Bar Review: Vast, Oklahoma City, OK

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Not long ago I was in Oklahoma City.  I only rarely get to this part of the country and I was eager to check out some of the local Martini options.  As one might expect from this part of the …

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Bar Review: 71Above, Los Angeles, CA

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At the top of the Los Angeles’ US Bank Tower (generally known as the “Library Tower” to locals) is 71Above.  A relatively new restaurant in a building with an interesting history.  Prior to 71Above’s opening in June, 2016, along with …

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Restaurant Review; Drago Ristorante, Los Angeles, CA

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Lets see …. I’ve done reviews of Airport restaurants (P.F. Chang’s), restaurants on barques (Moshulu), and restaurants in casinos (Red Oak) and train stations (Traxx).  Steakhouses, Italian, Chinese, Seafood, and lounges that don’t even serve food.  So clearly I have …

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The Gambling Cowboy, Temecula, CA

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So you’ve trekked down to Temecula in Riverside County and had a wonderful day in the sun sampling a myriad of local wines at the multitude of wineries that line the valley and now you want to kick back someplace …

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King George II Inn, Bristol, PA

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The King George II Inn is known to be the oldest continuously operated Inn in America!  Founded in 1681, it sits on the Delaware river in the quiet town of Bristol, PA.  The Inn no longer offers overnight accommodations but …

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Bar Review: Larsen’s Steakhouse, Valencia, CA

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Larsen’s Steakhouse in Valencia is a hidden jewel, well worth the effort to find it. Because getting into Larson’s is not obvious.  It is located within the Westfield Valencia Town Center.  That is easy to find via the usual assortment …

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Restaurant Review: Kloof Street House, Cape Town, SA

Today I have something a little different for my followers!  A guest author!  I would really like to thank Delia for submitting the following Restaurant Review and would encourage anyone else who would like to submit a review; Restaurant, Martini, …

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Bar Review: Traxx, Los Angeles, CA

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On a recent visit to downtown Los Angeles I found my way into a little bar called Traxx and was pleasantly surprised with the service, decor, and most importantly, the Marini. Traxx is located within the beautiful and historic Union …

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Bar Review: Bistango, Irvine, CA

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I recently found myself at Bistango, a well reviewed Orange County Restaurant serving “New American” cuisine.  It has earned ratings of 4.3 on Yelp, 4.4 on both Open Table and Facebook, and 24 on Zagat.  Sadly I have only had …

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Bar Review: Moshulu, Philadelphia, PA

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Or When is a Martini Stem not a martini Stem? That is my Martini on my most recent visit to Moshulu! First let me explain a bit about Moshulu.  She is a four-masted steel barque built  in Scotland in 1904 …

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