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Tasty Tipples: A Foodie’s Guide to Summer Wines Around The Globe

Tasty Tipples: A Foodie’s Guide to Summer Wines Around The Globe July 14, 2010 | Featured, Food Lovers | Read More
It’s officially summer in the northern hemisphere – hot and sunny (unless you are here in San Francisco), and my very favorite time for eating: bright salads, cold soups, seafood, and grilling in the backyard.  Tomatoes and Meyer lemons are in season, along with spicy greens, summer squashes,...

The Covert Foodie: Underground Farmers’ Markets

The Covert Foodie: Underground Farmers’ Markets June 28, 2010 | Food Lovers, Offbeat | Read More
Farmers markets are a foodie’s best friend.  Fanatical farmers and food producers come out of the woodwork to sell you their most outrageous heirloom tomatoes, their free-est range meats, their local-est honey, and the freshest cut flowers. You pile these precious finds into your resusable grocery...

Mystery Meat: Sausages From Around The World

Mystery Meat: Sausages From Around The World April 3, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
There are certain foods that exist in some form or another in just about every culture world-wide. Bread, stews, moonshine, McDonald’s…but one rises above the rest: The Sausage. This universally loved hunk-o-meat appeals to almost every demographic and can be dressed up or down, adding to...

At Sea: Why NileGuide is the Perfect Cruise Companion

At Sea: Why NileGuide is the Perfect Cruise Companion March 12, 2010 | Barcelona, Italy, Spain | Read More
Cruises are the ultimate exercise in worry-free travel… that is, until you stop at a port of call and find yourself in need of plans for an entire day in a city you have no idea what to do in.  What are the options? You could buy a separate guide book for every port of call: an expensive and heavy...

Win a Trip to Australia by Learning About Wine

Win a Trip to Australia by Learning About Wine February 8, 2010 | Food Lovers | Read More
Australian wine has been getting a bad rap lately. Poor quality, ‘critter’ wines, an absolute glut of unsold wine… we’ve all read the news articles. But the truth is, Australia‘s diversity in geography, weather, and people make it able to produce an incredibly wide range...

Atlanta: Tradition, Beer, and Top Chefs

Atlanta: Tradition, Beer, and Top Chefs January 11, 2010 | Atlanta, Food Lovers | Read More
I’ve always thought that if you paired the best elements of San Francisco cuisine (respect for great produce, and bars that take serious pride in what they offer) with the best of Chicago cuisine (pride, tradition, and comfort), you would have the greatest foodie scene that ever was. I’ve...

The 5 Best Cookbooks for Foodies

The 5 Best Cookbooks for Foodies December 14, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
The holidays are upon us, and I’m sure you’ve got a few foodies on your gift list. Foodies are not easy to buy for, as they usually have the latest sous vide machine, the perfect set of pots and pans, and about 200 different kinds of spoons and spatulas.  I’ve got the perfect solution:...

From London to NYC: Top Pre-Theater Spots For Foodies

From London to NYC: Top Pre-Theater Spots For Foodies November 2, 2009 | Around the World, Food Lovers | Read More
A part of the theater-going ritual, dinner before a dance show is almost as much fun as seeing the show itself. Granted, eating a big meal full of wine and butter might make you feel like a glutton once you see the lithe ballerinas work it onstage in Swan Lake, but that’s okay. Your dancing career...

Terrisa Meeks

Terrisa Meeks September 28, 2009 | Local Experts | Read More
Terrisa was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She loves the variety of experiences Las Vegas offers its residents and visitors, from the neon playground of the strip to the rugged beauty of the Mojave Desert. Terrisa enjoys traveling around Las Vegas and throughout the Southwest. She’s at home...

Raw Foodies

Raw Foodies August 31, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
I think it’s fairly safe to say that most of the things that foodies eat would make raw foodists faint (all the cooked organ meats, breads, pastas, etc).  But in the spirit of spa and health week, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at what followers call the healthiest food movement. ...
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