Crystal Lake Cafe at Americana Vineyards in Interlaken, NY

Fresh local food and a menu full of surprises is what you will get at the Crystal Lake Café at Americana Vineyards in Interlaken, New York. Americana is one of fourteen wineries on the Cayuga Wine Trail in the Finger Lakes Wine Region of upstate New York.  Billing itself as America’s First Wine Trail, I’m…

Casa Frida in Baja California for Colorful and Artsy Cuisine

The complete sensory experience offered at Casa Frida is an exciting introduction to wine production and fine dining in Baja California, Mexico. Location: Rancho San Marcos, Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico Menu: Part of the Slow Food movement, Asador Campestre is the restaurant in the Casa Frida complex where the seafood, pork, lamb, and…

Victoria Valley Vineyard Café, Greenville, South Carolina

A short drive up the mountain from Greenville, South Carolina, will find you on the side of a mountain in rural Cleveland. However, when you round the curve and spot a Chateau on the side of a mountain you may think you have been magically transported to France. You will soon be happily eating a…

The Farmhouse at Persimmon Creek, Georgia

If you find yourself visiting the spectacular waterfalls in Tallulah Gorge State Park,you are entering the farm to table capital of – Rabun County.  This area gets plenty of southern sunshine and rainfall which makes it perfect for farming.  As you get off the main road of small town Clayton, Georgia, nestled in the lush…

Double Dose of Delicious at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

How does a double dose of deliciousness sound from a restaurant known as much for its wines as its upscale dishes? That is what you will find at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant at the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Opened in Chicago in 2005, this modern, casual chain restaurant and winery has a great…