Pumpkin and Spice – So Very Nice

Pumpkin and Spice – So Very Nice

  If you’re like us, you love the fall with all the pumpkin flavored items showing up all around you. Many a line has been seen already for those seasonal treats of pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin pie slices. But here are a few pumpkin spice items you may not be aware of that we […]

Reimagining Tapas

Reimagining Tapas

  We know that the word “tapas” conjures up images of many small plates at a Spanish table finished off with a pitcher of sangria. And while that’s an awfully good image, it’s not the only one available when you think of tapas in a larger context. Tapas to us means small sharable plates of something […]

Low Carb Gluten Free Southern Fried Chicken and Cheesy Cauliflower Grits

Low Carb Gluten Free Southern Fried Chicken and Cheesy Cauliflower Grits

  Say “Southern Fried Chicken” out loud in a crowd you will likely see heads turning faster than you can say carbohydrate loading. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Ovation TV. The opinions expressed and the recipes provided are our very own. From early days in country kitchens across the southern United States to pretty […]

Fun Summer Reading

Fun Summer Reading

    Whether you’re planning a vacation, hanging out at the beach or just looking for some fun summer reading at home, we’ve found quite a few books that you might enjoy. Italy, its cities and food are source of constant inspiration – and fun summer reading. We found 3 exceptional books to feed the passion […]

Fruit of the Gods

Fruit of the Gods

  You know we love great food – so much so that we travel around the world in search of it. That, of course, is what distinguishes us as Food Travelists. So when there’s something exquisite that we can get right in our own backyard, we get really, really excited. And we’ve found something so natural […]

Chicago Gets A Shake Shack

Chicago Gets A Shake Shack

  If you like tasty juicy burgers, you’ve probably heard about Shake Shack.   In the early days of November 2014, the Chicago Shake Shack opened in River North to much hoopla. Lines around the corner despite the weather for a burger? Absolutely.   We have had the chance to try Shake Shack at several of […]

Deliciously Unique Le Chique

Deliciously Unique Le Chique

  If you are a fan of avant-garde cuisine, where every dish will surprise your senses, stimulate your imagination, and dazzle your taste buds, then the spectacular experience offered by Le Chique restaurant in the “gourmet inclusive” Azul Sensatori Hotel by Karisma in Puerto Morales near Cancun, Mexico should be a must in your travel plans. […]

Flavors of Aloha

Flavors of Aloha

  Winter may be raging outside your window today. Or you may be living in a milder climate with some sun and soft breezes. But wherever you are right now, chances are you’d be happy to be experience the delights of island living, if you could. Luckily, we found a way to share a slice […]

Unforgettable Nevis Island Dining

Unforgettable Nevis Island Dining

  While islands have some similarities, all have different qualities. Some are great for suntanning or swimming. Others are fun for people-watching and reading. But when it comes to eating, the small Caribbean island of Nevis offers unforgettable island dining. Disclaimer: We were hosted by the Nevis Tourism Authority at various establishments on our visit to Nevis. We were […]

Holiday Treasure Cookies

Holiday Treasure Cookies

    Share your favorite cookie recipes this holiday season. The holidays are a wonderful time for baking treats. One of our favorites to share is this easy and delicious recipe for holiday treasure cookies that each come with a secret hidden delight. My mother used to make these every holiday and store them in […]