Top 5 Phrases You'll Hear in a Professional Kitchen

This quick read compiles some of the most common terms you might hear in a professional kitchen, so you can speak the lingo flawlessly.


I Ate Japan's Hottest Ramen and This Is What Happened

Short answer: It wasn't pretty. This is what happened when I visited Kikanbo Ramen in Japan.


12 Most Iconic Chicago Pizzerias: What's Your Favorite Slice?

Finding a good slice of deep dish pizza in Chicago isn't hard to do. Agreeing on the best one, however, is another matter. Here are 12 of the most iconic pizzerias in the Chicago area for you to enjoy on your next visit.


A Review of Snooze: An A.M. Eatery

I have eaten at Snooze twice, and I cannot wait to go back. It is my new favorite spot, and I want to share my experience with others.


Review of Susuru Restaurant in Orlando, Florida

Last night I ate at Susuru in Orlando, Florida, for the first time. Susuru is a good place to hang out with your friends and get good food. This is my review.


Review of Burning Grill Korean House in Kingston, Ontario

Burning Grill is a new Korean restaurant in Kingston, Ontario. Their free pickled veggies are delicious; however, their bibimbop is just average.


Review of O My Sushi in Kingston, Ontario

O My Sushi is a Japanese/Korean restaurant in downtown Kingston, Ontario. They have exceptional dynamite rolls that you must try.


5 Ways Restaurants Will Change for the Better Due to COVID-19

A server explores five positive changes resulting from the coronavirus shutdown that will make restaurants a better place.


Review of Akira in Kingston, Ontario

Akira is a top-five Japanese restaurant in Kingston, Ontario. I thought that some items on their menu were very tasty; others, however, were just all right.


All-You-Can-Eat Buffets in the U.S., Taiwan, and Thailand

In this article, I recall my experiences going to all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner buffets in the United States, Taiwan, and Thailand. Besides describing a typical U.S. dinner buffet, I describe Mongolian barbecue buffets in Taiwan, Japanese hot pot buffets in Thailand, and more.


Review of Curry Original in Kingston, Ontario

Curry Original is an Indian eatery located close to the waterfront in Kingston, Ontario. While there are some excellent items on the menu, other dishes could use a little injection of flavour.


Las Alamedas: Mexican Food in a Beautiful Atmosphere

The old location of Las Alamedas Mexican restaurant in Houston has closed. Luckily, a new location has opened in Katy, Texas, where the tradition of serving delicious Mexican food in a pretty setting continues.


Maine-ly Sandwiches: Seafood With Nautical Decor in Houston

Maine-ly Sandwiches is a successful chain of restaurants that has several locations in Houston. See photos and read about my experience dining there.


Casual Dining at Torchy's Tacos in Houston

The Torchy's Tacos chain originated with the expertise of Chef Michael Rypka in Austin, Texas. There are now many locations in Texas and in several other states, as well.


Brio Tuscan Grille in Houston's City Centre

Enjoy a warm atmosphere at Brio Tuscan Grille in Houston's City Centre. Whether eating brunch, lunch, or dinner, the excellent food and ambiance is sure to please.


Review of North China Restaurant in West Houston

The North China restaurant in West Houston offers Mandarin-style Chinese food in a beautiful setting. See photos of the interior plus some food shots here.


Oriental Garden: Delicious Chinese Food in Spring, Texas

The Oriental Garden Chinese restaurant in Spring, TX, offers excellent food and good service. It boasts an attractive décor, complete with comfortable armchairs for diners.


El Canton Firewood Pizzeria in Katy, TX

El Canton Firewood Pizzeria, located in Katy, TX, has a wood-fired pizza oven brought here from Guadalajara, Mexico. Enjoy custom pizzas and tasty food in a casual setting.


Hoodadak Restaurant in Katy, TX: Korean-Style Chicken and More

Hoodadak, located in Katy, Texas, offers Korean-styled chicken and more in a casual atmosphere. We are now fans of bulgogi and had never even heard of it before.


Review of Bistecca Italian Steakhouse in Houston

Bistecca Italian Steakhouse in Houston is located in a sleek modern building accented with contemporary art. The food is delicious in this upscale restaurant, and their service matches it.


Another Time Soda Fountain in Rosenberg, Texas

Another Time Soda Fountain, located in Rosenberg, Texas, will transport you back to the days when pharmacists often owned their own pharmacies—featuring lunch counters and other amenities, as well.


Rio Ranch Restaurant: Texas Hill Country Ambiance in Houston

Houston's Rio Ranch Restaurant has a decor that is inspired by Texas Hill Country. A recognized chef prepares delicious food, and the waitstaff is friendly and efficient.


The Cellar Door in Katy, TX: Cozy Restaurant and Winery

The Cellar Door restaurant in Katy, Texas, has a winery vibe. A cave-like interior matched with good food and wine offerings makes this a treat to patronize.


Lucille’s: Best Southern Restaurant Award in Houston

The "Houston Press" awarded Lucille's the Best Southern Restaurant award in 2016. From what I have tasted, they deserve it! This is my review.


Shanghai River: Houston Classic Chinese Restaurant Since 1970

The Shanghai River restaurant has been serving delicious Hunan and Szechuan cuisine in the same Houston location since 1970.


