Articles for Food Lovers

American Airlines Introduces New Gourmet Meals From Famous Chefs

American Airlines Introduces New Gourmet Meals From Famous Chefs October 13, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you’ve got the money for first class on American Airlines, you just might be enjoying halibut with truffle corn salsa and sweet potato puree really soon. Don’t fret if you fall on the back-of-the-plane, coach-class end of the line, as you’ll be able to order a turkey and chutney...

Don’t Want to Gain Weight While Traveling? Don’t Visit the US

Don’t Want to Gain Weight While Traveling? Don’t Visit the US August 10, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
Surprise, surprise. If you want to come home from your vacation a little more svelte – or at least not gain the equivalent weight of a newborn baby – then US is not the place to visit. The Daily Mail reports new research shows British travelers gain an average of 8 lbs. in two weeks when...

Marriott’s New Hotel-Themed FB Game Has People Going Crazy

Marriott’s New Hotel-Themed FB Game Has People Going Crazy July 6, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
We’re not sure why people would want to run a hotel kitchen (the smell of food and lots of stress?), but apparently a lot of people do. At least so it would seem when a self-professed “hospitality junkie” takes to a new Farmville-style Facebook game put out by Marriott. While we’re...

Foodie Friday: Carne Asada Recipe

Foodie Friday: Carne Asada Recipe June 10, 2011 | Food Lovers | Read More
Carne asada is a staple in Latin food served throughout Mexico, Central America, and the US. The name directly translates to “grilled meat”, but anyone who’s tasted it knows carne asada is way more than its simple name suggests. Flavorful, juicy, and loaded with spices, carne asada...

Denmark Hates Marmite (and Other Fortified Foods)

Denmark Hates Marmite (and Other Fortified Foods) June 4, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
Everybody (read: the Brits) is all up in arms over the latest ban to fall under Denmark’s food safety laws: the beloved Marmite. According to the Telegraph, Marmite is just the latest food, after Rice Crispies and Ovaltine, to be removed from Danish grocery shelves. The reason? These foods are...

Sugar Cravings? Try the Cookie Truck!

Sugar Cravings? Try the Cookie Truck! June 3, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
Move over ice-cream truck–DoubleTree by Hilton has a new vehicle that will be chased down on foot by travelers suffering from low blood-sugar: the cookie truck. It’s called the CAREavan, and it’s handing out warm ooy-gooey chocolate chip cookies all across the US straight from the truck, starting...

Street Food Carts are a “Heck of a Lot Cleaner” Than Restaurants

Street Food Carts are a “Heck of a Lot Cleaner” Than Restaurants May 31, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
Street food is almost a given when traveling. There are several benefits: convenience, price, insight into local culture. But many people poo-poo the idea of eating food cooked in a cart. Cleanliness and health are big concerns, and while that may be more true in developing countries around the world,...

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat May 25, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While traveling most of us indulge in food that isn’t exactly beneficial for our waistlines. But that’s okay because, hey, we’re on vacation, and we don’t want to be strapped down by dietary rules and calorie counts.We want to live it up and explore, and if the local delicacy is bathed...

Peanut Butter Floors and Other Weird Food Art

Peanut Butter Floors and Other Weird Food Art May 20, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you’re familiar with the phrase “wading through molasses,” it’s probably time we coined a new one for, “walking through peanut butter.” Why yes, we do love a good pun. At the Boijmans van Beuningen museum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a man recently walked through a peanut butter floor...

New Plate Will Display Food’s Radiation Levels

New Plate Will Display Food’s Radiation Levels May 16, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
All those worried about radiation levels in seafood (at home or while traveling) after the disaster in Japan can breathe a sigh of relief: their sushi is safe. Well, at least they can tell if it has too much radiation in it, according to TreeHugger. All thanks to a new plate from designer Nils Ferber. Although...