Virginia: Local favorite
99 Main Restaurant, 99 Main St., Newport News 23601; (757) 599-9885. "This place is hard to find but is a local favorite. French and American cuisine with white tablecloths and crisp, attentive service. Open kitchen, memorable food and wines." Entrees from $19 to $35.
Barry A. Brown and Priscilla Kastner
Hungary: Central location
Peregrinus ELTE Hotel, 3 V. Szerb utca, 1056 Budapest; 011-36-1-266-4911 phone, 011-36-1-266-4913 fax, http://www.peregrinushotel.hu . "Unbeatable location in the center of the Inner City and near Vaci utca, a pedestrian shopping street. Rooms are clean, quiet and comfortable; ours overlooked the serene courtyard of the landmark Serbian church. Helpful desk clerks speak fluent English. Ample Hungarian breakfast buffet." Double rooms about $108.