Florida’s Best! Yellow Dog Cafe in Malabar, Florida

When anyone asks what my favorite restaurant in Florida (where I reside) is, my immediate answer is the Yellow Dog Cafe. It is a romantic local multi-level eatery on the Intracoastal Waterway in Malabar, minutes from Melbourne. My husband took me to the Yellow Dog Cafe for the first time about five years ago. I…

Vicksburg’s Only Rooftop Dining Experience: 10 South

One of Vicksburg, Mississippi’s newest foodie dining spots is 10 South Rooftop Bar & Grill, situated on the 10th floor of downtown’s First National Building. Not only is the food delicious and the service on point, but the restaurant offers exceptional views of the historic city of Vicksburg. From this vantage point, see the Mississippi…

Pork & Beans, A Creative Pittsburgh Eatery

If you crave Texas-style barbecue or a huge selection of local and craft beers, Pork & Beans is the place for you! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is no stranger to foodie-approved restaurants and Pork & Beans is one of the more popular dining options. A culinary creation of the Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group, Pork & Beans is one of…

Buccanos At Night, an Upscale Cozumel Delight

On a trip to , Mexico, I was privy to explore the island as a local would with a friend who lives there. Buccanos Grill & Beach Club is a beach club where a $15 admission price gets you into the private beachfront facility to enjoy water sports, a swimming pool, umbrellas and palapas, snorkeling,…

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…

Kansas City’s Finest Barbecue: Slap’s BBQ

When you go to Kansas City, Kansas, you must have the barbecue! Perhaps the state’s geographic position in the Wild West days of wagon travel originally inspired the famous dishes and barbecuing method of cooking, but the sheer taste of barbecue keeps it relevant. Location: Slap’s BBQ is located at 553 Central Avenue in Kansas…

The Veranda: Romance and Southern Cuisine in Fort Myers

Downtown Fort Myers, Florida is not somewhere I expected to find a world-class restaurant in a historic setting with stellar Southern cuisine. But I did. The Veranda, a huge gray and white Antebellum house flanked by palm trees, is a lovely restaurant with a romantic piano bar, impressive wine list, and charming garden courtyard dining…

Amazing Coastal Cuisine at Owen’s Restaurant, Nags Head, NC

On my first visit to the , I was shocked that the area had so many locally owned restaurants. After trying several of them over the course of four days, I discovered that the food in the Outer Banks is stellar. Think the freshest of seafood, tastiest of desserts, and everything in between. One stand…

Locally Sourced Napolese Artisanal Pizzeria in Downtown Indianapolis

In the kickin’ part of downtown Indianapolis lies an upscale pizza joint serving local farm-to-table ingredients that dress up our favorite comfort foods. This is Napolese Artisanal Pizzeria. Location: There are three Napolese Artisanal Pizzerias in . All three serve dinner, but The Fashion Mall at Keystone (8702 Keystone Crossing) location is open for lunch, as…

Loveless Cafe: A Nashville, Tennessee Landmark

When you mention the city of Nashville, one restaurant that is notorious for real Southern food comes to mind. The Loveless Cafe serves scrumptious classic breakfast fare in a charming and quaint setting that is fit for foodies, or in this case, country music stars that regularly frequent this hot spot. It is a landmark….