Category Archives: Vacation

Domenica, New Orleans LA

Domenica Wheat Bread, Chili Pepper Olive Oil Soppresatta di Toscana, Biroldo, Duck Prosciutto with Mustard and Torta Fritta Tagliatelle – Slow Cooked Rabbit, Porcini Mushrooms Margherita – Tomato, Basil, Fresh Mozzarella Banana Zuppa Inglese – Banana Cake, Crema Cotta Mousse, … Continue reading

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Josephine Estelle, New Orleans LA

Josephine Estelle Stumptown Coffee Pecan Croissant Chicken Biscuit – Calabrian Honey, Buttermilk Biscuit, Fried Breast Scarpinocc – Roasted Pumpkin, Walnuts, Brown Butter, Sage, Orange Rigatoni – Pork Shoulder, Collards, Pancetta, Garlic Peanut Butter Pie Budino – Caramel Ganache, Graham, Pretzel, … Continue reading

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Café Beignet (Rue Royal,) New Orleans LA

Café Beignet on Rue Royal Pecan Pie Black and Gold Palmier Praline Beignets Considered by some to be the city’s only real competition to Café du Monde, locations on Bourbon Street and Rue Royal both making New Orleans signature fried … Continue reading

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Blue Dot Donuts, New Orleans LA

Blue Dot Donuts Holes – Plain, Powdered, Cinnamon-Sugar, Apple Fritter Chocolate Dough Peanut Butter and Jelly S’mores Sour Cream Old Fashioned Blueberry Cake Red Velvet A small shop serving locals on Canal Street, the sort of place where visiting for … Continue reading

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Boucherie, New Orleans LA

Boucherie Grit Cracker with Almond Butter Boudin Balls with a Garlic Aioli Charcuterie Plate: Chicken Liver Mousse, Bourbon Cured Foie Gras, Fried Chicken Skins, & Blueberry Jam Blackened Shrimp & Grit Cake with Warm House Cured Bacon Vinaigrette Crispy Skinned … Continue reading

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The Creole Creamery, New Orleans LA

The Creole Creamery Samples: Red Velvet, Lavender Honey, Gorgonzola and Candied Walnut, Petit Four, Nectar Sherbet, Salty Smoky Chocolate Almond, Creole Cream Cheese Black and Gold Crunch (Chicory French Vanilla, Oreo Cookies, Chocolate Chips,) Pumpkin Praline, Café au Lait, Steen’s … Continue reading

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Shaya, New Orleans LA

Shaya warm pita with olive oil and za’atar baba ganoush – creamy eggplant, green garlic, olive oil tershi – pumpkin spread with crispy garlic and chili oil ikra – paddlefish caviar spread with shallots hummus – lamb ragú, crispy chickpeas … Continue reading

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See-Saw Pretzel Shoppe, Cleveland OH

SeeSaw Pretzel Shoppe Roasted Ohio Garlic & Parmesan Bretzel with Pimento Cheese Cinnamon Toast Bretzel with Maple Icing Continuing a trend that has seen gourmet dining options populating arenas and ballparks from Citi Field to Staples Center, Quicken Loans Arena … Continue reading

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noodlecat, Cleveland OH

noodlecat Housemade Ramen Pork Miso – Roasted Pork, Crispy Garlic, Sesame, Scallion, 6-Minute Egg Ohio Udon Crispy Beef Short Rib – Pork Dashi Broth, Kimchi, Sweet and Sour Bone-In Ohio Short Rib Fresh Bacon Bun – Sugar Cured, Lightly Smoked … Continue reading

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Sweet Moses Soda Fountain & Treat Shop, Cleveland OH

Sweet Moses Soda Fountain & Treat Shop Sample – Butter Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar The Bob Feller Sundae – Salted French Caramel Ice Cream, Homemade Caramel Corn, Hot Fudge, Spanish Peanuts, Whipped Cream and a Cherry Located well outside … Continue reading

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Crust, Cleveland OH

CRUST 1-Lb Slice with Housemade Meatball Mushroom Ricotta Gnocchi – Mixed Mushrooms, Fresh Rosemary, Garlic, White Truffle Oil, Parmesan Cream Sauce Another locally-owned favorite in trendy Tremont, Crust has made a name for itself amongst Clevelanders looking for Pizza a … Continue reading

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Presti’s Bakery, Cleveland OH

Presti’s Bakery Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza Amaretto Lobster Tail Sfogliatelle Cannoli Lemon Biscotti, Slivered Almond Cookie, Pignoli, Nut Horn, Turtle Cookie, Helen’s Date Nut Bar, Raspberry Thumbprint Located at 12101 Mayfield Road, just a few hundred yards from Corbo’s and … Continue reading

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Luna Bakery & Cafe, Cleveland OH

Luna Bakery & Cafe Sticky Bun Bread Pudding Almond Croissant Cinnamon Roll Salty Caramel Macaron, Pumpkin Spice Macaron Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie, Ginger Chewie Progressing down Fairmount Boulevard from On The Rise to Luna Bakery & Cafe, another Cleveland Heights … Continue reading

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On The Rise Artisan Breads, Cleveland OH

On The Rise Artisan Breads Almond Croissant Bostock Pear Frangipane Tart Apricot Croissant Sticky Bun with Nuts Oatmeal Raisin Cookie / Jennifer Cookie – Chocolate Chips, Toasted Pecans, Pulverized Oats, Shaved Chocolate Located on Fairmount Boulevard and shockingly well attended … Continue reading

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Dante, Cleveland OH

Dante Iced Tea Olive, White, Whole Wheat Bread with Paprika Hummus Charcuterie – Country Terrine, Mortadella, Duck Confit, Chicken Liver Mousse, Pork Prosciutto, House Made Slim Jim, Lamb Prosciutto, Duck Prosciutto, Lamb Sausage, Spicy Beef Sausage, Finocchiona, Pickles, Raisin Tomato … Continue reading

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Citizen Pie, Cleveland OH

Citizen Pie Margherita – Mozzarella, Basil, Crushed Tomatoes, Olive Oil Tartufo – Frozen Dark Chocolate with Rum, Amarena Cherry Soon expanding its Neapolitan concept to a second store, Citizen Pie has quickly made its name amongst Clevelanders as *the* place … Continue reading

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Pour, Cleveland OH

Pour Single Origin Pour Over A quick stop while downtown, Pour is one of those hip and stylish Coffee Shops that seems to be entirely based on the concept of being seen or acting cool, the baristas abrupt and generally … Continue reading

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Mabel’s BBQ, Cleveland OH

Mabel’s BBQ Brisket, Pork Belly, Burnt Ends with Cleveland Pickles and Cleveland Kraut Cracklin’ – Salt and Vinegar & Lawson’s Chip Dip J.W.Potatoes – Mabel’s Style with Scallions and Vinegar Banana Pudding – Nilla Wafers Key Lime Pudding – Graham … Continue reading

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Bloom Bakery at Public Square, Cleveland OH

Bloom Bakery at Public Square Granola Bar and Brownie Sample Almond Croissant Cinnamon Roll Carrot Cake Peanut Butter and Jelly Beignet Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Located in Downtown Cleveland, the monument-centered traffic circle just outside its doors and to the right, … Continue reading

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Lucky’s Café, Cleveland OH

Lucky’s Café Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, Ginger Chewie Blueberry Corn Muffin Pumpkin Brioche Bread Pudding with Currants Ohio Sour Cream Apple Pie with Vanilla Oat Crumb Ohio Sweet Potato Pie with Toasted Meringue Salted Caramel Brownie Tucked away on Starkweather Avenue … Continue reading

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