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…

MainSail: Newport Marriott-A Review

Drunken Mussels, Crusted Scallops, Blackened Shrimp…need I say more? Normally I am not partial to food from hotels. I find hotel food to be bland and not good. And I am not just talking about breakfast. I am talking about lunch and dinner as well. But the dinner at MainSail at the Newport Marriott was…

Midtown Oyster Bar: A Review

Of course, while in Rhode Island, I paid a visit to the Midtown Oyster Bar. My first time at this particular in Newport. As you can see from the image above, the first thing that I tried was smoked fish. Smoked everything basically. And I am all about smoked fish. So good, I can’t even…

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…

Food Truck Festival: A Foodies Paradise

I recently attended the Food Truck Festival at the Promenade at Evergreen Walk in Connecticut. Among the food trucks in attendance were: Red Heat Tavern Chompers¬† Hard Times Chef Bill’s Makin Bacon-(secret) he has a bacon wrapped grilled cheese. How fetch is that? And yes, fetch is so in. Of course I have always been…

Spinach and Sausage Omelette

For those of you who don’t know me, I am a major foodie and food junkie. I love everything food and all types of food. I am a health addict and am always looking for new, fun and creative ways to incorporate cooking, healthy eating and healthy living into my every day part of life….