Double Delectable at Double Dragon

After a VERY long week, I was looking for something to sink my teeth into. And when I say sink, I actually mean; Bite down and feel the juices squirt from the morsels in my mouth. It’s at that exact moment the flavor kicks in. So tasty that each flavor bursts like fireworks. Yes. That…

The Cache: A Historic Destination in Fort Collins, Colorado

The Cache resides in a building that has stood in Fort Collins, Colorado since its infancy. For over 100 years, the building on Linden Street known until recently as “The Northern Colorado Feeder Supply,” was an integral part of the daily life in the agricultural and ranching outpost of Fort Collins. It became a fixture…

Lagom: A Happy Place in Maryland

Lagom was founded by Janice and Kristin who shared the same dream of owning and operating a restaurant.  They purchased the restaurant in which they worked and began the process of identifying who they were in the industry and in their small coastal town of Havre de Grace.  The meaning of the restaurant name is…

Clementine Cafe: Breakfast in Winnipeg, Manitoba

“Eat this – it’ll help” encourages the white-neon sign on the white exposed-brick wall. Its early afternoon on Sunday at Clementine Café and five cooks dressed in black T-shirts orchestrate brunch from the open kitchen. This is comfort food at its best. Location: Clementine Café located in the Exchange District at 123 Princess Street, Winnipeg,…

Highlands Bar & Grill, Birmingham, Alabama: 2018 America’s Best

Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham, Alabama, has consistently ranked at the top in every list of . Recently, though, the James Beard Foundation gave it the award for being the best of the best in America, 2018 Outstanding Restaurant, and that comes after being a finalist for nine years. Those who dine there concur….

Ingredients for Success at Harper and Madison, Billings, Montana

For owner Joanie Swords, love is the first ingredient. Joanie brought Harper and Madison to life in a former neighborhood market dating back to 1925. She also set out to perform an experiment. If the focus was on love – love of staff and patrons –  rather than money, would the restaurant succeed? Seven years later,…

The Tides Restaurant in Bodega Bay – Site of The Birds

Its claim to fame is being the restaurant in the 1963 thriller .  That building is long gone, but the name remains – The Tides – as does an interesting display on the wall, complete with photos, newspaper articles and other artifacts telling about the making of the movie and Bodega Bay’s role in the…

At Tandem Carrboro, World Cuisine Joins Fresh Local Products

Take one highly trained Moroccan chef. Add one lovely Englishwoman with years of managing casual dining and hotel restaurants. Sprinkle with love and marriage. The result? Tandem Carrboro in Carrboro, North Carolina, snugged up right next to the university town of Chapel Hill. Chef Younes Sabouh and his wife and partner Emma Dunbar Sabouh opened…