Cahoots Cafe in Hartselle, Alabama

Cahoots Cafe on Main Street in Hartselle, Alabama is part museum, part boutique, part restaurant, but ALL great food and nostalgia. Location: Cahoots Cafe, 117 Main Street W, Hartselle, Alabama Menu: Cahoots Cafe has daily lunch specials that are posted on their Facebook page. These generally reflect the seasons and the whims of the kitchen…

Beautiful Handcrafted Food: Mamie’s Café & Bakery

The sweet smell of donuts cooking can be smelled a block away! Mamie’s Café and Bakery is the place for a scrumptious breakfast, heavenly lunch or just a sweet treat to take home. Known for their beautiful handcrafted food they offer simple, fresh American cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere. Touted as having the best donuts…

More than Brew at Noble Hops, Oro Valley, Arizona

Noble Hops is a place to relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Catalina Mountains. At sunset, when the mountains turn pink, it’s time for a drink. Impressive food offerings, the 28 craft beers on tap, and an extensive selection of bottled beers invite you to come hungry, come thirsty, and come to enjoy….

Review: International Smoke, Miami, Florida

When Michelin Star chef Michael Mina collaborated with New York Times bestselling author/entrepreneur Ayesha Curry, they wanted to create an exceptional restaurant experience. The result of that idea became International Smoke, a restaurant that would take you and your tastebuds on a trip around the world. Their love of international flavors drove the idea that…

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…

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…

Brunch at Whisk’D Cafe in Decatur, Alabama

Situated in the middle of a long-established residential neighborhood, Whisk’D Cafe is the perfect gathering place for friends to share an early breakfast or brunch in an informal setting with an intriguing menu. Location: Whisk’D Cafe, 1051 Grant Street SE, Decatur, Alabama Menu: Many of the usual breakfast items, such as eggs, waffles, bacon, biscuits…

Mike’s Place: Clearville, Pennsylvania

Off the beaten path, but so worth the trip!  A family diner with home-cooked food, the kind of place where you feel at home and eat till you are stuffed.  You keep wondering if grandma will come out of the kitchen in her apron with flour in her hair from baking pies. Location:  8301 Clear…

Fresh Island Cuisine at Bamboo in Hawi, Hawaii

This classic Hawaiian restaurant in a historic bright blue building sets a tone that is fun, comfortable and lighthearted. Browse the art gallery and the gift shop and then feast on something fresh and local. The charming little town of Hawi is just a few blocks long, 35 minutes north of the Waikoloa Beach resorts,…

Retro Dining at Route 66 Restaurant: Bar Harbor, Maine

The US Route 66 Restaurant in Bar Harbor, Maine has to be one of the most interesting and quirky eating establishments I have ever had the pleasure of enjoying. As you dine and view all the toy collectibles, you feel like a kid again and want to get up and start playing with them. The…