The Common Grill in Chelsea, Michigan Isn’t Common

In a charming southeast Michigan town with a population of just over 5,000, you find a bustling restaurant that seats 150 people. The Common Grill is an upscale American Bistro with a seafood emphasis. Executive Chef and owner Craig Common is at the helm of this destination restaurant, where he flies in fresh seafood daily….

Doo-Dah Diner: The Best Breakfast of My Life!

My travels brought me to Wichita, Kansas, this year. I was unfamiliar with the Midwest until recently but I’m here to say, the food is amazing! At the top of my dining list was the Doo-Dah Diner, perhaps the best restaurant breakfast meal of my life! Here, cooked from scratch breakfast and lunch items fill…

Lunch with a view of Amman at Nabteh o Fatteh Restaurant & Cafe

Sitting on the patio with a view of the city and dining on fabulous food is the attraction at Nabteh o Fatteh Restaurant and Cafe. Throw in a bit of hookah and a sunny day, and you have a glorious afternoon in Amman, Jordan with friends. Location: Nabteh o Fatteh Restaurant and Cafe, Complex No…

The Gristmill: New Braunfels’ Home for Great Home Cooking

The Gristmill Restaurant, in the historic Gruene district of New Braunfels, has it all. Great food, picturesque views of the Guadalupe River, an intriguing history, casual atmosphere and a friendly and professional staff.  New Braunfels is widely known for its summer water activities, German festivals, great food, shopping, and Gruene Hall, the oldest dancehall in ….

Eclectic Beer and Gastropub Food at ABV Pub, Hillsboro, Oregon

Drinking great beer, especially craft and small-house brews, is a thing in . A big thing. However, it’s not always easy to find the range of choices you might want, even in the greater Portland area. But when you head to ABV Pub in Hillsboro, Oregon, your problem is solved. Hillsboro is in the heart…

Green Marlin Restaurant & Raw Bar in Vero Beach, Florida

Irish Pub meets Seafood Restaurant. The Green Marlin is owner Lou Kohbauer’s vision brought to life. Location: 1475 US Highway 1, Vero Beach, Florida Menu: Green Marlin’s cuisine is reflective of Lou Kohbauer’s desire to be the place in Vero Beach for fresh seafood and Irish comfort food with a Florida twist. Mussels, Clams, Oysters, and Shrimp…

Lost Roo in Long Beach, Washington

G͛day is the greeting at the Lost Roo bar and grill in Long Beach, Washington. It offers traditional Australian comfort foods, better known in the land down under as “tucker,” as well as other creative and eclectic dishes. Walking into the spacious grand dining room, there are television screens broadcasting sports of all sorts and…

Tomato Brothers, Italian Cuisine in Howell, Michigan

Tomato Brothers is a family-friendly Italian restaurant that our smiling server describes as, “It’s like eating homemade, without having to cook.” I have to agree with her; the scratch-made Italian food tastes like an Italian grandmother is in the kitchen. Location: Tomato Brothers located at 3030 West Grand River in Howell, . Menu: The menu…

The Infamous Proposal …She Said “Yes” Martin’s Tavern, Washington, D.C.

After spending a day of walking the cobblestone streets in the historic neighborhood of Georgetown, filled with designer shops, art galleries, and pubs my boyfriend and I had worked up a serious appetite. We were pleased to finally arrive at the highly recommended Martin’s Tavern for lunch which is the oldest family-owned eatery in Washington,…

Monument Cafe: Fresh Goodness in Georgetown, Texas

The Monument Cafe is an institution in Georgetown, Texas. Just a block from “The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas,” owner Rusty Winkstern has created one of the most popular restaurants in this Texas Hill Country town. Locals and tourists flock to The Monument Cafe for breakfast and lunch, and to its sister restaurant El…