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The dishes at Tandem Carrboro are as beautifully plated as they are delicious.

At Tandem Carrboro, World Cuisine Joins Fresh Local Products

Take one highly trained Moroccan chef. Add one lovely Englishwoman with years of managing casual dining and hotel restaurants. Sprinkle with love and marriage. The result? Tandem Carrboro in Carrboro, North Carolina, snugged up right next to the university town of Chapel Hill. Chef Younes Sabouh and his wife and partner Emma Dunbar Sabouh opened …

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Guy Savoy potato leek roll served with fresh tarragon and dry ice

Lunch at Guy Savoy: Michelin Three-Star on a Budget

Michelin dining in [amazon_textlink asin=’1631216678′ text=’Paris’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’theyums-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’72ca19d8-3b75-11e8-b19b-c940a90922f7′] is no joke. In fact, it’s not unheard of for the city’s top three-star places to average over $500 per person. Even some one-star restaurants can still end up with bills over $400, especially the long-established ones. Enter: the prix fixe lunch at Guy Savoy. …

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The Entrance to Arnaud's French 75 Bar

Arnaud’s Restaurant in New Orleans: 100 Years of Excellence:

Few restaurants can claim a¬†century of dishing up some of [amazon_textlink asin=’1465457216′ text=’New Orleans’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’theyums-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’06499c9e-3447-11e8-8a03-a1095dcd99f5′] finest Creole cuisine. However, Arnaud’s is set to accomplish that in 2018. Perhaps it’s the spirit of the original owner, [amazon_textlink asin=’B002G79TF2′ text=’Arnaud Cazenave’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’theyums-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’19c233bf-3447-11e8-860f-d38b8a2ecf92′]. A French wine salesman here was a man who …

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The bar at 315 Restaurant and Wine Bar, Santa Fe, NM, photo courtesy 315 Restaurant and Wine Bar

Wine and Dine at 315 Restaurant and Wine Bar

When we moved to [amazon_textlink asin=’1628872446′ text=’Santa Fe’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’theyums-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’35365b27-7f82-11e7-8d02-d98a2cd1fe9a’] over a decade ago it was almost our anniversary and we wanted a special restaurant to celebrate the occasion. This was before the Internet was loaded with restaurant websites complete with menus as well as tons of review sites so we were flying …

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