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When We Travel

When We Travel is a chance for our co-hosts to pass along tips about restaurants we’ve come across in our travels through the U.S. and beyond.

IN THE USA

ARIZONA

Phoenix
Arizona Biltmore – Breakfast and brunch – (602) 955-6600 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Sedona
Enchantment Resort – Mexican – (800) 826-4180 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


COLORADO

Denver
Rocky Mountain Diner – Diner – (303) 293-8383 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


CONNECTICUT

Fairfield
Super Duper Weenie – Hot dogs and burgers – (203) 334-3647 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

FLORIDA

Tampa
Columbia Restaurant: Ybor City – Spanish – (813) 248-4961 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


GEORGIA

Savannah
Elizabeth on 37th – Southern cooking - (912) 236-5547 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Pink House Restaurant – Southern cooking - (912) 232-4286 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


HAWAII

Big Island - Kamuela
Canoe House – Asian, Hawaiian, Polynesian – (808) 885-6622 – recommended by Michelle Reynolds

Maui – Lahaina
Roy's Kahana Bar & Grill – Asian – (808) 669-6999 - recommended by Larry Sheingold


ILLINOIS

Chicago
Al’s Beef – Sandwiches – (706) 478-8440 – recommended by Larry Levine

Girl and the Goat – American – (312) 492-6262 – recommended by Larry Levine

Quartino – Italian – (312) 698-5000 – recommended by Michelle Reynolds

Riva – Seafood – (312) 644-7482 – recommended by Larry Levine

Shaw’s Crab House – Seafood – (312) 527-2722 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Topolobampo – Mexican - (312) 661-1434 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

West Egg Café –Breakfast and lunch - (312) 280-8366 – recommended by Victor Griego


INDIANA

Indianapolis
Hollyhock Hill Restaurant – Fried chicken - (317) 251-2294 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


LOUISIANNA

New Orleans

Acme Oyster House – Casual creole – (504) 522-5973 – recommended by Larry Levin

Brigtsen’s – Fine dining – (504) 861-7610 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Dooky Chase Restaurant – Fried chicken - (504) 821-0535 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Parkway Bakery and Tavern – Sandwiches – (504) 482-3047 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Pascal’s Manale – Italian/Creole - (504) 895-4877 - recommended by Michelle Reynolds

Surreys Café and Juice Bar – Breakfast – (504) 524-3828 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


MAINE

Kennebunkport
Nunan’s Lobster Hut – Lobster and clams – (207) 967-4362 – recommended by Larry Levine


MASSACHUSETTS

Cambridge
Bartley’s Burgers – Hot dogs and burgers – (617) 354-6559 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Northampton
Herrell’s Ice Cream – Ice cream – (413) 586-9700 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor
Blimpy Burger Krazy Jim’s – Hot dogs and burgers – (734) 633-4590 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Zingerman’s Delicatessen – Deli – (734) 633-3354 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Ferndale
Fly Trap – Breakfast and brunch – (248) 399-5150 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


MISSOURI

Kansas City
Arthur Bryant’s – BBQ – (816) 231-1123 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

St. Louis
Goody Goody Diner – Diner – (314) 383-3333 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard – Ice cream – (314) 481-2652 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


NEVADA

Las Vegas
CarneVino / Palazzo Hotel – Steakhouse – (701) 789-4141 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Nora's Cuisine – Italian –(702) 365-6713 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Rao’s Caesar’s Palace – Italian – (877) 346-4642 – recommended by Larry Levine


NEW YORK

Brooklyn
The River Café – Fine dining – (718) 522-5200 – recommended by Larry Levine

The Bronx
Dominick’s – Italian – (718) 733-2807‎ - recommended by Michelle Reynolds

Hyde Park
The Culinary Institute of America – Fine dining - (845) 452-9600 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Manhattan

Aldea – Upscale Iberian – (212) 675-7223 – recommended by Larry Dietz

Bar Boulud – Fine dining – (212) 595-0303 – recommended by Larry Levine

Maialino – Italian – (212) 777-2410 – recommended by Larry Dietz

Morimoto – Japanese – (212) 989-8883 – recommended by Larry Levine

Motorino – Pizza – (212) 777-2644 – recommended by Larry Dietz

Oyster Bar at Grand Central Station – Seafood – (212) 490-6653 –  recommended by Larry Levine

Piccolo Café – Sandwiches – (212) 260-1175 – recommended by Larry Diet

Sarge’s Deli – Deli – (212) 679-0442 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Torrisi Italian Specialties – Italian – (212) 965-0955 – recommended by Larry Dietz


NEW MEXICO

Santa Fe
Ristra – Southwest - (505) 982-8608 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


