Global Dining

Anima by EDO | Delicious Dining in Las Vegas

Anima by EDO is one of Las Vegas's local gems, and is one of my favorite restaurants to dine within the city. It is the newest concept by EDO Gastro Tapas, which happens to be another local favorite of mine. The creative dishes offered here go beyond the traditional tapas, although their tapas are outstanding.… Continue reading Anima by EDO | Delicious Dining in Las Vegas

Global Dining

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

Food Journals

What I ate in ARIZONA | A Food Journal

The food culture in Arizona has always intrigued me. I have found it to be a mixed bag of road food, Native American, Southwestern, and Mexican flavors, as well as classic to modern American dishes. Depending on where you are in Arizona and what you are doing, that mixed bag can play in your favor.… Continue reading What I ate in ARIZONA | A Food Journal

Jetsetting

Lovely Lake Bled | Discovering Slovenia

A visit to Lake Bled while exploring Slovenia will always be worth the journey. Over the centuries, people (especially Europeans) have flocked to the shores of Lake Bled for its medical benefits, as well as some R & R -rest and relaxation. That is why I had ventured out to Lake Bled from Ljubljana, a… Continue reading Lovely Lake Bled | Discovering Slovenia

Global Dining

Fish and Chips | The Love of a Good Chippy

I definitely love a good chippy! Over my years of traveling to the United Kingdom and Europe, I have eaten an impressive share of this tasty meal. It does seem like a simple dish, but I have not been able to find it in the United States made as good as across the pond. Maybe… Continue reading Fish and Chips | The Love of a Good Chippy

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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

U.S. National Parks

Kenai Fjords National Park | Exploring Alaska

Reserction Bay Exploring Kenai Fjords National Park, which lies just outside of Seward, was an extraordinary experience while traveling through Alaska. This is where ice, ocean and mountains meet and the best way to visit this national park is by boat or kayak. If water travel is not your thing, you do have the option… Continue reading Kenai Fjords National Park | Exploring Alaska

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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Historische Wurstküche zu Regensburg | The World’s Oldest Sausage House

Regensburg, Germany - I am a full fledged jet setting gastronome, and will travel for food. I must confess that I decided to take a day trip to Regensburg just to eat at one of the world's oldest restaurants, the Historic Sausage Kitchen. I was not expecting this old world Bavarian town to be as… Continue reading Historische Wurstküche zu Regensburg | The World’s Oldest Sausage House

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Zur Letzten Instanz | Berlin’s Oldest Restaurant

Over the last couple of decades of my gastronomical travels, I have been to many of the oldest eateries in Europe and the UK, including Rules of London, the Historic Sausage House in Regensburg, and Botin in Madrid. All have been unique dining experiences, considering they were all the oldest in one way or another.… Continue reading Zur Letzten Instanz | Berlin’s Oldest Restaurant

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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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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

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Osetra Seafood & Steaks | San Diego, California

San Diego, California- Since 2006, Osetra Seafood & Steaks has been providing a sophisticated wining and dining experience in the heart of the Gaslamp District. This fine restaurant is perfect for those who enjoy the gastronomic facets of wine, craft cocktails, exceptional seafood, and steakhouse quality beef. Additionally, Osetra has the only wine tower and… Continue reading Osetra Seafood & Steaks | San Diego, California

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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

Food Journals

What I ate in SIWA OASIS, EGYPT | A Food Journal

Siwa Oasis is one of Egypt's most isolated communities that is deep within the western desert, and approximately 30 miles from the Libyan border. This small community of 33,000 citizens has their own language called Siwi, own customs, and significant dishes to their region. Siwa Osasis, Egypt With that said, while I was in Siwa… Continue reading What I ate in SIWA OASIS, EGYPT | A Food Journal

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

Food Journals

What I ate in IRELAND – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Ireland has been one of my favorite countries to visit and have visited three times since 2011. My love for Ireland was there even before I had a DNA test done, and found out that I have a wee dram of Irish blood in me. I am sure that is where my love for gin,… Continue reading What I ate in IRELAND – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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

Food Journals

What I ate in PHOENIX, ARIZONA – A Food Journal

I really had no intention to fly into Phoenix before the end of 2020, but I needed to use my flight credit before it expired on November 24. I learned about the expiration at the beginning of November, so I had to choose a city close by that had dine-in options during Covid. It all… Continue reading What I ate in PHOENIX, ARIZONA – A Food Journal

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Richardson’s New Mexico Cuisine Restaurant | Phoenix, Arizona

I am just going to come out and say it, Richardson's New Mexico Cuisine in Phoenix had tastier dishes than the state of New Mexico! I have traveled throughout New Mexico over the last two decades, and have stayed in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque several times. I have been down to Carlsbad Caverns, Roswell,… Continue reading Richardson’s New Mexico Cuisine Restaurant | Phoenix, Arizona