The Third Google Local Guides Summit of San Francisco: 2018

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California

April 17, 2019

Events

The Third Google Local Guides Summit of San Francisco: 2018

Invited for the second time in a row to attend the Google Local Guides Summit, I had the chance to be one of the very few to be part of this unique community of local Guides, changing the way the…

April 17, 2019 | San Francisco

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

Popular | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

January 07, 2019

Popular

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

I have been to San Francisco three times already, and each 5-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough sandwiches, cookies, burgers, Italian food and desserts to feel…

January 07, 2019 | Recommended | San Francisco

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats of 2018

Popular | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

Popular

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats of 2018

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and desserts…

January 02, 2019 | Recommended | New York

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably nine times already in less than a year, and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami…

January 02, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

New York's Greatest Sweet Cravings of 2018: The Must-Try List

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USA

January 01, 2019

News

New York's Greatest Sweet Cravings of 2018: The Must-Try List

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably eight or nine times already in less than a year, and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have…

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

2018 Top 10: My Favorite Italian Restaurants in New York

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USA

January 01, 2019

Italian

2018 Top 10: My Favorite Italian Restaurants in New York

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and desserts…

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

My Top 15: New York’s Best Ice Cream You Must Try

Ice Cream & Gelato | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

My Top 15: New York’s Best Ice Cream You Must Try

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably nine times already in less than a year, and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami…

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

New York's Sexiest Food Discoveries of 2018

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USA

January 01, 2019

Popular

New York's Sexiest Food Discoveries of 2018

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and desserts…

January 01, 2019 | Recommended | New York

The Ferry Building San Francisco's Marketplace: A Food Landmark

Spotted Stories | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Spotted Stories

The Ferry Building San Francisco's Marketplace: A Food Landmark

What makes the Ferry Building San Francisco’s most famous landmark? First is its strategic location at the foot of Market Street --- on the western edge of the continent, and at the…

October 28, 2018 | Travel | San Francisco

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sonoma County

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sonoma County

Academy Award-winning director Francis Ford Coppola adds his larger than lifestyle to his estate like compound near Geyserville, in the north end Sonoma County wine country. This playland, where…

October 28, 2018 | News | San Francisco

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Fish & Seafood | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Salito's has been a long-standing part of the Sausalito landscape-Zack's in the seventies, then Margaritaville and most recently Paradise Bay. The new look is fresh, bright and full of casual…

October 28, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Hyatt Centric, Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

Hotels | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Hotels

Hyatt Centric, Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

It was my second time at the Hyatt Centric located few hundred meters from the Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco, in the heart of the touristic neighborhood. With hundreds of restaurants around…

October 28, 2018 | Reviews | San Francisco

The 2nd Restaurant at Whole Foods Market, Manhattan Los Angeles

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USA

October 26, 2018

International Cuisine

The 2nd Restaurant at Whole Foods Market, Manhattan Los Angeles

Located at the entrance of Whole Foods market, The 2nd is a bar selling alcoholic drinks, draft beers, and quick bites. Burgers and sandwiches, the beyond burger, pulled pork sandwich, pasta and…

October 26, 2018 | Restaurants | California

Sears Fine Food Since 1938: Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Sears Fine Food Since 1938: Breakfast in San Francisco

Waiting in line to be seated means something: this place is famous around here. Choose to sit at the bar or on a table and wait to be served. I had the eggs Benedict, the pancakes and a bowl of…

October 24, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Roxanne Cafe: American Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Roxanne Cafe: American Breakfast in San Francisco

On the corner of Bush and Powell, few meters from my hotel, Roxanne serves breakfast until 2 pm. Eggs, French toast, pancakes, and waffles alongside omelets and sandwiches. An American diner with its…

October 24, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Beyond Burger: The Future of Food

Burgers | California USA Americas

USA

October 24, 2018

Burgers

Beyond Burger: The Future of Food

Last year, visiting New York, I was introduced to the “Impossible burger” which is a burger that looks and tastes like meat but isn’t. Walking along the aisles of Whole Foods, I…

