The Chef’s Tasting at Evo Kitchen + Bar

For my first night in Portland, I made a dinner reservation at Evo Kitchen + Bar. The stylish chic restaurant puts creative twists on familiar Mediterranean dishes using local Maine fish, meat, and produce. The floor-to-ceiling glass space sits at the bottom of the Hyatt Hotel. I was seated at the corner of the counter…

Brunch at Bonefish Grill

I’m all about brunch during my travels, but haven’t really done much brunchin’ while staying home in New Jersey. I’m not familiar with too many local places offering a brunch menu, so I was excited to find out that Bonefish Grill in Paramus features one on Saturdays and Sundays! It’s been several years since I’ve…

Daiki Suisan Sushi-Go-Round

It was my final night in Osaka and for dinner I stopped by Daiki Suisan, a kaiten-zushi restaurant where plates of sushi on a large rotating conveyor belt wind around the restaurant so diners can grab them as they please. I enjoyed a really cool “sushi train” restaurant while I was in Tokyo, but this was…

Lunch at Sushi Naritaya

I wandered around the zen gardens and bamboo forest of Arashiyama for hours, but before catching the train back I stopped by Sushi Naritaya for lunch. I spotted the sign pointing towards the back of a building. I’m always down for a sushi fix! The small restaurant only had a few tables and there was…

Restaurant Review: Grace

If there was one meal I was really looking forward to while I was in Chicago, it was dinner at Grace. Opening back in December of 2012, the restaurant earned its third Michelin star only a couple years later. Head chef and owner, Curtis Duffy has made quite a name for himself. He was a…

Tasty Plates at The Continental

For now on, whenever I’m in Atlantic City, I’ll make sure to stop by The Continental for tasty small plates and cocktails. Opened in 2006, it’s apart of Starr Restaurants lineup and located at The Pier Shops at Caesars. The cocktails are made well. The calamari was nice and crispy and served with an aioli….