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Barbarossa

This lunch stop in Capri was good. The place was touristy? How do I know, you ask? My yardstick for measurement was the price of wine

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Aug 08, 2016 |  Original Post

Pizzarium Bonci

So even if we reached here at 2:30 or so, that was fine.  Having to walk thirty-ish minutes from the St. Peter’s Basilica was fine.  We had to eat this pizza. It was more like a well risen focaccia bread, with a variety of toppings.  From ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Jun 17, 2016 |  Original Post

Taverna Trilussa

In hindsight, I would’ve gone to one of the other bookmarked places than this one that I found on http://www.stay.com/ app. This was after coming to the Trastevere hood only to eat. Well the area was very charming and it was fun wandering ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 21, 2016 |  Original Post

Scenes from San Francisco and Napa

In-N-Out Burger, animal style, was our first meal when we arrived in San Francisco a few weeks ago. Animal style means mustard-grilled patties, thousand island spread, grilled onions, and extra pickles. We got two double-doubles, two fries, two ...

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: May 16, 2016 |  Original Post

Vineria S. Marta

Italy being laid back, most restaurants open for dinners after 7 or 7:30 PM.  There are some that are open all day, but come now, would you want to dine there? :p I have this thought in my head always – if it’s that easily available, it ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 05, 2016 |  Original Post

Nessun Dorma

I’d looked this place up before going.  And while sitting there wasn’t particularly necessary to get great views, we stopped anyway as we were hungry. The place is more of a drink place, not particularly an eat place.  Especially not ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 03, 2016 |  Original Post

Pasticceria Confetteria Cova

This was the first eat stop in Italy. We’d had a hearty breakfast on the flight and weren’t particularly starving after we got off.  Add to the shuttle time to the city center, walk to where we were staying, checking-in there, ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Apr 28, 2016 |  Original Post

La Taberna

The second lunch stop and the third meal stop for the day. Just steps away from our first lunch stop that day, this place was busier than the first. And it looked more inviting too. So allowing baby K to be a baby, run and play, we preferred to just ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Feb 23, 2016 |  Original Post

Satori Cafe

This inviting vegetarian place in Malmö, Sweden was one of the more memorable meals I had during my Scandinavian visit earlier this May. I usually don’t plan to spend a lot of time on lunches if I’m travelling – breakfast and ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Oct 14, 2015 |  Original Post

Olivia

This one disappointed me in that stood up on the reviews.  So when I entered, the place looked all good and fancy (remember, New York City is my yardstick). But when the food arrived, it all went for a toss.  The pizza was still OK, but the ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Oct 06, 2015 |  Original Post

Foodies Have Fun July Podcast!

The July podcast is here! The latest installment of the podcast features lots of exciting material! First we talk about the latest restaurants we’ve visited – Cajun Yard Dog, Futo Buta, and Luna’s Living Kitchen. We also talk about ...

Blog: Foodies Have Fun
Posted on: Jul 28, 2015 |  Original Post

KLIMA DEBUTS “ARROZ CON AMIGOS” FOR SATURDAY BRUNCH

The newly opened KLIMA Restaurant and Bar – a culinary concept inspired by contemporary gastronomy from Barcelona – debuts its first brunch concept, courtesy of Executive Chef David “Rusti” Rustarazo – introducing the quintessential ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Jul 22, 2015 |  Original Post

Champagne Ice Cream Floats

Summertime = hot = ice cream = cold bubbly. Understand my logic? I hope everyone is enjoying the summer! My summer is shaping up to be really fun. Fun and humid and sweaty. So sweaty. My hair’s at its puffiest and the glow that I envision on ...

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: Jul 13, 2015 |  Original Post

Wine Dinners at the Peninsula Chicago: an Invitation to Fall in Love with New Wines

How do you get inspired to try new wine varietals and wine regions? Sometimes a charming sommelier inspires me to take a walk on the wild side. Often it’s my wine loving neighbors, inviting me to stop running around and join them for a glass ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jun 24, 2015 |  Original Post

America’s Secret 2015 Food Destinations

(BPT) – With their incredible restaurants seemingly appearing overnight, cities such as Brooklyn and Portland have long since been discovered as foodie destinations. If you want coal-fired pizza ovens, craft beer or artisan doughnuts, you only ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: May 03, 2015 |  Original Post

Carmenere for Turkey Day

Discovering new varietals, traveling through a glass of wine may be my favorite way to hit the road. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been traveling to Chile through my wine glass, exploring Carmenere wines. Last week, the PR team representing ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Nov 27, 2014 |  Original Post

Cider Pork Chops with Leek & Dried Fruit Compote

Sometimes flavors come together and make great combination.  Other times they come together and form a match made in heaven. Such is the case here. Cider Pork Chops with Leek & Dried Fruit Compote.  Pull… Continue reading → The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 27, 2014 |  Original Post

Philosopher’s Stone

If you are looking for a great patio to go to during the summer then Philosopher's Stone is a great place, although when it comes to service we might have some different opinions!

Blog: Foodies Have Fun
Posted on: Apr 08, 2014 |  Original Post

Pan-Seared Chicken With Creamy Orange Sauce

Ready in 30 minutes, this dish is quick and easy to prepare, looks elegant and tastes delicious!Continue reading: Pan-Seared Chicken With Creamy Orange Sauce You May Also Like:6 February, 2013 Spaghetti With Chicken Bolognese25 ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 20, 2014 |  Original Post

Cosmos Cafe

Cosmos Cafe is located both in Uptown Charlotte and Ballantyne. You might know it for it's dancing but we recently tried it to see how its food fared!

Blog: Foodies Have Fun
Posted on: Mar 04, 2014 |  Original Post

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