Ptown — that amazing gay resort at the very tip of Cape Cod in Massachusetts — is definitely in season. July 4th through Labor Day is the most fun and most crowded time to visit. Other times of the year are amazing but if you want the big crowds, this is when to go. BeContinue reading “PROVINCETOWN: NEW RESTAURANTS”

Ubuntu: World’s Only Michelin-Starred Veggie Restaurant

By John O’Ceallaigh They’re besotted with food at Ubuntu. Perhaps that should be expected, given that Ubuntu is the first vegetarian restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star – ever, anywhere – but it’s nice to benefit from their infatuation. As I made my way through their menu, the waitress enthused, extolled and elaborated aboutContinue reading “Ubuntu: World’s Only Michelin-Starred Veggie Restaurant”

Attend the Royal Wedding in New York

Your invitation to the “Royal Wedding” not yet appeared in your mail box? Fret not! Our friends at the Jumeirah Essex House have you covered. On Friday April 29 starting at 6 am and repeating every 2 hours on the hour, the hotel will be broadcasting the wedding on a 25-foot wall projection in SouthContinue reading “Attend the Royal Wedding in New York”

Puerto Vallarta Gets Tastier

Story by Ivan Quintanilla; Originally published in If variety is the spice of life, gay Vallarta is simmering with new flavors.  Casa Cupula, the decidedly upscale, boutique gay hotel in Puerto Vallarta, has opened its new restaurant Taste to the public.   Perched on a secluded hillside, overlooking the Bay of Banderas, Taste is allContinue reading “Puerto Vallarta Gets Tastier”

London’s Only Men’s Afternoon Tea Packs a Punch

Story by John O’Ceallaigh; Originally published in It’s a daily tradition – the clock chimes 3pm and in England’s grandest hotels afternoon tea is served. There’s been a change in procedure, however, because central London’s Mandeville Hotel the clamor of clinking china and idle chatter is caused just as much by guys who gossipContinue reading “London’s Only Men’s Afternoon Tea Packs a Punch”

Spice Up Your Next Visit to London

Originally published in On February 14th, 2011, internationally renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Culinary Concepts by Jean-Georges will premiere Spice Market London in the new W London – Leicester Square hotel.  This South East Asian-inspired restaurant will be the sister restaurant of the super gay-popular and always-hard-to-get-into Spice Market in New York’s Meatpacking DistrictContinue reading “Spice Up Your Next Visit to London”

West Coast Dining Deals

Originally published in Hope you’re hungry! This month there are two “Dine Abouts” to talk about in two west coast foodie capitals. In San Francisco, now through January 31, 2011, locals and visitors have the opportunity to experience some of the finest restaurants in town at a fraction of the price. You may selectContinue reading “West Coast Dining Deals”

Five Bites: San Francisco’s Tasty Treats

Originally published in During a culinary tour of San Francisco, I got to sample savory and sweet sensations at five new or newly improved restaurants. This is a foodie town and my visit was in no way meant to be an exhaustive search. I just found these eminently worthy of mention. Here are myContinue reading “Five Bites: San Francisco’s Tasty Treats”