Phnom Pehn, Cambodia The Foreign Correspondent’s Club is a Phnom Penh institution. Housed in a French colonial era building overlooking the river and Sisowath Quay, FCC is a great spot for a good western meal, a fancy tropical cocktail, or just to sit at the rooftop bar with a beer and watch the people ofContinue reading
Crete, Greece In Greece, eating out and sharing a meal with family and friends is as important as food itself. Part ambiance, part attitude, part great produce, dining out Greek-style is a highlight for many travelers. Meals are a drawn-out, casual and convivial affair and the atmosphere at times almost festive, with families out untilContinue reading
Marrakesh, Morocco A decade ago in Marrakesh, Morocco, you could usually count on getting a floor show served along with your dinner including jiggly belly dancers and manic drummers designed, perhaps, to distract you from what you were eating. But slowly, the doors have opened, and in today’s Morocco, where the private has begun toContinue reading
∇ Minneapolis, Minnesota Venezuela’s iconic stuffed arepas are cause for celebration at Herepa, which is jam-packed for weekend brunch, dinner, and every minute in between. The brunch routine is easy: one Bloody Mary and one arepa—a palm-size knife-and-fork sandwich of crisped, golden masa patties filled with juicy, flavorful meats (such as sliced chorizo or slow-roastedContinue reading
∇ Cambridge, Massachusetts If you’re in Salem, Massachusetts celebrating a spooky Halloween, make sure you stop by Loyal Nine. This rustic Cambridge Restaurant time travels you to 1780’s. Is this menu from another century? Well, kinda. Chef Marc Sheehan is living the dream of the 1780s. Sheehan et al. have studied everything including rum and cider and the focuses ofContinue reading
∇ Savannah, Georgia A restored 1930s Greyhound station is now Savannah’s hub for new twists on Low Country cuisine. The chef of The Grey, Mashama Bailey, who has roots in Savannah, gives Low Country fare a worldly education, intertwining squid with shelling beans, clams with dumplings, and catfish with preserved lemon. Restaurant goers love “The Yard,” the Grey’sContinue reading
∇ Chicago, Illinois There’s a time and a place for a flour tortilla “taco” the size of a Frisbee, layered with smoked brisket and drizzled with a habanero-lime vinaigrette. That time is noon on a Sunday, and that place is Dove’s, the ’70s-ish wood-paneled all-day, any-day hangout. Restaurant goers love the the vintage jukebox, which playsContinue reading
∇ Salisbury, Connecticut The Dining Room at the White Hart Inn turns a Berkshire foothills town into a dining destination. Chef Annie Wayte takes the best ingredients local farms have to offer and adds a homey touch creating outstanding and crave-able entrees like tender braised pork cheeks. You must order the parker house rolls and theContinue reading
∇ Nashville, Tennessee As far as Southern foods go, nothing beats a warm biscuit just out of the oven, slathered in butter, and drizzled with honey.The name says it all at this Nashville morning spot where you can get (pretty much) anything you want on a biscuit. Their biscuits are so good you can expectContinue reading
∇ Austin, Texas Austin gets its very own Scandinavian moment at Gardner in Austin, Texas. The stunningly designed space, with concrete floors, custom woodwork, and glowing lights, is a great change from the city’s barbecue shacks. A meal at Gardner truly feels like a special night out. Most of the menu is vegetable driven but the ribeye wasContinue reading
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