The strawberry lemonade from Mockingbird Cafe is a drink that instantly transports you back to childhood summers, all reminiscent of church picnics, sunburns and innocence.
Category: Restaurant Rave
Another Restaurant Find in London: Com Viet, the Best Vietnamese Food I’ve Had in the UK, or Maybe Anywhere
Folks, this restaurant is a jewel. If you go to London, go to Com Viet. Just trust me. You’ll get your happy back.
My mother in law LOVES seafood. And for every celebratory occasion, she’s happy just to go to a seafood restaurant. Really, we ALL love seafood, so we welcomed the opportunity to have a big appetizer for Riki’s 88th revolution around the sun. It’s easy to […]
Monteith’s Close on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile really knows how to make you feel like they are glad you’re there. And they have an award-winning bartender who created The Outsider Cocktail.
This anglophile went back to Geales in London after more than a dozen years and found it had gotten more posh. But the fish and chips were spot on.
Kitty Fisher’s in London is a foodie’s dream! The staff treated me like I was royalty and served me a meal that to match. The ambience is an appealing mix of cozy old England and fresh, trendy-foodie-creative.
Crawfish Fettuccini from Suire’s was the perfect complement to our crab cake experiment. Creamy, spicy, homey, with tasty little morsels of crawfish. Wow!
A remarkable and delicious meal at Comptoir Vietnam in Paris provides another wonderful culinary experience to share in the Glover Gardens blog.
Looking for lunch on a recent trek home from New Orleans, we took the long way along the coast and found a treasure (and I do mean treasure) in the backroads of southern Louisiana. Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant has been serving delicious Cajun food to hungry travelers, locals and hunters since 1976. It was magic: the food, the ambience and especially the people. The Grill-Meister and I were enchanted.
Close your eyes after taking just one bite of the Spaghetti Carbonara at Da Corradi in London and you’ll expect to find Northern Italy when you open them.
An Afternoon at Wilson Creek Winery: “I’m not sure if it’s the ambience, the company or the wine, but this is about the best Reuben I’ve ever had.”
Reflections on a lovely meal with friends at Wilson Creek Winery, and how the people and the place are just as important as the food.
You know those dishes your grandmother made waaaaaay back when you were a child and no one has ever been able to reproduce, no matter how hard and how often they tried? That’s the taste in this gratin at the Bistro Des Augustins in Paris; it’s grandmotherly good, an instant and permanent deep-seated taste memory.
An Edinburgh pub dating back to 1680 dishes up a meal that is worthy of the ages.
Foodie-worthy, hipster-appropriate, gorgeous views: I highly recommend the Waverly Mall food court in Edinburgh. And don’t miss the Butcher Bad Boy burger!
I have a “food crush” on New Orleans chef Susan Spicer. You’ll understand after you read the post, soak up the photos/atmosphere, and revel in the recipe.