∇ New York, New York After spending all day looking at beautiful people, give yourself a little ego boost at Locanda Verde. If you want to be fabulous post – Altuzarra and sip cocktails with the stars, Locanda Verde is the move. It is located in the Greenwich Hotel and is a cool spot toContinue reading
∇ Charleston, South Carolina There are a lot of sandwich shops in the world, but only a few of them cure their own meet like Artisan Meat Share. The mastery of Craig Diehl has resulted in a full blown butcher counter, sandwich shop, and wine-and-meat meet-up spot. This shop has the vibe of a countryContinue reading
∇ Portland, Maine Comfort classics and cheffy twists make East Ender gastropub stand out from the crowd. Owners Karl and Bill’s best food ideas were born in a food truck. They opened East Ender so they could have a bit more room to cook, play and have a good time. What to order: local beef tartare with hash browns,Continue reading
∇ San Juan, Puerto Rico The wait for a table at José Enrique can approach the two- hour mark. Want to know why? Prepare to be wowed with their house-made hot sauce, mignon empanado (yes, that’s filet mignon empanadillas), fried fish, carne guisada (beef stew with plantain tostadas), longaniza (homemade Spanish sausage), ensalada tropical, cangrejo (crab in fried pastry cups), coffee flan, tembleque (a Puerto Rican coconutContinue reading
∇ Madison, Wisconsin Graze is your Madison take on a gastropub. It values and puts forth the farm to table movement. Looking at the reverse side of the menu, or their website, you will see the extensive list of local farms that source their ingredient list. Graze is a spot to do just that, graze. ComeContinue reading
∇ Sydney, Australia The dinner menu at Three Blue Ducks is simple, but highlights produce of the local region, as well as the three cooking styles of each chef. They serve dinner just four nights a week. The menu is designed to share. It consists of smalls, bigs, and sweets. Dinner at the ducks is a casual affair. TheContinue reading
∇ Sicily, Italy The fun of Baffo’s in Marinella di Selinunte is the atmosphere…it’s an actual castle. Baffo’s fabulous location sits right above the sea with windows that take full advantage of the view. Whether you are having a large pranzo (lunch) or pizza in the castle, you will not be disappointed. The daily fishContinue reading
∇ Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates To find home-style Emirati cooking, you’re better off staying local. Eat at Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe at the Ritz- Carlton. Most people visiting Dhabi don’t get the chance to try authentic Emirati food, with its staples of rice, seafood, and spices. Al Fanar is one of the city’s fewContinue reading
∇ Cambridge, Massachusetts Chef-owner Ana Sortun’s beloved Mediterranean / Middle Eastern restaurant is a must try when in Cambridge. You haven’t had falafel until you’ve tried the spinach iteration at Oleana in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Each sphere is beautifully crisp on the outside, creamy and savory on the inside, and presented meticulously on a thin slice of lavash with tahini,Continue reading
∇ Istanbul, Turkey The New Turkish Cuisine which mixes Turkish flavors with a broad range of not-so-Turkish styles—is the talk of Istanbul. Out of all the New Turkish Cuisines I promise you, Müzedechanga will earn your loyalty. It’s not just its setting overlooking the Bosphorus, or the controlled and elegant cooking. The service is superb as well! TheContinue reading
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