Clay’s Restaurant: Family-Friendly Wild West Setting in Houston

Clay's Restaurant in western Houston looks like a Wild West stage set. It is a family-friendly place with a casual atmosphere that offers excellent food and service. This is my review.


Review: The Fish Restaurant & Sushi Bar in Midtown of Houston

The Fish Restaurant & Sushi Bar is located in the popular area of Midtown in Houston. Their food is fresh and delicious, and they also offer outdoor dining.


Review of Clementines Restaurant in Northwest Houston

Clementines Restaurant is a charming place that has been in the Houston area since 1979. It has an old-world charm, good food, and service. This is my review (photos included).


Review of Pepper Twins: Organic Chinese Restaurant in Houston

Pepper Twins, located in Houston's River Oaks Shopping Center, is a popular restaurant that offers spicy Sichuan cuisine in a pretty interior setting.


Blue Nile Ethiopian Restaurant Review: Houston Zagat Winner

The Blue Nile, located in Houston, Texas, is an Ethiopian restaurant that is a Zagat Winner. From the authentic food, good service, and unique décor, this restaurant is worth a visit.


Review of Courses Restaurant at the Art Institute of Houston

Courses Restaurant is a part of the Art Institute of Houston, where student chefs learn how to cook as well as manage the back and front of the house.


Review of Kitchen Roselli: Italian Dining in East Bend, NC

Kitchen Roselli is a destination restaurant that attracts Italian food lovers from miles around. Forget franchise chains, this spot has a "cafe-in-Florence" feel, while being just a stone's throw from the Yadkin River.


Review of Le Chien Noir in Kingston, Ontario

Le Chien Noir is a French-inspired eatery in downtown Kingston, Ontario. Their Bistro Burger was one of the best I've had. I would recommend eating here.


Review of Rustic Spud in Kingston, Ontario

The Rustic Spud is a relatively new Kingston eatery that serves gourmet pizza and burgers. I would recommend eating here.


Review of Milestone's in Kingston, Ontario

Milestone's is an upscale restaurant that serves internationally inspired cuisine in downtown Kingston. Their atmosphere and food are equally impressive. I would recommend eating here.


A Review of Kenko Sushi in Kingston, Ontario

Kenko Sushi is a Japanese restaurant on the West side of Kingston. They have excellent sushi and offer a free small dessert. While the food was delicious, they need to work on improving their food handling.


My Review of the Entire Dickey's Barbecue Pit Menu

I ordered and sampled the entire menu at Dickey's Barbecue Pit, so I can tell you about everything they make!


Don't Eat That! 16 Things You Should Never Order When Dining Out

Do you know what you’re eating when you dine out? Is that salad safe or is a bout of Listeria just a forkful away? Let’s check with the pros to find out what they never eat when dining out.


Review of The Works in Kingston, Ontario

The Works is a gourmet burger restaurant in downtown Kingston. On my recent visit there, I tried their "Down Under" burger, which was pretty good, but the toppings could be improved. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.


Review of Royal Angkor in Kingston, Ontario

Royal Angkor is a Thai and Cambodian eatery in downtown Kingston, Ontario. I had their Thai Vermicelli, which was all right, but I much preferred my friend's Red Curry Bamboo. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.


Restaurant Review: South Indian Flavours at Cafe Malabar, Norwich

Cafe Malabar is a little slice of South India in Norfolk. Authentic dishes and large portions offer good value and something different from most Indian restaurants in the UK. UPDATE: The restaurant is now called Taste of Malabar.


Best Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza: Gino's East vs. Lou Malnati's

Do you love pizza? I sure do! In this article, I will compare two favorite Chicago hot spots for some of the most amazing deep-dish pizza in Chi-town!


Food Snobbery

They preach loudly about the organic, artisanal chicken they buy at the farmer’s markets, and they bang on forever over quinoa-encrusted tofu. They are food snobs, and they need to be dealt with.


Best Restaurant in Panama: Ñato Fish Marisco Style

If you crave amazing seafood at affordable prices with gorgeous nautical views, Ñato Fish is the perfect place to eat in El Chorrillo, Panama.


Review of Olivea in Kingston, Ontario

Olivea is a popular Italian restaurant in downtown Kingston. I had their signature burger with a salad, which I quite enjoyed. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.


Ten Tips for Dining out on a Diet

Like most of us, you’re trying to take off a few pounds. You probably think that means eating in restaurants is off limits, but you’d be wrong. Here are some tips to help you enjoy dining out, even if you're on a diet!


Review of Lone Star Texas Grill in Kingston, Ontario

Lone Star Texas Grill is a popular downtown Kingston eatery that specializes in Tex-Mex food. I had their BBQ Bacon Burger during my last visit. Their presentation wasn't the greatest, but the food was pretty enjoyable. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.


The Best Restaurants in Epcot

One of the four major parks located at Disney World, Epcot has the greatest variety and quality for in-park restaurants. International cuisine and unique dining experiences enhance everyone’s day at this exciting park!


Review of Pat's Restaurant in Kingston, Ontario

Pat's Restaurant is a Cambodian/Thai establishment near downtown Kingston. Although their interior decor is not their best feature, the food is scrumptious. I would recommend Pat's restaurant.


5 Restaurant Rumors Debunked by a Server

A restaurant server dishes some truths from their insider’s point of view. Most rumors are, in fact, rumors. Here's the truth.