Dining

Hideaway Brew Garden & Bar – Hoffman Estates, IL

Hideaway Brew Garden & Bar 5510 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL GRADING Overall Score: D Cost: C (for what you get) Recommended? No A few years ago, I wrote a post about Das Bier Garden, the beer garden located in Hoffman Estates, IL. This beer garden was unique in that it brought together the long standing German tradition of having an outdoor area to drink and socialize, as well as serving genuine German Hofbräu beer. Many of us living in the area enjoyed the garden, whether it was to savor our German roots, drink great beer, or enjoy…

Reviewing the Hoffman Estates Beer Garden

Das Bier Garden (The Beer Garden) 5510 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL To read my review of the current (2019) beer garden renamed Hideaway Brew Garden & Bar, click here. GRADING Overall Score: A Cost: B Fun Potential: B (rating for adults, obviously) Recommended?: Yes…

Reviewing the Amenities and Dining at Beach Palace Resort – Cancun, Mexico

Beach Palace Resort Blvd. Kukulcan Km 11.5, El Rey, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico Part Two: AMENITIES and DINING HOTEL GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes (highly!) AMENITIES/DINING GRADING Pools: A Dining/Bars: A Vegetarian Options: A Beach: A Service: A The Beach Palace Resort, located in the hotel zone of Cancun, is an all-inclusive resort stationed right on the beach. I previously wrote a review on the hotel and its rooms.  This is a review about the rest of the resort…

A Review of Carbone Restaurant – Aria Resort, Las Vegas

Carbone Inside the Aria Hotel & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158 GRADING Overall Score: B Service: A Food: A Atmosphere: A Vegetarian options?: B Recommended?: Yes No matter where you go in Las Vegas, you can find fine dining.  Carbone, within the Aria Resort & Casino, is no exception. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the hotel, this restaurant is reminiscent of Italian American dining from the 1950’s.  The dining room is a beautiful room with booths and tables centered around a spectacular chandelier. Dim lighting and soft music add to…