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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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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

Jetsetting

Jameson Distillery – Bow St | Whiskey Tasting in Dublin, Ireland

Oh, show me the way to the next whiskey bar. Oh don't ask why. No don't ask why. - Jim Morrison Whiskey has been tied with the Irish culture for centuries, with the word "whiskey" having Gaelic roots. Some of the first recordings of Irish whiskey dates back to 1405 and it is one of… Continue reading Jameson Distillery – Bow St | Whiskey Tasting in Dublin, Ireland

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The Eiffel Tower Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

As a Las Vegas local who enjoys fine dining, I have been asked many times over for restaurant recommendations on 'The Strip' - a swanky restaurant that offers the quintessential Vegas WOW moment. After a short question and answer session, one of my favorite recommendations has been The Eiffel Tower Restaurant, located inside the Paris… Continue reading The Eiffel Tower Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

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Musso & Frank Grill | A Hollywood Legend

In a city where they say anything over 40 is old, Musso & Frank Grill seems to be the great grandfathers of L.A. restaurants. This place is legendary with plenty of A-Lister history from Hollywood's golden age. Musso & Frank still stands even after many iconic Hollywood restaurants, such as the Brown Derby, have sadly… Continue reading Musso & Frank Grill | A Hollywood Legend

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The Petrossian Bar – Caviar and Afternoon Tea | Las Vegas, Nevada

The Petrosian Bar inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas offers the best of both posh worlds; caviar service and afternoon tea, as well as a Caviar Afternoon Tea. This location shows off the more sophisticated side of this city, especially when it comes to enjoying the finer things. Petrossian Caviar Service Petrossian… Continue reading The Petrossian Bar – Caviar and Afternoon Tea | Las Vegas, Nevada

Food Journals

Noshing in New York – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Manhattan, New York - Finding a place to eat in Manhattan can be a strategic affair since New York is not short of historic, inventive, trendy, and fanciful restaurants. There are so many choices that it can become overwhelming. You would have to either live in New York for sometime, or visit many times over… Continue reading Noshing in New York – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Jetsetting

Tijuana “TJ”, Mexico | A Quick Trip Over the Border

It was not until I moved out of Los Angeles later in life, that I learned the only people who call Tijuana, "TJ", are those who grew up in California. When people asked me if I had ever been to Mexico, I would say "Yeah, TJ" and no one knew what I was saying. Not… Continue reading Tijuana “TJ”, Mexico | A Quick Trip Over the Border

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Farewell to the long running 21 Club | Manhattan, New York

There were many moments when I traveled to a country or dined at a notable restaurant, and I made it just in time. I had either missed a natural disaster, an act of violence, or in this case the closure of a legendary restaurant prior to the pandemic. My father and others who know me,… Continue reading Farewell to the long running 21 Club | Manhattan, New York

Food Journals

What I ate in NEW MEXICO | A Food Journal

New Mexico is one of my favorite Southwestern states to road trip through, and I have done it many times in the last twenty years. Highway 40 goes right though New Mexico, and parts of old Route 66 still exist in this state. The food scene in New Mexico is spicy and full of flavor,… Continue reading What I ate in NEW MEXICO | A Food Journal

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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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Lunching at RULES | London’s Oldest Restaurant

I had finally made it to the oldest restaurant in London! I had been wanting to dine at Rules for over a decade, and after numerous trips to England I finally made it a top priority. As a food enthusiast, I take my eating seriously and have a restaurant bucket list. Rules was on that… Continue reading Lunching at RULES | London’s Oldest Restaurant

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Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode Baar | Tallinn, Estonia

Being a New Waver turned Goth Girl back in the 80s and 90s, running into the Depeche Mode Baar in Old Town Tallinn was a double take moment. DM was a huge part of my youth as well into my adulthood. I have seen these Brits in concert more than any band in my repertoire,… Continue reading Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode Baar | Tallinn, Estonia

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Dinner at the Top of the World Revolving Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

Top of the World is the place to be on 'top of the world', or on top of Vegas at least. I had come in for dinner with a couple of my food friends for our January birthdays, and it was a delicious and an extraordinary experience. In the 10+ years that I have lived… Continue reading Dinner at the Top of the World Revolving Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

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NR in NYC | A Place for Ramen and Cocktails

New York City is not short of noodle houses, and some of the best ramens that I have eaten were in Manhattan. It goes the same with cocktails in this city, there are an abundance of places serving fine drinks ,and some of the best I have had were in Manhattan. December in Central Park… Continue reading NR in NYC | A Place for Ramen and Cocktails

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The Black Sheep | Award Winning Vietnamese Fusion Cuisine in Las Vegas

I am not ashamed to say that I have always been considered the 'Black Sheep' of my family. I believe that is why this Southwest neighborhood Las Vegas restaurant and I have clicked since they opened. The Black Sheep has been the restaurant that I frequent most regularly for dinner with family and friends. This… Continue reading The Black Sheep | Award Winning Vietnamese Fusion Cuisine in Las Vegas

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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

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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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The Golden Tiki | Lit in Las Vegas, NV

Venturing off the Las Vegas Strip for visitors is something that does not happen often. If it does it means that you have been to Sin City a couple of times, or know locals in the area. Let me tell you a something, there is a whole other world outside of The Strip which includes… Continue reading The Golden Tiki | Lit in Las Vegas, NV