Articles Tagged ‘food’

Feeding America’s Middle: June Food Festivals Around the US

Feeding America’s Middle: June Food Festivals Around the US June 4, 2010 | Food Lovers, Offbeat, USA | Read More
June is a time for renewal: the sun starts shining every day, barbecues come out to grill, and refreshing summer beers start stocking the shelves. Americans are a people who, like it or not, like to eat… a lot. With those two facts in mind, we scoured our top-secret Interweb database, with food,...

Woman Travels the World with Cheese

Woman Travels the World with Cheese June 2, 2010 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
One cheese afficianado ended up on a 10-country and 15,000 mile adventure with the best travel companion – a block of cheese. Olwyn Green was visiting family and bought a 3.6kg roll of white Lancashire Crumbly for her husband’s 75th birthday. But then the unthinkable happened, the volcanic...

Hummus = Peace? Lebanon Re-Seizes World Record Title

Hummus = Peace? Lebanon Re-Seizes World Record Title May 13, 2010 | Food Lovers | Read More
Some say it takes a village. But when it comes to setting world records, it most definitely takes an entire nation and in this case, a whole lot of chickpeas…  On Saturday Lebanon revealed its Guinness World Record-winning platter of hummus, once again raising the bar for the largest serving ever...

And the Winners Are… 2010 James Beard Award Winners Announced

And the Winners Are… 2010 James Beard Award Winners Announced May 5, 2010 | Food Lovers | Read More
Back in March, NileGuide reported on the Nominees for this year’s James Beard Awards, a foodie’s equivalent of the Oscars and the Golden Globes all rolled into one. The Beard Awards are no joke; past winners have gone on to global acclaim and renowned careers. On Monday night, the nation’s best...

Nominees for Top U.S. Chefs and Restaurants Announced: 2010 Beard Awards

Nominees for Top U.S. Chefs and Restaurants Announced: 2010 Beard Awards March 24, 2010 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
Everyone loves a good meal, with many vacations planned for the sole purpose of packing in as many top restaurants and delectable desserts as possible before the return flight home. (If you don’t believe me, check out foodnwinevacations.com) Elevated to mainstream status by reality shows like Top Chef,...

Atlanta: A Tour of Tacos

Atlanta: A Tour of Tacos March 15, 2010 | Atlanta, Food Lovers | Read More
Although tacos may not be the first cuisine type one thinks of when traveling to Atlanta, this bustling urban oasis in the heart of the South has its fair share of delicious taquerias. From fried tilapia and salmon tacos to BBQ pork and brisket, a taco tour of Atlanta will leave you with a whole new...

Travel Cooking: When Sporks Don’t Cut It

Travel Cooking: When Sporks Don’t Cut It September 24, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Unfortunately, not every vacation or trip comes complete with adorable sidewalk cafes and markets bursting with local produce. Some come with “Don’t drink the water! Or eat the lettuce! Don’t even look at it!” warnings. Some come with meat hanging in butcher windows on a day when...

Talk Like a Local: Sound Bites

Talk Like a Local: Sound Bites September 23, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
The foodie world is an intimidating one. Whether you’re in an upscale restaurant trying to order Filet Mignon without embarrassing yourself, or in a competition that involves celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsey, a dinner challenge and some choice expletives, talking about cuisine can be hard. That’s...

Eat, Drink, and Travel Merrily – Tips from the BrokeAss Gourmet!

Eat, Drink, and Travel Merrily – Tips from the BrokeAss Gourmet! September 22, 2009 | Budget, Food Lovers | Read More
Editor’s Note: While we all wish we had unlimited funding for culinary creations whilst traveling, here at NileGuide we are constantly searching for new and creative ways to conserve our hard earned travel dollars. We asked Gabi Moskowitz of BrokeAss Gourmet to share a few thoughts on how to save...

Innovative In-Flight Cuisine: When Airline Food is Edible

Innovative In-Flight Cuisine: When Airline Food is Edible August 17, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
There was a period when eating on an airplane was a joy – back when air travel was glamorous and passengers actually took the time to put on their Sunday best for their flights. Anyone who’s traveled Economy recently knows that this flight glamor is a bygone memory. Not as many people complain about...