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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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What I ate in IRELAND – Part 3 – A Food Journal

Part three! I am actually amazed and somewhat impressed at the amount of food I eat when I travel. Now I do not eat like this every day, if you have been wondering. My daily meals are very healthy and simple plus I make my own green juice daily. It is when I travel that… Continue reading What I ate in IRELAND – Part 3 – A Food Journal

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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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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

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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

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La Maison de Maggie | The Best Crepes in Las Vegas

That is my opinion but also the opinion of the Las Vegas community! Since 2015, Maggie has been creating authentic French crepes, galettes, baguette sandwiches and other true to her native homeland dishes. This cozy cafe was such a little French food powerhouse, that in 2018 they were awarded the 'Best of Las Vegas- Bronze… Continue reading La Maison de Maggie | The Best Crepes in Las Vegas

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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 after 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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A Classic Scottish Afternoon Tea | The Balmoral in Edinburgh

My afternoon tea standards met! The Palm Court inside The Balmoral Hotel had bumped my second place winner of afternoon tea outside of the U.S. to third place. My recent second place was Le Maurice's in Paris while the first has been afternoon tea at the Ritz in London. Both afternoon teas inside The Ritz… Continue reading A Classic Scottish Afternoon Tea | The Balmoral in Edinburgh

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

Choosing an afternoon tea in New York can be a task. Only because there are so many place in the city that offer afternoon tea at different varieties. Now if you know me, you understand that I LOVE experiencing afternoon tea and have done so in places such as The Ritz in London, The Balmoral… 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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For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part One

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. I love the whole experience, the formality and the deliciousness that comes with a proper tea service. There are many… Continue reading For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part One

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What I ate in BAVARIA – A Food Journal

Bavaria is the slice of Germany that you have always fantasized about; filled with lush forests, impressive alps, fairy tale castles and mighty medieval towns. It is a very special state of Germany in which they even have their own dialect. Bavaria is where Munich is located, which hosts the world's biggest party every September,… Continue reading What I ate in BAVARIA – A Food Journal

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What I ate in THE BALKANS – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Over the last five years, I had traveled to every Eastern European and Balkan country- Hooray! This also means that I had tasted and journaled a lot of interesting cuisine along the way. This food journal covers three of those Balkan countries: Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Croatia.  As I traveled from country to country,… Continue reading What I ate in THE BALKANS – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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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 are many other things that I need 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

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What I ate in ITALY – Noshing in Venice, Milan and Verona

DELIZIOSO! While in Italy, I had a quick taste-test of the food offered in the Northern cities of Venice, Milan and Verona. I understand there is more to true Italian food than what I ate and have listed. That is why I am looking forward to more noshing throughout the whole country of Italy- just… Continue reading What I ate in ITALY – Noshing in Venice, Milan and Verona