The Harbor Office and a Mexican restaurant – Maria Sol – are at the very end of Santa Monica Pier, floating above the Pacific Ocean.
Set in California at Santa Monica’s westernmost point, the Santa Monica Pier is a staple of this picturesque seaside community. Packed with family-friendly activities, vibrant street performers, restaurants and shops, the public pier also has stunning views and over a century’s worth of history. Here is a corner view of the famous pier.
At night, the Wilmington Riverfront pops with activity, from the crack of the bat at Wilmington Blue Rocks games inside Frawley Stadium to standing ovations at the Delaware Theatre Company. And when it’s time to eat, everything is within an easy walk – local brewpubs, kid-friendly quick bites, food trucks, farm-to-table restaurants, cocktail bars, hip nightspots, and some of the best outdoor decks in all of Delaware.
Renovated Union Square in Downtown Hickory is filled with a variety of unique retail shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, all in a park-like setting in the heart of Hickory. Here is a reflection of Union Square from the windows of the old Railroad Station, now converted to a restaurant.
As the sun begins to set at Murrells Inlet in South Carolina, restaurant lights create an ambience for waterfront dining
Through the windows of a restaurant not yet open at Old Orchard Beach in Maine
The Jumbo Floating Restaurant is Hong Kong’s iconic Floating Palace. It has been in movies, frequented by luminaries, movie stars and royalty, and a common sight in tourist brochures and postcards. It has been around since the 1950’s and is very much a part of the Hong Kong scene.
Hong Kong’s floating restaurants are multi-story structures, decorated in the traditional imperial Chinese style, that is lots of dragons, pagodas and red and gold decorations, the colors that traditionally represent the empire, prosperity and good fortune. The Jumbo is able to accommodate up to 2,000 diners. Slide image. circa 1985, from a ferry-boat to the restaurant.
A floating restaurant on the Kerala backwaters juts out in the canal to lure boats and customers
A shaded location for a restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina and benches to see the street scenes or rest afterwards ….