- February 15, 2012
la Banquise - Montreal, Quebec
It's all about the Poutine! Over 20 varieties actually! La Banquise has long been established as one of the best restaurants in Montreal Quebec, to sample this squeaky, salty, creamy, french fry delight. If you are a new-comer to Poutine, shame on your for never having tried it before! For an old-timer, you probably already have a favorite spot...
- February 3, 2012
The Trails Neighborhood Eatery - La Mesa, CA
In 2011, TV chef Robert Irvine (Restaurant Impossible) re-designed and re-launched this La Mesa 'not'-spot. The result: a nicely updated, fresh and bright ambiance. The breaky, lunch, and dinner menus are nicely priced, and the food is very tasty and well worth the visit. Oh, and we mustn't forget that The Trails Eatery also offers a...
- January 25, 2012
One Flew South - Atlanta, Ga - Hartsfield-Jackson Int'l Airport
As their website states, this is “The First Upscale Dining Experience at the World's Busiest Airport”! Head to terminal E in the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta, Georgia and you will find this Sushi gem amongst a menagerie of bustling hurried travelers. Chefs Todd Richards and Duane Nutter prepare eclectic and inventive...
- January 10, 2012
The Rod n' Reel Pier - Anna Maria Island, FL
Crystal clear blue salt water surrounds you when chowing-down at this Sarasota County seafood dining staple. If you are looking for a Florida Keys, laid-back atmosphere, this is definitely the place to visit. A nice walk to the end of the wooden pier, brings you to the 2-story, bait-shop-looking dining “hut”. The outdoor balcony...
- January 4, 2012
The Publican - Chicago, Illinois
A vibrant, communal seating atmosphere welcomes you into the open, family restaurant; The Publican. Mouth-water charcuterie, cheeses, and seafood make your mouth water, and meal-choice, difficult. And the selection of beer, are both flavorful and extensive. As many patrons do, I will most definitely return to this restaurant with new and old...
- December 27, 2011
Skipper's - Tampa, Florida
Having visited Skipper's Smokehouse several times, I have sampled several tentatively edible dishes, hoping against hopes that I would enjoy...something! My first visit brought me to this North Tampa establishment as a visiting, big-city, young woman of my 20s. It was during my Heineken/Reggae phase. We drove across the small, bumpy, dirt...
- December 20, 2011
Beast - Portland, Oregon
Perhaps the most seductive restaurant experiences, begins in Oregon. The tasting journey begins in the bustling town of Portland, where we can find ourselves in a small, indecorous dining room, complete with a chalkboard wall, listing the night’s fare. Two large community tables are flanked by uncomfortable chairs; artful graffiti is...
- December 15, 2011
The Tree Room @ Sundance Resort, Utah
As if the resort is not breath-taking enough, the dining experience at The Tree Room is nothing less than spectacular! We all know that excellence comes with a price, and this is no exception. But, don't let that stop you in the slightest! You will be so delighted with your meal, you won't even think twice about the bill. This enchanting dining...