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!

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Trip Report from New Orleans 3.0

by saffrongold 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 ...

Some tasty meals in Calgary

by prima 4 months 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 5 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...

Maui 7 Night Trip Report

by sarahbeths 4 months 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 10 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 4 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...

Random eating in southern Italy - Part 1

by Nyleve 5 months ago

First - thanks to all of you who answered my vague and unfocused questions regarding this trip. I am fully committed to eating well when I travel, but sometimes it's best to just fall into things a...

Trip report from the summer - quite long, read at own risk!

by MusicSue1 5 months ago

Hello Chowhound folks – I’m way behind in writing a trip report for my late June/July trip, once school starts things are a whirlwind. But I wanted to write something up because it seems as if eve...

Rome Trip Report July 2019

by alantz21 7 months ago

Santo Palato We chose Santo Palato for our first evening in Rome because we were there on a Sunday night and it was one of the few restaurants open near (ish) the city center. Since the majority o...

West/northwest Scotland trip review

by Belkisw 5 months ago

Given the lack of up-to-date information on chowhound about food in Scotland, thought I would write up our last trip in Oct. 2019. We flew into Glasgow and drove up to Glencoe, stopping at Monac...

2019 Piemonte Dining Report (with bonus visit to Emilia Romagna)

by henjef85 5 months ago

Our visit to Italy in late June and early July this year was marred by the negative North Atlantic oscillation and I learned how heat inhibits the appetite for food and drink. But, my view remains...