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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

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The City of Avalon – Catalina Island | Discovering California

As born and raised Southern Californians, we locals always knew about Catalina Island. Even throughout elementary school in the city of Glendale, we all looked forward to the 6th grade when we would spend a weekend at Catalina's Camp Fox. This little island, which is just 22 miles from mainland Los Angeles, has been a… Continue reading The City of Avalon – Catalina Island | Discovering California

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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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Kinslale – A Colorful Seaside Town | Exploring Ireland

The colorful seaside town of Kinslale was like eye candy to me and it was so very charming! The town itself can be a wonderful day trip or a get away weekend while in Ireland. The buildings along the harbor are no more than a couple stories high, original and brightly colored. The whole village… Continue reading Kinslale – A Colorful Seaside Town | Exploring Ireland

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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

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Capitol Reef National Park | Exploring Utah

Capitol Reef was the most peaceful of the National Parks that I had visited in Utah. Many people road trip it to the more popular parks like Zion, Bryce Canyon or Arches National Park but Capitol Reef is just as stunning. It might be due to the location as it is not off the main… Continue reading Capitol Reef National Park | Exploring Utah

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Lunch Break at Harry Potter’s “Birthplace” | The Elephant House in Edinburgh, Scotland

The majestic and magical city of Edinburgh has been a favorite of mine for several years. Old Town was just as I had pictured it, the alluring medieval buildings paired with the haunting vibe of the Royal Mile, created many stirring stores in my mind. It was no wonder that Edinburgh became the "Birthplace" of… Continue reading Lunch Break at Harry Potter’s “Birthplace” | The Elephant House in Edinburgh, Scotland

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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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Jardan Kod Krsta | Budva’s Most Famous Restaurant

Budva, Montenegro- Traveling six weeks through Eastern Europe and the Balkans gave me many opportunities to eat at well reknown restaurants. In Budapest there was Gundel and Gerbeaud, in Zagreb it was Agave, and in Budva it was Jardan Kod Krsta. Greetings from Kod Krsta! For four decades, Jardan Kod Krsta, a family run restaurant… Continue reading Jardan Kod Krsta | Budva’s Most Famous Restaurant

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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

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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Restaurante La Trainera – A Place for Seafood in Madrid, Spain

In 1966 within the reputable residence of the Salamanca district in Madrid, Restaurante La Trainera was born. For over fifty years La Trainera has been one the city's top restaurants for seafood. When I travel, I try to seek out seafood restaurants with a history of serving fresh fish and shellfish. Since Madrid is a… Continue reading Restaurante La Trainera – A Place for Seafood in Madrid, Spain

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

Germany is one of those countries that I can go, and will go back to over and over. Since 2015, I have visited Deutschland three times, and do not plan on stopping. This is a country that has rich history, charming villages, cultural cities, and glorious food. Greetings from Bonn, Germany This blog is Part… Continue reading What I ate in GERMANY – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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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. Greetings from… Continue reading What I ate in THE NETHERLANDS – 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.  Greetings from Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina As I traveled… Continue reading What I ate in THE BALKANS – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in ALASKA – A Food Journal

My friends and I had road tripped through Alaska, with me at the wheel. It was not until I created this food journal, that I realized how much we ate. Journaling your food certainly puts into perspective what you ate, and how much you ate. We had many amazing meals while in Alaska, and made… Continue reading What I ate in ALASKA – A Food Journal

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What I ate in ICELAND – A Food Journal

Eating in Iceland was not as exploratory as it could have gone since I draw the line on certain meats. I will not eat a puffin or horse meat, which is normally consumed in Iceland. It is their customs and I am okay with that, it's just not my bag. Now I did try wild… Continue reading What I ate in ICELAND – A Food Journal