House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada

Dining Outside the Home: House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada! They’ve got soul. It’s fairly evident by the authentic folk art and funky decor. Perch yourself on a barstool for an up close and personal glimpse of slow pours and crafted cocktails. Good ole southern dishes are tried and true, which is why people keep coming back for more. Voodoo Shrimp, Jambalaya and Gumbo, Baby Back Ribs, and BBQ Bacon Burger are just a sampling of tasty options. Blues music is the best cure for whatever life throws at you. Whether you’re rocking a win or relaxing between casinos, House of Blues gets the good times rolling.

The Mariner in Mystic, Connecticut

Dining Outside the Home: The Mariner in Mystic, Connecticut! In the center of Historic Downtown Mystic enjoy a meal, or two, at this upscale coastal restaurant where the seafood is fresh, food is made from scratch, and the cocktails go down real smooth. Try their version of New England Clam Chowder. Made with the freshest clams, the richest cream, and a secret recipe they’ll take to their grave. Is it any wonder it’s the top favorite in the restaurant? But don’t stop there. The gourmet chef also specializes in Italian cuisine from pastas to gnocchi as well as dry-aged steakhouse attractions that include tender filets and pan roasted rib eyes. Are you getting the picture? Perhaps you need to make The Mariner your regular eating house.

Dining Outside the Home: St. Elmo Steak House in Indianapolis, Indiana

Dining Outside the Home: St. Elmo Steak House in Indianapolis, Indiana! Known as the oldest steakhouse in its original location, a mere stone’s throw from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in downtown Indy, is none other than St. Elmo’s. This is a place where people come to satiate their appetite for outstanding steaks, impressive shrimp cocktails, and a superior wine list that promises to complement any occasion. If you’re lucky, the award-winning wine cellar may be available for private dining and celebrations. I know, because I’ve been there. Not only is the atmosphere charmingly romantic being surrounded by thousands of bottles, but the professional waitstaff’s attention to detail is intoxicating. For the ultimate dining experience, choose St. Elmo Steak House.