October 24, 2018 | Reviews | California

The Orchard Hotel: A Great Location in San Francisco

Hotels | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 24, 2018

Hotels

The Orchard Hotel: A Great Location in San Francisco

Spending one night in the heart of San Francisco before starting my adventure with the local guides of Google, I chose The Orchard Hôtel. The place is calm and cozy; a relaxing bed and…

October 24, 2018 | Reviews | San Francisco

Denny’s: A Loaded American Breakfast

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

American

Denny’s: A Loaded American Breakfast

The only restaurant open at 5 am in San Francisco, I stopped at Denny’s for breakfast. Not too clean but the food is good. A loaded egg and ham sandwich, fluffy pancakes and good American…

October 23, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Bread & Bakeries | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Renowned for its cruffin, Mr. Holmes is indeed much more than that. It’s where a sign on the wall says “I got baked in San Francisco” and where innovative pastries will make your…

October 23, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco

Baked Bear: Mouthwatering Ice Cream Cookies, Donuts and Brownies

Ice Cream & Gelato | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Baked Bear: Mouthwatering Ice Cream Cookies, Donuts and Brownies

Childhood friends, Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger, left their careers to follow their true passion: serving up inventive sweets to their home town of San Diego. At The Baked Bear, they assemble…

October 23, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Amazing food, great colored and loaded with flavors, breakfast at Eight Am was memorable. I loved the waffles with whipped cream and red fruits. The bagel texture, the salmon quality, the cream…

October 22, 2018 | Recommended | San Francisco

MGM Grand: Las Vegas’ Iconic Hotel

Hotels | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

Hotels

MGM Grand: Las Vegas’ Iconic Hotel

It’s probably one of Las Vegas’ oldest and greatest hotels located at the beginning of the strip. A great hotel hosting several restaurants and vast areas for gambling. It’s an…

October 08, 2018 | Reviews | Las Vegas

An Enjoyable Breakfast at Avenue Cafe; The MGM Grand Las Vegas

Breakfast & Coffee | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

An Enjoyable Breakfast at Avenue Cafe; The MGM Grand Las Vegas

Avenue is the hotel’s breakfast and lunch restaurant located at the end of the hall facing the reception. Despite its bad service, the food was excellent, the tastiest I’ve had in Las…

October 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Las Vegas

Steak ‘n Shake: Dramatic is an Understatement!

Breakfast & Coffee | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Steak ‘n Shake: Dramatic is an Understatement!

When I saw the logo and metallic signage I said to myself “this brand copied Shake Shack from the name and beyond.” When you read that this diner has been opened since 1934, you…

October 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Las Vegas

Chili’s at The Airport in Las Vegas Serves Tasty American Food

Airports | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

Airports

Chili’s at The Airport in Las Vegas Serves Tasty American Food

Other than being at the airport with hundreds of passengers visiting by the hour though making it unwelcoming, Chili’s is your only enjoyable dining experience at Las Vegas airport. I’m a…

October 08, 2018 | American | Las Vegas

La Table de Joel Robuchon: Dine-Dining Perfection in Las Vegas

French | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

French

La Table de Joel Robuchon: Dine-Dining Perfection in Las Vegas

Being a big fan of Joel Robuchon and after enjoying La Table in Paris on several occasions, it was kind of necessary to have dinner at La Table in Las Vegas. La Table de Joel Robuchon brings the…

October 08, 2018 | Michelin | Las Vegas

The Egg & I: A Homey American Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

The Egg & I: A Homey American Breakfast

The Eggs & I, top rated on Google Maps deserves the recognition: a restaurant that feels like home away from home as if mum was welcoming you in her kitchen. Arrive at an American diner that has…

October 08, 2018 | Recommended | Las Vegas

Five Guys Las Vegas: I’m a Big Fan!

