Truffles!

The French call them the “Diamonds of the kitchen” and 60 Minutes named them ‘the most expensive food in the world’. Truffles can offen garner more money than some high-end champagnes. In 2014, an anonymous bidder from Hong Kong shelled out $120,000 for two pieces of white truffle weighing a total of about two pounds….

February 2019 Food Trends

As we all know, its officially March, so I failed at getting this out in the actual month described, but regardless, there are some interesting food trends going on right now. Rise of vegan food These days it seems more and more of us are embracing a more plant friendly lifestyle, with vegan restaurants opening…

Tasting Collective Supper Club and Baar Baar NYC

Tasting Collective Are you looking to meet likeminded ‘foodie centric’ individuals who spend the majority of their free time on Eater.com and thrive on checking out a city’s newest restaurants? Do you love eating (who doesn’t) and trying out lots of different foods and restaurants? Are you adventurous when it comes to food? If you…

Miami Culinary Tours – A Little Tour of Wynwood

Remember when going to Miami meant a four-day Charlie Sheen bender in South Beach where you barely knew your name by the time you got on the flight back home? Well, not anymore, (in regard to the South Beach part, the partying is still what Miami is all about)! Miami’s ‘boroughs’ have really taken center…

From Cork Dork to Corkbuzz, we’re all about wine!

I hope you love wine at least half as much as I do because we’re all about the exciting world of wine in this blog post! From a brief review of a fabulous wine book about the journey of a woman in pursuit of becoming a sommelier to reviewing two spectacular wine bars in NYC…

January 2019 Food Trends!

Hot Dogs Apparently, this is one trend that’s not going anywhere anytime soon. (Sorry vegans, it’s obvious people still love their meat!) This trend was also mentioned in my October 2018 food trends article under sandwich trends (sandwich or not, it’s still open for debate). Nonetheless, I am digging it! Here are some of the…

One excited food enthusiast’s review of Per Se

The infamous Chef Thomas Keller. For some of you that name might mean very little. You may have heard of him, you may have heard of French Laundry in passing, or heard someone mention one of his cookbooks, but the name has only minor significance. However, to others he is considered a “God” in fine…

CBD Dinners – the new rage?

As noted in my December 2018 Food Trends article, CBD (cannabidiol) is being used in more and more kitchens throughout the country and overseas, and in fact has become a selling point in some eateries. Brighton England finally welcomed its first cannabis infused restaurant, The Canna Kitchen, which offers a vegan menu infused with CBD…

Quebec City – the ‘real North Pole’ of North America. From upside down Christmas trees, seal meatloaf, and Santa Clause in the flesh, this is truly a holiday ‘must do’.

Honestly, there’s no city in North America that takes Christmas more seriously than Quebec City. Go ahead and prove me wrong, I even met the real Santa Clause (even my Jewish friend became a believer!) Moving on…although it’s a solid 8.5-hour drive from NYC, between the Christmas market, the decked out Fairmont hotel, and doing…

Eater.com presents family meal with DeVonn Francis

It’s truly amazing how many unique ‘foodie related’ events you can find in New York City! From food and wine shows, to unique pop up restaurants, to wine and cheese classes, chef tastings, and dinner parties, it’s a foodie’s dream and one of the many reasons New York City is so great! As discussed in…