Review: The Shed in Santa Fe

After buying two exquisite turquoise pieces in a small shop across the street from The La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe, I asked the shop owner for a lunch recommendation. What a home run! He suggested The Shed across the patio from the store. You can’t miss the bright pink and turquoise door….

A Tantalizing Taste of Zimbabwe at Zweli’s in Durham, North Carolina

New ways with familiar ingredients will set your tastebuds dancing. Take Southern staples like collards, cabbage, and rice. Combine them with cooking techniques and spices from Southern Africa, and you have an irresistible combination culminating in a unique dining experience. Location: Zweli’s Kitchen & Catering is located 12 miles from downtown Durham and one mile…

Panoramic Views at Clouds – Dining in Zurich’s Tallest Building

Imagine being seated 35 stories up and having unobstructed views of Zurich while indulging in gourmet dining. That’s what you get at Clouds – it’s a treat for all of your senses. This elegant eatery boasts impeccably dressed servers who ensure you feel well taken care of. They check on you just enough that you…

Restaurant Review: Kröst in Reykjavik

We had just had a terrific day tour outside Reykjavik, Iceland and were walking back to our hotel from the bus stop. Feeling rather exhausted we decided we would just pop into the food court for a quick meal. We stopped at the Hlemmur Food Hall. It didn’t take us long to realize that this…

The Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Coal Miners of Cape Breton

The dining scene in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia gained a gem when The Miner’s Daughter Restaurant and Bakery opened its doors earlier this year. After working in the food industry for many years, Sheryl Dauphney, the owner concluded, “now is the time to open a restaurant.” She and Chef Craig Miller share the baking and…

42 Bar and Table, a Clinton Presidential Dining Experience in Little Rock

On a recent trip to Little Rock, I discovered that the William J. Clinton Presidential Library also had a restaurant, 42 Bar and Table, named after our 42nd President.  With expansive views of the Giant Pedestrian Bridge overlooking the Arkansas River, enjoy a delicious blend of local and internationally inspired cuisine with a southern touch…

Cafe 43, at the George W. Bush Presidential Library, Dallas

On my first trip to The George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, I discovered a perfect place for a casually elegant lunch, Café 43, in the west corner of the library complex. I really didn’t know what to expect, but a quote from Mrs. Laura Bush said it best: “This will always be a…

Pop’s: A Taste of Italy on Coastal Mississippi

When you think of Coastal Mississippi it is generally either seafood or BBQ that come to mind. Pop’s Pizzeria is a place where you can get mouthwatering New York-style pizza and other casual Italian food that is authentic and reasonably priced. Location:  Pop’s Pizzeria is located at 921G Cedar Lake Road in Biloxi, Mississippi. It…