Restaurant Sign Victorville

Emma Jean’s Holland Burger: Killing Sandwiches in Victorville

You might not know it based on the billboards, but there are dining options along Interstate 15 between Vegas and L.A. other than the Mad Greek and Alien Fresh Jerky. The best so far:...
Restaurant Providence

Nicks on Broadway: Sleek, Progressive Providence Diner

Aside from the Culinary Institute of America, Johnson & Wales is probably America’s foremost culinary school. There’s a branch in Charlotte, but the flagship campus resides in Providence. As a result, the small New...
Diner Los Angeles

The Nickel Diner: Breakfast is the Jam at 5th & Main [CLOSED]

“Impresario” Kristen Trattner and Chef Monica May opened The Nickel Diner over the summer, helping to transform another block of downtown’s diminishing Skid Row while contributing one of L.A.’s better breakfasts. The Nickel Diner...
Restaurant Texas

Blue Bonnet Cafe: Making Room for Pie in Marble Falls

My father, brother and I capped four consecutive barbecue lunches in Texas with a pie stop in Marble Falls. Blue Bonnet Cafe is named for a local flower that lines Hill Country roads in...
Hotel Scottsdale

Cafe Zuzu: Retro Poolside Dining at Hotel Valley Ho

Hotel Valley Ho was built in 1956 and quickly gained cachet as a desert retreat, hosting events like the wedding of Natalie Wood to Robert Wagner. Almost 50 years later, the hotel needed revitalization,...