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!


Barcelona 4th foodie trip report

by Belkisw 2 months ago

I suggest folks who are interested refer to my previous posts here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/september-barcelona-foodie-trip-detailed-review-1076270 https://www.chowhound.com/post/3rd-foodi...


La Mesa, Massapequa

by Gastronomos 6 days ago

https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/la-mesa-massapequa-1.39154074 Our very own, the Fabulous Erica Marcus, has a nice write up on a place I find worth a mention here. When you do go, ...

Quick Portland report

by Joanie 8 months ago

Took a drive up from Boston a couple weeks ago starting with lunch at Jitto's in Hampton (or Portsmouth, right on Rt. 1). Have passed this place 100 times and glad we finally stopped in, split a sm...

Trip Report from New Orleans 3.0

by saffrongold 15 days ago

I should have written a follow up while the trip was young, but here goes to the best of my recollection from a visit late September. Dinner at Coquette was our best dining experience of the tr...

Chicago Reviews Nov - First in a Series

by bighound 16 days ago

Back from a chicago b-day trip. gonna post meal reviews here. please add to the discussion. Luke's Italian Beef-not as good as expected First time in Chicago and first Italian beef. Lunch was I...

Billy Goat Tavern

by bighound 16 days ago

for our last meal, in Chicago, we made the obligatory visit to the Billy Goat Tavern made famous by an SNL skit-(Cheezborger, Cheezborger, Cheezborger). not the original location that inspired the ...

Woodyard BBQ - Worth the drive

by bighound 16 days ago

Woodyard BBQ was in a light industrial area with the pits figuring prominent at the front of the building. The smell of smoking meat was mouth-watering upon our arrival. We shared a three-meat plat...

Jack Stack BBQ - Didn't live up to the hype

by bighound 16 days ago

Dinner at Jack Stack BBQ was a bit of a disappointment given the good reviews. It was more like a steak house restaurant environment (situated in a Spanish-style mall) with the high prices rather t...

Joe's Kansas City BBQ - Just excellent

by bighound 16 days ago

Joe's Kansas City Barbeque is in a gas station with the garage remodeled into a cafeteria style eating establishment. heard the stories and read the reviews but was dubious when there wasn't the sm...

Gates and Sons - Brooklyn Ave

by bighound 16 days ago

heard the legend of Gates BBQ for years so was excited to go. an extreme letdown of an experience i must say. this location on the day we were there was awful. The ordering process was very chaotic...

KC BBQ reviews Nov '19

by bighound 16 days ago

first of a group of reviews from first time visit to KC. BBQ all the way. most quite good. Arthur Bryant's barbeque: Old school counter service BBQ not far from the Negro League Baseball Museum. T...

Culinary art & paintings: what are your favorites?

by gutreactions 1 year ago

I enjoy wandering thru museums and galleries wherever we travel. I guess, because of my lifelong interest in food & dining, I always search out art as it relates to the culinary. There is a lot of ...

Piemonte 2019

PH Rodgers
by PH Rodgers 27 days ago

We are back from nine days in Piemonte. For the first time in several years we made our annual pilgrimage in the fall. The weather was beautiful, the white truffles and porcini were abundant and ...

San Miguel De Allende... very brief food notes

by erica 3 years ago

I’ve just returned from a 17-day Mexican visit, split between San Miguel de Allende and Michoacan. There is not much recent info here on San Miguel eating, so I will offer a few brief notes on the...

Some tasty meals in Calgary

by prima 26 days ago

Thought I'd give a quick shout out to a few places I visited in Calgary. Ten Foot Henry: loved this place. I shared a crab dish, tuna tartare, a cauliflower dish, the cacio e pepe pasta and deca...

Random eating in southern Italy - Part 2

by Nyleve 2 months ago

Off to Matera. I had a few recommendations for Matera but when I mentioned them to our Air B+B host, he dismissed all of them and told us they were too far away. Turns out he was an idiot. But we m...

Update on Galveston 2019

by curioussheridan 9 months ago

Gaido on the Seawall lived up to reputation for seafood: they have a dozen different ways they serve oysters, and the sauces sounded interesting so I chose the oyster special for $22 that had one ...

Maui 7 Night Trip Report

by sarahbeths 1 month ago

Aloha Mixed Plate: My sense of AMP before we went was that his was a casual eatery serving basic but quintessential Hawaiian fare, moderately priced. I knew that they were near the beach, popular,...

Bologna and the Piedmont

by eileenbf 7 months ago

Having just spent 4 days in Bologna on a 2 week northern Italy trip I thought I would write some comments on Bologna, since I have appreciated so much reading everyone else’s thoughts and gotten so...

Short LV trip report -- not much new!

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 2 months ago

When going to Las Vegas, I always do a check for Dave Feldman recommendations. So I ended up in: Chengdu Taste. Best wontons ever. I'm a sucker for wontons in red chile oil. I order them every c...