Tata's (Nadi, Fiji)

Recommended as the best curry in town.  Very spicy!  We had almost everything on the menu, including the "Nakai curry," which turned out to be a type of clam.

Billy Kwong (Sydney, Australia)

Kylie Kwong's restaurant in Surry Hills.  Long lines for upscale Chinese food!

"Peking" lamb; sashimi of tasmanian trout and NSW yellowtail; cucumber, pork, and mushroom cold salad; mandarin orange crispy duck; special fried rice with prawns

Pie Face (Sydney, Australia)

Different kinds of homemade pot pie.  We had the traditional chicken pot pie and Thai curry pot pie.

Din Tai Fung (Sydney, Australia)

Our first stop in Sydney after 20 hours of flying was Din Tai Fung.  Best dumplings ever!  The hand-pulled beef noodle soup was also excellent.  Will have to return before our departure.

Georgetown Cupcake x 2 (Washington DC)

Shawnna brought cupcakes to the war room for her birthday! Yay!

Zingerman's (Ann Arbor, MI -> Washington DC)

Steve had Zingerman's shipped to DC for the trial team. I didn't take photos of the pastrami, but here are the magic brownies.

Mio (Washington DC)

Vieras con Melon (grilled scallops with watermelon, orange pisco glaze)
Spring Vegetable Risotto
Langosta con Ensalada de Lentejas (grilled lobster over lentil salad)
Bife de Cuadril a la Parrilla, Puree de Papas, Chile Cascabel (grilled top sirloin, mashed potatoes, chile cascabel sauce)
Tres Leches Cake

Cha-Ya x 2 (SF, CA)

Cha-Ya is a vegetarian Japanese restaurant in the Mission.
Soba salad
Agedashi tofu
Eggplant tempura
Tofu/corn tempura
Yellow moon (fried bananas)

Campton Place (SF, CA)

Amuse #1
Amuse #2
Baby beets with beet mousse, andante dairy goat cheese, lemon infused olive oil
Heirloom tomatoes with burratta cheese, peaches, basil ice & olives
spiced vegetable ragout
masami farms wagyu rib eye with heirloom carrots, cipollini, yukon mousse, black truffles, and hazelnuts
passion fruit tart with coconut snow and coffee pebbles
chocolate semifreddo with cocoa nibs, melon cream, saffron, and mint ice cream

Japonais (Chicago, IL)

Japonais is widely popular with locals, foodies, and celebrities alike. It also boasts a lower level lounge area with elegant seating which opens onto the Chicago River. Its a great place to have cocktails before dinner or just to hob-nob with the tres chic.

The outdoor seating area of the lounge
Braised Wagyu beef with pickled radishes on steamed buns
Spicy Mono Roll: Spicy octopus roll topped with tuna tartare and sweet unagi sauce
Braised Short Ribs: served with sweet potato puree, poached pear and au jus
Coffee and Doughnuts: Green tea semi-freddo with warm chocolate and hazelnut filled beignets

Anthony's Cookies (SF, CA)

Cookies & Cream and Double Chocolate cookies

Fifth Floor (SF, CA)

Panisse (chickpea cakes)
Veggie risotto
Chocolate Peanut Butter Redux
Opera Cake