NORTH CAROLINA

Pittsboro
Fearrington Inn – Breakfast and brunch – (919) 542-2121 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


OHIO

Cincinnati
Graeter’s Hyde Park Square – Ice cream – (513) 321-6221 - recommended by Larry Sheingold

Columbus
Thurman Café – Hot dogs and burgers – (614) 443-1570 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


OREGON

Portland
Bijou Café – Breakfast and brunch – (503) 222-3187 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Byways Café – Breakfast and brunch – (503) 222-3187 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Tabor – Sandwiches – (503) 997-5467 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Voodoo Doughnut – Donuts and ice cream – (503) 241-4704 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia
Dante & Luigi’s – Italian - (215) 922-9501- recommended by Larry Sheingold

John’s Roast Pork – Sandwiches – (215) 463-1951 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Morimoto – Japanese – (215) 413-9070 – recommended by Lloyd Levine


SOUTH CAROLINA

Charleston
FIG Restaurant – Regional – (843) 805-5900 – recommended by Michelle Reynolds

TENNESSEE

Memphis
Neely’s Interstate -  (901) 775- 2304 – BBQ – recommended by Larry Sheingold 

Nashville
Loveless Café – Breakfast and brunch – (615) 646-9700 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


TEXAS

Austin
Casino El Camino – Burgers – (512) 469-9330 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Magnolia Café – Diner –  (512) 445-0000 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Truluck’s – Steaks, seafood, stone crab – (512) 482-9000 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Driftwood
Salt Lick – BBQ - (512) 858-4959 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Taylor
Louie Meuller BBQ– (512) 352-6206 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


WASHINGTON

Kirkland
Anthony’s Homeport – Seafood – (425) 822-0225 – recommended by Larry Levine

Roche Harbor, San Juan Island
McMillan’s - Seafood – (800) 451-8910 -recommended by Lloyd Levine

Seattle
Palace Kitchen – American - (206) 448-2001 - recommended by Lloyd Levine

Ponte Seafood Grill – Seafood – (206) 284-3000 – recommended by Larry Levine

Rover’s Restaurant – Find dining – (206) 325 – 7442 – recommended by Larry Levine

The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak and Oyster House – Seafood and steaks – (206) 224-7000 – recommended by Larry Levine

The Pink Door – Italian - (206) 443-3241 - recommended by Lloyd Levine


WASHINGTON, DC

Café Milano – Italian - (202) 333-6183 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Tabard Inn – American – (202) 331-8528 – recommended by Michelle Reynolds


WISCONSIN

Kinosha
Frank’s Diner – Diner – (262) 657-1017 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Madison
Monty’s Blue Plate Diner – Diner – (608) 244-8505 – recommended by Larry Sheingold

Milwaukee
Comet Café – Breakfast and brunch – (414) 273-7677 – recommended by Larry Sheingold


THE REST OF THE WORLD


ARGENTINA

Bariloche, Patagonia
El Patacon– 54 2944 442898 - recommended by Lloyd Levine


AUSTRALIA

Syndey
Aaria – Fine dining – +61 1 9252 2555 – recommended by Larry Levine

Tetsuya’s Restaurant – Fine dining - (02) 9267 2900 – recommended by Larry Levine

Yuki’s at the Quay – Japanese – (02) 9252 8600 – recommended by Larry Levine


AUSTRIA

Vienna
Griechenbeisl – 01 5331977 - recommended by Lloyd Levine

Österreicher im MAK – Viennese - +43-1-7140121 – recommended by Jeff Daar


CANADA

Vancouver, British Columbia
Coast -  Seafood - (604) 685-5010 - recommended by Lloyd Levine

Langdon Hall Country House and Spa – Fine dining – (519) 740-2100 – recommended by Larry Levine

Sanafir – Eclectic – (604) 678-1049 - recommended by Lloyd Levine

Sooke Harbor House Restaurant – Seafood – 250-642-3421 - recommended by Lloyd Levine

The Fairmont Empress Hotel Tea Room – High Tea - (866) 540-4429 – recommended by Lloyd Levine


Toronto, Ontario

Bar Mercurio – Italian – (416) 960-3877 – recommended by Larry Levine

DT Bistro-Patisserie – Eclectic/Desserts – (416) 916-8155 – recommended by Larry Levine

Scaramouche Restaurant – Fine dining – (416) 961-8011 – recommended by Larry Levine

United Bakers Dairy Restaurant – Kosher Dairy – (416) 789-0519 – recommended by Larry Levine


CROATIA

Dubrovnik
Restaurant Nautika - recommended by Michelle Reynolds


FRANCE

Paris
L'Ami Louis – Classic bistro - 33 1 48 87 77 48 – recommended by Gail Block

