Salmon Rillette with Potato Fingerlings, Drunken Goat Cheese and Roe and Creme’ Fraiche at Jeffrey’s Grocery, West Village, Manhattan
Roasted Squash Florets, Jeffrey’s Grocery, West Village, Manhattan
Yellowfin Tuna Carpaccio with black olives, toasted almonds and orange at Jeffrey’s Grocery, West Village, Manhattan
Crispy Salmon w/corn broth, shrimp, roasted tomato, zucchini and wilted pea shoots at Jeffrey’s Grocery, West Village, Manhattan
Blackened Flounder served up at Jeffrey’s Grocery in the West Village of NYC
An iced chai from BienCuit hitting the spot on a hot and humid summer day walking the neighborhood of Cobble Hill in Brooklyn
Enjoying a refreshing Lychee Sangria at Ayada Thai Restaurant in Queens
Papaya Salad with crispy Salted Crab – yes you eat the whole crab, shells and all – at Ayada Thai Restaurant, Queens
Perfectly cooked and uber flavorful Crispy Duck at Ayada Thai Restaurant in Queens
Pad Thai with wide noodles is so full of flavor we couldn’t stop eating it – Ayada Thai in Queens
Spicy Eggs on Cornichons with Paprika served at Cafe’ Sabarsky in the Neue Galerie in the Upper East Side of NYC
Wentworth Mansion in Charleston has a complimentary breakfast serving local favorites such as Shrimp & Grits
Crab Cake Eggs Benedict – one of our complimentary breakfast menu options at Circa 1886, Wentworth Mansion, Charleston
Buttered Monkfish, topped with popcorn, yes popcorn – truly this fish did melt in my mouth. Circa 1886, Wentworth Mansion, Charleston
Fire Roasted Shishito Peppers (watch out – some are REALLY hot) and Kentuckyaki Pig’s Ear Lettuce Wraps – Husk Restaurant, Charleston
At Husk we enjoyed a Fried Chicken Po’Boy sandwich topped with peanuts, red peppers and slaw.
Green Tomato Bites with Pimento Ranch at 82 Queen Street Restaurant, Charleston
Fresh Charcuterie Board – great combo of sausage, cheese, nuts and mustard at Edmund’s Oast, Charleston
Some of the delectable dishes being served up at Edmund’s Oast in Charleston
Whole Fried Flounder – enough for two – bathed in roasted green beans, bacon, peanuts, nuoc cham and thai basil at Edmund’s Oast, Charleston
Enjoying a fun dining experience at Edmund’s Oast – brew pub with a front seat to the kitchen.
A decadent chocolate treat sided with a homemade vanilla gelato and spiked frozen chai flavored drink – one was not enough! Edmund’s Oast, Charleston
Boiled (with ham and sausage in a crock pot) peanuts – apparently a staple of Charleston or South Carolina as every bar/restaurant we went to served them – Hominy Grill, Charleston
Food: Cornmeal Crusted Flounder served with Mac & Cheese, Collard Greens and Tomato Jam, at Hominy Grits in Charleston
Some of the local flavors sold at the local City Market in Charleston. Boiled peanuts are very good, but those Fried Salted Peanuts are addictive!
Wild King Salmon with string beans, bacon, ricotta stuffed squash blossom drizzled with tomato jus and rouille – The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil, Calistoga, Napa Valley
Squab served up Michelin style with Figs, Foie Gras, Carmelized Onions and Port.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse, Cocoa Genoise, Caramel, Nougat, Milk Sorbet – so good I couldn’t wait to take a bite before I took a picture of it! The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil, Calistoga, Napa Valley
Artisan cheese board with house baked breads, marcona almonds, fresh and dried fruits – The Restaurant, Auberge du Soleil
Lucky Pig, roasted pork, served with lettuce or black sesame seed crepes, at Solbar at Solage Resort
Check out the numerous wine flights to pick from and pair with a plate of cheeses, sausages and chocolates at Eno Wine Bar in Union Square, San Francisco
And a “Duck Fart” – a shot of Bailey’s, Kahlua and Crown Royal at the grill at Firerock Country Club, Fountain Hills, AZ