Tag: delicious destinations

Guelaguetza

Iconic Oaxacan Food in LA For more than 20 years, Guelaguetza has been a stalwart in Los Angeles’ robust Mexican restaurant scene. From mole to mezcal, they serve some of the best Oaxacan specialties in the United States. Be sure to try their signature mole negro, served either with chicken and hand-made fresh tortillas, layered in their tlayudas (a…  Read More

St. John Bar & Restaurant

The Ultimate British Experience I’ll admit, I am an Anglophile. Long one of world’s trendsetting cities, there’s something intensely reliable about London. From clubs to markets to restaurants, if you think this city is bland, you’re simply wrong. One of my all time favorites is St. John, opened by Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver in…  Read More

The Best Gyro & Souvlaki in Athens

Bairaktaris Taverna Near Hadrian’s Library in Athens’ Monastiraki Square, the tantalizing aromas of roasting meat, gyros and souvlaki surround you. There are lots of restaurants that serve these Greek specialties, but my all time favorite has to be Bairaktaris Taverna, which has been around since the late 19th century. Spiros Bairaktaris is now the third…  Read More

The Best Upscale Dining in Athens

Where to Splurge in Athens For many tourists, Athens represents nothing more than a fling prior to hitting the Greek Islands, but you’re making a mistake if you don’t spend more than a few days in the capital city to sample the jaw-dropping fare.   Varoulko One of the best restaurants in the city, the…  Read More