restaurant reviews

Foodie Finds: The Definitive Guide to Where to Eat in Port Austin, Michigan

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One would think that a town located on the shoreline of Lake Huron would have restaurants upon restaurants serving up fresh fish. This is not true for Port Austin, Michigan.

Eating your way through Seattle - with a child in tow!

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Ah, Seattle - land of glorious weather (if you time it right), fantastic culture, and incredible food...


Join us on a recent trip to visit my brother in Seattle. We focused on family-friendly meals, since we have a 5-year old daughter.


Foodie Finds: The 7 Best Places to Eat in Seattle

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 28, 2017 /
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Seattle is one of my very favorite cities in the whole world, in part because of the fantastic food available! This is just a *short* list of my foodie finds...look at the end of the article for more recommendations!


Foodie Finds: Best Place to Eat Near Sleeping Bear Dunes

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 06, 2017 /
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Sleeping Bear Dunes - voted the most beautiful place in the US! And it is definitely worth the title - we've written extensively about this gorgeous place, since it is almost in our own backyard.


7 Family-Friendly Food Spots in and Around Hocking Hills, Ohio

by Culinary Spelunker / Apr 24, 2017 /
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Hocking Hills feels hidden, tucked away.
Unlike most state parks with large signs hailing the entrance and easy-to-find landmarks, you’ve got to work to find the ring of sites that make up the Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park. (Need a place to stay? Click here for best places, rates, and availability.)

A World of Cuisine Off the Strip: 5 Fun Eats for Families in Las Vegas

by Culinary Spelunker / Jan 24, 2017 /
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From decor to shows to cuisine, in Las Vegas everything seems to be over the top: Restaurants that offer free food if you’re over 350 pounds – that would be the Heart Attack Grill with fare like the Quadruple Bypass Burger and the Butter Fat Milkshake.

Exploring the gastronomic delights of Istanbul

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Turkey is a remarkable destination that is often overlooked by holidaymakers. From interesting culture and sun-drenched beaches to friendly locals and compelling historical landmarks, who wouldn’t want to visit? Turkey's gastronomic offerings are really exciting for foodies - take your taste buds on a Turkey holiday with these ideas.

Exploring the gastronomic delights of Istanbul

Where to Eat in Columbus, Ohio

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Ever find one of those restaurants you never want to leave? When we were recently in Columbus, Ohio, we drove around campus visiting Ed's old haunts from his college days, viewed some extraordinary art, stayed in a fine art boutique hotel, Le Meridien The Joseph, and had an extraordinary meal. While I love Columbus, I really want to curl up on the white leather couches at The Guild House, to eat well, work in a new "office," and never leave. 

Where to Stay - and Eat - in Miramichi, New Brunswick

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Where to Stay - and Eat - in Miramichi, New Brunswick

Nestled alongside the Miramichi River in (you guessed it) Miramichi, New Brunswick is a treasured hotel, and a genius restaurant. I had no idea, when we pulled up to the long (very long!) yellow building fronting the river, that such goodness would await us inside. 

Read this Extraordinary Site for Chefs, Recipes, and Travel Food Tips

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Food - it's a passion of mine. I love to cook, garden, visit farmer's markets, get new recipes from food artisans when I travel, talk with chefs, eat out, peruse cookbooks (I have thousands), dream about food, plan the next meal. It's not too crazy to say that when I find similarly-minded foodies, I embrace them and talk food.