Archive for the ‘restaurants’ Category

CitySearch Reports Bars Are Bouncing Back Post-Recession

October 19, 2011

Cocktail anyone? Apparently, yes. According to a 2011 National Consumer Spending Habits study released today by Citysearch and conducted by Harris Interactive®. Read on…

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Chef’s Corner with Scott Serpas

August 2, 2010

South Louisiana native and Executive Chef Scott Serpas has been firing up Atlanta kitchens since 1994. A former Executive chef at TWO Urban Bistro, Serpas has worked elbow-to-elbow with the Atlanta’s own food stars Kevin Rathbun, Mike Fennelly & Sia Moshk. Serpas, himself, has been featured on Food Network’s “$40 a Day with Rachael Ray” & Fox’s Good Day Atlanta. Read on to learn more about this interesting Chef…

Chef’s Corner with Matthew Ona of VUE

January 7, 2010

journeyPod enjoyed our stayed at the Romora Bay Club on Harbour Island, Bahamas. Known for its relaxed old-world Caribbean style and laid back attitude – read on to find out more about their Executive Chef Matthew Ona and his favorite recipes for Chardonnay Braised Chicken With Rigatoni…

Travel with Jessica Simpson – The Popstar’s Favorite Hotspots

September 28, 2009

If you’ve always wanted to know where Singer/Actress Jessica Simpson likes to unwind, party with the girls and vacation read on…

Chef’s Corner with Azmin Ghahreman of Sapphire Laguna

September 16, 2009

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Prior to opening Sapphire Laguna and Sapphire Pantry, Chef Azmin held executive chef positions at various five-diamond and five-star  hotels throughout the world. And Chef Azmin has cooked for over 30 kings, presidents and heads of state.  Add journeyPod to that list now! Read on to learn more about the chef…

Chef’s Corner with Alex Suzuki at the Palau Pacific Resort

September 14, 2009

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Come away with us on a tasting excursion to the island of Palau as we explore the local fish, giant clams, fruit bat soup, taro & unique Palauan recipes.  journeyPod gets up close and personal with Executive Chef Alex Suzuki at the Palau Pacific Resort.

Chef’s Corner with Daniel Roberts

August 12, 2009

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Chef Daniel, recently from the Mondrian in West Hollywood, brings his passion for food to Baleen, the restaurant at Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club, part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts Collection. Chef Daniel has cooked for celebrities like Chef Gordon Ramsey, Keanu Reeves, Jet Li, & Chef Bobby Flay Read on to learn more about this culinary ninja!

Chef’s Corner with Simon Dolinky of BLVD 16

July 24, 2009

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Stunning views of the Los Angeles city skyline, beautifully designed rooms, and unparalleled amenities await guests. BLVD 16, the hotel’s new, swanky restaurant, is known for it’s seasonably fresh, locally grown produce, sustainable seafood and naturally raised meats are the foundation of Executive Chef Simon Dolinky’s menu. journeyPod gets close to Chef Simon Dolinky in the kitchen…

Chef’s Corner with Paul McCabe of Kitchen 1540

July 14, 2009

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Chef Paul McCabe, currently the Executive Chef of Kitchen 1540 at L’Auberge Del Mar, has made his mark on the San Diego culinary scene. Heralded as a “rising star of American Cuisine” by the James Beard Foundation, Chef McCabe has cooked for some of Hollywood’s hottest stars including Gwyneth Paltrow, Michele Pfeiffer, Meryl Streep, Kevin Costner, Barbara Steistrand and Whitney Houston.  Check out our interview with this culinary ninja…

Chef’s Corner with Jay Swift of 4th & Swift

February 27, 2009

journeyPod gets close and personal with Atlanta’s own culinary ninja – Chef Jay Swift.  Read on…