Charlie Gitto’s, The Gateway Arch, and Gioia’s Deli

It was all about craft beer and iconic dishes during my third day in St. Louis. Later that evening, I went to the Italian-American neighborhood of The Hill for dinner at Charlie Gitto’s On The Hill. The longtime Italian restaurant is a St. Louis landmark. The popular spot is considered one the the best in…

Melt Bar and Grilled Lakewood

After an incredibly cool tour of A Christmas Story House, I decided to go to Melt Bar and Grilled in Lakewood for lunch. The casual restaurant serves gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and comfort food. I took a seat at the bar. The menu offers some classic favorites and they’re always adding new items. They also…

Philippe’s French Dipped Sandwich

Since it was my first time in Los Angeles, I had to try some iconic eats! I stopped by Philippe The Original for their famous French Dipped Sandwich for lunch. The historic deli opened in 1908 by Philippe Mathieu, who claimed the distinction of having created the โ€œFrench Dipped Sandwich.โ€ So how did the French…

The Conquistador at Zunzi’s

After brunch and a couple art museums, I walked around downtown Savannah for a bit before stopping by a popular lunch spot. I always like to ask people about their favorite dishes and places to eat, and many people mentionedย  Zunzi’s Takeout & Catering. When I arrived there was a small line out the door….

Portillo’s Hot Dogs & Italian Beef

Helloooooo, Chicago!! I was so excited to finally make it to the Windy City! After a short anxious wait at the baggage claim, I grabbed a taxi to the Kinzie Hotel downtown where I got a fantastic deal on my room using the Hotel Tonight app! (Download the app and use promo code DCABRERA44) It…

John’s Roast Pork

After the game, we headed to John’s Roast Pork. Now I know there’s much more to Philly’s food scene than a cheesesteak, but it’s been a very long time. I had to have one somewhere! This iconic sandwich joint is said to be one of the best. Forget those other guys! They’re cash only and…

First Meal at Cafe Viena

Hello, Barcelona! I was so excited to begin my trip to Spain in Barcelona. I was able to grab a taxi from the airport which dropped me off on the bustling street of Las Ramblas near the hotel I was staying.   I checked in to my hotel and settled down for a bit. It…

Johnny’s Po-Boys

Johnny’s Po-Boys 511 St Louis Street New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 524-8129 Website