Vietnam Cookery Center

  While in Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City, I also took it upon myself to take a cooking class. It was an incredible time. One of the things that I love about taking cooking classes abroad is being able to meet different people who also share my passion and love of food and cooking….

Saigon Street Eats: The Seafood Trail

  For a foodie like me, what better place to visit than Southeast Asia. That being said, while in Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City, I wanted to explore the city through food and through the eyes of a local. That being said, I thought it would be a great idea to do a seafood…

Must Try Foods in Thailand

  Tom Yum Soup No trip to Thailand is complete without trying the Tom Yum Soup. You can get it almost anywhere from street vendors to restaurants, and even learn to cook this dish in cooking classes. It is a Thai hot and sour soup, full of flavor and commonly made with shrimp. It uses…

Why Portugal is a foodies paradise…

Portugal is truly heaven on Earth. And, for someone such as myself, a major foodie who will eat almost anything and loves exploring food and cuisine local to the place I am visiting, I thought I was in heaven. The food of Portugal is so fresh and wonderful and well cooked. But, of course my…

Empire Tea and Coffee: A Review

Looking for that place for tea and coffee and a good snack in Newport, RI; or anywhere in Rhode Island for that matter? Look no further. Empire Tea and Coffee is the place to be. This was my first time going there and I was floored. The line was stretching out the door. I knew…

Ford’s Lobster: A Review

  This is only the second time that I have been to Ford’s Lobster.┬áIt will forever hold a special place in my heart. And the story of how they went from lobster cart to this Lobster house, open year round on the waterfront in Noank, CT is incredible. You can find out more about how…

The Mooring: A Review

The Mooring┬áis one of my favorite restaurants in the whole of Newport. Lovely views of the harbor, excellent food, and amazing wait staff. It truly does not get any better. They may have 4 out of 5 stars on Yelp, but they have 5 stars in my book. I have been a regular at the…

On the Border: We go Mexican

So, I do have to be honest. I am not a huge Mexican Food person. As a foodie, it truly does not do a whole lot for me. I do not see many health benefits to it, and it does not wet my appetite quite like other dishes and cuisines from other countries. Maybe I…

The Market Grille: A Restaurant Review

Hello there! For those of you who know me and know me well, you know that I am a major foodie, all these restaurant reviews and cooking class reviews should come as no surprise. A few days ago, a friend of mine and I headed to the Market Grille in Manchester CT to enjoy some…

Connecticut’s Best Ice-Cream Parlor-Milkcraft

I’ll be honest. I struggles a bit when trying to decide what to call this post. I was not sure if I should call it Connecticut’s best kept secret. I guess the secrets out. I enjoy Milkcraft so much that I am even considering owning my own Milkcraft. I don’t know what it is about…