Who Is The Restaurantourist?

I originally started this blog as an assignment for my PR Publications class in my senior year of college (shout out to Professor Flayhan: you’re my PR rockstar). My blog started out just writing restaurant reviews about local eateries in New Paltz. That was two years ago. Today, my blog has evolved. I seek out…

When Goals Feel like Tasks

Often times with my blog, I feel as though it’s a job. Yes, it originated as a passion of mine (and still is!), but at times I still can’t help but notice my mind creates this shift whenever I tell myself that I need to write.  I need to write. I should write. Do some…

Why we Choose to Eat

​​Whenever we want to change any sort of behavior for the better, the first step is to acknowledge and understand why those habits initially formed. When I first began to combat my eating disorder, I had to learn all about the different reasons for why I ate, and how it affected my relationship with food….

RestauranTourist’s Approved Sites

Want some awesome blogging material to read? Here’s the RestauranTourist’s approved sites! Other local food blogs: Hudson Valley Eats Local Music: Listen, Long Island!

The Bakery

I’ve decided to post a quick review about The Bakery’s dessert. I wanted to keep their food and their desserts separate. Although I’m not a fan of The Bakery’s Irish soda bread, but I did think that these pop up desserts are delicious. Take this almond raspberry tart for example. It is the perfect size…

B-Side Diner & Grill

The RestauranTourist is at it again, and this time I’m coming at you from the B-Side Diner and Grill Newly opened Rock N` Roll eatery, this place is a RestauranTourist MUST TRY! Everything in this restaurant in new paltz–from the staff, to the menu, to the food– is outstanding. My friend and I went to breakfast…

Jordan’s Bistro and Pizza NOW CLOSED

I’ve been to Jordan’s many a time, but don’t be fooled– I wouldn’t recommend going there. It’s mainly good for a quick slice if you don’t have any cash on you (Gourmet Pizza, although better quality, has a $10 minimum on cards, whereas Jordan’s does not have a minimum). The atmosphere is nonexistent at Jordan’s– it…