Category -

Food

Food

A Southeast Road Trip: Hitting the Old-School Fish Camps

Don’t let this year’s summer road trip be “the one that got away.” Opt for a throwback Southeast road trip, kicking back at a few fish camps along the way. Originally a place for fishermen to hang their waders for the night and fry up their daily catch, today’s fish camps . still offer some of the best fishing, but also the best eating. Their no-frills accommodations are often overlooked as great places to stay, offering a place to commune…

Continue Reading

Food

The Authentic Mexican Food of Puerto Vallarta

Ever since I got home from Mexico, I can’t seem to stop thinking about Mexican food. And making Mexican food. And eating Mexican food. I was in Puerto Vallarta on a press trip with the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board for five days of pure bliss (more on that in another post). As part of our tourism program, we took a cooking class with Chef Julio Cesar, owner of Gaby’s Restaurant, who would teach us how to make authentic Mexican recipes.…

Continue Reading

Food

What the Michelin Stars Mean in the World of Fine Dining

You’ve likely heard of Michelin-starred restaurants and know foodies who seek them out. It’s become sport among fine diners to see how many they can patronize. But what are the Michelin stars, what do they really mean and what are the standards? If you haven’t yet made the connection, it’s that cute roly-poly man of Michelin, yes the tire company, that is behind these highly prestigious dining awards. Yes, the same company that sells tires is also responsible for handing…

Continue Reading

Food

Vegan, Vegetarian, Ketogenic, Glutenfree? Tips for Traveling on a Special Diet

It seems like everyone you encounter these days is on a special, and often restrictive, diet. I should know. I’ve spent the past three years traveling with my ultra-strict vegan daughter. My quest for elaborate culinary adventures and fine dining is often overshadowed by her preference for raw food options. When we travel, we often find ourselves wandering the back streets looking for a suitable restaurant. After many trials, and lots of errors, I’ve finally learned that this is one aspect…

Continue Reading

Food

Afternoon Tea Around the World: The Best Tea Rooms

The Baur au Lac, Zurich Located in the hotel’s recently renovated Le Hall – a historic space that has welcomed the likes of Alfred Nobel, Marc Chagall and Richard Wagner throughout the years- the Baur au Lac’s Afternoon Tea includes homemade scones, pastries, sandwiches, fresh clotted cream, and an assortment of freshly brewed loose-leaf teas from Switzerland’s Länggass teahouse. For more information and menus, please visit: https://www.bauraulac.ch/en/afternoontea.html d’Angleterre, Copenhagen For a truly royal experience, The Grand Cuvee Package at the d’Angleterre – the Grand…

Continue Reading

Food

Santa Maria Valley: Where Wine and BBQ Reign Supreme

The Santa Maria Valley, just north of Santa Barbara, is known for two things – beef (Santa Maria style barbecue to be exact) and wine – such a delicious combination. And I recently spent a few days there to find the best of the best of each. First, I’ll tell you that this is one of the most spectacular solo drives through California. Driving the 101 north through the Santa Lucia Mountains is simply stunning. My trip took a bit…

Continue Reading

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial