excellent chairs

From the same folks that run one of our favorites, the Vandal. Great service and really great pastries (the ricotta honey toast was especially excellent)

The typical mall food court if the typical mall food court had a face lift, got all new clothes and jewelry and went to the CIA and learned to make […]

No Thanksgiving trip to Chicago in 2018 for us so we went after Christmas. Mason was new and had ben named in eater.com’s list of most beautiful restaurants of 2018 […]

Our 20th Anniversary dinner in Venice, on the second floor of the building overlooking St Mark’s Square.  Can it get any better? As always, I read a bunch of reviews […]

Another great place for dinner in the Short North.  Philco is a somewhat quirky little diner with a limited bar and very good menu. Sit at the counter, get the […]

Go to Dallas, home of TexMex, big steak and beer and go to … a fancy French restaurant?  Yep, and we’d do it again if we go back.

Stopped in for dinner while in Georgetown – neat place, had a very old vibe to it.  Really good service and good food (especially the salad of all things)

Stopped in for a drink before dinner at Clyde’s of Georgetown. Yep, it’s a beer place, not our usual thing but it was good, casual and just what we needed.