… Continue reading Ada’s Wine – Chef James Trees | A Perfect Place for Wine & Food in Las Vegas

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Restaurant Guy Savoy – A Two Michelin Star Dining Experience | Las Vegas, Nevada

You can count on two hands the number of Michelin Star restaurants in Las Vegas, and all of them are located along The Strip. There is a total of nine, all ranging from one star, two stars, and to the illustrious three stars, which is Joel Robuchon at MGM Hotel and Casino. I have been… Continue reading Restaurant Guy Savoy – A Two Michelin Star Dining Experience | Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Grand Cafe | Luxurious Dining in Minsk, Belarus

The Grand Café in Minsk, Belarus was so very grand! This luxurious and sumptuous restaurant was one of the most beautiful old world dining establishments of its kind, that I have been to in Eastern Europe. One of my other favorite grand cafes was Gundel Restaurant in the heart of Budapest, Hungary. Minsk, Belarus -… Continue reading The Grand Cafe | Luxurious Dining in Minsk, Belarus

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A Swanky Champagne Sunday Brunch Buffet | Biblioteka No 1 in Riga, Latvia

Vērmane Gardens is one of the prettiest public parks in the Baltics States, and is located in the center of Riga, Latvia. It was one of my favorite places in the city, and it made for a day of relaxing strolls, a canal boat ride, and plenty of people watching while eating my bag of… Continue reading A Swanky Champagne Sunday Brunch Buffet | Biblioteka No 1 in Riga, Latvia

Food Journals

For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part Two

Is it love or an obsession? I may be obsessed with my love for afternoon tea, or I may be in love with my obsession. At this point in the game, I doubt it matters. Tea Lounge - Waldorf Astoria, Las Vegas I have always delighted in the whole experience; the formality and the deliciousness… Continue reading For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part Two

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The Tea Lounge at Waldorf Astoria – The Swankiest Afternoon Tea in Sin City

Las Vegas, Nevada - They say that the third time is a charm, meaning when the third time something is attempted, luck will prevail. That lucky rule did prevail one Sunday afternoon, after several years of attempting to sit inside the Tea Lounge at the Waldorf Astoria in Las Vegas. It was for their afternoon… Continue reading The Tea Lounge at Waldorf Astoria – The Swankiest Afternoon Tea in Sin City

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Elizabeth on 37th | Classic Upscale Dining in Savannah, Georgia

Elizabeth on 37th is a special place to dine for its inviting atmosphere, and its exquisite dishes. This restaurant is set inside one of many lovely Victorian mansions located in the city's historic district. It is also one of several restaurants in Savannah that has turned the interior spaces of a mansion into a restaurant.… Continue reading Elizabeth on 37th | Classic Upscale Dining in Savannah, Georgia

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A Festive Holiday Afternoon Tea | The Plaza in New York City

I have always delighted in the whole experience of afternoon tea; the formality and the deliciousness that comes with a proper tea service. There are many interpretations of afternoon tea from a casual café setting, to the opulence of a Palm Court. Inside the Palm Court - The Plaza Hotel There are not many stylish… Continue reading A Festive Holiday Afternoon Tea | The Plaza in New York City

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Afternoon Tea at the OXO Tower Restaurant in London, England

The first time I saw the OXO Tower was a moment or two before I took the photo below. I was cruising down the Thames River, and spotted the building that I had read about in my London book guides. It set in motion a curiosity to one day visit it, and possibly dine at… Continue reading Afternoon Tea at the OXO Tower Restaurant in London, England

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What I ate in HUNGARY – A Food Journal

First of all, I would like to make it clear that I must return to Hungary. There were many other things that I needed to do and many more foods to try. I was in Budapest for only a few days, as I was making my way through Eastern Europe and the Balkans. My visit… Continue reading What I ate in HUNGARY – A Food Journal