My 10 Favorite Restaurants Around the World

Family style dining at Officinal della Bistecca.
Family style dining at Officinal della Bistecca.

I love to travel for a variety of reasons, but if I had to pick one it would definitely be for the food. I love scouring the globe for life-changing or simply incredibly fun meals. For me dining out is the ultimate form of entertainment. Here are ten of my favorites in no particular order. Continue reading “My 10 Favorite Restaurants Around the World”

The Best Meal I’ve Ever Had- The Willows Inn on Lummi Island

View at sunset from the Willows Inn porch
The jaw dropping sunset at The Willows Inn.

People often ask me what was the best meal I’ve ever had. Without missing a beat, I always say The Willows Inn on Lummi Island. For me, Washington’s San Juan Islands have always held a special allure. Having grown up in Portland, Oregon, I’m no stranger to lush green forests and rocky coastlines but pictures I saw of the island chain made it seem almost exotic, that is, in the mossy, ferny way you only find in the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading “The Best Meal I’ve Ever Had- The Willows Inn on Lummi Island”