Mitten Brewing Company: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Housed in a historic Victorian-era fire station, with a vintage baseball theme, Mitten Brewing Company hits artisan pizza and craft beer out of the park. Location: Mitten Brewing Company located at 527 Leonard Street NW on the west side of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Find the restaurant’s website here. Menu: The menu at Mitten Brewing Company…

Capt. Kat’s Lobster Shack: Barrington Passage, Nova Scotia

Located in the Lobster Capital of Canada, where the lobster grounds are some of the richest in the world, Capt. Kat’s Lobster Shack is all about the lobster. Location: Capt. Kat’s Lobster Shack, located at 3728 Highway 3 in Barrington Passage, Nova Scotia. Find the restaurant’s website here. Menu: The menu features everything lobster and…

Fo’c’sle Tavern in Chester, Nova Scotia

Fo’c’sle Tavern, the oldest pub in Nova Scotia, built in 1760 oozes with history. The name Fo’c’sle refers to the forward part of the ship, below the deck, traditionally utilized as the crew’s living quarters. Location: Fo’c’sle Tavern, located at 42 Queen Street in Chester, Nova Scotia. Find the restaurant’s website here. Menu: The menu…

La Casa Sena: Santa Fe, New Mexico

In the 1860s, La Casa Sena was a hacienda-style adobe that the Sena family called home. Today, in the same Sena Plaza, Santa Fe locals dine in that same homey hacienda enjoying similar regional ingredients served to the Sena Family, over 150 years ago. Location: La Casa Sena, located at 125 East Palace Avenue, Number…

Café Patachou in Carmel, Indiana

Café Patachou focuses on fresh ingredients from local farms, all within a 100-mile radius of the greater Indianapolis area. You can taste the difference. Location: Café Patachou located at 14390 Clay Terrace Boulevard in Simon’s Clay Terrace Mall in Carmel, Indiana. With several locations in the Indianapolis area, a Café Patachou is never far. Find the…

La Plazuela in Santa Fe, New Mexico

In Santa Fe’s city center lies the Santa Fe Plaza, a National Historic Landmark. La Plazuela Restaurant, meaning the little plaza in Spanish, is a gathering place for history buffs and foodies to enjoy authentic New Mexican cuisine. Location: La Plazuela Restaurant located at La Fonda on the Plaza, 100 East San Francisco Street in…

Charbonos: Italian-American Dining in Avon, Indiana

Charbonos, named for an uncommon grape found in Napa Valley, is an equally unique restaurant. The robust wine list isn’t surprising given the restaurant is named after a grape used for making wine. Location: Charbonos located at 128 North Avon Avenue, Suite 102, in Avon, Indiana. Menu: The menu at Charbonos is Italian American. You’ll…

Logan: An American Restaurant in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Chef Thad Gillies, co-owner of Logan: An American Restaurant, describes the restaurant’s food style as New American Cuisine.  America is a melting pot, and Logan’s menu reflects this. The chef’s French cooking techniques echo Europe, ingredients like tamarind represent Asian, and Oaxacan mole signifies Latin American. They all melt together forming New American Cuisine. Location:…

Oasis Diner in Plainfield, Indiana

The door to the Oasis Diner functions as a time machine portal that transports you back to the 1950s, a place where family and friends met for comforting meals at a reasonable price. Today that remains the same. Location: Oasis Diner located at 405 West Main Street in Plainfield, Indiana. Menu: The menu features all-American…

Café Coyote in San Diego, California

Café Coyote’s multi-sensory experience in a Mexican fiesta atmosphere made dinner a fun experience. It’s easy to see why they have been rated the number one Mexican restaurant in Old Town, San Diego for 15 consecutive years. Location: Café Coyote, located at 2461 San Diego Avenue in San Diego’s Old Town neighborhood. Menu: Café Coyote…