Tasty Travels

Norwalk’s Answer to Mumbai

Norwalk’s Answer to Mumbai

Aladin Indian Bistro, Norwalk’s newest shining star, is delivering authentic Indian flavors with a modern twist. Their culinary team, headed up by Chef Kausik Roy has created a cuisine that is generating rave reviews and effectively introducing more and more people to the delicate beauty of Indian cuisine. His success with Stamford’s Tawa Restaurant laid […]

| November 26, 2013
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Thai Select Awards Salute Best In The West

Thai Select Awards Salute Best In The West

Last week at the famous Castaways Restaurant in Burbank, California, the Thai Select Awards were presented. These awards honored the top ten Thai restaurants in the Western United States—certainly a great marketing tool for the owners of these establishments in a fast growing segment of the ethnic food market. Ever since the omnipotent foodie, Anthony […]

| November 20, 2013
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A Dinner of Memories

A Dinner of Memories

By Mario Bermeo, Jr. Many know the city of Bilbao for the Guggenheim museum, but there is one artist in Bilbao that is not housed in the museum—Alvaro Garrido, a very humble chef who came to Bilbao in 2006 and opened Mina with a single vision—to focus on high gastronomy and high service. Unlike many […]

| October 19, 2013
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Tam O’shanter-Los Angeles’ Oldest Restaurant

Tam O’shanter-Los Angeles’ Oldest Restaurant

Yes, that is the hard fact about this Scottish style pub/restaurant in Los Feliz that opened in 1922—although though there are a couple of others that may have opened at an earlier date, none have had this length of history at the same location. Why it has taken me so long to explore this slice […]

| August 30, 2013
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La Panetière Shines

La Panetière Shines

Located in Rye, New York since 1985, La Panetière (the bread cabinet) Restaurant has been delivering the gourmet experience of Provence to critical acclaim. With accolades that include 15 consecutive years as a recipient of AAA’s prestigious Four Diamond Award, expectations were rightfully high and La Panetière did not disappoint. The restaurant's ambiance and decor […]

| August 25, 2013
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Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Situated on a lovely corner with an elegant nautical theme, Greenwich’s Mediterraneo is serving up some rather fine cuisine. Winding down with a classic Negroni proved to be a prudent choice as we pondered the compelling menu that is rife with choices sure to inspire many palates. As one might imagine, seafood abounds at Mediterraneo […]

| August 19, 2013
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Sadie Kitchen And Lounge In Hollywood  American Food With A Slight Edge

Sadie Kitchen And Lounge In Hollywood American Food With A Slight Edge

Put this story into the category of a “hidden secret,” because up until a couple of weeks ago I was unfamiliar with Sadie Kitchen and Lounge which is tucked away on Las Palmas Street in Hollywood. It is an impressive space that has just been augmented by their large outside patio area, and it is […]

| August 17, 2013
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A Tasting Tour of New Haven

A Tasting Tour of New Haven

New Haven has a unique cultural richness due to the diversity of its population and the international persona and visitors that Yale University brings to the community, all of which makes it a great “foodie” city. It is also the home of the first burger (Louie’s Lunch), www.louislunch.com and is well known for the “must […]

| August 9, 2013
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Dining at the Crossroads

Dining at the Crossroads

On a recent getaway to Upstate New York, we stumbled upon an exciting new find. Located in Mount Tremper, New York, Four Corners Country Inn delivered a truly memorable experience. In the same family since 1978, it was recently taken over by France-born Sibyle Nagele and her husband Frank. Staying true to its original French […]

| July 14, 2013
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Doing The Pho In Beverly Hills

Doing The Pho In Beverly Hills

Forget the fact that Kanye West injured his head on a sign while going into 9021PHO last week, as well as creating quite a scene inside the restaurant with the pursuing pack of paparazzi. It is the food here that is the headline maker. This is a stellar example of superior Vietnamese food in a […]

| July 9, 2013
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