Culinary Travel

How to Eat Alone (and Like It)

One of my biggest anxieties about traveling solo has always been mealtimes. I suspect I’m not alone in this. There is just something about sitting down at a restaurant by yourself that is foreign and uncomfortable for most people. You get that feeling that everyone is looking at you, feeling sorry for you, judging you. …

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Where to Eat in Maui

Where to eat in Maui or more accurately, all the best places I ate in Maui. You guys already know that I am a planner, and one of my favorite things to plan when I visit a new place is where to eat. I compile lists, check maps and study Yelp obsessively. Any skipped or …

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What is Sri Lankan Food?

To be honest, before this trip, I had no idea what Sri Lankan food was either. I knew they grew cinnamon there, and Ceylon tea, but beyond that, not really anything. So it was a happy surprise to discover that Sri Lankan food is seriously amazing. Shocking really: how is there an Indian restaurant on …

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My Weekend as a Food Blogger

Here’s a little secret about travel bloggers: we all secretly want to be food bloggers. Well maybe not everyone, there are a few picky eaters out there, but in general we all really enjoy exploring the world through food. I like to write about what I eat and, although I don’t really write about it, …

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Anatomy of a Chicago Hot Dog

Chicago is famous for two foods really: pizza and hotdogs. Pizza I will go into in another post (and trust me, I have OPINIONS on that subject), but let’s start with the delightful oddity that is the Chicago hot dog. After our spectacular and somewhat exhausting experience at BlogHouse Chicago, Mike and I decided to …

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