Burgers | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 02, 2018

Burgers

Five Guys Las Vegas: I’m a Big Fan!

After “not enjoying” a burger at In-N-Out, I head immediately to Five Guys to enjoy a decent burger. OMG, the burger is a hundred times better, an amazing sticky bread, double patties of…

October 02, 2018 | Restaurants | Las Vegas

Coco’s Bakery Restaurant Las Vegas

American | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

American

Coco’s Bakery Restaurant Las Vegas

After having a very bad breakfast at Johnny Rockets, I walked a hundred meters from the hotel where a typical American diner opens al day long. Coco’s serves breakfast lunch and dinner.…

September 30, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Las Vegas

Jean-Georges New York Loses one Michelin Star

Michelin | New York USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

Michelin

Jean-Georges New York Loses one Michelin Star

When I had lunch at Jean Georges, I remember leaving unimpressed and asking myself how did this restaurant manage to have three stars. Learning from Google that they lost one this year, I remembered…

September 30, 2018 | News | New York

Floral Fantasy by Preston Bailey at The Wynn Hotel Las Vegas

News | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

News

Floral Fantasy by Preston Bailey at The Wynn Hotel Las Vegas

Theatrical floral sculptures create elegant—and astonishing—moments of unbridled joy in Wynn Palace. The Wynn Las Vegas has unveiled two new floral installations by event designer…

September 30, 2018 | Las Vegas

Breakfast at Johnny Rockets Las Vegas

American | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

American

Breakfast at Johnny Rockets Las Vegas

Waking up at three in the morning with a jet lag and a kicking hunger, Johnny Rockets was the only available choice at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner all day,…

September 30, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Las Vegas

In-N-Out Burger: I Still an Not a Fan

Burgers | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

Burgers

In-N-Out Burger: I Still an Not a Fan

Hundreds of customers standing in line, a place loaded with people, thirty employees or more preparing burgers in the open kitchen, In-N-Out is still California’s most famous burger place...…

September 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Las Vegas

Photos of the McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas

Airports | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

Airports

Photos of the McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas

McCarran International Airport is the primary commercial airport serving the Las Vegas Valley, a major metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Nevada. It is in Paradise, about 8.0 km south…

September 30, 2018 | Travel | Las Vegas

The Coca-Cola Store: A Must Visit in Las Vegas

Travel | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

Travel

The Coca-Cola Store: A Must Visit in Las Vegas

Make Coca‑Cola Store part of your Las Vegas adventure! Experience the world’s most iconic beverage brand in an immersive retail destination including exclusive Coca‑Cola branded merchandise,…

September 30, 2018 | Las Vegas

90 Years of Mickey Mouse

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USA

August 25, 2018

News

90 Years of Mickey Mouse

Disney just announced that ‘Mickey: The True Original Exhibition,’ an interactive art exhibit, will open in New York in honor of the 90thanniversary of Mickey Mouse from November 8, 2018,…

August 25, 2018 | Popular | New York

Club Quarters Hotel New York: Stay Around Times Square

Hotels | New York USA Americas

USA

August 24, 2018

Hotels

Club Quarters Hotel New York: Stay Around Times Square

I’m not sure why one would choose a hotel that has the smallest room in New York, the tiniest bathroom, rooms without views and where light barely enters, the darkest lobby without…

August 24, 2018 | Reviews | New York

Bob Evans: Unacceptable Food!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Bob Evans: Unacceptable Food!

