A Line of martinis in Mercado de San Miguel , Madrid. We had a great time here trying out different kinds of foods!
Unique local food and drink experiences and tips from our travels.
Straw mats lined the floor, and soft light filtered in from the paper windows. Even though we were 7 floors up in a huge hotel in Japan, it seemed that we had been transported to a traditional Japanese tea house. There was a square hole in the middle of the floor which held the focal […]
Before our trip to Thailand, I had no idea what galangal was, what to do with the lemongrass that I have been growing in my garden for years or what the difference was between Thai Basil and Holy Basil (nor did I know the wonder of life that is fresh coconut milk). Thai food uses […]
I was thoroughly confused. I had been doing my due diligence on the internet with regards to street food in Thailand and have come to no conclusive stance one way or there other as to whether eating it posed a threat to out lives or not. I had heard and read many different opinions about whether eating […]
Since we arrived in Chiang Dao, we have been staying at Chiang Dao Nest I then II, both of which have lovely restuarants, so we really have not had to venture too far off the beaten path Thailand as far as food is concerned. We are always striving for authentic culinary experiences while traveling. This consideration, coupled […]
Grilled sausages, shrimp, chicken drumsticks and wings, grilled zucchini, red peppers and eggplant, mussels, grilled flat bread, grilled pineapple, green salad, potato apple salad, a variety of spicy Thai sauces, pasta bake with ricotta and mozzarella cheese, bacon wrapped asparagus, corn=YUM. This is the Thursday barbecue at Chiang Dao Nest. YUM=Stuffed full after the Chiang […]
What all of the blogs and forums say about Paris is absolutely true. It is one of the most expensive cities in the world, particularly for those of us like me with a husband with a stomach that is like a bottomless pit and a teenage brother traveling with us that seems to need nourishment […]
A suggestion for inexpensive dining in the UK, the Harvester restaurant serves hearty fare at reasonable prices.