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Pietro Valentini- Family run dining in Rome

I love to travel and eat good healthy food that represents the country I am visiting! Italy is not only a feast for one’s eyes but for one’s stomach. I adore visiting small family run dinning venues that capture the essence of the culture. On my recent short trip to Rome I was fortunate to dine at Pietro Valentini, a …

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Sylvestre-Unique Dining-Mexico City

I love to explore and find dining venues that are frequented by locals. To emerge myself in a culture allows me to truly understand a country I am visiting. I try to find restaurants that are either run by local chefs or have an interesting ambience. Sylvestre Amador Mexicano is in Polanco Mexico City and housed in a beautiful townhouse …

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Xochimilco- A unique & festive boating experience!

I am crazy about Xochimilco, a borough of Mexico City known for its canals and floating trajinera boats because it is truly an authentic and fun experience. You rent a trajinera boat which is usually decorated very festively and set off on the canal with a driver handling the boat. Once you set sail, the festivities occur. You can eat, …

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Ballet Folkloric- Mexico City

I adore Mexico City for its varied art and cultural scene. As the capital of Mexico, the city has so much to offer. Like any city with 20 million inhabitants it is important to be able to stroll in a park like Chapultepec park which covers 1,600 acres to relax, reflect and take in the sights. With lakes, forests, flora …

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Travel Food Porfirio MexicanCuisine

Porfirio’s delectable Mexican food- Mexican City

Located in the chic neighborhood of Polanco is Porfirio’s, a fun neighborhood dining venue with a large selection of Mexican cuisine, libations and desserts. The ambience is loud, jovial and entertaining with live musicians and music videos playing and creating a fun atmosphere. The food is fantastic with fresh ingredients, novel preparations of classics like fish tacos and delicious guacamole. The …

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The Dabney- creative food- Washington DC

Recently I visited The Dabney, a locally owned and Michelin stared restaurant in Washington DC located in a quaint alley. The creative restaurant with a large open air kitchen and a wood burning oven produced mouth watering selections. The ambiance is casual but it is obvious the team at the Dabney is serious about their cooking and preparation.   With a …

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My Due Diligence for Holiday Travel

Holiday travel is exhilarating and frustrating at the same time! When it goes well there is nothing better than being with family and friends but when it goes astray you end up spending hours at an airport waiting.     What I have found due to many years of business travel is to make sure all due diligence is made …

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Zinc Bistro-Parisian Fare- Arizona

I adore a great bistro and to my surprise on my last business trip to Arizona I was fortunate to dine at the Zinc Bistro. A traditional brasserie in the heart of Arizona desert.      I was fortunate that the weather was sublime during the day so you could either dine on the terrace or inside the traditional decorated …

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The Greenhouse- Innovative Fresh Cuisine

I am passionate about good food especially when I am traveling for business. It is hard enough to be consistently away from home thus who needs to add bad food to the list. On a recent trip to Scottsdale for a business conference I was fortunate to walk over to the Green House, a casual eatery with mouthwatering fresh and …

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Persian Room- Mouthwatering Persian cuisine- Scottsdale

When traveling for business if I have time I try to explore the local cultural scene. Trying local restaurants and getting out of my hotel.  On a recent trip to Arizona for the USTOA conference www.ustoa.com I had the opportunity to try the Persian Room. It was wonderful to try a local restaurant the serves fresh and delicious Persian food. …

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