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 […]


Getaway Canada: Quebec City

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 3, 2012

Chateau Frontenac Quebec City Canada

Located along the Saint Lawrence River, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America.  The city was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and given an Algonquin name meaning “where the river narrows.”  Quebec City was originally a walled city and it remaining ramparts, giving it some of its historical charm, […]


Super Indy Dining

by Jenni Ingersoll on January 11, 2012

Indianapolis is the capital of the state of Indiana and a capital city for hosting sporting events.  From Auto racing to Big Ten Tournaments, NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Four Basketball Championships to Olympic Trials for swimming, diving and track and field, and  host of NFL Super Bowl XLVI, Indianapolis is the place for sports. […]

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Beyond Schnitzel: Traditional Austrian Food

by Pam Mandel on August 9, 2011

Austria cuisine

There’s no arguing with a good schnitzel. Done right, it’s crispy on the outside, moist on the inside, and oh so satisfying. In a concession to those that prefer to avoid pork or veal, many Austrian restaurants will also serve up a turkey schnitzel.  If it’s properly prepared, it shares those same perfect schnitzel qualities […]


Cherry blossom festival at Japantown San Francisco

Known as “Nihonmachi,” or JapanTown in English. this area of San Francisco has been around since the early 1900s, so it’s certainly not new to the map of the city. In fact, at first glance, it even looks a little rough around the edges. But if the idea of some Japanese style shopping, eating, and […]


Planning a Picnic in New York City

by Jessica Colley on May 12, 2011

Snapshot of Washington Square Park taken in April

  Spring finally has a firm grip on New York City, and after a long winter one thing has captured this New Yorker’s imagination: eating outdoors. There are many wonderful restaurants with back gardens and tables on the sidewalk, but another option for eating outdoors is to plan a picnic in the park. Musicians and […]

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