Lobby – Aruba

Right outside of the long strip of hotels in Aruba is a small area full of nightlife, and right at the heart of this area is a relatively new restaurant with chic and beautiful design called Lobby. At first, I was relatively skeptical of going to a “new” restaurant near our hotel, especially with a…

Giovanni’s Table – Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas

Aside from the specialty steakhouse restaurant called Chops Grille on Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas, there is an Italian restaurant. I overall ended up preferring the Italian restaurant more than the steakhouse, all fromΒ to the atmosphere, service, and food itself. We ended up coming back here twice. A disclaimer: A number of pictures from…

Commander’s Palace – New Orleans

Commander’s Palace is very famous in New Orleans, and is considered the premiere upscale dining experience. It is not located in the French Quarters — it was about a 15 minute taxi drive from our Hotel on Royal Street. The area around Commander’s Palace is a bit sketchy, but the restaurant itself has a colorfully…

Risotteria – West Village

   At last, my mom and I finally decided to hit Risotteria after years and years of only throwing glances of interest as we passed by. The place always gave off the vibe that it’s a good restaurant, but it always looked to packed to find a place to squeeze ourselves in amongst the crowd….