Rise & Shine-A Steak & Egg Place in Las Vegas: Breakfast near Red Rock Canyon

The colorful Ham-N-Eggs Benedict

Living in Southern California, I have visited Las Vegas more times than I can count. I have been coming to this city in the desert for over 30 years. Surprisingly, after all these years, I have never visited Red Rock Canyon, until now. Though located only 15 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip, Red Rock Canyon feels like another world. It is a must see sight in Las Vegas. After spending the morning at Red Rock Canyon, I was …

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Eat: The Breakfast and Lunch Joint in downtown Las Vegas

Huevos Motulenos

In Las Vegas, and especially on the Las Vegas Strip, there are an endless amount of high-end breakfast and brunch options such as Mon Ami Gabi at Paris and Bouchon at The Venetian. When I did a search for the best breakfast in Las Vegas, one spot kept appearing. And, it wasn’t located anywhere near the mega resorts found on The Strip. It was Eat: The Breakfast and Lunch Joint located in downtown Las Vegas. I was intrigued, so I …

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Lotus of Siam: Best Thai restaurant in Las Vegas

The beautiful Crispy Duck Panang

If you are looking for the best Thai restaurant in Las Vegas, you go to one place, Lotus of Siam. Even Gourmet magazine called it “the best Thai restaurant in the United States.” Everybody who loves Thai food knows of Lotus of Siam. This includes locals, tourists, magazine writers, food bloggers, and celebrity chefs such as Anthony Bourdain. Since opening in 1999, the restaurant has become well known for their Northern Thai cuisine inspired by Chef Saipin Chutima. In 2011, …

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The Egg & I: Las Vegas Breakfast Restaurant with Extensive Menu

The Green Chili Hash with a side of potatoes and sourdough bread

The Egg & I, and their sister restaurant Egg Works, is a local chain of breakfast restaurants located across the Las Vegas Valley. This isn’t your typical high-end brunch spot you might find along the Las Vegas Strip such as Mon Ami Gabi at Paris or Bouchon at The Venetian. You won’t find champagne or foie gras here. While you are sure to find tourists eating here, you are more likely to encounter locals and in-the-know foodies looking for a …

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Los Tres Gallos: Best Enchiladas in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The bright and colorful Enchiladas Verdes

Los Tres Gallos might just be the best restaurant in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. With so many great restaurants in Cabo, I know this is quite the bold statement. But, I truly believe this. Why you may ask? The food, the ambiance, the décor, the service, and the menu were all fantastic. What made the food at Los Tres Gallos (The Three Roosters) so special was how each dish on the menu was inspired by the owner’s mother, and her …

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Tacos Gardenias: Best Fish Tacos in Cabo San Lucas

Pescado Taco and Camarón Taco

Looking for some of the best fish tacos in Cabo San Lucas? Then add Tacos Gardenias to the top of your list. Other than shrimp and fish tacos, Tacos Gardenias is popular with both locals and tourists for their home-style Mexican food including shrimp molcajete, fish ceviche, tortilla soup, and grilled fish salad. The history of Tacos Gardenias stretches back over 30 years. When the taqueria was first established in 1980, it featured plastic tables and chairs on a cement …

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Taqueria El Paisa: Best tacos al pastor in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Fully dressed shrimp taco on the left, sausage taco on the right

According to locals, if you are looking for the best tacos al pastor in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, you go to Taqueria El Paisa. This local taqueria chain, which started as a single taco stand, is today popular with both locals and tourists for their affordable and delicious tacos al pastor (grilled pork tacos) and other taco options. Looking for the best late night food in Cabo San Lucas? Then Taqueria El Paisa is your spot. With the taqueria open …

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Mama’s Royal Cafe: Breakfast in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Huevos Rancheros Camaroneros

Mama’s Royal Cafe, located just west of the marina on Calle Miguel Hidalgo, is considered by many to serve the best breakfast in Cabo San Lucas. Both locals and tourists visit Mama’s Royal Cafe for their extensive menu featuring traditional Mexican breakfast, American breakfast, omelets, French toast, lunch, cocktails, and other drinks. Being the best breakfast in Cabo was not the only bold statement by Mama’s Royal Cafe. They also claimed they were “probably the best breakfast restaurant in the …

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Isabel Restaurant – Bar & Friends in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The colorful Shrimp Enchiladas in Green Sauce

It was my first night in Cabo San Lucas Mexico and I was hungry and tired. It was getting late, and due to Covid-19 restrictions, most restaurants in the city were shutting down for the night or were closed. While I was walking aimlessly around the backstreets between the marina and Medano Beach, I stumbled upon Isabel Restaurant – Bar & Friends. Without knowing anything about the restaurant, without reading any reviews, without checking out the menu first, I decided …

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SliceWorks LoDo: Neapolitan-style thin crust pizza in Denver, Colorado

White Pizza with sausage added

SliceWorks LoDo, located near Union Station in downtown Denver, is a popular spot for a quick, delicious, and affordable slice of pizza. SliceWorks is best known for their Neapolitan-style thin crust pizzas made with homemade pizza dough and fresh, high quality ingredients. But that’s not all. Other than pizza, SliceWorks is popular for their Italian dishes including lasagna, chicken parmigiana, and ravioli to name a few. In 2012, the Scileppi family founded SliceWorks just to the southeast on Colfax Avenue. …

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