Food & Drink


Jean George J&G Steakhouse at Phoenician Scottsdale

The most amazing meal I’ve had at the Phoenician Scottsdale came at celebrity Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s J&G Steakhouse (for those of your die-hard Starwood fans – you’ll recognize Chef Jean-Georges name from his collaboration with the Le Meridien hotels.) J&G sits…


Norma’s NYC Restaurant Review

Norma’s is a NYC classic, James Beard award winning breakfast joint inside the Le Parker Meridien. With choices like Hot Chestnut Pancakes Topped with Candied Chestnuts and Brown Sugar Sauce or Mango-Papaya Brown Butter Cinnamon Crêpes, Foie Gras Brioche French…


A First Class Food Court

Who doesn’t love a good food court? Most of us are familiar with food courts filled with fast food chains dishing out greasy pizza, burgers and sandwiches. Walk into any mall in America and you’ll find a Wendy’s, McDonalds, Subway,…




Charleston South Carolina Cheap Eats

By VGP Blogger, Rachel B As the weather warms up in my hometown of Charleston, South Carolina I’ve had getting out for a nice weeknight meal on my mind. I’ve also been trying to budget my habits of eating out,…


Airport Restaurant Openings In 2014: In With The New

By VGP Guest Blogger Rachel Some of you may have read yesterday’s post on restaurant openings in 2013 and you will be happy know that 2014 should bring a considerable number of airport improvements. Below are some I’m particularly excited…



Coast to Coast: Bakeries Worth Seeking Out

By Guest Blogger, Shawndra Russell San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery & Cafe is famous for its amazing bread, dolled out to raving fans at 4:30pm and sold out within the hour each day. The atmosphere is controlled chaos—filled with locals catching…