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Memorable Museum Meals in London

While in London, our editor dined at what used to be the direst of the dire: museum restaurants. Here are four that stand alone as great dining destinations.

4 Favorite Vancouver Restaurants

Vancouver and Vancouver Island both have thriving culinary scenes. Here are four restaurants we particularly enjoyed on our last visit.

On the Italian Lakes

The Italian Lakes lie at the heart of one of the loveliest regions on earth. The three principal Italian lakes, from west to east, are Maggiore, Como and Garda.

Best Hotel Restaurants in Tokyo

Below you will find our eight favorite Tokyo restaurants. However, on this trip our most memorable dining experiences were at hotels.

From the Travel Office: Andrew Harper's Chicago

Sitting on a sandy beach, with a yacht-dotted Lake Michigan on one side and a sunset framed by glittering skyscrapers on the other, it's hard to imagine wanting to be anywhere but the "Second City."

Gastronomic Highlights | 2015 Grand Awards

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable gastronomic highlights from restaurants around the world.

Notable New Restaurants in London

Because London today is so cosmopolitan, the variety of the city's dining options is incomparable. The two most talked-about new restaurants are both the creations of American hoteliers.

7 Local Foods You Must Try in Amsterdam

Try these seven local foods on your next trip to Amsterdam.

The Superb Seafood of Providencia and San Andrés

Colombia's Caribbean islands of Providencia and San Andres take full advantage of the azure seas surrounding them. We feasted on magnificently fresh seafood in casual and upscale restaurants alike.

Island Restaurant Selection

When I'm on the Big Island, I make a point to eat at Peter Merriman's flagship restaurant, which for more than 25 years has championed Hawaii's regional food.

Rouen – the Historic Capital of Normandy

It is chiefly due to two very different women that Rouen, a wealthy and cultured city, is known to American travelers. Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in the Place du Vieux-Marche in 1431.

Restaurant Finds Outside of Paris

Even if you're not staying at the hotel, the restaurant of chef Joackim Salliot is the best address for a memorable meal during a visit to Giverny. Salliot's creativity is displayed in dishes such as grilled langoustines and squid in green tea-flavored cauliflower cream, and lamb fillet with baby leeks and pistachio oil.

Travels Through the Ile-de-France and Normandy

There are, perhaps, two principal ways to appreciate the works of the great French artists Corot and Monet. You can spend many agreeable hours studying their canvases in museums such as the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée Marmottan in Paris, or the Musée André Malraux in Le Havre.

Venice Dining Suggestions

Since Venice is surrounded by a vast lagoon, it is no surprise that seafood, including prawns, squid and clams, takes pride of place on the menus of its more distinguished restaurants.

Dining in Heidelberg

Undamaged by the bombs of World War II, the university town of Heidelberg has long drawn tourists to its historic sandstone core.

Germany Gourmet Highlight

The Moselle Valley has an abundance of fine restaurants. A standout of our trip was Rüssel’s Landhaus St. Urban in Naurath Forest, which serves contemporary German cuisine in a converted mill.

Dining: Cosmopolitan Zurich Restaurants

Zurichers love classic restaurants, where they go to see and be seen and to eat well-prepared Swiss comfort food. The most celebrated example of the genre is Kronenhalle, a glamorous meeting place since 1924. Recently, however, the city’s dining scene has become more cosmopolitan and adventurous, as demonstrated at the following establishments:

Dining in Munich: Cozy Taverns Plus Haute Cuisine

Dining in Munich is a consistent pleasure, whether in Michelin-starred restaurants or in one of the many traditional pubs. Here are three contrasting venues that we particularly enjoyed on our recent trip:

Palm Springs Dining: Six Recommended Restaurants

Despite the affluence of Palm Springs, the dining scene is rather uninspiring. Nevertheless, there are standouts.

Stockholm Dining: Gastrologik

All images copyright Gastrologik   Built on 14 major islands, Stockholm is an exceptionally attractive city at the juncture of Lake Mälaren and the

Sunday Dining in Rome

Since many restaurants in Rome are closed on Sundays, we recommend two favorite addresses, for lunch and dinner. For lunch, Piperno, a charmingly old-fashioned restaurant in the ancient Jewish quarter, is always a pleasure. For dinner, we always enjoy the lively La Campana, one of the city’s oldest restaurants.

Sunday Dining in Paris

La Fontaine de Mars, Copyright Aaron Schwartz For many years, Sunday dining in Paris usually meant a meal in one of the city’s beautiful brasseries, maybe La Coupole, with its animated art deco dining room, or Julien, with its gorgeous art nouveau interior.

Dining in Shanghai

The culinary scene in Shanghai is a continuing game of dazzling one-upmanship, but bigger (and newer) isn’t always better.

Commander's Palace Restaurant: An Appreciation

Over the years, Commander's Palace in New Orleans has proven to be among those rare establishments where the combination of food, service and ambience never falters and more than justifies repeat visits.

La Grande Cascade Restaurant, Paris

On a warm summer night in Paris, one of the best things you can do is head for the woods, or the Bois de Boulogne, the huge, beautiful park on the western edge of the city.

The Schoolhouse Restaurant in Cannondale, Connecticut

Con Edison, the big electric utility that serves New York City, used to put up road signs when it was tearing up the avenues and side streets for its projects: “Dig We Must.”