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

Las Vegas, NV- EDO Tapas is another of my favorites in Las Vegas. It is not located on The Strip, but is a swanky little Spanish wine restaurant in Chinatown. Many of my Vegas food friends and I have always raved about EDO, and I had also enjoyed their original food truck 'Boqueria Street'. They… Continue reading EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine | Tasteful Tapas in Las Vegas’s Chinatown

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Al Solito Posto – Chef James Trees | ‘At the Usual Place’ in Las Vegas, Nevada

Al Solito Posto,"At the usual place", has become one of my usual places in Las Vegas. Chef James Trees has been a Las Vegas favorite chef for a few years now, and has opened several popular restaurants- Al Solito Posto, Ada's Wine, and Esther's Kitchen. Each having a different concept, but all offering sumptuouhttps://www.adaslv.com/s dishes,… Continue reading Al Solito Posto – Chef James Trees | ‘At the Usual Place’ in Las Vegas, Nevada

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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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Esther’s Kitchen – Chef James Trees | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

Chef James Trees is one of our favorite chefs here in Las Vegas, and he has opened up several outstanding restaurants- Esther's Kitchen, Al Solito Posto, and Ada's Wine Bar. All of them happen to be a few of my Vegas favorites, as well as my friends who love to dine. Esther's Kitchen was our… Continue reading Esther’s Kitchen – Chef James Trees | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

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Orkney Islands – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

Hello from Orkney Islands! Visiting the Orkney Islands was quite the journey for me during my third trip to Scotland. These remote islands are an archipelago at the tip of northeastern Scotland, and quite a ways from Edinburgh or Inverness. I believe that if you really wanted to visit this location, you would really have… Continue reading Orkney Islands – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

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Cork Butter Museum | Exploring Ireland

Have we met? You know I LOVE butter right? I understand what makes great butter and I can taste quality dairy right away. Whenever I visit Ireland or France, I gorge myself on that creamy yellow spread on fresh bread. So, when I was told by a friend that Cork had a Butter Museum, I… Continue reading Cork Butter Museum | Exploring Ireland

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A Taste of Spring Wine Dinner with Master Sommelier, Carmelo Messina | Tuscany Gardens in Las Vegas, Nevada

Fine dining in Las Vegas has always been a favorite past time of mine, especially when it is a multiple coursed dinner with wine pairing. It gets even better when dinner is hosted by a Master Sommelier as he discusses each wine, the regions of which they came, and how to taste the food with… Continue reading A Taste of Spring Wine Dinner with Master Sommelier, Carmelo Messina | Tuscany Gardens in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Zlata Ribica | A classic restaurant in Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Triple Bridge in Ljubljana As a traveling gastronome, one of my goals is to taste as 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… Continue reading Zlata Ribica | A classic restaurant in Ljubljana, Slovenia

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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… 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 sits quietly 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

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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 it until several nights ago. My friend decided to have a small birthday dinner… Continue reading The Magnificent Mastro’s Ocean Club | Las Vegas, Nevada

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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 markets, food stalls, restaurants, and cafes. It is an exciting place to… Continue reading Borough Market | London’s Oldest Food Market

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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

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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

Food Journals

My Flashback Food Memories in Ireland

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, it was a plate of Fish and Chips in Salem,… Continue reading My Flashback Food Memories in Ireland

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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

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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

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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

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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