Trip Report

Before you travel, dig into our Chowhound trip reports to get the insider information on where to go, what to do, and—most importantly—what to eat. And don't forget to post your own trip report when you return!

Copenhagen Trip Report (Vegetarian, Jan 2019)

by sobbuh 2 days ago

We spent 5 days in Copenhagen recently and had a few very good meals. Not mind blowing, but we definitely ate well. Before going to Copenhagen, my big decision was whether or not to have a...


Stockholm Report

abby d
by abby d 2 days ago

We ate well! *Lilla Ego: we went c8pm without a booking (apparently it's 3 months in advance) and after a 30 min wait, with a glass of wine, we had a table (great as I was expecting to be sea...


Istanbul October 2018 visit

jen kalb
by jen kalb 4 days ago

At long last posting a report on our October week in Istanbul. The istanbullis are avid chowhounds and we only got a very small sampling of what is available and possible to enjoy there due to t...

Massoni at The Arlo Hotel Nomad...

by gutreactions 16 days ago

I decided to tag along while my companion attended a meeting at the artsy Arlo Hotel on East 31st. Street, Manhattan. It turned out to be a pleasant experience. If you are a fan of funky boutique h...

Dining in Tbilisi, Georgia

by versicle 4 months ago

Just returned from a two-week trip to Georgia, where the food is extremely varied, usually made from local ingredients, and generally delicious. A few highlights. Azarphesha We dined her...

My hunt for the best pastel de nata in New Jersey

by goodparmesan 3 months ago

I love the elusive Portuguese egg tart. I traveled to Portugal for it, and I’ve been on the hunt to find one that can match my nostalgia for it. One would think that would be easy, as Newark is...

Rome Fall, 2018. Notes from the City

by erica 4 months ago

Last Sunday afternoon after a two week-long driving tour beginning in Fiumicino (1 night), and moving on to Norcia (Umbria); Senigallia and Ascoli Piceno (Le Marche); and Sulmona (Abruzzo), we had...

Japan trip report May 2018

by Belkisw 9 months ago

Here are my foodie notes from our three week trip to Japan earlier this month. As you will see, I essentially tried to have us eat one of each time of Japanese cuisine once, and then a few thing mo...

Fantastic finds in Bruges

by christina_nyc 16 days ago

Just spent 2 nights in Bruges and loved the place... especially the food! I did my research beforehand and had only seen some dated posts here, so figured I would share the wealth! We were trying t...

Cartagena Colombia Trip Report Feb 2019

by kroghj1 13 days ago

The postings on Cartagena are a little light so my wife and I figured we would contribute our findings from a recent 5 night trip to Cartagena Colombia. We found it very easy to eat well here wi...

Bologna and Bergamo in November -- Trip Report

by jnwall 18 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed ten days in Bologna and Bergamo in late November. Every time we go to Bologna, we find new restaurants of exceptionally high quality and visit old favorites. As always, we st...

Brief, Late Oahu / Kauai Report

by Barry Strugatz 19 days ago

Better late than never. Short report of September trip to Oahu and Kauai. Ethel’s Grill (Honolulu): Great Hawaiian/ Okinawan food. Featured on Bourdain but we were the only non-locals there. ...

Brief Normandy Notes - Where DOES one eat in Honfleur and Étretat ?

by Gman 22 days ago

I made several passes at finding recs for Honfleur and mostly came up with ‘where not to eat’… which is understandable in a place with dozens (feels like hundreds) of dining options. Have been to ...

Paris Holidays: Trip Report Dec 2018 – Jan 2019

by Gman 1 month ago

Thanks, as always, to the Houndies for all your wisdom and insight which enriches and enlivens every trip we make. This was our 14th year of spending the holidays in France. Brief Preamble: I f...

Eating and drinking well in and around Senigallia, Marche

by vinoroma 2 years ago

Just came back from a last minute long weekend trip in Senigallia. We ate and drank exceptionally well, much better (and definitely cheaper) than in Rome, it seemed even. Here is our list and comme...

San Sebastián and Bilbao trip report (Aug, Oct 2018)

by synecdochehk 4 months ago

Hi all, first time poster here, yet I have drawn many restaurant ideas from lurking in this forum in the past, and would love to start contributing some. Given my limited exposure to food, I would ...

October Tokyo Trip Report

by od_sf 3 months ago

Ginza Bairin Arrived in Tokyo early afternoon and dinner was not scheduled until 9:30PM, so elected to have a late lunch near my hotel at this famous tonkatsu shop. The restaurant conveniently sta...

Fernandez Birria Restaurant

by Dagney 8 months ago

I have not posted here in awhile, but I am coming back, because I cannot deal with the whiny babies over at a certain food page on FB. Ugh! anyway, I digress... We had lunch at Fernandez Birri...

Brittany Trip Report Dec 2018

by Gman 1 month ago

We had passed through Brittany before and spent a few nights on two different occasions (St. Malo & Finisterre) but had never spent much time between Mt. Saint Michel and Cancale. Did some deep di...

St. Louis delights

by stlSarah 4 months ago

We had a foodie guest recently and a lot of fun showing her some St. Louis gems. I have three layers to suggest: Sublime - Nathaniel Reid Bakery on Manchester for outstanding breakfast pastrie...