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 […]

Scary Foods Around The World

Scary Foods Around The World

    Since it’s just about Halloween we thought we’d take a trip around the globe looking at some “scary” food. We all know that food isn’t really scary, it’s just different or new to us. Although we may not find some things to our tastes it can be fun and exciting to try something […]

The World Of Bacon!

The World Of Bacon!

  One of the most beloved and creatively utilized foods in the world is bacon. From country to country and meal to meal, those who are aficionados find new and intriguing uses for that cured porcine product sometimes known affectionately as “meat candy.” Sometimes it’s crispy, sometimes soft. Sometimes it’s savory, sometimes it’s sweet. And […]

Southwestern Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

Southwestern Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

  It’s the time of year we pull out our favorite fall cooking appliance – the slow cooker! While you may not immediately think about it, the slow cooker is a great source of global cuisine. Chicken Cacciatore, Beef Bourguignon, Chickpea Stew,  Thai Curry, Chicken Tagine, Italian Wedding Soup and much more can all be […]