Category Archives: Food Travel Adventures

Culinary Adventure: Crawfish Time in the Deep South…

Yep, It’s that time of the year again, time for me to make the pilgrimage to the deep south to do culinary research… Tough duty I know, but this is the best time of the year to eat crawfish and … Continue reading

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Edible Adventure- Vail Green Chile Pork Stew

A few weeks ago I took a trip to Vail to check out the local food scene and do some hiking. One of the dishes I saw on most menus was a Green Chile with Pork Stew. It was different¬† … Continue reading

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Cooking at the State Fair on Opening Day & Jambalaya Hotdish Recipe

The Minnesota state fair is the second largest state fair in the US. Second only to Texas, this fair is a food obsessed person’s dream. The food booths were awesome!¬† When I would hear people walk by me talking, they … Continue reading

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Top Highlights from National Restaurant Show

Every couple of years I make the trek down to Chicago to the national restaurant show. It was rumored that over 100,00 people showed up to see what was new in the business that hires the second largest number of … Continue reading

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Edible Travel Adventure- Mexico & Seafood Cocktail Recipe

Like all good mid-westerners in the Spring, I try to get out of the cold for a few days. A while back I made a quick trip to Phoenix to see on of my good pals who I cooked with … Continue reading

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Edible Travel Adventures- Australian Food Scene – Bush Tucker Primer

When visiting Australia, I am always trying to come to terms with what Australian food really is. There’s a core theme that runs true in every area I visit. Queen Mum’s favorites, such as Fish and Chips, Lamb Roast and … Continue reading

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Culinary Adventure- Tartine Bakery in San Francisco

Tartine Bakery is considered one of the best bakeries on the west coast. Truly an American business success story, it was worth the trip. Located in the eclectic Mission District of San Francisco, the only way you know it’s the … Continue reading

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Chinatown Tour- Happy Chinese New Year!

I read recently that Chinatown communities in inner cities are disappearing because residents are moving to the suburbs for more room. Recently in San Francisco, I took a walking tour of Chinatown shortly before the Chinese New Year and it … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Iconic Palace Cafe in the French Quarter + Recipe for Crabmeat Cheesecake

No trip to the big easy would be complete without a visit to a Brennan Family Restaurant. When I lived there, it was the gold standard of service and authentic Louisiana food. Served in style with silver cups and lots … Continue reading

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Trip to Bountiful- New Orleans Part Deux- Sucre Chocolate and Sweets Shop!

I got a chance to visit a real hand made chocolate shop while I was recently in New Orleans. YUM!¬† Sucre is world famous and has been in business for years quietly making amazing chocolates and shipping all over the … Continue reading

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