Restaurants

Cubita, Trinidad, Cuba - May 15, 2017

Do not miss a meal at La Cubita if you visit Trinidad in Cuba. It’s decorated with quirky whimsical artwork and often offers music while yo


La Guarida, Havana, Cuba - April 25, 2017

Most everyone I spoke to who had been to Havana recently recommended the upscale paladar La Guarida for dinner — the place where Cuban directo


Rafael Restaurant, Miraflores, Lima, Peru - April 23, 2017

For our last day in Peru, we headed to Rafael Osterling’s eponymous restaurant in the Miraflores section of Lima, listed on one list, as t


Other Stops in Miraflores, Lima, Peru - April 18, 2017

Thought in addition to telling you about the amazing chef-driven meals that I experiences that I’d share about quick meals in Miraflore…


Central, Miraflores, Lima, Peru - April 14, 2017

Standing outside Santa Isabel 376 in Miraflores, we met a young man in his 20s who had just flown in from Taiwan to also experience the food of Virg…


LIMO Cocina Peruana & Pisco Bar, Cusco, Peru - March 20, 2017

One free evening in Cusco, a group of us headed up to the main square where Limo, also part of the Cusco restaurant group, is located.
While peru


A stop at Chicha in Cusco, Peru while on OAT Trip - March 17, 2017

I’m just back from my second trip to Peru, with visits to Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu and more… My first trip in the 70s was not on a tour…


Inka Grill, Cusco, Peru - March 14, 2017

While in Cusco, we visited Inka Grill, part of the Cusco restaurant group, for a light bite. The meal wasn’t the best place I ate in Cusco bu…


La Mar, Miraflores, Lima, Peru - March 4, 2017

Before heading to Peru this winter, I — like a typical food professional — researched restaurants where I wanted to dine. Word had it that th


Olamaie, Downtown, Austin, TX - February 17, 2017

When heading to Austin recently, I emailed my friend Cathy Cochran-Lewis asking for suggestions of where to eat. One of her suggestions was Ola


Kisco River Eatery, Mount Kisco, NY - February 2, 2017

I’m a mom first. So when my friend asked me to come try her son’s latest restaurant, I headed north to Mount Kisco to dine at Bobby Eps


Burgers & Bourbon, Park City, UT - January 29, 2017

After a stop at Park City’s new Escape Room,… we were in the mood for a burger and fries, so we headed up the mountain to Montage Deer Valley re


Amsterdam Foodie Guide - January 25, 2017

The Dutch aren’t exactly known for their cuisine. I’ve heard many tourists complain, and have read many articles expressing displeasure


Guero’s Taco Bar, Austin, Texas - January 19, 2017

We had a very early reservation at Emmer & Rye — which I later learned was mentioned in Kate Krader’s “The 19 Very Best Dishes


Franklin’s Barbecue, Austin, TX - December 31, 2016

Our first day in Austin we headed to the famous BBQ joint where the lines are legendary. Word has it that Obama was the only person to ever cut the lo


Halifax at the W, Hoboken, New Jersey - October 30, 2016

I had planned to visit Halifax at the W hotel in Hoboken for brunch recently when I learned that the PATH train had suspended service on weekends u…


Bidwell, Union Market, Washington DC - May 18, 2016

When I mentioned to a New York City restaurant publicist that I was heading to DC for the weekend, she said I must try Bidwell, Chef John Mooney’…


The Cookery, Dobbs Ferry, NY - February 24, 2016

The publicist had been after me for a long time to take a train ride north to Dobbs Ferry to try David DiBari’s cooking. I finally made the tr


The Cottage, Westport, CT - February 9, 2016

Brian Lewis… recently opened The Cottage, a 44-seat restaurant (formerly The Farm), across the Boston Post Road from The Westport Country Play


Molly Bloom’s, Park City, UT - January 22, 2016

While holiday shopping, I was craving a burger and fries. I noticed Molly Bloom’s, an Irish gastro pub in the Kimball Junction shopping c…


La Zaira, Valsamoggia, Italy - January 19, 2016

Upon arrival in Italy after checking into Corte D’Aibo, Monteveglio, owner-winemaker Antonio Capelli suggested we go out for lunch to


Vinto, Park City, UT - January 15, 2016

Consider taking a day off of the slopes when in the Park City (UT) area to learn some the history of Main Street while tasting the fare of several re…


Wasatch Brew Pub, Park City, UT - January 12, 2016

Consider taking a day off of the slopes when in the Park City (UT) area to learn some the history of Main Street while tasting the fare of several re…


Full House Asian Bistro, Kimball Junction, Park City, UT - January 9, 2016

Families skiing in the Park City area often look for reasonably priced places to take the kids. Full House Asian Bistro in the Kimball Junction s…


High West Distillery & Saloon in Park City, Park City, UT - January 4, 2016

The warm fire outside of High West Distillery & Saloon in Park City invited us in to check it out. High West — located in Old Town — is Uta…


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