The Craft of Beer in the Napa Valley

by Anthony Manzanares on January 13, 2017

From robust production to the tiniest of nano-breweries, the Napa Valley offers craft beer fans a variety of options to sip and savor their favorite suds. Browse through these selections and then fill up your mug with a tasty choice. Breweries   Napa Smith Brewery – This is Napa County’s only production brewery with an onsite […]


Dine on Historic Main Street East Greenwich, Rhode Island

by Jenni Ingersoll on November 18, 2016

Founded in 1677, the Town of East Greenwich, Rhode Island is steeped in history. George Washington is said to have slept here on several occasions while plotting the American Revolution and positioned on Greenwich Bay is the documented birthplace of the US Navy in 1775. Within the Historic Hill and Harbour District of town, Main Street is flanked on both sides with rows […]


Restaurant Review: Greek Dining at Estiatorio Volos, Toronto

by Mary Jo Manzanares on July 2, 2013

Volos restaurant Toronto exterior

I was beat after TBEX Toronto. Exhausted, tired, hungry, and ready to let my hair down. I need sustenance, but making sense out of all the dining choices in Toronto and making a perfect decision was all Greek to me. What a perfect choice, then, when food blogger Andrew Dobson of Dobbernation Loves arranged for […]


Louisville, Kentucky: One Tasty Town

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 15, 2013

Hot Browns, Derby Pie, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Bourbon — what do these things have in common?  They are all culinary delights that claim Louisville as their birthplace.  While these regional favorites may be the first things to come to mind when you think of dining in the Derby City, food enthusiasts will devour a […]

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Party Like it’s Prohibition in Philadelphia

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 3, 2012

McGillins Olde Ale House Philadelphia

The Prohibition craze that’s manifesting in the nation’s bars, bookstores and TV programs will spark even more interest when the American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition makes its debut at Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center, which is curating and hosting the first-of-its-kind exhibition from October 19, 2012 to April 28, 2013. The exhibit contains […]


Best Burgers in Los Angeles

by Lanee Lee on May 14, 2012

Best Burgers Los Angeles

Burgers in Los Angeles are as pizza is in New York: a birthright. Although the American burger was invented in the Midwest, Los Angeles (specifically Pasadena) is the birthplace of the cheeseburger, created in the 1920’s. Since then, burgers have been as much of a Southern California icon as the palm tree.  Some of the […]


LuLu’s: A Buffet of Fun in Gulf Shores, Alabama

by Jenni Ingersoll on May 2, 2012

When you are the sister of Jimmy Buffett you have quite a reputation to live up to as far as entertaining goes.  As a restaurateur,  Lucy Buffett opened the friendly LuLu’s Sunset Grill on the edge of Week’s Bay, Alabama, in the spot where she and her brother used to fish when they were children. Located […]


Morels French Steakhouse and Bistro

The cheese and charcuterie display glistens as the afternoon sun pours in from Las Vegas Boulevard to Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at The Palazzo. Splayed out on a couple of shelves and behind a glass window is more cheese than I have ever seen on display at a restaurant. Big, thick-rinded cheese. Gooey cheese […]


Abergavenny, Wales: The Knitty Gritty Guide

by Lanee Lee on February 23, 2012

Abergavenny may be known as the Gateway to Wales as it is only six miles from England’s border, but for me, it was my initiation into the underground world of frogging, purling, and lurping. While relishing in one of the UK’s most exquisite high teas at Angel Hotel (pictured above), I noticed a group nearby […]

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A History of Pizza Straight From Naples, Italy

by Rita Cook on February 15, 2012

margherita pizza at Da Michele, Naples, Italy

Some folks eat pizza once a week, once a month, even once a day in some cases.  These days with the smorgasbord of pizza options out there, the history of a good pizza often gets lost. However, the truly modern pizza we eat today begins with the infamous Margherita pizza straight from the pizza capital […]