L'Ardoise – Bistro - 33 1 42 96 28 18 – recommended by Gail Block

Angelina – French – 01 42 60 82 00 – recommended by Larry Levin

L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon – 01 42 22 56 56 – recommended by Larry Levine

Aux Lyonnaise – French – 01 42 96 65 04 – recommended by Larry Levine

Le Bistro de Breteuil - Bistro - 33 1 45 67 07 27 – recommended by Gail Block

Chez Fernand – French – 01 43 25 18 55 – recommended by Larry Levine

Chez Omar – North African - 01-42-72-36-26 – recommended by Gail Block

Chez l'Ami Jean – Basque - 01-47-05-86-89 – recommended by Gail Block

Christophe – French – 33 01 43 26 72 49 – recommended by Gail Block

La Maison du Jardin - Traditional -  48 84837 233161 – recommended by Gail Block

Le Petit Josselin – Crepes – recommended by Gail Block

la Prcope – French – 01 40 46 79 00 – recommended by Larry Levine

la Rotisserie d’en face – 01 43 26 40 98 – recommended by Larry Levine

Sensing – Fine dining - 33 1 43 27 08 80 – recommended by Gail Block


Toulouse
Jardins de l’Opéra – French - +33 5 61 23 07 76 – recommended by Jeff Daar


GERMANY

Munich
Spatenhaus an der Oper – Bavarian -
+49.89. 290 706-0 – recommended by Jeff Daar


GREAT BRITAIN

London
J. Sheekey – Seafood - 020 7240 2565 – recommended by Larry Levine

L’Anima – Italian - 0207 422 7000 – recommended by Larry Levine


HUNGARY

Budapest
Gundel  – 36 1 468-4040 - recommended by Jeff Daar & Lloyd Levine


IRELAND

Dublin
Eden – Irish – 353 1 6705372 – recommended by Larry Levine

Foley’s Bar – Pub food – 01 661 0115 – recommended by Larry Levine

Unicorn – Italian - 01 676 2182 – recommended by Larry Levine

Killarney
Cucina Italiana – Italian - 353 (0)64-26575 – recommended by Larry Levine

Kinsale
Max’s Wine Bar & Restaurant – Seafood - 353 (0)21 477 2443 – recommended by Larry Levine

Lahinch
O’Looney’s Bar and Waves Restaurant - Seafood - 353 (0) 65 708 1414 – recommended by Larry Levine


ITALY

Amalfi
Ristorante Santa Catarina – Fine dining – 39 089 871012 – recommended by Larry Levine

Firenze
Il Cibreo – Fine dining – 055 2341100 – recommended by Larry Levine

Ristorante Ricchi – Italian - 055 21 58 64 recommended by Larry Levine

Milano
Il Luogo Di Aimo E Nadia – Fine dining – 02 41 68 86 – recommended by Larry Levine

Napoli
Europeo di Mattozzi – Italian – recommended by Michelle Reynolds 

Padava
Le Calandre – Fine dining – 049 630303 – recommended by Larry Levine

Parma
Trattoria Il Cortile - Regional – 0521285779 – recommended by Larry Levine

Roma
Al Moro – Fine dining - 066 783495 – recommended by Larry Levine

Il Convivio – Italian - 06 688 05950 – recommended by Larry Levine

Sorrento
La Tonnarella Mare – Italian – recommended by Michelle Reynolds

Tremezzo, Lago Como
Ristorante Al Veluu – Fine dining/lunch – 39 0344 40510 – recommended by Larry Levine


MEXICO

Guadalajara
Anita Li – Latin/Asian Fusion Lunch - 36 47 47 57 – recommended by Jeff Daar

I Latina – Latin/Asian Fusion Dinner - 36 47 77 74 – recommended by Jeff Daar

Puerto Vallarta
Cafe des Artistes – French/Latin - (322) 222-3228 – recommended by Jeff Daar

Tlaquepaque
Adobe Fonda – Mexican – 33 3657-2792 – recommended by Jeff Daar


PORTUGAL

Lisbon
Clube de Fado – 21 885 27 04 - recommended by Lloyd Levine


VIETNAM

Hanoi
La Petit Bruxelles Bar – Restaurant – Vietnamese - 84(04) 3 719 58 53 – recommended by Victor Griego

Hoang Lan Phuong - Al Fresco’s – Vietnamese - 04. 3826 7782 – recommended by Victor Griego

Hue City
Vietnam Hotel Saigon Morin – Vietnamese - 84.54.3823526 – recommended by Victory Griego

Ancient Hue Royal Cuisine Gallery – Vietnamese - (84-54)3590356 - recommended by Victory Griego