7 Great Restaurants Where Locals Eat in Honolulu

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I just returned from a fantastic week in Honolulu, Hawaii! I ate at a variety of places with all different price points and flavors during my stay, and while there were a lot of highlights, I’ve chosen the ones listed below as my absolute favorites. Here are seven great restaurants that locals eat at—and where […]

Paris’ Best Affordable Restaurant: Le Comptoir du Relais

My wife, Natalie, and I met our friend Pamela (PJ) for lunch one afternoon in Saint Germain (Sixth Arrondissement) at Paris’ best affordable restaurant, Le Comptoir du Relais (9, carrefour de l’Odéon, Paris; 011-33-8-2610-1087.). PJ had rented an apartment in Paris for the month of April and since it was her last few days there, she took us […]

Website of the Week: Savored.com

Restaurant reservation website offers off-peak pricing


A brilliant new concept where diners can make free online reservations and pay lower prices at fine restaurants during off-peak hours. Savored uses a proprietary technology to search restaurant availability to find you the highest possible discounts in 10 major U.S. cities. Once you find a table, reserve it online for free and enjoy an […]

Guzwald Family Vacation: Frankfort, Michigan.

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While I would say that I am fairly well-traveled, given I have been to over 50 countries to date, there is something about the joy of discovering an unknown place or finding something new in a familiar place. My addiction to travel is two-fold: 1)   I like to avoid my feelings and what better place […]

L.A.’s First PopUp Picnic: August 25, 2012

Dining under the stars in Exposition Park.

Los Angeles gets its first mass picnic event on August 25th with PopUp Dinner L.A., a contemporary and chic spin on the al fresco classic. Hand Made Events presents this enchanting evening full of gourmet food, dancing, and whimsy inspired by similar events in San Francisco and San Diego that proved to be smashing successes. […]

Five Memorable Meals on St. Kitts

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Though surely there is bad food to be had on St. Kitts, I never ate any of it.  Here are some gastronomic highlights of my stay on this enchanting island. Right off the Plane After a night and day of airplane and airport food, I arrived at St. Kitts ready for real food and a […]

Website of the Week: Inviteforabite.com

Invite for a Bite

One of the worst parts of traveling for business is dining out alone – especially for women. That’s why this new website created by Cressida Howard, of Gloucestershire, England, came up with the idea of a website where women can post invites and make plans to dine together. Men are not allowed because she says […]

Ken’s House of Pancakes in Hilo, Hawaii

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I just returned from Ken’s for breakfast in Hilo, Hawaii. It’s an old school diner open 24 hours that is popular with both tourists and locals. The trick is to get there early. Yesterday, the line was out the door at 9am. Today at 7am, there wasn’t a wait. The menu is massive so you […]