The Butcher’s Cut: For the Meat Loving Cruiser

Steak so tender it melts in your mouth! The Butcher’s Cut, aboard the MSC Preziosa and a few other MSC ships, is a meat lover’s dream come true.  While the meat is the hero, other entries are delicious and the desserts are extraordinary. Location:  The Butcher’s Cut – Deck 7, MSC Preziosa, MSC Cruiseline.   Also…

Il Ritrovo Positano: Amalfi Coast Hillside Dining

Perched high on the clifftop above Positano, Montepertuso is the home of Il Ritrovo Ristorante. With windows open to the sea and the finest Italian cuisine on the table, Chef Salvatoré will treat you to unmatched Mediterranean style dishes and a memorable experience on the Amalfi Coast. Location: Via Montepertuso, 77 – 84017 Positano, Italy. Website…

Bistro Spejle — “Skewers” in Prague, Czechia

“Spejle,”—the word means “skewer” in Czech. And that makes it the perfect name for Bistro Spejle, where everything does, in fact, come on a thin wooden skewer or two. It’s a fresh and fun concept for eating out in Prague, in the Czech Republic. Location:  Jindřišská 16, Nové Město, Prague, a 3-minute walk from Wenceslaus…

Unusual Offerings at PREROGATIvE Kitchen, Red Lodge, Montana

An unpretentious, but outstanding dining adventure awaits you off the beaten path in Red Lodge, Montana. Delectable snacks and small plates perfectly complement a glass of wine or beer at happy hour. Heartier fare such as a Montana steak or pork tenderloin will provide a filling lunch or dinner. Whether you’ve just driven the 64…

Review: Clinton St. Baking Co. Restaurant, New York City

What is it about breakfast that beckons locals and tourists to line up around the corner from the Clinton Street Bakery on the Lower East Side? In one word, it’s pancakes. Not just pancakes but some of the fluffiest, tastiest, stacks you have ever eaten. It doesn’t’ hurt that the cakes, topped with a wild…

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…

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…

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…

Au Lamparo: Open Air Street Café in Marseille

Strolling the streets of Marseille, France, open-air cafés are many.  The delectable aroma of various foods fills the air.  In a picturesque city square, a few steps from the Old Port, we passed a sophisticated looking café serving seafood and decided to stop and enjoy.  Au Lamparo did not disappoint.  Location:  4 Place de Lenche,…

The Avenue Steak Tavern in Dublin, Ohio

If traditional is trendy and old is new again, then The Avenue Steak Tavern hits the target for bringing back the old New York steakhouse.  Located in Dublin, Ohio, a northwest suburb of Columbus, the establishment is far from the Empire state, yet once inside, it is easy to think you are in the Big…