Tandoori Gardens, Anaheim

It was a Saturday night, and we needed a place for dinner.  Thanks to Yelp, I  came across this place that had above average, and even one of my friends gave it thumbs up and…

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Ink, Los Angeles

My girlfriend was visiting from Hawaii, and is a fan of Top Chef, a show which I have never seen, but I have heard of.  She wanted to try ink, as she was a fan…

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Dinner at 212 Steakhouse

When I travel to a new place, I try to use a Groupon. For this visit, I’m very happy I did not pay full price. Even with a $120 voucher, we still had to pay…

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Fig and Olive Melrose, Hollywood, CA

Amazing food and excellent service. It’s probably one of the few places I can say was a perfect experience. We came across a great Groupon deal, and decided to come on the Sunday before Labor…

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Tap Room at Pebble Beach Resort

While driving the 17-Mile, I was getting really hungry.  Stephen wanted to stop at Pebble Beach Resort, and agreed to get a bite to eat, so we went to the Tap Room. You won’t get…

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Passionfish restaurant, Pacific Grove, CA

Located on Congress and Lighthouse is this eating establishment that’s been in Pacific Grove for 17 years.  Our hotel was located about 8 blocks away, and I chose this place based on the great reviews…

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The Grill from Ipanema, Seattle, WA

I stumbled on a $60 groupon while researching places to eat on our Seattle vacation.  This place is a little different in which you can order just the salad bar (no grilled meats) for $28,…

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Via Tribunali, Seattle, WA

I’m not one to give away 5 stars but this place was amazing. I thought the service and food was outstanding. It didn’t hurt that we also had a great deal from TravelZoo which was…

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Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill, Las Vegas

Las Vegas used to be a town to get cheap meals.  Well, looks like I am dating myself as now when you visit Sin City, it is the town where you can find celebrity restaurants…

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Valentine’s Day at Atschel in Frankfurt

Its Valentine’s Day in Frankfurt. I asked yelpers in Berlin to recommend a place to eat and they suggested Atschel Restaurant, which serves up local Frankfurt fare. The reviews were very positive, and when we…

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Dinner at Cat Cora’s Koussina

There’s good and bad things about traveling by myself.  The bad part is, unless you have dinner plans, you have to eat by yourself.  The good part is you can always join other people for…

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Raya at Ritz Carlton, Dana Point

Last March, I won a dinner for 2 at Raya, a restaurant located inside the posh Ritz Carlton resort in Dana Point.  The certificate stated it did not include alcohol or gratuity, did not specify…

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The Ranch, Anaheim, CA

It’s OC Restaurant week, and my friends and I decided to go to The Ranch restaurant in Anaheim, California.The best part of Restaurant Week is being able to try a fancy restaurant for less than…

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PlaygroundDTSA’s Sunday Supper

  On Sundays, the Playground has a family style meal called “Sunday Supper”. For $30 per person, Jason brings out a medley of food to share at the table. What makes this special is the…

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Playground DTSA

When I think of a quick meal, I seem to think McDonald’s. Then, I feel terrible, not because its a bad meal, but because McDonald’s isn’t good for me. Then, I remember I can get…

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OC Restaurant Week at The Ranch

OC Restaurant week is from February 26- March 3.  Last week, Anita Lau, aka @MadHungryWoman  kicked off Restaurant Week by doing a write up on “the Ranch Restaurant and Saloon”. The pre-fixed menu (and Anita’s description of…

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Break of Dawn, Laguna Niguel

  The menu: one night only…   The restaurant, Break of Dawn is located in Laguna Niguel and has a special dinner menu on the first of every month. Last month was the first…

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