Traveling all the time I find myself having breakfast or lunch at airports very often.
For breakfast I found I tend to like panini sandwiches best.
Today at the Sacramento airport I had a egg and cheese panini and it was good.
There’s a new beer place in Folsom.
Brought to you by a local restaurant owner who we already know knows how to build and run a great place - Jeff Back of Back Wine Bar & Bistro.
Folsom Tap House is located in the old Sports Bar building is in the same business area as Back Wine Bar & Bistro. The site of the new Tap House had also housed several other restaurants before including an old French Bistro run by a couple from England.
Needless to say, Jeff has done it again. It took a few weeks to iron out the new opening bugs but the place is running very well and we have enjoyed visiting, dining and enjoy some very good beers at Folsom Tap House.
To summarize, Folsom Tap House is a very nice place. The ambiance was good, the service outstanding and the food and beer were excellent.
As soon as we walked in, we were immediately greeted and seated. Waters arrived right away and beers were ordered and served quickly. It took us a while to pick what we wanted to eat (great selections) and every few minutes someone would stop by and ask if we needed help or were ready to order – I could not ask for better service then that.
We tried a couple of the beer samplers which happened to be 50% off that day – nice! The beers were great, we enjoyed them all and it was nice how all the styles and brands were explained in detail.
The draft beer list AND the bottled beer list are fantastic! This place has a lot of great beers available.
For food we ordered the salmon sliders and chicken wings and wow they were good!
I’m not even a fan of chicken wings but theirs were great and I already looking forward to going back and having them again.
Through out our evening we were checked in on often by staff which was great. The beers we ordered never sat empty and overall we had a very enjoyable time at Folsom Tap House. We plan to be frequent flyers at this place – it’s that good! and well worth it.
Folsom Tap House
25005 Blue Ravine Rd #140
Folsom, CA 95630
A simple sandwich with few ingredients, which must be fresh, makes for a great lunch both at home and when traveling.
Had this sandwich below at an Italian deli in London.
Fresh sourdough baguette, parma ham, fresh tomato and lettuce – very tasty!
Yes more pizza.
I stopped by this bar/restaurant a few times for lunch while working down the street in London.
At first appearance it did not look like they would have good food here, it was a dark, subdued bar, but they had plenty of table seats and a menu so…
After finally figuring out I needed to order at the bar, I walked up and placed my order.
I was pleasantly surprised by the great quality of the pizza that I ordered and enjoyed it very much.
Lesson learned, never go by appearances only….this one was a hidden gem – if you like pizza that is…
This pizza is parma ham with mascarpone cheese – I love wood fired pizza’s!
L’Orecchietta is located at 29-30 Wakley St, Islington, Greater London
On my first night in London, I was beat. After a long 25 hour day of traveling (from the time I left my house until I arrived at my hotel in London), I was beat and ready for dinner.
I knew of a couple of nice restaurants a few miles away but after the long day I wasn’t up for taking a cab or walking around so I searched my iphone apps for a local restaurant near my hotel and I found a well rated seafood place right behind my hotel. Turned out it was even better then I was expecting. Nice ambiance, good service and the seafood tasted very fresh and very good.
Fish Central can be found at 149-151 Central St., St Luke’s, Greater London EC1V 8BY
About Fish Central from their website
We believe the national heritage of the “Great British invention”, fish and chips, something we have built our reputation on for 40 years will always be with us.
However as eating out has become one of the nations favourite past times Fish Central has evolved into a bustling neighborhood restaurant with a private function room. we serve the well known as well as the more exotic varieties of the freshest fish, combined with daily produce purchased from borough market to create a value for money menu for everyone.
We endeavor to purchase the freshest fish and Crustacea from ethical and sustainable sources without compromising the high standards our loyal regulars come to expect.
In short we try to do the best for our customers, producers, fishermen and the environment, so we can be here for another 40 years.
One day for lunch I walked thru the streets for a while before I came upon a cafe who’s entire front of the restaurant was opened up making it a sort of inside/outside restaurant which was cool to see and made for a nice ambiance.
The name of the place was Lunchcafe Blom and they are located at Nieuwendijk 117-119, 1012 MD Amsterdam
For a good cup of coffee, cappuccino or espresso, a nice lunch and the best sandwiches, and even an English breakfast.
Everything is made fresh from the finest ingredients.
For today’s lunch I had their club sandwich with smoked salmon, scrambled egg, chive and mayonaise and to wash it all down I had a lemon soda, not to be confused with lemon-lime soda aka sprite.
One of the things I found I enjoyed the most while traveling in Europe, was a simple deli sandwich. What made them exceptionally good was the fact that everything was very fresh, especially the baked breads. A good fresh sourdough baguette always makes for one very delicious sandwich!
This sandwich was one of my favorites, I got it at a small outdoor market that was near the Rijksmuseum. I stopped and had a sandwich and drink for lunch before heading over to the Van Gogh museum.
This sandwich was simplicity at it’s finest – very few ingredients, but all very fresh and very tasty.
Ingredients were: fresh sourdough baguette, fresh tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil leaves with a little bit of extra virgin live oil.