Hofbräuhaus, Munich, Germany

[flickrset id=”72157630693441354″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] I have not been to Germany lately and after arriving 5 hours late, I was hungry and ready to eat at 3pm local time. Being after lunch and prior to dinner, options are limited. I decided to try a landmark the Hofbrauhaus, it’s exactly...

Uni a Place for Sushi, Washington DC

[flickrset id=”72157630620758228″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] Yes! there are several great Susi restaurants in DC. Uni is locate about 6 blocks away from my favorite Taro. The fish is pristine and wasabi fresh ground. They have a great assortment of hot and cold appetizer including on of our favorite, beef...

Sundy House, Delray Beach FL

[flickrset id=”72157630485961106″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] Driving up to the Sundy House is like driving up to a quaint B&B locate in a tropical paradise. They have an elaborate Sunday Brunch buffet inclusive of Champagne and Bloody Marys. The food quality and preparation are very good. I enjoyed everything with...

Atlantic Grill, Delray Beach Florida

[flickrset id=”72157630703317848″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] Sunday Brunch at the Atlantic Grill, Delray Beach Florida: Located in the Seagate Hotel the Atlantic Grill is an attractive looking place. The food was hit and miss, basicaly there was no consistency from the kitchen. Ingredients were of average quality and preparation hap...

Café Constant , Paris

Walking down rue Saint-Dominique from the Eiffel Tower the  first of the three Christian Constant restaurants you reach is Cafe Constant. This is a local cafe were you may find Christian himself (see photo) dining. The specials change daily and come to you on the good old fashion black...

Bobby’s Burger Palace, Washington DC

[flickrset id=”72157630013729642″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] I checked out Bobby Flay’s (grill-boy as Ari of Entourage calls him) new venture in the burger joint frenzy. I grabbed my camera and walked a mile or so on a great day in DC. Once I arrived at Bobby’s, I viewed the menu...

Le Reminet, Paris

Lori found this wonderful place a few years ago. Unfortunately it got lost in the backlog of photos to be blogged. The food was wonderful and its great for a romantic evening.  The presentations and food were executed with the French flair you’d expect at a high end establishment...

Ondine Restaurant, Edinburgh

[flickrset id=”72157630118271016″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] Located just a few steps off the Royal Mile this seafood-er serves only the finest fresh local catch.  It’s elegant modern interior is as stylish as the food presentations.  The oysters are amazing served with a Wild Boar sausage on the side.  The daily...

Osteria dell’Olmo, Perugia, Italy

[flickrset id=”72157627824848173″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] We received a recommendation from a friend of a friend that has sent a lot of time in Perugia. We called our Italian friends and asked them to join us for dinner. I set the GPS in the rental car and off we went....

L’Avent Comptoir, Paris

Is a small standing room only wine bar that serves outstanding French hors d’oeuvres and crepes. WARNING: if you are interested in eating something healthy don’t come here! It’s one of my favorites! They serve the most delicious grilled pork fat(lard) that I have eaten and the beef carpaccio...

Le Comptoir, Paris

Le Comptior is situated on a very busy corner in the Latin Quarter idea for dining outside when weather permits and enjoying the favorite Paris pastime of people watching. Inside the bistro is small and attractive. The food however is excellent!! I suggest if you want to avoid waiting...

La Crêperie de Josselin Crêperie

[flickrset id=”72157629994791185″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] This is a long time favorite of ours. Josselin features a huge assortment of Brittan style crepes. My favorites are the bacon, egg, spinach and cream cheese and the Martinique which comes out Flambe. Upon arrival you will get in line there is almost...

Le Petit Troquet, Paris France

[flickrset id=”72157629994442563″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] A very small and romantic bistro off the beaten path Le Petit Troquet. The most difficult part of the evening will be finding it. Rue Expostion is a small alleyway off the Rue Saint-Dominique adjacent to Les Fables de La Fontaine. Rue Saint-Dominque is...

Sushi Taro, Washington DC

[flickrset id=”72157628930571267″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] I’ve been a Sushi fan for many years and have eaten it all over the world including Japan. Sushi Taro is on par with the finest!! There are very few Sushi places in the US on this level. Most places in NYC are not...

Les Cocottes, Paris, France

[flickrset id=”72157629533530717″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] This is another great establishment owned by Chef Christian Constant. Les Cocottes is the french equivalent of eating at a causal diner. Seating is either at the counter or at counter height communal tables. There are very nice daily specials as well as the...

Villino di Porparano, Parma, Italy

[flickrset id=”72157627990620052″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] A lovely B&B ten minutes from the center of Parma. Only two years old this property has all the modern conveniences and nice size bathrooms. The owner Elna is very helpful and accommodating. We would highly recommend it. Viillino di Porporano...

Pluripremiata Gelato “World Champs”, San Gimignano, Italy

[flickrset id=”72157628082021042″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] In the heart of San Gimignano lies this wonderful Gelato shop, it’s the one with the line in front of it. WAIT do not go to the other shops without a line!! This is homemade Gelato that is truly “World Class”. It’s not the...

Cum Quibus, San Gimignano, Italy

[flickrset id=”72157628005164394″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] Probably the finest traditional Tuscan meal we’ve eaten. We walked into a packed restaurant without a confirmed reservation. There was one table for two or deuce for those in the business available. We were told that it was previously reserved however they have not...

Trattoria del Tribunale, Parma, Italy

[flickrset id=”72157627871267337″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] Trattoria del Tribunale offers excellent fresh cooked local specialties at a very reasonable price. We started with the Torta Fritta and Parma Ham. When in Rome as they say!  The dough was light and airy and the Ham as expected wonderful. Primi:  The Tortelli...

Amorino Glace, Paris

[flickrset id=”72157627823546756″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”]   This is perhaps the best Gelato product,  I’ve had outside of Italy. It has the light yet creamy texture of an Italian Gelato and very strong flavor of the ingredient. They also deserve extra credit for their great presentation. They have about a...