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DOMESTIC


Arizona
JULIEANNA'S PATIO CAFE
1951 W. 25th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 317-1961

YARD HOUSE RESTAURANT
7014 E. Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 675-9273

LA FONTANELLA
4231 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(602) 955-1213

WILD FISH
7135 E. Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 994-4040

THE STOCKYARDS
5009 East Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 273-7378

California
Bestia (Italian)
Arts District — LA/Calif.
213-514-5724

Redbird (New American)
(Historic Cone) — LA/Calif.
213-788-1191

Wolf (New American)
Fairfax District — LA/Calif.
323-424-7735

The Arthur J (Steak House)
Manhattan Beach — LA/Calif.
310-878-9620

Republique (Cal./French)
Mid Wilshire — LA/Calif.
310-362-6115

SAMBO'S
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-3269

Named after the combo of its owners' names, Sam and Bo.
Here since 1957 is the original.
Come for a hearty breakfast and diner-like lunch and dinner.

MARTINI HOUSE
1245 Spring Street
St. Helena, CA
(707) 963-2233

Delightful inside and out! A must visit!

MUSTARDS GRILL
Napa, CA
(707) 944-2424

PILAR
Napa, CA
(707) 252-4474

CINDY'S BACKSTREET KITCHEN
St. Helens, CA
(707) 963-1200

Carmel

THE FORGE IN THE FOREST
5th & Junipero
(831) 624-2233

HOG’S BREATH INN
San Carlos (between 5th & 6th)
(831) 625-1044

JACK LONDON’S GRILL AND TAP ROOM
Su Vecino Ct (between 5th & 6th)
(831) 624-2336

Big Sur

Rocky Point Restaurant
Highway One
(831) 624-2933

Florida
KOJAKS HOUSE OF RIBS
2808 Gandy Boulevard
Tampa, FL
(813) 837-3774

THE RAIN BARREL
86700 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036
(305) 852-3094

When making the drive to Key West, this is an
interesting village of artists and craftsmen,
with a darling sitting area for a light
snack, dessert, coffee, tea – very relaxing.

11 MAPLE STREET RESTAURANT
3224 Maple Avenue
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
(772) 334-7714

Darling for Foodies.

THE BEACH COMBER
Clearwater Beach, FL
(727) 442-4144

ISLAND WAY
Clearwater, FL
(727) 461-6617

SALT ROCK GRILL
Indian Rocks Beach, FL
(727) 593-7625

BERNS STEAK HOUSE
Tampa, FL
(813) 251-2421

RAINDANCER STEAK HOUSE
2300 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL
(501) 684-2810

CRABBY BILL'S
Indian Rocks, FL
(727) 585-4825

FRED FLEMING'S BARBECUE
Tampa, FL
(813) 875-3733

SAMMY FROG'S
6260 Lake Osprey Drive
Sarasota, FL
(941) 907-2005

Georgia
MULLET BAY IN THE VILLAGE
Saint Simon Island, Georgia
(912) 634-9977

Food tastes better if you sit on the Porch.

Illinois
PROSECCO
(River North Gallery District)
710 N. Wells
Chicago, IL
(312) 951-9500

"Italian Restaurant featuring large selection of Italian sparkling wines"

CITE
505 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL
(312) 344-4050

"Views from the Lake Pt. Tower on the 70th floor"

SULLIVAN’S STEAK HOUSE
415 North Dearborn
Chicago, IL
(312) 527-3510

Martinis/steak/jazz.

Indiana
ROCKWALL
3426 Paoli Pike
Floyds Knobs, IN 47119

Delightful inside and out!

Kentucky
VINCENZO’S
150 South Fifth Street
Louisville, KY
(502) 568-1350

Old world Italian.

Maryland
CITY LIGHTS
301 Light Street
Baltimore, MD
(410) 244-8811

KALI'S COURT
1606 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD
(410) 276-4700

Missouri
AQUA VIN
16125 Chesterfield Parkway
Chesterfield, MO
(636) 532-9300

"Eclectic"

Montana
THE REX
(Prime Steak -- American Fare)
2401 Montaro Avenue
Billings, MT
(406) 245-7477

JAKE'S
(Contemporary American)
2701 First Avenue N
Billings, MT
(406) 259-9375

WALKER'S GRILL
(Contemporary American)
2700 First Avenue N
Billings, MT

ENZO
(Bistro -- Wood Burning Oven)
1502 Rehberg Lane
Billings, MT
(406) 651-0999

New Mexico
COWGIRL BBQ & GRILL
319 South Guadalupe Street
Santa Fe, N.M. 87501
(505) 982-2565

KRANBERRY’S
1405 S. Main
Lordsburg, N.M. 88045
(505) 542-9400

"Comfort food/New Mexico style"

New York
GENTILE'S
309 Burnet Avenue
Syracuse, NY
(315) 478-8258

"Eclectic Italian"

SANTANGELO'S
Old Liverpool Road
Syracuse, NY
(315) 457-4447

"Family Italian Restaurant"

DEVI
8 East 18th Street
New York, NY
(212) 691-1300

"Indian cuisine in great decor"

8-1/2
9 West 57th Street
New York, NY
(212) 829-0812

THE RIPE TOMATO
Route 9 & 9P
Malta, NY
(518) 581-1530

SIRO'S
168 Lincoln Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY
(518) 584-4030

JOLLY TROLLEY
181 E. Boston Post Road
Mamaroneck, NY
(914) 628-6610

H20
215 W. Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 361-6464

CAFÉ LULU
214 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 625-3815

Ohio
BLAKES
Seafood Restaurant
(Westlake) Crocker Park I-90 @ Crocker
Cleveland, OH
(877) 413-5128

GUARINO'S
12309 Mayfield Road
Cleveland, OH
(216) 231-3100

"Cleveland's oldest family restaurant still going strong."

