Travel Eats

Anthony Bourdain On The Future Of Food Travel Journalism

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tom Hatton, friend of the site, got to recently meet the Anthony Bourdain on the red carpet at the Paley Center here in New York for the Parts Unknown Season 5 premiere. Tom was kind enough to solicit a question from me, which he posed to Chef Bourdain. The question: What is the future of […]

10 Must-Try Budget Desserts In Turkey

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

After traveling the world as a nomad for a few years now, I’ve learned that it isn’t always pretty, especially when it comes to tasting a country’s most popular dishes. When you’re on a tight budget, you are typically limited to freeganism, bulk foods that can easily be carried and prepared (like pasta) or cheap […]

Top 10 Things To Eat In Nicaragua

Sunday, June 29, 2014

You’ve just arrived in Nicaragua and you’re looking for the top things to eat in Nicaragua because that peanut butter jar that you, the savvy traveler, have packed is down to its last spoonful. Your heart sinks when you realize that maybe they don’t sell peanut butter in Nicaragua. Pangs of hunger remind you of the […]

A Wine Lover’s Guide To Casablanca Valley, Chile

Sunday, June 22, 2014

When wine lovers talk about their dream destinations, they always hail the famous Chiantis of Tuscany, the warm Cabernet blends of Napa or the crisp Sauvignon Blancs of the Loire Valley. Too often, Chile is merely a whisper. The lush, vine-covered hills of the Casablanca Valley have remained mostly under the radar. However, Chile’s superb wine […]

Brewvana And The Rise Of Portland’s Female-Run Brewery Tour Empire

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

When I was recently in Portland, Oregon, I had the opportunity to take a craft beer tour with Brewvana, the predominantly women-led beer tour company that features decked-out green-and-white converted school buses (Angel and Rosie), edible stomach-hardening pretzel necklaces and insight from some of the more knowledgeable female beer connoisseurs in the city (though they have […]

Facing The Feces Factor: Tasting My First Cup Of Kopi Luwak Coffee

Thursday, March 27, 2014

My first cup of Kopi Luwak coffee, sometimes better known as “cat poo coffee” or the rarest beverage in the world, was a memorable introduction into the highly envious world of extreme luxury, though this tasting occurred far outside the confines of the dining room of a fine-dining restaurant in Hong Kong or New York […]

A Foodie’s Guide Where To Eat And Drink In Melbourne

Thursday, March 6, 2014

It’s no secret Melburnians (yes, I had to Google that), take a certain pride in Melbourne’s cultural offerings. Though I haven’t been yet, I’ve heard many an Australian dismissively refer to Sydney as the Miami of the country, and Melbourne as their New York (or, maybe their Brooklyn). Add on top of this the fact […]

The Australian Coffee Invasion Has Begun In New York

Monday, November 18, 2013

Apparently, if an Australian gives your city the thumbs up for being up on the coffee culture, you have succeeded. You see, you may not have known it, but the Australians are actually java connoisseurs, something I learned while reading this recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald, which shows caffeine fanatics where to look in New […]

Here’s What You Can Expect During A Food Tour Of Veracruz

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The air outside is thick, but the smoke in Santana’s bar is thicker. Even if I were a non-smoker it would be worth it just to sit in the bar’s tiny, air-conditioned seating area and watch the old men slowly drink themselves into an affectionate stupor at three in the afternoon. This is the first […]

My Culinary Saga in Iceland

Sunday, October 6, 2013

“You can eat as much as you want, because it’s already half digested,” said the man sitting to my right, smiling through his thick brown mustache and watching expectantly as I took another swig of Viking beer. I forced myself to smile back at him as I speared a gelatinous piece of yellowish whale fat […]

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