Chicago’s Rock and Roll McDonalds

  Located at 600 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, this Rock and Roll McDonald’s also nicknamed the 50Th McDonald’s after the company’s gold anniversary celebrations were held on the premises. We stopped by for a quick lunch and family visit to explore the fast food museum after we had read about it in a couple of… Read More

Norwegian Cruise Lines Breakaway Ice Bar

  Recently we had the opportunity to go on a Norwegian Cruise Line voyage. We vacationed onboard the new Breakaway that first set sail in April 2013, and travels from New York to Bermuda during the northern hemisphere summer months and to the Bahamas and Caribbean in the colder months. The Norwegian Cruise Lines Breakaway… Read More

Disney’s BOMA :Introduce your Kids to African Foods

During our last Walt Disney World vacation, we had the opportunity to introduce our kids to the foods of Africa at Boma restaurant located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Boma’s Decor With the largest continent for its inspiration, both the lodge and its flagship restaurant showcase the African fauna and flora in their décor. The restaurant… Read More

Savoring Burgushi at Cowfish Restaurant Orlando

A cowfish is a little marine boxfish that lives in the coral reefs across the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It has little horns on top of its small face that make it resemble a cow, but it has the body and tail of a fish. This concept of two-creatures-in-one is how the Cowfish restaurant we dined… Read More

Is Giordano’s Deep Dish Pizza Worth the Hype?

For the past several years, we’ve wanted to try out Giordano’s, a very highly rated Pizzeria chain with numerous branches city and nationwide started over 200 years ago in Torino, Italy. The chain referred to as ‘Chicago’s Best Pizza’ has been awarded prestigious titles by renowned institutions like NBC, CBS Chicago, New York Times, Chicago… Read More

Dining at Jaffa’s Itzik Hagadol Restaurant

We first visited Itzik Hagadol in Jaffa, Israel back in 2011. We were walking back to our beachfront hotel – the David Intercontinental, after spending the afternoon in the famous Jaffa flea market. We loved the restaurant so much that we’ve since made going back there a family tradition of sorts.   As you come… Read More

Dining at Bucharest’s Iconic Caru’ cu Bere Restaurant

  Caru’ Cu Bere, translated as “the beer wagon”, is a German style beer house restaurant on Stavropoleos Street in the Lipscani district of Bucharest. The Restaurant Originally opened in a different location, it moved to this venue in 1899. The Gothic Revival style building is famous for its Art Nouveau dark wood panels, vaulted ceilings and stained glass… Read More

Thanksgiving Buffet at Embassy Suites’ Oxnard Coastal Grill

    The Embassy Suites restaurant has held a special spot in our hearts for almost two decades now. It is there we have celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, met with out of town friends; and for our children growing up it was the place to take them to play in the sand on a clean beach after… Read More

Pink’s Los Angeles Iconic Hot Dog House

The Story Behind the Name. Started back in 1939 as a pushcart vendor near the corner of La Brea and Melrose, Pink’s Hot Dogs is an LA institution that has been featured in many movies including the Muppets. In fact, back in the eighties, long before I ever set foot in LA, I remember hearing about… Read More

Taking your kids with Autism to the Cracker Barrel Restaurant

As a family living in California, we officially refer to ourselves as ‘Cracker Barrel’ -Deprived since the chain doesn’t have any restaurants in our home state. To fuel our obsession with the family-friendly chain, we make a point of visiting every Cracker Barrel restaurant we pass, even if it means in some cases driving out of… Read More

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