Oregon

Eugene

MCMENANINS HIGH STREET BREWERY CAFÉ
1243 High Street
(541) 345-4905

"Pub fare located in an old house downtown with outside beer garden"

CAFÉ SORIAH
384 W. 13th Avenue
(541) 342-4410

"Mediterranean food and hospitality"

OSTERIA SFIZIO
105 Oakway Center
(541) 302-3000

"Italian food and drink done right"

HOLE IN THE WALL BBQ
3200 W. 11th Avenue
(541) 683-7378

"Great Barbecue"

Portland

STAMFORDS
(503) 285-2005

"American"

JAKE'S GRILL
611 S.W. 10th Avenue
(503) 220-1850

Pennsylvania
ELEVEN
1150 Smallman Street (Strip District)
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 201-5656

ISABELLA
1318 Grandview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 431-5882

"Great views"

PAZZO
1535 Washington Road
(Across from the Galleria)
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 341-5555

"Italian in the old style"

CAFE ZAO
619 Penn Avenue
(Theater Square Area)
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 325-7007

THE MIGHTY OAK BARREL
939 Third Street
Oakmont, PA 15139
(412) 826-1069

"Cozy restaurant tucked into a great aura."

FORK
306 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 625-9425

D'IMPERIO'S
3412 William Penn Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(412) 823-4800

Texas
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
10010 Capital of Texas Highway N
Austin, TX 7879
(512) 467-NXNW

BLUE MESA GRILL
7700 W. Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX
(214) 378-8686

Virginia
BYRAM'S
Richmond, VA

"Mediterranean"

TOBACCO CO.
1201 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Washington

Spokane

ANTHONY’S @ SPOKANE FALLS
510 N. Lincoln
(509) 328-9009

"Fab seafood and views"

CIAO MAMBO
818 W. Riverside Avenue
(509) 315-4447

"It's all good Italian"

SAUTE RESTAURANT AND CHARCUTERIE
404 W. Main Avenue (Liberty Building)
(509) 315-4613

STEAM PLANT GRILL
159 S. Lincoln
(509) 777-3900

"American fare with history"

MILFORD’S FISH HOUSE
719 N. Monroe
(509) 326-7251

"Freshest seafood served with history"

Seattle

FLAT IRON GRILL
317 N.W. Gilman Boulevard
Kirkland, WA
(425) 657-0373

"South American influenced steak and seafood house"

SPUR
113 Blanchard (Downtown)
(206) 728-6706

"Intimate gastropub with seasonal cuisine"

OLIVAR
806 E. Roy Street
(206) 322-0409

"Interpretive Spanish/French creations"

ROVERS
2808 E. Madison Street
(206) 325-7442

"Northwest cuisine with a French flair"

MACHIAVELLI
1215 Pine Street
(206) 621-7941

727 PINE STREET RESTAURANT
727 Pine Street
(206) 774-6400

Wisconsin
WATER STREET BREWERY
1101 No. Water Street
Milwaukee, WI
(414) 272-1195

INTERNATIONAL


China

Beijing

 
KINGDO RESTAURANT
Tel: 65060607

WAHAHA RESTAURANT
Tel: 84095877

TING LI GUAN
(Located in Summer Palace)
Tel: 62881608

BEIGJING JI GU GE TEAHOUSE
Tel: 63017949

Xian

 
ORIENT HOTEL
(Revolving Restaurant)
Tel: (029) 87654321

TERRA COTTA WARRIOR MUSEUM RESTAURANT
(great for lunch when you visit museum)

DE FACHANG DUMPLING RESTAURANT
Tel: (029) 87276453

Hong Kong
THE PENINSULAR HOTEL
(Great Lunch, and people watching lobby!)
Tel: (852) 39202888

Kowloon

 
ASPASIA RESTAURANT
Tel: (852) 37638800

SPRING DEER RESTAURANT
Tel: (852) 23664012

BLACK STUMP T AUSTRALIAN GRILL & BAR
Tel: (852) 27210202

FELIX @ THE PENINSULAR HOTEL ON THE 28TH FLOOR
(Great bar for views of Hong Kong Harbor and people watching)
Tel: (852) 23253188

Puerto Rico
AJILI MOJILI
(Condado Beach Area)
Puerto Rico
Tel. No. (809) 725-9195

Spain
CASA DARIO
Barcelona, Spain
Fax No. 34 (3) 451-3395

EL MUSSOL
Barcelona, Spain
Tel No. 34 (3) 301-7610

LA CAMELLA
Madrid, Spain
Fax No. 34 (1) 532-1184

Turkey
HOSIR RESTAURANT & BAR
Valikonagi Cad No. 63
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel. No. (0212) 230 14 84 230-1636


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