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Don Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant in Solomons

Don Giovanni’s 14556 Solomons Island Road South Solomons, MD 20688 Set back from the street with its back to a boat-covered inlet of the Chesapeake Bay, Don Giovanni’s is a local favorite offering a variety of traditional dishes both Italian and not. Look for the sign to your left and turn in the long […]

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Ouzo’s Greek Restaurant – La Plata

 Ouzo’s Greek and Regional Cuisine 68 Drury Drive La Plate Village Center (next to the Walmart garden center) La Plata, Maryland.  20646 301-392-9500 Open:  M-Th 11-3 and 5-9 F-Sat 11-10 Closed:  Sundays Serving traditional Greek dishes made fresh with quality ingredients, Ouzo’s is a delicious place to stop if you’re in the Waldorf/La Plata […]

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Trattoria Napoletana Da Carlo

Trattoria Napoletana Da Carlo C/ Doctor Manuel Candela 79 bajo (near the intersection with Blazco Ibanez) 46021 Valencia Tel:  963935562 There are few restaurants that haunt me.  Few that I feel drawn back to.  This [sigh], this is one of them.  The entire experience was absolutely one of the best food experiences ever for me, […]

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Il Gelataio: Best Ice Cream in Valencia

Located on a small pedestrian street directly across from Valencia’s Plaza del Toros, you might think that this tiny ice cream shop is better left for tourists.  It isn’t off-the-beaten-track enough to really be good.  After all, to be delicious and local, it must be a hike to get to and nearly impossible to find. […]

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Restaurante Agricultura: One of Valencia’s Oldest Restaurants

AgriculturaC/Comedias 12ValenciaTel:  96 394 1226Web: Open:  Lunch 1400-1600 Monday – Sunday; Dinner 2100-2400 Tuesday – Saturday      Inside a secure building where Calle de Paz crosses Calle Comedias lies one of Valencia’s oldest bars and an elegant restaurant with dark wood along the walls and enormous chandeliers.  Part of the “Real  Sociedad Valenciana de Agricultura y Deportes,” […]

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Alaska in Spain: A Local Ice Cream Drink

If you find yourself in Callosa, Spain, this is one treasure that you don’t want to miss.  A local favorite, this little shop only serves what it makes there and it is all delicious.  There is no skimping on flavor.  The Oreo ice cream is dark with big chunks of Oreo and the chocolate has […]

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Ice Cream gets adventurous at Valencia’s Llinares

A Madrileño once told me that Valencia is known for their ice cream, so of course, I had to try it.  Here, at Llinares, you’ll find a variety of flavors both traditional and strange, so you may want to bring a little pocket translator along to help you out. The servings are generous and the […]

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Preuvenemint, Maastricht (Food and Music)

You may have heard of the “Bite of” events in the states where restaurants show off a bit to show the best food in a region. Here, the Preuvenemint is just that – like a “Bite of Maastricht,” for four days some of the best restaurants in the city set up tents in the Vrithof […]

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