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What’s Been Happening?

Many of our regular followers have wondered why I’ve not personally been as active as usual on Where and What in the World?  It certainly has not been intentional, but rather a lack of having too many projects at one time. Rather than make excuses, I’m going to share the projects as they cover food, wine,...

Lebanese Taverna in Washington D.C.

    One of the special aspects to Washington D. C. is being able to dine at a variety of resturants from different parts of the world. We are here once a year for a meeting and go out with a group of 25 to 30.  This year, Lebanese Taverna was the spot and certainly a choice pick for our group. Quite a few...

The Formosa Café

  My fondness for the Formosa Café was compounded with respect about twenty years ago when the inveterate, classic bar refused offers from big business to demolish and move on.  This little joint that began as a trolley car with food and liquor, quickly became a destination for celebrities, and a stubborn...

T. Cook’s & MixUP Bar Re-Launch—An Explosive Event and Cocktail Recipe

  By Norman E. Hill & Maralyn D. Hill Years ago, Gene Autry had a hit song, “In My Adobe Hacienda.” His glowing description pales in comparison to the elegant hacienda-like setting for the October reception. You felt the intimacy of a hacienda, but the décor was fresh and inviting, welcoming you to come in...

Five Don’t Miss Restaurants in Quebec City

Quebec City has no shortage of restaurants, but visitors often miss out on the truly great food and instead visit only the higher-priced, lower-quality tourist-oriented restaurants. If you’re looking to eat delicious food with the locals, without straying too far from the Old Port, check out these...

Crudo Brunch Premiered To A Full House

By Maralyn and Norman Hill   Sunday, October 6, we had the pleasure of joining Doug MacKenzie of the Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau at Crudo’s Premier Brunch. It was amazing. The variety on its menu was creative and delicious. Chef/Owner Cullen Campbell has put a magic combination to work...

PROVINCE Extends Culinary Adventure through Latin America with Mojo Marinated Pork Belly

Downtown Phoenix has developed to offer some many exciting opportunities.  Six years ago, their were not a lot of choices. Now, we have so many. Two of the convention hotels, The Sheraton Downtown Phoenix and The Westin Phoenix Downtown have continual ongoing specials and events that draw visitors and...

John’s Pizzeria in Times Square

Someone asked me about my favorite place to get pizza in New York. There are so many great places, it is hard to pick. However, we do like John’s Pizzeria.  It first opened its doors in 1929 on Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village. After losing its lease, owner John Sasso dismantled the brick oven and moved...

Preparing For Our Journey at Crawfish College And Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival

  Michell M. Winner and I are in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana to attend the first class to graduate from the Crawfish College and then cover the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival and judge the Crawfish Etouffée Cook-off of Sunday, May 5, 2013. What a fun filled week we have with learning, cooking, eating, great...

Key West 2013 Part I

By Skip Mays Welcome from the Conch Republic. Today is Monday and it’s been in the mid to high 80’s for the past couple of days and we have covered an amazing amount of “ground” in our wanderings.  We capped things off last night with Sarabeth’s “World Famous Southern Fried Chicken”. I’m not so sure about...

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