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Cookbook Review – Home and Away: Simple, Delicious Recipes Inspired by the World’s Cafés, Bistros, and Diners

Let’s face it, food and travel really go hand-in-hand. I think that’s one of the things I most love about travel – experiencing new cuisines, flavors, tastes and ingredients. When I’m traveling to a new destination, before I even look at things to do, I research where and what to eat. So when I heard about this cookbook, Home and Away: Simple, Delicious Recipes Inspired by the World’s Cafés, Bistros, and Diners, written by two world travelers sharing their foodie…

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7 Places to Eat and Drink in New Orleans

New Orleans dining options are plentiful, but if you really want to find the best of the best, here’s where you need to visit! 1. Beignets at Cafe du Monde – No trip to NOLA would be complete without a visit to Cafe du Monde for beignets. This iconic restaurant was stablished in 1862. You can sit outside on their patio and enjoy the sounds of the street musician playing jazz. Be sure to take cash as they don’t except…

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The Richmond Dumpling Trail

What would you expect to find in a town with 400 Asian restaurants and just 210,000 people, 65% of Asian descent? You’d find some of the best Chinese food this side of, well, China. Richmond, a suburb of Vancouver, is home to a large population of Asians who settled here in the late 1970s (they translated Richmond to “Rich Man”) and opened restaurants because they missed their food from home. So how does a small town hidden in the shadows…

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Classic NOLA Dining: Arnaud’s Jazz Bistro

I recently spent a few days in New Orleans, my first visit back to the city in over 20 years. I knew I needed a quick hit of everything NOLA, so I opted to spend my first evening at Arnaud’s Jazz Bistro for a classic French quarter experience, complete with a walk down Bourbon Street, a creole menu and live jazz. Read more about my experience on the FWT Magazine Blog.…

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“Hungry” Food Documentary Highlights Female Chefs Hunger to Succeed in Male-Dominated Industry

A new food documentary is out chronicling three female chefs struggle to rise to the top. I’ve interviewed a lot of chefs in my time and looking back, all of them were male. Despite the fact that the number of women-owned restaurant businesses in the U.S. has jumped 40 percent in recent years, female chefs appear to be using their inside voice in touting their successes. Time Magazine’s 2013 article “13 Gods of Food” raised the big question: “Where are…

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Best New Restaurant: Dolce Italian Restaurant

I recently had the opportunity to dine at Dolce Italian Restaurant in Buckhead while I was attending the grand opening of the AC Hotel Atlanta, a very cool concept hotel by Marriott that caters to Millennials with its minimalist style.  Dolce Restaurant won Bravo TV’s new culinary competition, ‘Best New Restaurant,’ in 2015. It won not only for its exceptional menu, but also for the overall restaurant concept including the decor and ambience. Executive Chef Paolo Dorigato comes from Trentino, a…

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