Dive In at Taco Dive, Fort Pierce, Florida

Taco Dive is the “go-to” eatery for locals. With three locations across the Treasure Coast, Taco Dive has you covered. Fort Pierce is the original location, and the dive is centrally located in the walkable downtown, making it the perfect stop for lunch or dinner. Location:  208 North 2nd Street, Fort Pierce, Florida Menu: The menu…

Real Southern Comfort at Mama Dip’s Kitchen, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Just a short walk from , North Carolina’s pretty downtown is an institution. Mama Dip’s Kitchen is where locals flock, college students bring out-of-town family, and tourists throng to feast on genuine home-style southern cooking. Think fried chicken, BBQ pork, fried green tomatoes, mac ’n’ cheese, and sweet potato pie and you’ll get the idea….

Jakes Famous Crawfish in Portland, Oregon

It’s 1892, and , is booming. Some 90 trains a day bring people pouring into the city from across the country. The economy is roaring with good jobs in the lumber mills and furniture factories, flour mills and the ships being loaded and unloaded on the busy waterfront. Electric streetcars ferry folks from the downtown…

Jobell Cafe and Bistro: Casual Elegance in Wimberley

Jobell Café and Bistro is a study in casual elegance. Owners David and Jessenia Bober have created one of the finest dining establishments in beautiful Wimberley Valley in the . Diners enjoy an eclectic menu with top quality steak, seafood, pasta, salads and other imaginative dishes created by head chef Mike Massaro. Wimberley is a…

Fresh Fish at Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach, California

“Hold it down at your side, so it’s not noticeable,” I whispered to my husband as we entered the apparently upscale Bluewater Grill. Nonchalantly he held the clear-plastic bag of pristinely filleted sculpin low and somewhat behind his back, as a child bringing a bouquet of dandelions to his mother. It had been a twelve-hour…

Mio Bistrok in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

The food truck phenomenon has hit , in the central highlands of . But not in the way you might think. Mio Bistrok is indeed a food truck, which contains its entire kitchen. But it is permanently parked in a fenced and gated courtyard where guests sit in the shade of a giant and are…

Jacketz in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

In Britain, what Yanks call a Baked Potato is known as a Jacket Potato. And that’s the name adopted by the Dutch creators of the popular Amsterdam eatery, Jacketz. Keeping things simple, the restaurant does one thing and does it very well. It fills its menu – and hungry diners’ bellies – with enormous baked…