The Trophy Room at Old Kinderhook in Lake of the Ozarks

Your reward when you dine at the Trophy Room at the Old Kinderhook Resort starts when you enter the property. At the heart of this 700-acre resort in the rolling hills of Lake of the Ozarks, the Trophy Room Restaurant has been serving up outstanding food and drink to visitors in Mid-Missouri for years. The…

Izakaya Mew: NYC’s Hidden Gem in the Heart of Midtown

Follow the crowds to Izakaya Mew and you will soon learn why this Japanese restaurant is so popular with the locals. Arriving early on a Saturday night around 5:30, we found the tables were already full and several people were waiting for a coveted seat. There was a fun energy of happy people enjoying great…

Castle Bled Restaurant Review: A Fairytale Experience in Slovenia

I have been fortunate to experience many outstanding restaurants throughout the world in my travels. My dinner at Castle Bled Restaurant may take the award for the most fantastic view. Perched atop a rocky outcrop 130 meters above glacial Lake Bled in , Castle Bled is the oldest medieval castle in Slovenia. Panoramic views of…

Luke’s Lobster: Fresh and Sustainable Seafood in Philadelphia

Say Philadelphia, and the mind immediately goes to Philly cheesesteaks. What doesn’t come to mind is lobster and seafood in general. Pennsylvania does not have any coastal exposure to the Atlantic Ocean, and there is no Cape Cod or Boston or Bar Harbor in the state. It took a native of Maine to bring the…

Giampietro Pizzeria: Breckenridge’s Choice for Italian Dining

Just off the main drag in Breckenridge, Giampietro Pizzeria is the perfect place when you get that craving for a slice of New York-style Pizza. Not in the mood for pizza? No problem – Giampietro offers a wide assortment of salads, pasta dishes, meats and cheeses, sandwiches, entrees, and other selections on their extensive menu….

Hostaria Osottoosopra: Fantastic Neighborhood Restaurant in Venice

Hostaria Osottoosopra is that great little restaurant every tourist prays they will find in Venice.  A wonderful neighborhood eatery off the beaten path, this is the restaurant you hope you wander into as you stroll through the maze of Venice. Location:  Calle S. Pantalon, 5754  , Italy. This neighborhood restaurant is next to the Chiesa di San Pantalon, not…

Ristorante Riviera: The Artistry of Venetian Cuisine

“It’s too pretty to eat,” I remarked to Silvia, the cute blond waitress who had brought it to me. Jokingly, she took it away, briefly, before she brought it back. It was a work of art. It really was (almost) too pretty to eat. However, I bravely jumped in, scooping up the delicious mascarpone cream…

Breckenridge Distillery Restaurant: New Highs in Colorado Cuisine

When you bring in a double James Beard Award-winning chef to re-engineer your menu, what you get is culinary magic at the Breckenridge Distillery Restaurant. Now, in addition to bragging about the highest distillery in North America, Breckenridge can also brag about the award-winning Breckenridge Distillery Restaurant, one of the finest new restaurants in Colorado….

Door County: Enjoy Joe Jo’s Pizza, Gelato – and Quilts

Kathy and Dick Luther took over Joe Jo’s Pizza and Gelato about ten years ago when they left their hometown of Green Bay and moved to beautiful Door County. Without any experience in the restaurant business, running a successful pizza restaurant was quite the challenge. With lots of hard work and long hours, the Luthers…

Arturo Boada’s Cuisine in Houston: A Fusion of Italian and Latin Excellence

Friendly. Caring. Family oriented. Passionate. Vibrant. And fantastic food. Since leaving his native , Arturo Boada has been a prominent fixture in the Houston restaurant scene. His latest venture, the immensely popular Arturo Boada’s Cuisine, opened 7 years ago in northwest Houston. Since then, the eatery has amassed outstanding reviews and a flock of loyal…