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    Mr. Kebap (Fountain Valley, CA)
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    Looking for an excellent lunch stop on the way from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach? Mr. Kebap offers outstanding Turkish food. Recommend the variety platter if you come with 3 or more people.

    Mr. Kebap

    Review of Ritz Carlton Laguna

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    The Naked Pig (Santa Rosa, CA)
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    Want a nice relaxed farm to table brunch while visiting Sonoma wine country? The Naked Pig in Santa Rosa is a great option. Don’t leave without trying the homemade biscuits with local honey. Another interesting treat is the tarragon cream soda.

    The Naked Pig


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    Sol Bar (Calistoga, CA)
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    Looking for a taste of Napa? Try the Solage’s Sol Bar in Calistoga. I recommend coming for lunch to experience the same great cuisine without completely breaking the bank. Opentable has ample reservations.

    Sol Bar

    Napa at half the price

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    Granola (Copenhagen, Denmark)
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    If you are an early bird, finding a restaurant open for breakfast, before 10am, in Copenhagen is a challenge. Trek to Granola, try the Oatmeal and you will not be disappointed.


    A Perfect Day in Copenhagen

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    Tu Tu Tun Lodge (Gold Beach, OR)
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    Luxurious, romantic getaway located on the beautiful Rogue River along the southern coast of Oregon. Rooms come with heated floors and wood burning fireplaces!

    Tu Tu Tun Lodge

    Pacific Coast Road Trip

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    Pupukea Grill (Oahu, HI)
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    Awesome North Shore food truck, I very much enjoyed the spicy tuna quinoa bowl.

    Pupukea Grill

    Snorkeling in Oahu

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    Nuvrei (Portland, OR)
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    Delicious bakery in Portland’s Pearl District. I particularly love the turkey sandwich on sesame thyme croissant.


    A Perfect Morning in Portland

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    Etude Winery (Napa, CA)
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    Outstanding Carneros Pinot Noir and lovely grounds, a bit away from the Napa hustle and bustle.

    Etude Winery

    Full Review

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    Coffee Collective (Copenhagen, Denmark)
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    No trip to Copenhagen is complete without a stop at the Coffee Collective. Great coffee for a great cause.

    Coffee Collective

    A Perfect Day in Copenhagen

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    El Indio Feliz (Machu Picchu, Peru)
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    Worth a stop for lunch; portions are HUGE; be sure to  try the avocado and papaya salad (pictured).

    El Indio Feliz

    Post on planning a trip to Machu Picchu