A popular Japanese restaurant in Rockville Maryland closed this month, I had never been to the restaurant before, but I decided to go while I could. I quickly found out why Hinode Japanese Restaurant was such a beloved restaurant. It was top notch.
Big Bear Cafe
I was in Washington DC on an errand and noted an interesting looking cafe at the corner of R Street and 1st Street NW. I returned there later to have lunch. I am glad I did as the Big Bear Cafe, with terrific atmosphere and great food, is now my favorite brunch spot.
Riviera Tapas Bar
A friend of mine was recommending new restaurants that he had found. One was a place in downtown Riverdale that serves in Spanish tapas. Soon after hearing this, I dined there. I liked it so much that I've come back to Riviera Tapas Bar again and again.
The cherry blossoms were blooming in Washington DC and many restaurants were having themed offerings. Looking over the options, one place stood out from the rest. A wine bar on H Street called irregardless. Did it meet my expectations? It exceeded them.
Baltimore’s Lexington Market
Public markets are common in Europe, but are rarer in the United States. But many older cities have them. Washington DC has Eastern Market. Buffalo has the Broadway Market. And Baltimore has Lexington Market. For awhile now, I have been meaning to visit the Lexington Market. When it recently reopened in a brand new building, I decided the time was now.
FishScale’s new menu
FishScale, a restaurant in the Shaw area of DC that specializes in fish burgers, has become one of my go to spots for a bite to eat. I've written about them before, but they recently added some great items to their menu that I want to highlight.
Convivial – DC Restaurant Week 2023
For Washington DC's winter restaurant week, I returned to an old favorite. Located one block north of the convention center by Mount Vernon Square, the French restaurant Convivial is always a pleasure.
Dining Guide to Historic Santa Fe
Santa Fe, New Mexico is a city brimming with history and culture. Established in 1610 it is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Culturally, it is a great place to visit. But with a diverse and vibrant restaurant scene, it is also a great place to dine!
Saying Goodbye to Mark’s Kitchen
Mark's Kitchen has been an iconic restaurant in Takoma Park Maryland for decades. At the end of January, the restaurant will close for good as the owner Mark Chao retires. Recently, a group of friends and I went there to enjoy one final meal there.
I was in Clarence New York meeting a relative for brunch. One of the places suggested was the Campfire Grill. I liked what I saw on their menu and decided to give it a try. This was a great decision, as their food is phenomenal!