Food, Musings, Travel

Eat Local

French food in St. Louis is never going to taste the same as in a bistro or boulangerie on the Rue Sainte-Anne in Paris. Much of the reason for that is due to the way the ingredients are made and rules and regulations about how restaurants cook their food.

Distractions, Food, Musings

What Are You Eating?

I, for one, enjoy seeing the pics my friends post of what they are eating. They inspire me to try new flavors. Sometimes they even inspire whole trips.

Food, Musings, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

A Simple Meal

Judy and I marveled at how we continually bring our travels to our table, re-living the tastes and memories of places we’ve been both near and far.

Food, Road Trip

You Gotta Eat, Right?

Food … it’s what sustains us. When you Google food quotes, you’ll find a seemingly never-ending list. Of course there are tons of food quotes! We need it to live. It’s a part of everyone’s life and everyone’s culture. It can be delicious, awful, adventurous, familiar … but no matter what else it is, it is essential.

Distractions, Food

The Essentials of Life

A theory says there are two essentials of life, are you embracing them when you travel?

Food, Travel

Boston’s “Politically Incorrect North End Food Tour”

A quick google search of food quotes and travel quotes shows how closely these two things are connected. That’s one of the reasons I try to take a food tour or cooking class everywhere I go. Boston was no exception

Food, Travel

A Tale of Cannolis

When I found out Greg and I would be spending a week in Boston, I started asking friends what should I see, do and eat there. I got a good variety of suggestions, but nearly every single person talked about either the North End’s Italian food scene or lobster and chowder. Boxed cannoli from Modern… Continue reading A Tale of Cannolis

wine glass and menu
Food, Road Trip, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Luck or a Nose for Good Food and Wine?

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you have probably noticed we often seem to find really fun and interesting places to eat and drink. This past weekend was no exception. Friday afternoon we decided it was time, once again, to jump in the car early Saturday morning and hit the road for a… Continue reading Luck or a Nose for Good Food and Wine?

Diversion, Food, Road Trip, Travel

Analog Traveling in a Digital World

Sometimes, the best travel involves leaving the smartphone behind and trusting your instincts.

Musings

Travel is Personal

This headline may seem a little like a no-brainer to a lot of people, but I’m not sure most people take their travel personally. Here’s what I mean: I’ve been to Paris three times and I’ve never been up in the Eiffel Tower. Oh sure, I’ve been TO the Eiffel Tower, but not up in… Continue reading Travel is Personal