Archive for the ‘Restaurant Reviews’ Category

How To Eat In Grenada

They call Grenada the Spice Island of the West: cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, tumeric, ginger, saffron, allspice and of course the omnipresent spice nutmeg– exports of which from the island now account for nearly thirty percent of the world’s crop. But Grenada’s culinary treats extend...
October 21st, 2011 | Caribbean, Country Guides, Food & Wine, Ideas, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

6 Hot Spots in Jacksonville’s Cuisine Scene: Where to Eat on a Floridian Girlfriend-Getaway

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Forget Miami and Palm Beach: those Florida destinations are old news–everyone goes there. Next time you’re planning a girlfriend getaway, head to Jacksonville, northern Florida’s underrated (and largely undiscovered) gem. Whether you’re a foodie,...
April 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Florida, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurant Reviews, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Exotic Eats In & Around Cape Town

Exotic Eats In & Around Cape Town
By: Laura Malandra Dining out is an essential element of every great trip.Whether you want to try traditional dishes or munch on something a little less extreme, Cape Town and its surrounding suburbs have it all. Adventurous level: Low A Touch of Madness A Touch of Madness is located in the heart...
February 8th, 2011 | Restaurant Reviews, South Africa | Read More

Eat Like a Local in Amman, Jordan

Eat Like a Local in Amman, Jordan
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent A crispy falafel patty, hot shawarma in flat bread, or a bowl of smooth hummus makes my stomach ache for a snack. Living in NYC has exposed me to decently authentic Middle Eastern food, and it’s my dinner choice more nights than not. When I got the chance...
December 7th, 2010 | Food & Wine, Jordan, Middle East, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

The Best Farm-Fresh Local Cuisine in The Finger Lakes

The Best Farm-Fresh Local Cuisine in The Finger Lakes
By Holly C. Corbett, Lost Girls Executive Editor The Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York is getting a lot of attention for its hundred of scenic wineries making award-winning Rieslings and Cabernets. In fact, it just won Budget Travel magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award for “the most...
November 16th, 2010 | New York State, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor “Attention incoming passengers, if Patricia Hodapp is in the customs area will she please identify herself. Attention passengers, Patricia Hodapp, kindly come forward.” My attention, hovering somewhere between outer space and the grinning Nassau customs official,...
October 28th, 2010 | Bahamas, Caribbean, Cultural Travel, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

5 of Boston’s Best Pubs and Bars

5 of Boston’s Best Pubs and Bars
Home to several universities (and a huge Irish population), it’s not surprising that Boston has a wealth of bars and pubs to choose from. If you’re looking for a quick bite and some beer (or wine), you won’t have any trouble finding a spot to booze in this city. Check out these five LG-Boston...
September 16th, 2010 | Bar Reviews, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

5 Authentic Ethnic Restaurants in Boston

5 Authentic Ethnic Restaurants in Boston
My parents probably never would have thought that the picky daughter who refused to eat anything but peanut butter and marshmallow fluff sandwiches for lunch would grow up to become a woman who loves the taste of fermented fish sauce in her papaya salad.  So fortunately for me and my evolved taste buds,...
August 26th, 2010 | Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Watch True Blood Free at Professor Thoms’ Bar, NYC

Watch True Blood Free at Professor Thoms’ Bar, NYC
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Get Bloodthirsty! True Blood Season 4 starts on June 26th! *** True Blood is…well… about as bloody, gory, sexy and fang-tastic as vampires get. For die-hard fans, missing new episodes on Sunday night, well, bites (pun intended). So, if you’re traveling...
August 5th, 2010 | Bar Reviews, New York City, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Visit the Best World Cup Beer Bar in Lower Manhattan

Visit the Best World Cup Beer Bar in Lower Manhattan
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor *** If you’re a sports fan and want to watch the World Cup games, but you’re on vacation in NYC, why not combine the two? There’s no better way to do that then get out on the town, and get into Zum Schneider. This little German beer bar buried south of Tompkins Square...
June 21st, 2010 | Bar Reviews, City Travel, Parties, Festivals & Events, Restaurant Reviews | Read More