Pike Place Market and Ivar’s Fish Bar

It was our second day in Seattle and the weather was gorgeous! We walked along the pier towards the market. You can’t visit Seattle without checking out Pike Place Market. Established in 1907, Seattle’s original farmer’s market was a way to connect producers directly with the public. It’s a a popular spot for tourists and…

Vancouver Eats: Ramen Danbo and Go Fish

It was our last full day in Vancouver and we were still intrigued by all the Japanese food offerings. We decided to check out Ramen Danbo for an an early lunch…or late breakfast. The Robson Street location was one of the chain’s first restaurants outside of Japan. Their menu is based around traditional Tonkotsu ramen…

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar and Saku

After a wonderful Vancouver Delights Tour, it was time to stop by Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market for lunch. It was located on the same block of our hotel. I just missed their Happy Hour which is offered daily from 3pm to 6pm. You’ll find the freshest shellfish at their flagship location in…

Hominy Grill, The Charleston Museum, and 167 Raw

I just found out that the award-winning downtown Charleston restaurant, Hominy Grill, had their final day of service yesterday on April 28th. I’m glad I had a chance to dine at the iconic Lowcountry eatery before it closed its doors after a stellar 24-year run. Chef Robert Stehling, who earned a James Beard Award for…

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse and Sushi Kaji

After a beer-filled late night, I was off to a later start for my second day in Toronto. It was Saturday and by the time I was fully functioning, I was more than ready for a hearty lunch. I decided to take an Uber to Scarborough to check out the Fishman Lobster Clubhouse. The cash-only…

Oysters and Fried Plaice at Restaurant Gabriel

I had a nice Michelin-starred Swedish dinner during my first night in Gothenburg, Sweden. The next day I was excited to check out a small seafood restaurant located inside the Feskekörka fish market. The indoor fish and shellfish market has all kinds of seafood delicacies, and at one end of the market you’ll spot a…

A Seafood Lunch at Cervejaria Ramiro

After a wonderful time riding a Vespa around Lisbon, it was time for lunch. Cesar dropped me off at Cervejaria Ramiro. The well-known seafood restaurant is a favorite among tourist and locals. There were only a few people waiting by the door when I arrived, so I was seated at a table upstairs in no…

Leaving Maine: Scales Restaurant

After enjoying some outstanding craft beer, it was time for one last meal before going to the airport to catch my flight home. It was all about the fabulous seafood and lobster in this town, so I made sure to try Scales for my final lobster fix. An Uber dropped me off at the spacious…