Where to eat: Bar Mezzana

Last weekend, a few pals and I planned an indulgent Sunday brunch at Bar Mezzana. When it came to ordering, we didn't hold back. From crudo to donuts to eggs, we tried everything. Each dish was [...]

My favorite meal in Trastevere

I've been to Rome a quite a few times, so when I found out she would be a stop on my Mediterranean cruise with Royal Caribbean, I knew I wanted to do something different. Enter Trastevere. I [...]

Where to eat: Counter in Salem, MA

Counter, located in the lobby of The Hotel Salem, is the latest installation by Lark Hotel's Executive Chef, Justin Perdue. Like his other spot, Picnic Social in Stowe, VT, Justin's menu at [...]

How to spend a weekend in Healdsburg, CA

As one of northern California's worst kept secrets, Healdsburg, CA toes the line between quaint farm town and the hub of wine country. From the bustling city square with countless tasting rooms [...]

Where to eat: Belle Maison Paris

Whenever I hear that one of my foodie friends is heading to Paris, I immediately recommend making dinner reservations, especially on weekends. If you want to try a new or popular spot, it's the [...]

Where to Eat and Drink in Paris

The food scene in Paris is extraordinary. Whether you want French classics or trendier cuisines, you will have no problem finding what you're looking for. The same goes for drinks. Paris has an [...]

The Shop in Portland, Maine

The Shop is the latest venture by the guys behind Island Creek Oysters. Their first restaurant in Portland, Maine, The Shop is a classic oyster bar that serves only three things: oysters, canned [...]

Where to Eat: La Mar by Gaston Acurio

If you are going to Miami, you have to do two things: stay at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami and eat at La Mar by Gaston Acurio. TRUST ME. I ate at La Mar twice during my stay. (Okay, three times.) [...]

#ChooseTheTable with me

I moved a lot as a kid, and to say that moving when you're young is easy would be the understatement of the century. New schools, new friends, all of it sucks. But what always connected me to my [...]