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LISBON | FADO AT TASCO DO JAIME DA GRAÇA

LISBON | FADO AT TASCO DO JAIME DA GRAÇA

In Lisbon there are scores of fado music shows, pretty much everywhere you look — but if you know anything about me, you'll understand that the last thing I wanted to see was a show for tourists. So I found Tasco do Jaime da Graça. It's now one of my…
LOS ANGELES | Restaurant | POT

LOS ANGELES | Restaurant | POT

While I was working in Los Angeles, art directing Food Network show, "Daphne Dishes", I got the opportunity to eat at some fabulous restaurants. POT, the latest venture from celebrated L.A. chef, Roy Choi, is a restaurant not to be missed. Choi's meteoric rise to fame is like a movie…
Stockholm | Långa Raden Restaurant

Stockholm | Långa Raden Restaurant

I like to eat as much as the next guy, but what really gets me excited is how the food looks. The cuisine in the Långa Raden restaurant at Hotel Skeppsholmen was delicious - but the best part is that it was perfectly styled. I mean, just look at that…
EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | Seville | Redhouse Art & Food

EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | Seville | Redhouse Art & Food

Behind a massive, graffiti-covered door in Seville, Spain is a café.  And a bar.  And an art gallery.  And an antique store.  It's all in one room, and it's called Redhouse Art and Food. The folks at Redhouse have taken over a large, industrial space for their unique creative enterprise.…
Rekyjavik | Forétta Barinn

Rekyjavik | Forétta Barinn

I left design store Netagerdin Work & Shop fully intending to walk directly back to my hotel...but right next door, in the old fishing net factory, was an inviting, designer-y restaurant calling to me to come in. (more…)
Bellagio | Barchetta Ristorante

Bellagio | Barchetta Ristorante

On the shores of Lake Como is a charming little village called Bellagio.  Steep steps lead up the mountain to tiny lanes buzzing with activity.  The garden terrace of Barchetta Ristorante is a tranquil respite, high above the madding crowds. (more…)