Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino may be the worst drink yet

Unlike people who have their Starbucks daily fix, we only go to Starbucks every couple of months. As a parent, I’ve always thought the drinks were somewhat overpriced and not that healthy which lead me to discourage my sons from developing a  strong java habit. We usually go when we travel internationally (some drinks do… Read More

Dining at Commander’s Palace Restaurant in New Orleans

    The Commander’s Palace Restaurant in New Orleans is a sight to see. This grand restaurant has been open since 1890 when it was owned by Emile Commander. Over time, the restaurant switched owners, first to Frank G. Giarratano in the 20s, then to the Morans in 1944. Thirty years later, the Brennan family took… Read More

Taking Your Kid with Autism to Medieval Times

Our autism travel experts get questions about Medieval Times quite a bit. For those who don’t know, Medieval Times is a two to four-hour long dinner/show found in nine US locations and themed after a medieval knight jousting tournament. Visitors enter a replica castle and experience a night of fighting, food, and merriment. One can… Read More

Yucatan Cuisine at Chichen Itza Restaurant ,Los Angeles

We were first introduced to the Yucatan-inspired Chichen Itza restaurant when our son, Steven, started studying at USC, and he happened to mention that he and his friends go there on regular basis. So, last Sunday when we went to visit him, we figured we would try it and see how it measured up to the dishes… Read More

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

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

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

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