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My Favorite Eats of 2013

TweetWhy yes, it is that time of year where I get to relive my gluttony favorite meals from my travels of the year. I sure got around in 2013, so my favorite eats are certainly varied. And I’ve gotten worse about how many pictures I take of my meals, meaning they are much more frequent. […]

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My Favorite Turkish Meals

Tweet What made my trip to Turkey so memorable was definitely the people, but the food also stands out in my mind. I’d had “Mediterranean style” cuisine before, namely kebabs, but I had dishes I’d never heard of and may never find back home. What’s so memorable isn’t necessarily the restaurants themselves but the dishes, […]

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I’m Going to Baton Rouge!

Tweet via Visit Baton Rouge I’ve been in New York for the past week and I’m already off again with just enough time to drop off my bags, repack and return to the airport for Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I spoke with the lovely folks from Baton Rouge at TBEX in Toronto a few months ago, […]

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Return to Montreal

Tweet It had been six years since I wandered the Europeanesque streets of Montreal. When I decided to attend the Travel Blog Exchange conference in Toronto, I knew I wanted to retourner à Montréal but to do it differently this time around. Sure, I had a great time visiting during college fall break with my friend Scotti, […]

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Dining at Halcyon Flavors from the Earth

Tweet I wasn’t always such an avid foodie. There was a long stretch of my life when food was something I avoided, a hassle at best. But within the last few years, I greatly enjoy trying new restaurants with friends and splurging on the occasional meal. When I’m traveling, however, I usually settle for ramen […]

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Best Free and Cheap Things to Do in Sydney

Tweet I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: Australia is expensive. Sydney is certainly no exception and is likely more expensive than any other city in the country. While the US dollar is nearly even with the Australian dollar, it will take you much more of those dollars to buy the same items. But […]

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Adventures on a Shrimp Boat

Tweet Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, […]

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Atlanta’s Top Chef Legacy

TweetWhile there were celebrity chefs in America for years, Top Chef brought them to the national consciousness with their award-winning show. It put a face to names like Tom Colicchio, Sean Brock and Hubert Keller and made their food styles recognizable. Atlanta has had its own contributions to the show, bringing notable chefs to the program. […]

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Photo Friday: Charleston Wine and Food Festival

Tweet In between coming down with an upper respiratory infection and becoming a contributor to Sweet Lemon Magazine’s Zesty Digest blog, I drove up to Charleston for the Charleston Wine + Food Festival. It always feels good to go back, even if it’s not home anymore. I never had the chance to go to the […]

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Best Free and Cheap Things to Do in Charleston

TweetCharleston, South Carolina is one of my favorite cities in the world, but admittedly, not cheap. From February through May, the city’s top events keep every hotel in town booked: the Southeastern Wildlife Expo, Charleston Fashion Week, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston Wine + Food Festival and the Cooper River Bridge Run. There are a few […]

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