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Pete’s New “Havana Before Castro” Website and Tour Maps

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Because of the renewed interest in Cuba travel, it made sense to completely revamp my Havana Before Castro website.  It includes chapter summaries, a downloadable sample chapter, and cool Then & Now photos.   Take a look! People are using … Continue reading

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Most Iconic and Oldest Restaurants By State

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Thrillist put together what they consider to be the most iconic restaurant in every state and the oldest restaurant in every state.  Some of their selections are off the mark, but it’s interesting to see what they chose and why.

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Celebrating Lawry’s 75th Anniversary

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Lawry’s The Prime Rib opened on June 15, 1938 at the foot of what would come to be called Restaurant Row.  Last week, the restaurant celebrated its 75th anniversary with some amazing events. On Tuesday, the company honored its loyal … Continue reading

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Classic Menu Cover Artwork

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Designing a menu cover that defines a restaurant with a single graphic is exceptionally challenging.  When done right, the result is a work of art.  Here are some of my favorites that are featured in “Classic Dining.” If you click … Continue reading

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Dome of the Sea restaurant at the Las Vegas Dunes

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There have been many outrageously themed motels, hotels and restaurants constructed in Las Vegas these past 75 years but few have been as over-the-top fabulous as the Dome of the Sea.  Of everything ever to appear on the strip it … Continue reading

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Dallas’ Town and Country Restaurant

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After World War II the famous Dallas restaurateur Nick DeGeorge opened his Town & Country restaurant up the street from his earlier Italian place called DeGeorge’s.  Nick was so proud of his fancy new digs that he wrote the “Story … Continue reading

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