Family run restaurant, Bob Evans has more than 500 restaurants across the states, and it all started at a farm. Built to supply one restaurant with sausages, Bob Evans is now a diner competing with…

August 19, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Dinner at Geneva on the Lake; Upstate New York

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

French

Dinner at Geneva on the Lake; Upstate New York

One of the upscale destinations recommended by I❤️NY travel guide, Geneva on the lake is a historical hotel built in nineteen ten with a view of the beautiful lake. Looking like a castle, painted in…

August 19, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Settler’s: A Family Diner Since 1985

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Settler’s: A Family Diner Since 1985

Located in downtown Batavia, NY, Settler's is conveniently situated midway between Rochester and Buffalo in the center of Western New York. Settler's is a family owned restaurant and has been…

August 19, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Geneva on the Lake: Not the Value for Money I Expected

Hotels | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

Hotels

Geneva on the Lake: Not the Value for Money I Expected

Recommended by Google maps and the “I love NY” travel website, Geneva on the lake is an iconic mansion with a view on the lake. A castle-like hotel looking like the White House hosts a…

August 19, 2018 | Travel | New York

Breakfast at Curly’s: A Family Restaurant in Watkins Glen

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Curly’s: A Family Restaurant in Watkins Glen

This family-owned restaurant in Watkins Glen opens at 7 am and welcomes local families for a traditional American diner. Steak and eggs, Eggs with fries, omelet and pancakes, this diner propose…

August 19, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Skylark: A Diner in Vestal New York Since 1956

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

American

Skylark: A Diner in Vestal New York Since 1956

Looking like any other American diner, I reached Skylark at 10 am. My first breakfast not being up to standard, I was craving some good food. An hour drive from Watkins Glen, this all city seems to…

August 19, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Bluestone Lane: Positive Vibes in the Morning

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Bluestone Lane: Positive Vibes in the Morning

In the heart of New York with many locations open already, Bluestone is your splash of positivity on an early morning. No seating, no tables, simply coffee and sandwiches, grab and go. “I feel…

August 15, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Eleven Madison Park New York: Three Michelin Stars. The World’s Best Restaurant! A Memorable Experience

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 15, 2018

French

Eleven Madison Park New York: Three Michelin Stars. The World’s Best Restaurant! A Memorable Experience

Eleven Madison Park is not a dining experience; it’s a state of mind, a journey that activates all your senses from the second you walk into the minute you leave. Your ears, your eyes, your…

August 15, 2018 | Michelin | New York

Aurora Inn: Classy, Luxurious and Relaxing in Upstate New York

Hotels | New York USA Americas

USA

August 12, 2018

Hotels

Aurora Inn: Classy, Luxurious and Relaxing in Upstate New York

Classy and upscale, Aurora Inn welcomes a posh clientele coming from all around New York City and beyond. It’s about the location, the view, the calm, the class and the professionalism. Aurora…

August 12, 2018 | Reviews | New York

Brunch at The Aurora Inn, Upstate New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 12, 2018

American

Brunch at The Aurora Inn, Upstate New York

Every Sunday, brunch is served until 2 pm at this iconic mansion located on the Cayuga Lake. Soothing music, beautiful weather, refreshing drinks and smiling staff. Enjoying the positive vibes, great…

August 12, 2018 | French | New York

Ithaca Marriott Hotel, Downtown on the Commons, Upstate New York

Hotels | New York USA Americas

USA

August 12, 2018

Hotels

Ithaca Marriott Hotel, Downtown on the Commons, Upstate New York

No matter the season, explore the beauty of the outdoors in Ithaca. Spend a sunny day touring one of the many waterfalls and gorges or relax on the Finger Lakes' largest lake, Cayuga Lake.…

August 12, 2018 | Reviews | New York

Dinner at Aurora Inn: Jazz Music and an Inspirational View

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 12, 2018

French

Dinner at Aurora Inn: Jazz Music and an Inspirational View

After enjoying a memorable brunch, I was ready to come back for dinner at Aurora. Enjoying soothing jazz music and a beautiful sunset by the lake, I sat on the terrace facing the lake. At Aurora, the…

August 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Breakfast at Aurora Inn: The Food is Exceptional, the Experience is Memorable

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Aurora Inn: The Food is Exceptional, the Experience is Memorable

I thought to write a review about the hotel and add to it the breakfast part until I had my first bite. Juicy spinach and fresh white cheese on a bed of crunchy English muffin. Lightly oily, salty…

August 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

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