Gabriel Kreuther: New York City’s Michelin Stars on 42nd Street

Gabriel Kreuther has been a perennial favorite in the Times Square area for before theater dinner and other special occasions since it opened in 2016. The place is classy, elegant, and deserving of its two Michelin Stars and membership of the esteemed Relais & Chateaux. Location:  41 West 42nd Street, New York Across the street from Bryant…

LuLu Craft Bar + Kitchen: Farm to Table in Washington State

It’s all about freshness – From Farm to Table – at Lu Lu Craft Bar + Kitchen, a Richland restaurant on the beautiful Columbia River in southeastern Washington State.  The Easterday family owns and runs LuLu’s. The family has been farming and ranching in the Columbia River Basin since 1958 and has a simple philosophy…

Lili: Cantonese Delights in The Peninsula Hotel, Paris

Lili is an authentic Cantonese Restaurant and is considered one of the best Chinese restaurants in Paris. It is the ideal place to indulge yourself with a fantastic dining experience, convenient to many of the most popular attractions in this historic city.  Location: The Peninsula Paris, 19 Avenue Kléber Paris, France (6th arrondissement). Less than…

The Trophy Room at Old Kinderhook in Lake of the Ozarks

Your reward when you dine at the Trophy Room at the Old Kinderhook Resort starts when you enter the property. At the heart of this 700-acre resort in the rolling hills of Lake of the Ozarks, the Trophy Room Restaurant has been serving up outstanding food and drink to visitors in Mid-Missouri for years. The…

Izakaya Mew: NYC’s Hidden Gem in the Heart of Midtown

Follow the crowds to Izakaya Mew and you will soon learn why this Japanese restaurant is so popular with the locals. Arriving early on a Saturday night around 5:30, we found the tables were already full and several people were waiting for a coveted seat. There was a fun energy of happy people enjoying great…

Castle Bled Restaurant Review: A Fairytale Experience in Slovenia

I have been fortunate to experience many outstanding restaurants throughout the world in my travels. My dinner at Castle Bled Restaurant may take the award for the most fantastic view. Perched atop a rocky outcrop 130 meters above glacial Lake Bled in [amazon_textlink asin=’1465460284′ text=’Slovenia’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’theyums-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’bc06caf2-e6de-11e8-9142-81c3c97d078a’], Castle Bled is the oldest medieval…

Luke’s Lobster: Fresh and Sustainable Seafood in Philadelphia

Say Philadelphia, and the mind immediately goes to Philly cheesesteaks. What doesn’t come to mind is lobster and seafood in general. Pennsylvania does not have any coastal exposure to the Atlantic Ocean, and there is no Cape Cod or Boston or Bar Harbor in the state. It took a native of Maine to bring the…

Giampietro Pizzeria: Breckenridge’s Choice for Italian Dining

Just off the main drag in Breckenridge, Giampietro Pizzeria is the perfect place when you get that craving for a slice of New York-style Pizza. Not in the mood for pizza? No problem – Giampietro offers a wide assortment of salads, pasta dishes, meats and cheeses, sandwiches, entrees, and other selections on their extensive menu….

Hostaria Osottoosopra: Fantastic Neighborhood Restaurant in Venice

Hostaria Osottoosopra is that great little restaurant every tourist prays they will find in Venice.  A wonderful neighborhood eatery off the beaten path, this is the restaurant you hope you wander into as you stroll through the maze of Venice. Location:  Calle S. Pantalon, 5754  [amazon_textlink asin=’1631218263′ text=’Venice’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’theyums-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’941f7897-b44a-11e8-8899-cbba53e6c87a’], Italy. This neighborhood restaurant is next to…

Ristorante Riviera: The Artistry of Venetian Cuisine

“It’s too pretty to eat,” I remarked to Silvia, the cute blond waitress who had brought it to me. Jokingly, she took it away, briefly, before she brought it back. It was a work of art. It really was (almost) too pretty to eat. However, I bravely jumped in, scooping up the delicious mascarpone cream…