Ristorante Savini, Amsterdam NL

While working in Amsterdam I dined out nightly at the local restaurants.  There were many great ones to choose from, all featuring authentic dishes to their ethnicity – it was foodie nirvana! This night I dined outside at an Italian restaurant called Ristorante Savini, Cucina Italiana. Located at Spuistraat 1D, 1012 SP Amsterdam, their website…

Healthiest restaurant food I’ve ever had

While searching for vegetarian food during my travels in Oregon, I found a great vegetarian restaurant in Bend called Cafe Yumm located in the Old Mill District. Their entire menu is all about healthy eating and they have a very good variety and selection of good for you foods. I tried grilled tempah for the…

Light Lunch

Here’s a photo of what I call a light lunch. Tuna (not tuna salad) half sandwich with side salad and vinegarett dressing, less then 400 calories.

Eating healthy when dining out

After the start of the new year I really started paying attention to menus and food choices and found it is possible to eat healthy when dining out. It’s all a matter of making the right healthy choices. Many restaurants now offer healthy selections somewhere on their menus, you just need to look for them…

Worthy Brewing in Bend, Oregon

In case you were not aware, there are a lot of breweries in Bend, Oregon. You’ve probably heard of Deschutes Brewery and maybe 10 Barrel, Good Life, Cascade Lakes Brewing, Boneyard, Solstice, Silver Moon or one of the other of the many breweries in Bend. There are a lot.  Personally, I’ve been to nearly all of them…

Fat Rabbit Public House

Decided to head over to The Fat Rabbit Public House on Sutter Street in Old Town Folsom for lunch today. Needless to say I was not disappointed. I had the pieorgies appetizer and the special of the day, catfish tacos. The food was very good and tasted great washing it all down with a Belgian…

36 Handles Pub & Eatery, El Dorado Hills CA

Richard Righton has done it again! The owner of the successful Bidwell Street Bistro in Folsom, and Relish Burger Bar in El Dorado Hills has opened his 3rd restaurant (nearly next door to Relish) called 36 Handles Irish Pub & Eatery, and from our first visit I can tell you right now that Richard has…

Al’s #1 Beef, Chicago Il

My uncle JD, a life long Chicagoan, gave us a tour of Chicago a few years ago while we were there and for lunch one day he took us all to famous Al’s #1 Italian Beef. Stepping inside was like stepping back in time where the ambiance and food is exactly the same as it…

The Kitchen Restaurant, Sacramento Ca

What’s to say that hasn’t already been posted a thousand times already about The Kitchen Restaurant? Simply put, this place is the best. Everything is top notch. It’s spendy but well worth it. Dinning at The Kitchen is equally all about great fresh ingredients, expert preparation, and outstanding entertaining service. The Kitchen Restaurant 2225 Hurley…

Chinese Food in Folsom, Part 1 – T2 Yan

T2 Yan is a nice Chinese restaurant located in the city of Folsom on Riley Street at the Walmart shopping area in one of the outlying buildings. The ambiance is very cool and has a tropical Chinese theme to it with subdued lighting that makes for a nice dining experience. In addition to the good…