Category: Restaurants

The Best Latte in Marylebone

The Best Latte in Marylebone

Experiences and food are two of the best reasons to travel, and so when my lovely husband came up with the idea of visiting great cafes while traveling, I signed up as fast as I could! Out of ten posibilities, Monocle…

Dining American Style in Dublin

Dining American Style in Dublin

Two Americans, an Irish man, and a French woman walk into a diner in Dublin and order Cuban sandwiches. It sounds like a start to a joke! But on one rainy Sunday in Dublin, it was real life. After spending a…

Madklubben

Madklubben

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Do you have requirements for a good trip? I do. Easy travel, lots of architecture, and one great meal at a great restaurant. While I’m happy to let street food (hello waffles on a stick!!) and…

Cafe Zuni

Cafe Zuni

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Having a go-to restaurant for business meals is a must have in the working world. Requirements include proximity to the office, fast service, great food, and enough room for a big group. Once you’ve found a…

Cafe TBA

Cafe TBA

  Photography by Rebekah Burder. Tucked down an alley, and inside a townhouse that dates back to the late 16th century, you’ll find Cafe TBA, Kilkenny’s newest and tiniest coffee shop. The cafe will feed your stomach and soul, whether…

Oxford Exchange

Oxford Exchange

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Tampa has many of things I wish I could bring with me when I leave–hugs from my family, the consistently sunny weather, ocean waves–and now I’ve added Oxford Exchange to the list. I found it by…

Taco Bus

Taco Bus

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Authentic Central American food is a bit difficult to find in the Southeast United States. You have to be willing to work past the strip malls filled with Mexican restaurants and find a menu with authentic…

Eritrea

Eritrea

  Photography by Rebekah Burder for Honeysuckle Life. I had no idea there was a tiny country called Eritrea located in the Horn of Africa, or that it had some of the most amazing cuisine. Mosob, in London, is the perfect…

Pizza East

Pizza East

Photography by Rebekah Burder for Honeysuckle Life. Ami did a great job of sourcing restaurants while we were in London. One of those was Pizza East, a family style pizzeria in the Shoreditch area. Everything, from the pizza to the…

Dreamcakes

Dreamcakes

Photography by Stacy Richardson. Heaven help me, I’m salivating just looking at these images. Dreamcakes Bakery, located in the Homewood area of Birmingham, sells the best cupcakes I’ve ever tasted. My personal favorite is, you guessed it, the wedding cake…

Cafe Jonah

Cafe Jonah

Photography by Rebekah Burder for Honeysuckle Life. Cafe Jonah and the Magical Attic created by Souper Jenny.  With a name like that, you know it’s going to be really good or really weird. Throw in a mini soup bus, a varied and unique…

Lucy's Coffee and Tea

Lucy’s Coffee and Tea

  Photography by Honeysuckle Life. What can be said about Lucy’s Coffee and Tea in Southside? It’s this quirky combination of a coffee shop and home. Lucy herself may greet you with a smile. Her employees are friendly and funny….

Trattoria Centrale

Trattoria Centrale

  Photography by Honeysuckle Life. Have you noticed the trend in restaurants towards simple menus based off local ingredients and sources? Trattoria Centrale is one such restaurant that keeps it simple: Pizza, pasta, salad; six days a week. It’s the perfect place…

Diplomat Deli

Diplomat Deli

Photography by Honeysuckle Life. Diplomat Deli in Vestavia is one of those hole-in-the-wall restaurants only the locals know about. It’s not likely to be featured in magazines, and the decor is somewhat shabby. It’s not hip or fancy. So why…

El Barrio: A Downtown Birmingham Restaurant

El Barrio: A Downtown Birmingham Restaurant

Photography by Honeysuckle Life. A bustling area until the 60’s, racism, desegregation, and white flight created a wasteland of Birmingham’s downtown area. Business moved or failed. Historic hotels and buildings were boarded up, and until ten years ago, sadness tinted…

Vino

Vino

Photography by Honeysuckle Life. Vino is one of those rare Birmingham locations that’s completely modern. This little city isn’t short on well-designed restaurants, but it is short on modern venues.  This outdoor patio is perfectly clean and shaded. Just my…

Chez Lulu

Chez Lulu

Photography by Honeysuckle Life. Chez Lulu is one of those rare gems in Birmingham where you can find a bit of European atmosphere. A long-time local favorite, it’s perfect for an intimate date or ladies who do lunch. Named after…

Steel City Pops

Steel City Pops

  Photography by Honeysuckle Life. The sidewalks and benches in front of Steel City Pops rarely sit empty for long. Just two short months after the store opening, you’ll find countless sticky faced customers hurriedly devouring their chosen popsicle before it melts. Forget the…

Urban Standard

Urban Standard

Photography by Spindle Photography. If you’re looking for a professional photographer or creative that lives in Birmingham, Alabama, chances are they’re having a drink at Urban Standard. It’s one of my favorite locations, and if you have a chance to visit,…

Two Dog Restaurant

Two Dog Restaurant

Photography by Honeysuckle Life. Two Dog Restaurant in Gainesville, Georgia is one of those cool restaurants where you immediately feel welcome and at ease. The combination of quirky decor, original art, and great Southern food is irresistible. My favorite details are…

Olive & Thyme

Olive & Thyme

Photography for Olive & Thyme. Loving the clean and modern feel to this Toluca Lake cafe, Olive & Thyme. And look at that cheese selection? A-mazing! And the desserts. Ok, off to make lunch. Clearly I’m hungry.   Photography by…

Cafe Johanna

Cafe Johanna

  Photography by Milas Deli. Little cafes like this might be in my top twenty favorites in life. You’ll find them everywhere, from Michigan to Nicaragua, Alabama to Ireland. Cafes with great traditional menus full of comfort food, simple homespun…

Talulaâ??s Garden, Philadelphia

Talulaâ??s Garden, Philadelphia

Photography by Talula’s Garden. By all accounts, Talula’s Garden is a roaring success. With a menu full of farm-to-table ingredients and a venue full of quirky decor, it’s a Philadelphia favorite receiving rave reviews. Found via Remodelista and Fussing with…

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