Global Dining

Zlata Ribica | One of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s Oldest Restaurants

The Triple Bridge in Ljubljana As a traveling gastronome, one of my goals is to taste many traditional dishes in the country or city that I am visiting. Slovenia had several regional dishes that I was curious on trying and I found three of them under one roof. Restaurant Zlata Ribica, is considered one of… Continue reading Zlata Ribica | One of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s Oldest Restaurants

Global Dining, Jetsetting

London’s Portobello Road Market | Beyond Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Portobello road, Portobello roadStreet where the riches of ages are stowed.Anything and everything a chap can unloadIs sold off the barrow in Portobello road.You'll find what you want in the Portobello road.- 'Portobello Road' Bedknobs and Broomsticks Soundtrack When I first told a friend that I wanted to visit Portobello Road Market, he asked "That's… Continue reading London’s Portobello Road Market | Beyond Bedknobs and Broomsticks

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MOVIA Wine Bar and the Orange Wines of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The charming little country of Slovenia rests comfortably in-between the more tourist centric countries of Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary. I try not to be biased with any country that I have visited but Slovenia was one of my favorite Balkan countries. It was steeped in old world charm, the people were friendly, and the… Continue reading MOVIA Wine Bar and the Orange Wines of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Global Dining

Al Solito Posto | Las Vegas, Nevada

"I have been waiting for this!" That was the message I had received from a serious fine dining friend in Las Vegas. She then sent me an article about Al Solito Posto opening in Tivoli Village and I responded, "I have my calendar out, when are we going?" You see, I am fortunate to have… Continue reading Al Solito Posto | Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Magnificent Mastro’s Ocean Club | Las Vegas, Nevada

Have you ever walked into the Shops at Crystals located on the Las Vegas Strip, saw the brown wooden cage like restaurant and thought "I want to eat in there"? I have many times but just never got around to doing so, until several nights ago. My friend decided to have a small birthday dinner… Continue reading The Magnificent Mastro’s Ocean Club | Las Vegas, Nevada

Global Dining

Borough Market | London’s Oldest Food Market

Borough is one of my favorite markets in London. The first time I visited Borough Market was back in 2015 and every time that I revisited London, I always came back to this food haven. There are a variety of vendors from fresh food markets to restaurants and cafes. It is an exciting place to… Continue reading Borough Market | London’s Oldest Food Market

Jetsetting

TAP Airlines Executive Class Cuisine | What to Expect

They say that once you turn left you never go right. We are not talking politics here either! I was heading home to the United States after two months in Europe. I had initially flown into Paris, then headed east by bus, train or plane. I ended up in Estonia and from there I flew… Continue reading TAP Airlines Executive Class Cuisine | What to Expect

Global Dining

Chef Brian Howard’s Sparrow + Wolf | Modern American Cuisine in Vegas’s Chinatown

Las Vegas, NV- There are a handful of restaurants that I enjoy going back to in Las Vegas, for their inventive seasonal menus and extraordinary service. Sparrow + Wolf is on that list. The first time I dined here was soon after they first opened in the summer of 2017, and we were seated in… Continue reading Chef Brian Howard’s Sparrow + Wolf | Modern American Cuisine in Vegas’s Chinatown

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Esther’s Kitchen | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

In the last several years that I have lived in Las Vegas, the Arts District has been undergoing a tasteful gentrification with luxury condominiums, art galleries, fun retro stores, and impressive dining establishments. Not many tourists know about this neighborhood, so us locals get to indulge in this up and coming Las Vegas area for… Continue reading Esther’s Kitchen | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

Food Journals

My Flashback Ireland Food Journal

I have been taking food photos before it became popular. Way back to the days when it was not trendy and several friends as well as on-lookers made fun of me. I recall one of the first times that I was recording what I ate, was a plate of Fish and Chips in Salem, Massachusetts… Continue reading My Flashback Ireland Food Journal

Global Dining

EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine | Tasteful Tapas in Las Vegas’s Chinatown

Las Vegas, NV- EDO Tapas had been on my restaurant radar for quite sometime before I walked into this swanky little Spanish wine restaurant in Chinatown. Many of my Vegas food friends had raved about EDO and I always enjoyed their original food truck 'Boqueria Street'. I am not sure what took me so long… Continue reading EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine | Tasteful Tapas in Las Vegas’s Chinatown

Global Dining

Partage | Modern French Dining in Las Vegas

When I first heard of Partage and was told that an upscale French Wine Restaurant had just opened several doors down from The Golden Tiki in Chinatown, I had my hesitations. I should have known better than to doubt the intentions of this restaurant because a year or so prior, Chef Brian Howard opened up… Continue reading Partage | Modern French Dining in Las Vegas

Global Dining, USA Travel

Noshing on the Original Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour | Big Onion Walking Tours, NYC

As a chronic traveler, I have been on my share of walking tours on both hemispheres; I have also been to The Big Apple many times over. The funny thing is that I have never done the Big Onion Walking Tour before, although it had been on my radar for over a decade. There was… Continue reading Noshing on the Original Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour | Big Onion Walking Tours, NYC

Global Dining

Hunt & Gather Restaurant in Torrey, Utah – A Perfect Place to Gather

Who would have guessed that along State Route 24 in the small town of Torrey, which is the gateway to Capitol Reef National Park, there would be a delightful dining establishment named 'Hunt & Gather'. My friend and I were on a two week road trip and passing through Capitol Reef for a day. In… Continue reading Hunt & Gather Restaurant in Torrey, Utah – A Perfect Place to Gather

Global Dining

Copper Rill Restaurant – Modern Upscale Dining in Idaho Falls

It was our last night of our twelve day road trip and we were spending the night in Idaho Falls. As with many of our meals on our trip through four states, I was interested in locating an upscale dining restaurant. For Idaho Falls I chose Copper Rill for their reviews, their chef stories and… Continue reading Copper Rill Restaurant – Modern Upscale Dining in Idaho Falls

Food Journals

What I Ate & Drank in TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA – A Food & Wine Journal

I had just returned from an almost month long trip to Greece and Egypt when a few friends and I rolled into Temecula, California for a 'Girl's Wine Weekend'. I believe that weekend was what they call a "Live Hard - Play Hard" trip. I added one more verse to that slogan and 'Crashed Hard'… Continue reading What I Ate & Drank in TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA – A Food & Wine Journal

Food Journals

What I ate in BELGIUM – A Food Journal

Eating and drinking your way through a country can be a fulfilling expedition, especially if you combine the food in with the culture. While I was in Belgium, I had a list of foods that I wanted to try because they were either traditional or found at the one of the oldest establishments. There were… Continue reading What I ate in BELGIUM – A Food Journal

Food Journals

What I ate in THE NETHERLANDS – A Food Journal

This is how I ate my way through The Netherlands! On my last visit to this well loved country, I travelled outside of Amsterdam and into the cities of Den Haag, Delft, Arnhem and Maastricht. There were museums and city sights that I wanted to see and all this delicious food came in-between. From my… Continue reading What I ate in THE NETHERLANDS – A Food Journal