Mara’s Homemade – Syosset

You know the feeling — when all you want is some Southern comfort, Cajun spice, barbecue, and good old fashioned home cooking. There’s very few places around that can give you that level of authenticity that is commonly found in the streets of NOLA. But, there is a place… Mara’s Homemade is tucked away in…

CafΓ© Du Monde – New Orleans

After all was said and done on my trip to New Orleans, I think it’s safe to say that the most famously classic New Orleans dessert is the “beignet.” A beignet is a French donut topped with a load of powdered sugar. In my eyes, they’re very similar to zeppoles. However, it’s apparently essential to…

R&G Lounge – San Francisco, CA

Right on the cusp of San Francisco’s incredible Chinatown is a small restaurant — one that looks unextraordinary on the outside, but has extraordinary food on the inside. R&G Lounge’s atmosphere is not anything to necessarily rave about, but to say that the restaurant is always packed at night is an understatement. The restaurant is…